Today sees the evolution of esports venues surge forward with the opening of Esports Arena Las Vegas at Luxor Hotel and Casino. Opening night tonight will see a live show match lineup featuring SonicFox vs. GO1, Rogue vs. Ghost Gamingin Rocket League as well as eUnited vs. Spacestationin SMITE, and more than 20 top esports talent and influencers in the building. In addition, Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins will make a special live announcement during the event stream. Fans can tune in to the esportsarena Twitch channel at 4p PT for live coverage. The event and stream will be hosted by Dan “Frodan” Chou alongside studio analyst Jack “CouRage” Dunlop, reporters Kelly Link and Ovilee May, and stage host Zach “Coney” Zeeks. Meanwhile, check out our Q&A with Jud Hannigan, CEO of Allied Esports about the venue below.
E! will expand its entertainment news and commentary programming with three additional hours of original content every weekday, starting in early 2020. Tammy Filler, who for 16 years was at NBC’s Today, most recently as exec producer for the fourth hour, will join E! as EVP and editor-in-chief, E! News, to lead creative development, production […]
NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans will return to CBS for the 2019-20 season, their 11th and sixth seasons, respectively. Series are the latest re-ups for CBS, which among recent renewals, picked up new seasons of Young Sheldon, Mom, Criminal Minds, Blue Bloods, FBI, God Friended Me, The Neighborhood and Magnum P.I. No word […]
The WNBA scored a big media deal that will see CBS Sports televise live WNBA games beginning with the upcoming 2019 season in a multi-year agreement. CBS Sports Network will now feature national coverage of 40 live WNBA games in primetime and on weekends, beginning May 25 at 8p with the Sky/Lynx. Defending WNBA Champion […]
ESPN Deportes unveiled a new marketing campaign for its coverage of the Lima 2019 XVIII Pan American Games, with promotion featuring Peruvian Latin Grammy recording artist Gian Marco performing “El Triunfo es mi destino.” The spot is now running across ESPN Deportes’ platforms. ESPN’s Sports Marketing, ESPN On-Air Promotions and Bonsai collaborated on the creative. […]
After a week in which each show hit a ratings low, NBC is swapping Tuesday timeslots for The Village and The Voice, moving the scripted show to 8p and the singing competition to 9p. New Amsterdam is staying put at 10p. The move takes into account the higher percentage of delayed viewing for The Village […]