Bleacher Report is getting the spotlight for Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ coverage of the 2015 NCAA Final Four National Semifinals, which take place on April 4, starting at 6p. With three different viewing options available to fans across TBS, TNT and truTV, the four team-specific telecasts on TNT and truTV will go under the moniker of “Team Stream Presented by Bleacher Report.” Jim Nantz will provide commentary for TBS’ coverage with analysts Grant Hill and Bill Raftery and reporter Tracy Wolfson. This year’s coverage will also include an increased amount of integrated elements between the on-air presentation and Bleacher Report to further enhance the fan experience across all platforms. “Associating our team-specific coverage of the NCAA Final Four on TNT and truTV with Bleacher Report is a natural evolution given the popularity of Bleacher Report and its industry-leading ability to connect with fans at the teams and topics level,” said Lenny Daniels, President of Turner Sports. “We believe combining our on-air treatment with our leading digital assets will offer fans an even better experience across all platforms.”
After Deadline reported that Fox’s Lethal Weapon was in danger of cancellation due to outbursts by one of the series’ stars, Clayne Crawford, the actor admitted to being reprimanded for two incidents, once for reacting in anger amid “working conditions that did not feel safe,” and once for “an unfortunate event” involving a piece of […]
Monster Week returns to Animal Planet starting Sunday, May 27 at 8p with the 100th episode of Finding Bigfoot. The week will also bring new episodes of World’s Scariest Animal Attacks, Deadliest Places on Earth, River Monsters and Expedition Unknown.
FOX Sports marks the 50-day countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia with the unveiling of its lineup of international broadcasters for this summer’s global event, which runs on FOX and FS1 from June 14 to July 15. The roster is comprised of six broadcast teams overall led by play-by-play announcer John Strong and […]
Meanwhile, the Commission on College Basketball recommended overt changes in a move to clean up the sport, including an end to the one-and-done rule, potential lifetime bans for rule-breakers as well as changes to the relationship between the NCAA and apparel companies. NCAA president Mark Emmert has said he wants reforms in place by August, […]
ESP Gaming continues to shore up its lineup, announcing at the Esports Upfront that it had acquired online esports tournament provider Auzom, best known for its competitive PUBG leagues and broadcasts across North America and Europe. As part of the deal, Auzom will become the online tournament platform for ESP Gaming’s competitive gaming events and […]