As we turn our attention to the MLB All-Star Game, ESPN detailed plans for this year’s 2015 Gillette Home Run Derby on Monday, July 13, at 8p. The channel lined up a shiny new commentator team for the annual event that will include Chris Berman, the voice of the Home Run Derby, joining John Kruk and Aaron Boone, along with reporters Pedro Gomez and Nicole Briscoe. Baseball Tonight will relocate to to Great American Ball Park for the event to kick off three hours of coverage starting at 5p, followed by SportsCenter, hosted by Lindsay Czarniak, at 6p. Meanwhile, the 2015 MLB Legends & Celebrity Softball All-Star Game is slated to begin around 11p. ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike will broadcast their national radio show live from the Moerlein Lager House, located across the street from Great American Ball Park, during MLB All-Star festivities on Monday, July 13, and Tuesday, July 14.
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Among the highlights and surprises, Sandra Oh is the first Asian American woman to be nominated as Lead Actress in a Drama Series (for BBC America’s Killing Eve)….ABC’s Modern Family failed to land a comedy series or acting nomination for the first time since its launch in 2009…. Nat Geo’s Genius: Picasso grabbed seven nods….After […]
The 70th annual Emmy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday. HBO’s Game of Thrones led the pack with 22 noms, while NBC’s Saturday Night Live and HBO’s Westworld each nabbed 21, and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale followed with 20. Netflix was tops among networks with 112 total nominations, followed by HBO with 108 and NBC […]
The United States Olympic Committee named Sarah Hirshland as its 12th chief executive officer. Hirshland comes to the org after serving as chief commercial officer for the United States Golf Association. “The USOC is at a critical time in its history and requires an energetic, creative and inspiring leader who is capable of building on […]
Wednesday’s FIFA World Cup Semifinal featuring a Croatia upset over England delivered 5,504,000 viewers to the FOX broadcast network and set an all-time FIFA World Cup Semifinal streaming record, according to the company. The match was up 61% from the Spain/Germany match in the corresponding 2010 window and ran nearly even with Netherlands/Argentina in 2014. […]