Discovery continues to shore up its golf portfolio, this time announcing the acquisition of Golf Digest from Conde Nast. The deal, which the New York Times says was valued at $35 million, will now see Discovery weave Golf Digest’s business into its GolfTV streaming-video division with Discovery stating that they will retain Golf Digest’s editorial team, led by editor-in-chief Jerry Tarde, who also will become global head of strategy and content for Discovery Golf. In addition, Discovery noted that it will be looking to boost Golf Digest’s brand outside of the US in order to boost digital ad revenues. David Zaslav, Discovery’s president/CEO, noted that Golf Digest is “a natural strategic fit with Discovery’s goal to be the leading golf media platform in the world.”
Bravo announced the inaugural BravoCon, an interactive experience for fans featuring live performances, insider panels, unique activations and VIP access to Bravo’s biggest shows and Bravolebrities that hits NY Friday, November 15-Sunday, November 17. As part of the event, Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen will host an evening extravaganza filmed in front of […]
OWN unleashed a trailer and key art for the season 4 return of drama series Queen Sugar, on Wednesday, June 12 at 9p. New season follows the Bordelon family as they discover Nova is publishing her memoir that divulges long-held family secrets.
NASCAR announced a $2 billion merger with International Speedway Corp., picking up ownership of 12 tracks that host NASCAR races, including Daytona International Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway, Darlington Raceway and Homestead-Miami Speedway. ”We are pleased with the progress that the negotiation and execution of the merger agreement between NASCAR and ISC represents,” NASCAR said in a […]
NextVR and the National Hockey League in association with Disney Streaming Services will offer fans free on-demand virtual reality game highlights of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final featuring the Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues. Following each game of the Stanley Cup Final, fans will be able to access highlights in the Stanley Cup Final […]
With the NCAA out of the esports picture for the foreseeable future, Riot Games announced the formation of the Riot Scholastic Association of America – designed to serve as the governing body for Riot’s college and high school esports activity and level up Riot’s continued support for scholastic esports, including scaling competitive operations, creating a […]