NBC Sports Group President Pete Bevacqua is now being given the keys to oversee the entire NBC Sports Group portfolio, and is adding NBC Olympics, Production, and Operations, among others, to his areas of responsibility, effective immediately. Bevacqua had joined the company as President, NBC Sports Group last September and had been managing Programming, Marketing, Digital, Golf and the NBC Sports Regional Networks. He continues to report to Mark Lazarus, Chairman, NBC Broadcast, Cable, Sports and News. “Pete’s impact to NBC Sports and to our Company in general has been significant and immediate,” said Lazarus. “He is a proven leader in the sports industry, and complements our talented team.”
Good news, bad news for Schitt’s Creek. The series has been renewed for a sixth season by Pop in the U.S. and CBC in Canada, to air in 2020; however, it will be the show’s last go-round. The comedy’s co-creators Daniel Levy and Eugene Levy announced the news on social media. The final chapter is […]
A&E’s The Untold Story, with Elizabeth Vargas, launches Thursday, April 11 at 9p. Drawing on Vargas’ background in investigative reporting, the collection of nonfiction episodes will explore the stories of people and events that have had a profound impact on our modern culture and society. First up: “Hunting JonBenet’s Killer.”
FOX Sports’ talent plans for FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 are locked in, with a roster that features names that played on a total of 30 FIFA World Cup teams. The studio team will feature Heather O’Reilly, Christie Pearce Rampone, Alexi Lalas, Ariane Hingst, Kelly Smith, Karina LeBlanc, Kate Gill, Leslie Osborne and Eniola […]
DAZN is upping the ante for new subscribers, announcing a pricing change to alter its monthly fee to $19.99 for new subscribers starting next week while offering a new $99.99 annual plan. Current subscribers will pay the original $9.99 monthly fee for another year. “The annual cost, broken down, is just over $8 a month […]
Bravo patriarch and new daddy Andy Cohen will receive the Vito Russo Award at the 30th GLAAD Media Awards in New York on May 4. The Watch What Happens Live! host and Bravo exec will be presented with the award by Sarah Jessica Parker.