The College Football Playoff National Championship continues to spice up the fan experience, as the Arizona Organizing Committee and CFP announced yesterday that its signature fan events will take place in downtown Phoenix in the days leading up to the big game on Jan. 11, 2016. Events include: fan fest Playoff Fan Central at the Phoenix Convention Center; outdoor concert series AT&T Playoff Playlist Live!; culinary event Taste of the Championship; and CFP Extra Yard for Teachers Summit, an initiative of the College Football Playoff Foundation. ESPN will broadcast live throughout the weekend within the Playoff Playlist Live! Footprint, according to the organizations and locate its base downtown for the game.
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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