Ken Fuchs pads the Stats

Longtime Yahoo pillar Ken Fuchs is moving to Stats LLC to serve as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Gary Walrath. Since Vista acquired Stats in mid-2014, it has made five strategic acquisitions including BSports, The Sports Network, TVTI, Automated Insights and Prozone. As a global Vice President at Yahoo, Fuchs served in various product and media leadership roles including oversight of Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Entertainment and strategic partnerships.

“For 34 years STATS has been a pioneer in sports technology, data and content. As technology and innovation continue to transform the experience of sports fans around the world at an ever increasing pace I am thrilled to join the STATS team and build upon STATS’ legacy of leadership as we enter this next chapter,” said Fuchs.

Related Stories

Real Housewives take the prize at NATPE Real Housewives

Real Housewives take the prize at NATPE

NATPE’s fourth annual Reality Breakthrough Awards announced its winners. HBO’s The Defiant Ones won for Best Documentary and Last Week Tonight for Best Factual Entertainment. Bravo’s 13-year-old Real Housewives franchise won Best Docusoap. Other victors included RuPaul’s Drag Race for Best Competition, The Wall for Best Game Show and Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath […]

Fox calls for more 9-1-1

FOX calls for more 9-1-1

After a mere two episodes, FOX renewed 9-1-1 for a second season. The show’s debut episode drew over 15 million viewers in seven-day multi-platform viewing, making it the net’s largest series premiere since Empire in 2015.

NBC fuels Dale’s launch

NBC fuels Dale's launch (Facebook)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is making an early start for NBC Sports, with the company announcing that he will now make his NBC debut as a contributor for the network’s coverage of Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4, followed by the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, beginning Feb. 8. In PyeongChang, he will “explore the culture, people, […]

ESPN’s 2018 Top Rank card

ESPN's 2018 Top Rank card (Facebook)

Top Rank on ESPN has its early 2018 card in place, announcing fight dates for the first seven months of the year. Bouts include Ray Beltran on Feb. 16, WBO featherweight world champion Óscar Valdez on March 10, and Irish Olympian Michael Conlan on St. Patrick’s Day. Top Rank on ESPN kicks off its 2018 […]

Nat Geo and Fox go out of this world (again)

Nat Geo and Fox explore the Cosmos again

Fox and National Geographic announced the return of Cosmos, with Neil deGrasse Tyson back as host. Cosmos: Possible Worlds, once again from executive producer, writer, director and creator Ann Druyan with exec producers Seth MacFarlane, Brannon Braga and Jason Clark, is set to premiere globally in spring 2019.

CynCity

Cynsiders

Instagram