Multi-channel network Mondo Media struck a deal with Fusion to create a new sketch comedy series – Like, Share, Die – to premiere in December. Fusion ordered 20 15-minute episodes, which will include a mix of comedic pieces, original Mondo programming (such as Dick Figures and Happy Tree Friends) as well as new content from Mondo’s YouTube animators. “Mondo has a unique sensibility and platform for finding, producing and building large, loyal digital audiences,” said Wade Beckett, Fusion’s chief programming officer. The series will also be available on Fusion.net and on both nets’ YT channels. Earlier this month, Mondo announced three new feature films based on its originals.
TV One lifestyle and entertainment cable network, Cleo TV, will debut on Comcast Xfinity on January 19 with short-form and long-form programming. “Cleo TV will bring to the forefront short-form and acquired programs that have only been in the digital space, which will give them more broad exposure and attract a new generation of viewers […]
Also reaching the end of the road is Teachers, TV Land’s only remaining scripted series; the net’s Younger moved to Viacom sib Paramount Network for season six. The second half of season three premieres Tuesday, January 15.
A historic Monday Night Football battle between the Chiefs and Rams led ESPN to its best overnight rating for an ESPN MNF game since 2014 as the Rams’ victory earned an 11.3 overnight Nielsen rating, also ESPN’s highest overnight rating overall since the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on January 8. That marks a […]
For the first time, Showtime Networks is offering viewers the opportunity to purchase the WBC Heavyweight World Championship Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury on SHOWTIME PPV directly through the SHOWTIME app. Subscribers and non-subscribers will be able to purchase and live stream the event for $74.99 or through cable, DBS, telco and streaming providers nationwide. […]
The 2019 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner will not be emceed by a comedian, as it has been since the early 1980s. Instead, the WHCA announced esteemed historian and author Ron Chernow will be the speaker. “Freedom of the press is always a timely subject and this seems like the perfect moment to go back […]