ESPN has its card of bowl games for the 2016-17 college football season, lining up 38 games overall, including 13 owned-and-operated games by ESPN Events. The slate launched Dec. 17 with a tripleheader on ESPN and a doubleheader on ABC, and runs through Jan. 2 before concluding with the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Jan. 9 on ESPN. The slate opens with the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl on Dec. 17 at noon on ABC, followed by the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on ESPN at 2p, the Las Vegas Bowl on ABC at 3:30p, the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl on ESPN at 5:30p and the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on ESPN at 9p. The New Year’s Six launched on Dec. 30, with the Capital One Orange Bowl at 8p and continues on New Year’s Eve with the College Football Playoff Semifinals: the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl (3p or 7p) and the Fiesta Bowl (3p or 7p). A tripleheader Monday, Jan. 2, will conclude the third year of the premier bowl series: Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic at 1p, the Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual at 5p and the Allstate Sugar Bowl at 8:30p on ESPN.
Showtime issued a statement responding to complaints that Sacha Baron Cohen posed as a disabled veteran to dupe interviewees on new comedy Who Is America?. “Baron Cohen did not present himself as a disabled veteran, and viewers nationwide who watched the premiere on Sunday can now attest to that,” said Showtime. “In Sunday’s episode, during […]
Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad) inked a new three-year deal with Sony Pictures Television, his home for eleven years, that calls for him to continue as EP/showrunner on Better Call Saul with Peter Gould, as well as develop new projects via his High Bridge Productions. “Vince is a cornerstone of the success of Sony Pictures Television […]
With the World Cup generating $269 million in estimated ad revenue for in game advertising alone, the tournament accounted for 6.04 billion TV ad impressions on 8,576 ad airings across six networks, according to iSpot.tv (TV ad analytics) & Canvs (emotion measurement). Overall, Volkswagen topped estimated spend for the tournament with $22.79 million, followed by […]
The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee locked in Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio and Indianapolis to host the 2023-2026 Final Fours. The announcement wrapped up a year-long process that included seven finalist cities that also included Detroit, Los Angeles and North Texas.
President Trump has granted a follow-up White House interview to CBS Evening News anchor Jeff Glor, slated for Wednesday, July 18. Glor talked to POTUS in Scotland, ahead of Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladmir Putin.