Comcast has made an all-cash offer of $65 billion for much of the film and TV assets of 21st Century Fox, its international properties and its stake in Hulu. Disney had made a $52.4 billion all-stock offer for the Fox assets, including the FX and National Geographic cable TV networks.
USA Network is not picking up Shooter for a fourth season. Currently in season three, the drama is averaging 471,000 viewers A18-49 and 1.5 million total viewers in Live+3 Nielsens. The show, based on the novel Point of Impact, has had its challenges, including a delayed debut prompted by real-life shootings, and a shortened second […]
From Aug 5-8 at 9p, Nat Geo’s Yellowstone Live attracted 13 million total viewers across National Geographic and Nat Geo WILD during its multi-platform run. The first night on National Geographic, Yellowstone Live ranked as one of the top 10 most-watched shows on ad-supported cable for all key demos, including P25-54 (578,000), M25-54 (329,000), and […]
ESPN+ continues to bolster its lineup, locking in an exclusive, multi-year rights agreement for the Emirates FA Cup in the US, the oldest and longest-running domestic cup competition in soccer. The agreement will now see 79 FA Cup matches – beginning with the First Round in November and running through the Final – exclusively to […]
Entering the 25th year of its partnership with the USTA, American Express unveiled its slate of activations for Card Members and fans attending the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships. American Express will launch new services such as the Amex Band, a contactless payment wristband, and create an interactive tennis experience called Super Rally and will […]
The NBA 2K League is turning 21, announcing a quartet of expansion teams for the league who will be competing in season two. Joining the roster of current squads will be the Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves, bringing the total number of NBA 2K League teams from 17 to 21. […]