Anti-smoking nonprofit initiative Truth is backing ELEAGUE in a new marketing partnership between the two organizations, which will kick off with this weekend’s first-ever Gears 5 Esports Tournament at ELEAGUE Arena. Competition begins Saturday at noon on Twitch. Competition on Xbox Game Studios’ upcoming Gears title will see eight of the world’s best professional teams compete for the game’s first professional championship. The ELEAGUE Gears Summer Series Invitational powered by Truth will be anchored by Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez, with analysis from a panel of Gears of War experts including former professional player Jourdan “Ribs” Ribeiro, retired coach Jacob “PR” Arce, and casters Ben “Benson” Bowe, Guy “Blaze” Spencer, Colin Clarke, Loviel “Velly” Cardwell, and reporter Jourdan Kerl.
The Orville is moving from Fox to Hulu exclusively for its upcoming third season. Series creator Seth MacFarlane broke the news at San Diego Comic-Con. McFarlane explained, “As the show has evolved and become more ambitious production-wise, I determined that I would not be able to deliver episodes until 2020, which would be challenging for […]
Netflix docu-series Basketball or Nothing debuts Friday, August 2. Six parter follows a boys’ basketball team on the Navajo Nation reservation.
Saturday saw a transformation in sports media as Univision Deportes officially rebranded as TUDN as part of a cross-border partnership with Mexico’s Grupo Televisa. Stateside, Univision Deportes Network is now known as TUDN, with TUDN branding also running across sports telecasts on Univision Network, UniMás, Galavisión and across their audio and digital platforms with Univision […]
Meanwhile, the NBA 2K League and SNICKERS cemented a new partnership that makes Snickers the Official Chocolate Bar of the NBA 2K League. The esports league will now select the SNICKERS “Hungriest Player to Watch” each game night for the rest of the 2019 season, including the 2019 NBA 2K League Playoffs and Finals, which […]
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D will wrap with season seven next summer. The ABC superhero drama, currently in season six, is the longest-running Marvel TV series to date. “Agent Coulson is one of the most beloved cinematic heroes of our time, and we’re so glad to have spent seven seasons with him and the S.H.I.E.L.D agents […]