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.
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 […]
Sold-out Springsteen on Broadway will launch globally on Netflix December 15, the day the one-man show ends its Broadway run. “The purpose of the film is to bring this incredibly intimate show to Bruce’s entire audience intact and complete,” said Bruce Springsteen manager Jon Landau. “In addition to its many other virtues, Netflix has provided […]