Golf lifestyle platform Back9Network named Charles Cox as CEO of the company. Cox has served as Back9’s CFO and Head of Business Development since he joined the company in 2012 and will now guide the company ahead of its Sept. 29 debut on DIRECTV. Cox replaces former Back9Network Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Co-Founder Jamie Bosworth, who has resigned to pursue other career opportunities. In addition, the network announced that President Carlos Silva will also assume the Chief Operating Officer role, responsible for all day-to-day TV and digital network responsibilities. Co-Founder Reid Gorman will be named Chief Administrative Officer & EVP, Golf Industry Relations.
Discovery Channel and Science Channel group chief Rich Ross said at Sundance over the weekend that Oscar-winning filmmakers Fisher Stevens and Ross Kauffman are behind a new documentary for the network, Taken by the Tiger, about the rapidly diminishing population of tigers in the wild.
Steve Harvey’s daytime series Steve got a second season renewal in national syndication. The series already been sold in 90 percent of the US on NBC-owned stations and station groups including Sinclair and Hearst.
Amid a landmark year for CBS Sports Digital in 2017, where the outlet’s platforms ranked second in comScore’s sports category for the fifth consecutive month in December and saw 9% year-over-year growth in 2017, the group kicked off 2018 with the announcement that it had promoted Jeff Gerttula to Executive Vice President and General Manager […]
Pringles is making its maiden voyage for the Super Bowl, announcing that the brand will launch its first-ever Super Bowl advertisement. Bill Hader will star in the 30-second spot, which will showcase ‘flavor stacking’, where consumers blend different flavors to create new ones. “The Pringles Super Bowl advertisement is an opportunity to show people a […]
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