NBC and Golf Channel will see a first-time collaboration at the 2014 Ryder Cup that will see 71.5 hours of coverage from Sept. 22-28. Making its debut this year will be Golf Channel’s Ryder Cup Alternate Shot coverage, offering a different perspective of the action that complements NBC’s live weekend coverage and is hosted by David Feherty and Gary Williams, who join Lanny Wadkins, David Duval and Justin Leonard behind the microphone. Programming will offer: conversations with former Ryder Cup players and captains; contributions from Sir Nick Faldo; the world satellite feed hosted by members of the European broadcast team regularly featured on Golf Channel and an on-screen graphic frame. Coverage begins Sept. 26 at 2:30a on Golf Channel.
Margaret Brennan has been named moderator of CBS Sunday morning news show Face the Nation. Brennan, who joined CBS News in 2012, will continue as senior foreign affairs correspondent. She replaces John Dickerson, relocated to CBS This Morning after Charlie Rose’s departure amid allegations of sexual harassment; Brennan had been one Nation’s rotating subs since […]
NBC renewed Superstore for a fourth season. The comedy is up 6% versus year ago among A18-49 (1.7) and 3% in total viewers (5.195 million), according to Nielsen averages.
ESPN fielded its programming lineup for the 2018 MLS season, carrying 31 regular-season Major League Soccer matches as well as the MLS All-Star Game this year. The slate kicks off on March 4 with the Los Angeles FC/Sounders. Overall, the slate will see 28 regular-season matches will air on ESPN with the remaining three on […]
Team USA’s shootout victory over Canada in the women’s hockey gold medal game on Wednesday handed NBCSN with another milestone, ranking as the most watched late-night program in NBCSN history. The game drew a TAD average of 3.7 million viewers, which included a live NBC simulcast of overtime and the shootout, as well as live […]
Misfits Gaming is making history, announcing (along with the Miami Heat) a broad-ranging deal described as “one of the most comprehensive sponsorship partnerships in esports” with Alienware. Dealpoints will see the team leverage the brand’s slate of gear across an entire slate of categories that include laptop, desktop, mice, keyboard, mousepad, monitor and training analytics. […]