Major League Soccer unveiled its national broadcast schedule for the Audi 2015 MLS Cup Playoffs which will serve up all postseason matches live on national television for the first time across the league’s partner networks, ESPN, FS1, and Univision Deportes. This year’s playoffs will offer an expanded format with 12 teams qualifying leading into the 2015 MLS Cup on Dec. 6 at 4p on ESPN and UniMas. In addition to the domestic broadcasts, playoff matches will be aired in more than 140 countries around the world. On the last day of the regular season, Oct. 25, MLS will debut a scheduling enhancement, entitled #DecisionDay, which will feature games across each conference played simultaneously with the key playoff-race games broadcast nationally.
The U.S. Department of Justice sued Monday to prevent the $85.4 billion takeover of Time Warner by AT&T. The merger “would greatly harm American consumers,” said Makan Delrahim, head of the antitrust division, adding it would lead to higher monthly television bills and “fewer of the newer, emerging innovative options that consumers are beginning to […]
Charlie Rose, co-anchor of CBS This Morning and host of PBS’s Charlie Rose the Week, has been accused of sexual misconduct by 8 women, the Washington Post reports. The women, age 21-37, either worked for Rose’s PBS show or aspired to between the late 1990s and 2011, said the Post, when they were subjected to […]
Advertisers would be wise to take note of a fascinating new study from Columbia Business School professor Sandra Matz. According to the new research, even a single “like” makes it far easier for advertisers to tailor ads to a user’s psychological profile. Simply relying on demographic traits like age or gender is significantly less effective. […]
Web browser maker Mozilla has formed a new team dedicated to develop “social mixed reality” technologies for the web. The non-profit made the announcement Monday, highlighting mixed reality’s capacity to facilitate online social interactions. The new group will focus on areas such as search, developing avatars and virtual identities, and facilitating virtual communications using text […]
The BIG3 is getting an upgrade from FOX Sports, which announced that season two of the league will fundamental changes for the 3-on-3 basketball org. In 2018, the BIG3’s ten-week season will be broadcast live on Friday nights, with six windows on FS1 and four windows on the FOX broadcast network. Each week, the BIG3 […]