FOX Sports booked its fall plans, unveiling studio personalities and game broadcast teams for the upcoming college football season. This year, FOX broadcasts a one-hour prime-time pregame show on Saturdays leading into the biggest game of the week. Rob Stone hosts beside analysts Joel Klatt and the incoming Dave Wannstedt. Gus Johnson once again teams with analyst Charles Davis as the lead college football broadcast team and will be joined by sideline reporter Molly McGrath, who continues as co-host of FOX Sports 1’s America’s Pregame. Meanwhile, Joey Harrington will be joined by Joe Davis with Kris Budden on the sidelines. Tim Brando will call Thursday night games on FOX Sports 1 with Klatt serving as analyst, and is also in the booth on Saturdays. Craig Bolerjack teams with analyst Ryan Nece. FOX Sports kicks off the action Aug. 28 at 10p on FOX Sports 1 with Rutgers/Washington State.
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Jeff Zucker, CNN Worldwide’s president, is taking a six-week leave from the company to deal with heart surgery. A CNN spokeswoman confirmed the information tweeted on Thursday morning by the net’s media correspondent Brian Stelter. “He assured everyone he is going to be just fine,” posted Stelter, reporting Zucker’s comments from a news meeting.
Comedy Central is getting more animated, adding King of the Hill and The Cleveland Show to its lineup. The network has acquired all 13 seasons of King of the Hill, set to bow on Monday, July 23, as well as all four seasons of ensemble comedy The Cleveland Show, launching this fall.
Lots of news out of Bristol yesterday, including ESPN locking in Hall of Fame sportscaster Linda Cohn, the longest-tenured anchor for the SportsCenter, has signed a new deal to remain with the company in a multi-year agreement. Cohn originally joined ESPN in 1992 and anchored her first SportsCenter on July 11, 1992. Deal points will […]
ELEAGUE and the US Air Force inked an expanded multi-tournament marketing partnership ahead of the ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2018 in a deal that will see Air Force serve as ELEAGUE’s first-ever official armed forces partner across all platforms. The deal will see Air Force activate across a number of branded integrations and placements, highlighting the […]