FOX Sports booked its 2015 college football plans, launching the season with Jim Harbaugh and Michigan visiting Utah on Sept. 3 at 8:30p on FOX Sports 1. Overall nearly 100 games will run on FOX Sports’ national and regional platforms, anchored by Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA contests via the FOX broadcast network, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports Networks, FOX College Sports, FOX Deportes and FOX Sports GO. Labor Day weekend will see seven games hit the field including Virginia/UCLA on Sept. 5 at 3:30p and Mississippi St/Southern Miss at 10p while Purdue/Marshall takes the stage the next day at 3p. The 2015 slate includes 14 straight Saturdays of afternoon or primetime action on FOX broadcast network, capped off by the Big Ten Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 5 with FOX Sports 1 carrying one to three contests from the Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA as well as a package of Thursday and Friday night games.
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 […]