MLB on FOX is teaming up with Facebook during the World Series in order to offer ‘live’ video chats during the games. Game 2 saw Hall of Famer Frank Thomas appear in a live video chat on MLB on FOX’s Facebook Page to answer questions from sports fans with another round set to take place during Game 3 on Friday night at Citi Field with Raul Ibanez. “A live report on Facebook is an innovative way for MLB on FOX to reach passionate baseball fans on the first and second screens,” said Rob Shaw, Sports Media Partnerships. “Facebook is the largest real-time social media audience for live sports events, and it’s exciting to see FOX Sports program content for this audience during the World Series.”
Figure skater/headline maker Adam Rippon declined the opportunity to become an NBC correspondent for the rest of the 2018 Winter Games when he realized it would mean leaving the Olympic team and Village. “My teammates were there for me during my events, and now I NEED to be there for them,” tweeted the U.S. team […]
Alfre Woodard (Luke Cage) will guest as Cookie’s formidable mother on an upcoming episode of Fox drama Empire….Madeline Stowe (Revenge) joins Fox musical drama pilot Mixtape….Bonnie Soper (Filthy Rich) will play Princess Diana and Maggie Sullivan (Fargo) takes on Queen Elizabeth in Lifetime movie Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance.
The 2018 NBA All-Star Game handed Turner Sports with boosts across all platforms – television (TNT and TBS), digital and social, including a 4.3 household rating and 5.1 million household impressions – both up 2% over 2017 and marking the best for the event since 2013, based on Nielsen Fast Nationals. In addition, the telecast […]
The Big 12 Conference is turning to FloSports to live stream the 2018 Big 12 championships for swimming & diving on FloSwimming.com, indoor and outdoor track & field on FloTrack.com, wrestling on FloWrestling.com, and gymnastics on FloGymnastics.com. The deal is an expansion of FloSports’ current agreement with the conference. Programming begins Feb. 21-24 with the […]
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