NASCAR, Race Team Alliance and 704Games are combining their superpower to form the first-ever NASCAR esports league on consoles titled, eNASCAR Heat Pro League. The league will feature up to 16 race teams and 32 drivers, with each owned and operated by key NASCAR race teams. Fans can now play NASCAR Heat 3 to qualify for the first-ever eNASCAR Heat Pro League Draft, scheduled to take place early next year. Following the Draft, the esports league will feature a 16-race season beginning in spring 2019 and culminating during the 2019 NASCAR Playoffs. All eNASCAR Heat Pro League races will be live streamed online at NASCAR.com and Motorsport.com. Teams participating in the new esports venture include: Chip Ganassi Racing, Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, JR Motorsports, Richard Childress Racing, Roush Fenway Racing, Stewart-Haas Racing and Team Penske. Each of the participating teams will field two drivers, one competing on Xbox One and the other on PlayStation4.
E! will expand its entertainment news and commentary programming with three additional hours of original content every weekday, starting in early 2020. Tammy Filler, who for 16 years was at NBC’s Today, most recently as exec producer for the fourth hour, will join E! as EVP and editor-in-chief, E! News, to lead creative development, production […]
NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans will return to CBS for the 2019-20 season, their 11th and sixth seasons, respectively. Series are the latest re-ups for CBS, which among recent renewals, picked up new seasons of Young Sheldon, Mom, Criminal Minds, Blue Bloods, FBI, God Friended Me, The Neighborhood and Magnum P.I. No word […]
The WNBA scored a big media deal that will see CBS Sports televise live WNBA games beginning with the upcoming 2019 season in a multi-year agreement. CBS Sports Network will now feature national coverage of 40 live WNBA games in primetime and on weekends, beginning May 25 at 8p with the Sky/Lynx. Defending WNBA Champion […]
ESPN Deportes unveiled a new marketing campaign for its coverage of the Lima 2019 XVIII Pan American Games, with promotion featuring Peruvian Latin Grammy recording artist Gian Marco performing “El Triunfo es mi destino.” The spot is now running across ESPN Deportes’ platforms. ESPN’s Sports Marketing, ESPN On-Air Promotions and Bonsai collaborated on the creative. […]
After a week in which each show hit a ratings low, NBC is swapping Tuesday timeslots for The Village and The Voice, moving the scripted show to 8p and the singing competition to 9p. New Amsterdam is staying put at 10p. The move takes into account the higher percentage of delayed viewing for The Village […]