FOX Sports locked in a deal to stream its first-ever major sporting event on YouTube, partnering to open the Bundesliga season on the platform. Friday will see defending champion Bayern Munich face Hamburg at 2:30p in a match that will now be live streamed on four platforms including YouTube, FOX Sports GO, FOX Soccer 2 GO, and FOXSports.com as well as on TV via FOX Sports 2 and FOX Sports RSNs. “We’re uber-excited to bring Bundesliga matches to US soccer fans on YouTube for the first time ever,” said Tim Katz, Head of Sports Partnerships, North America, YouTube. “YouTube is already the premier home for sports highlights and with this partnership with FOX Sports we’re delivering even more great sports programming to fans.”
Netflix reported ending 4Q17 with 110.6 million paid subscribers globally, up a record-breaking 8.3 million for the quarter. Profit for the quarter was $186 million or 41 cents a share, up from $67 million, or 15 cents a share a year ago. Shares jumped over 8% after hours, boosting the market capitalization of the company […]
Disney Junior ordered a second season of animated Vampirina, starring Lauren Graham, James Van Der Beek and Isabella Crovetti as friendly vampires. The October 1 premiere, simulcast on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, ranked as the preschooler platform’s highest-rated new series debut in close to a year among Kids 2-5, 2-8 and A18-49.
A dramatic comeback by the Patriots pushed CBS Sports’ coverage of the AFC Championship to season highs, as the game ranked as the highest-rated game of the 2017 NFL season, drawing an average overnight household rating/share of 27.3/50 in the metered markets, according to Nielsen. That number is also high enough to rate as the […]
The LPGA launched its 2018 advertising campaign on Golf Channel ahead of this week’s season-opening tournament, the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. With a push of ‘A Global Tour Like No Other,’ the 2018 edition of the campaign was created by Austin-based ad agency Divot Group and the spots will be rolled out during telecasts on […]
Discovery Channel and Science Channel group chief Rich Ross said at Sundance over the weekend that Oscar-winning filmmakers Fisher Stevens and Ross Kauffman are behind a new documentary for the network, Taken by the Tiger, about the rapidly diminishing population of tigers in the wild.