Epic Games is dangling $8 million in prizes over the next eight weeks for a new Fortnite competition, the Summer Skirmish series. Each weekend will feature a different competition with the weekend’s battle serving up a $250,000 Duos competition. According to Epic, participants will be made up of “community creators and Fortnite players who have demonstrated their competitive prowess.”
The restructuring of CBS Corp’s executive suite, following the departure of longtime CEO Les Moonves, took a major step forward on Thursday, with President and interim CEO Joe Ianniello naming David Nevins as Chief Creative Officer, CBS Corporation, effective immediately. Nevins was also promoted to Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc., and will remain as the […]
NBC rewarded breakout drama Manifest by picking up three more episodes of the series, bringing its total count to 16. The network will run original episodes of the missing plane drama continuously in the first quarter of 2019 without repeats. Manifest joins NBC drama New Amsterdam, which also received a back order.
SiriusXM unveiled new channels dedicated to the Big Ten and Big 12 with both platforms launching on Oct. 22. SiriusXM Big Ten Radio will be available exclusively to SiriusXM subscribers via the SiriusXM app, on connected devices, on the streaming web player at SiriusXM.com, and on select SiriusXM radios (channel 372), offering live play-by-play broadcasts […]
As NBA Tip-Off Week continues, Twitter is launching the #NBATwitter Hall of Fame to recognize the “personalities who embody the spirit and tone of the unique community,” announcing that Joel Embiid would be the inaugural inductee into the #NBATwitter Hall of Fame. A new inductee will receive a trophy each year etched with their best […]
The upcoming seventh season of Netflix dramedy Orange Is the New Black will be its last. The streaming service announced the news on Twitter with the warning, “This may make you cry.”