Floyd Mayweather’s next fight is set to make history. While the boxer and the USADA spent yesterday denying improprieties over an IV used before his match against Manny Pacquiao, organizers for his bout on Saturday against Andre Berto announced that the card will, for the first time ever, allow fans to watch the Showtime PPV event on their computers and mobile devices via cbs.com/fight. The 8p telecast will see CBS Interactive Advanced Media stream the pay-per-view event to U.S.-based users for $64.99, which includes today’s weigh-in, Countdown Live and the four fight card. With the pay-per-view purchase of the fight online, U.S.-based users will also get a three month free trial of CBS All Access.
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In more Netflix news, the streamer canceled two comedy talk shows, The Break with Michelle Wolf and The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale. McHale debuted in February; Wolf premiered in May. Netlfix isn’t giving up on launching new efforts – Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Norm Macdonald Has a Show, and panel show The […]
New animated series Star Wars Resistance debuts with a one-hour premiere Sunday, October 7 at 10p on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD, with subsequent airings on Disney XD. Disney Channel’s new live action family comedy, Coop & Cami Ask the World, arrives five days later, on Friday, October 12 at 8:30p.
As the demand for boxing content continues to rise, this week sees the relaunch of reality series, The Contender. This version, which marks the fifth season, begins Friday night at 9p and run until November, moving to EPIX for the first time and a format that will feature full fights for the first time. In […]
ESPN saw its Monday Night Football preseason game featuring a Redskins’ victory over the Jets draw a 2.1 overnight rating according to Nielsen metered markets numbers. That marks a rise of 11% over last year’s preseason opener, featuring the preseason debut for ESPN’s new Monday Night Football commentator team of play-by-play voice Joe Tessitore, analysts […]