ESPN has its lineup for the eighth annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon, slating 16 men’s and women’s college basketball games that will run from Nov. 16-17 across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU for more than 24 hours of game action to start of the 2015-16 season. The action tips off with UConn/Ohio State in women’s action at 5:30p on ESPN2, followed by Virginia/George Washington in men’s action at 7:30p. Subsequent games on the 16th include Kennesaw State/LSU on ESPNU and well as San Diego State/Utah and Baylor/Oregon on ESPN2. At 1:45a on Nov 17, ESPn2 starts the day with BYU/Long Beach State, Nevada/Hawaii at 4a, Green Bay/East Tennessee State at 6a, Stephen F. Austin/Northern Iowa at 8a and Valparaiso/Rhode Island. ESPN then hits the court to deliver Alabama/Dayton at 1p, followed by Colorado/Auburn, Oklahoma/Memphis and Kentucky/Duke. ESPN2 then caps the night with Georgetown/Maryland while ESPN delivers Kansas/Michigan State.
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. […]
CYNOPSIS BREAKING NEWS Nominees for the 70thPrimetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning by Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Ryan Eggold (New Amsterdam), along with Television Academy execs. HBO’s Game of Thrones grabbed the most nods with 22; NBC’s SNL and HBO’s Westworld each earned 21. Final voting takes place August […]