NBC Olympics continues to shore up its talent roster for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, locking its faces for hockey coverage at the event. Kenny Albert and Gord Miller will combine to provide play-by-play commentary of the men’s hockey tournament, along with analyst Mike Milbury. Pierre McGuire and Brian Boucher will serve as ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analysts. Meanwhile, John Walton will serve as the lead play-by-play voice for NBC Olympics’ coverage of the women’s hockey tournament, alongside analyst AJ Mleczko and reporter Leila Rahimi. Kathryn Tappen will host studio coverage alongside analysts Jeremy Roenick and Keith Jones. Meanwhile, Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick will handle the three NHL on NBC games during the Games, alongside Eddie Olczyk, who continues his treatment for colon cancer.
Imagine Kids & Family, the recently formed division under Imagine Entertainment and Meredith Corporation’s in-house television production company, Four M Studios, have partnered to develop premium children’s television programming from the archives of LIFE magazine. LIFE for Kids, executive-produced by Imagine Entertainment Chairmen Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, Imagine Kids & Family President Stephanie Sperber […]
Sinclair Broadcast Group launched 24/7 ad-supported streaming service Stirr. The service offers location-based content as well as 20 national networks -Cheddar, Buzzr and Dove Channel among them – with plans to carry over 50 nets by the end of 2019. “We are entering a new era of broadcast television and our number one priority at […]
Sportradar announced the launch of ad:s, described as a new full-service marketing offer for sports betting operators, developing “in response to the strong demand and interest from the betting industry.” ad:s offers bookmakers a slate of marketing solutions that eliminates waste and streamlines their business with targeted spend on verifiable prospects that produce measurable results. […]
It is the end of an era as Bob Costas and NBC have reportedly agreed to mutually part ways, according to the New York Post. Final terms of a buyout have been reached between the two sides with Costas stating that “It’s all settled quietly and happily for all concerned.”
Another day, another deal for Riot Games, which has now locked in oil and gas behemoth Royal Dutch Shell to sponsor the League of Legends European Championship. The deal marks Shell’s first foray into esports, with the brand powering the Baron Power Play with “Shell V-Power” during LEC weekly broadcasts. “We’re proud to be collaborating […]