Evan Shapiro is leaving his position as president of Pivot. An early, enthusiastic advocate for and interpreter of Millennials as socially active, engaged and optimistic, Shapiro, who teaches at NYU to help gain insight into the generation, was already sounding the call in HuffPo back in 2012: “By writing off all Millennials as over-protected, underachieving, self-entitled group-thinkers, you … alienate and discount the very people you most need,” he commented. Currently in serious talks with more than one company, say sources, Shapiro is expected to remain in the Millennial space – and to announce his next move in the not-too-distant future. “To y’all: stay tuned!” he tweeted….
Figure skater/headline maker Adam Rippon declined the opportunity to become an NBC correspondent for the rest of the 2018 Winter Games when he realized it would mean leaving the Olympic team and Village. “My teammates were there for me during my events, and now I NEED to be there for them,” tweeted the U.S. team […]
Alfre Woodard (Luke Cage) will guest as Cookie’s formidable mother on an upcoming episode of Fox drama Empire….Madeline Stowe (Revenge) joins Fox musical drama pilot Mixtape….Bonnie Soper (Filthy Rich) will play Princess Diana and Maggie Sullivan (Fargo) takes on Queen Elizabeth in Lifetime movie Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance.
The 2018 NBA All-Star Game handed Turner Sports with boosts across all platforms – television (TNT and TBS), digital and social, including a 4.3 household rating and 5.1 million household impressions – both up 2% over 2017 and marking the best for the event since 2013, based on Nielsen Fast Nationals. In addition, the telecast […]
The Big 12 Conference is turning to FloSports to live stream the 2018 Big 12 championships for swimming & diving on FloSwimming.com, indoor and outdoor track & field on FloTrack.com, wrestling on FloWrestling.com, and gymnastics on FloGymnastics.com. The deal is an expansion of FloSports’ current agreement with the conference. Programming begins Feb. 21-24 with the […]
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