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.
Della Reese, the breakout jazz/gospel singer whose TV credits include talk show Della and Touched By an Angel, died last night at age 86. “I know heaven has a brand new angel this day,” said Reese’s Touched By an Angel co-star, Roma Downey.
Nashville’s 6th season will be its last. “After more than 120 episodes of unforgettable television, we believe that creatively it is time for the series to come to a triumphant close,” said Kevin Beggs, chairman of producer Lionsgate Television Group. Nashville, which moved from ABC for season 5, ranks as CMT’s highest-rated and most-watched show […]
George Clooney is headed back the small screen. The ER alum will star in and direct a 6-episode series for Paramount Television and Anonymous Content, based on the Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.
AT&T is nearing a deal to acquire a full stake Otter Media, its joint digital video venture with the Chernin Group, according to a new report from Digiday. Otter Media – whose properties include Fullscreen, Crunchyroll, Hello Sunshine, and Gunpowder & Sky – was first formed in 2014. Since its inception, it’s been a purely […]
Dana Walden, the co-chair and CEO of Fox Television Group, has joined Hulu’s board of directors. Two other Fox execs already were already serving on the board: Peter Rice, the President of 21st Century Fox, and Brian Sullivan, the President and COO of Fox Networks Group’s Digital Consumer Group. 21st Century Fox currently owns a […]