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.
In the latest Discovery shuffle post-Scripps acquisition, Jane Latman is new GM at Travel Channel, reporting to Henry Schleiff. Latman also will continue to serve as EVP, development and research, for Investigation Discovery and American Heroes Channel, and GM of Destination America.
Using science as the foundation for stunts and practical jokes, SciJinks, the new science prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki, will premiere Wednesday, May 16 at 10p on Science Channel. Galecki, along with science “prankologists” Tamara Robertson and Jason Latimer, test out science on unsuspecting marks, drawing from chemistry, physics, technology, engineering and more.
Amazon Prime Video continues to bolster its sports rights portfolio, locking in a deal with the USTA to snag the exclusive live telecast rights to the US Open Tennis Championships for the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. The five-year agreement, which begins with the 2018 US Open, will bring live and on-demand content to […]
Armed with its new Thursday Night Football package, FOX kicks off its coverage of the regular season with Week 1 as a national weekend on Sept. 9 pitting the Cowboys/Panthers and the Seahawks/Broncos at 4:25p while Thanksgiving will see the Redskins/Cowboys on the channel. This year’s Thursday Night Football package on FOX begins in Week […]
CBS renewed 11 more series for the 2018-19 season, for a total of 17, including the entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups. Coming back are Blue Bloods, Bull, Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, MacGyver, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, Survivor, The Amazing Race, 48 Hours and 60 Minutes.