NBC Sports Group and Red Bull Media House finalized an extension for the Red Bull Signature Series. The property, created in 2012, will run through at least 2016, with 20 hours of programming on NBC each year. The 2014 Red Bull Signature Series continues on NBC on April 12 at 2p with Red Bull Double Pipe presented by Dodge Dart. “The Signature Series will continue to fuel the evolution of action sports,” said Sean Eggert, Head of Sports, Red Bull North America. “In 2014, we will deliver innovative new event concepts like Double Pipe, which will allow world-class athletes to realize their dreams and progress their respective sports.”
The Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival took place at NYC’s SVA Theatre today, an event that featured insights from some of the smartest players in the space, as well as showcasing fresh and surprising storytelling. The festival had been postponed by weather once, but Cynopsis was not going to let a snowstorm get the better […]
The Big 4 broadcast nets landed 4 of the top 5 spots in a survey asking connected consumers which network families they’d prefer in a 5-group skinny TV plan. NBCUniversal topped the list (48%), followed by Fox (41%), Disney/ABC (41%) and CBS (38%). “The value of their content is immense; top of mind for many […]
ABC soap General Hospital led the field with 26 nominations for the 45th Daytime Emmy nominations, followed by 25 each for NBC’s Days of Our Lives and CBS’s Young and Restless. Among networks, CBS and syndicated programming each scored 66 nods; Netflix nabbed 51.
IndyCar landed a new ride for 2019 and beyond, landing a deal with NBC Sports Group that will keep all races, qualifying, practices, and Indy Lights races on NBCU platforms beginning in 2019. The Indianapolis 500 and seven additional Verizon IndyCar Series races will now be broadcast annually on NBC, ending a long run on […]
The NFL’s draft board just got a lot bigger, with the league unveiling a new broadcast arrangement that will see NFL Network and FOX will team up to simulcast live coverage of Rounds 1-3 of the 2018 NFL Draft. Additionally, the league has expanded its partnership with ESPN/ABC whereby ESPN2 will supplement ESPN’s coverage of […]