After tasting success with its Awards show, Nickelodeon is now diving deep into sports programming, locking in partnerships with the NFL, MLS and NASCAR for a prime-time, sports-themed block of programming to run on its Nicktoons channel. The two-hour NickSports block starts this week, running from 9-11p on Wednesdays. Programming will feature a blend of original and acquired long and short-form content from the leagues, such as the half-hour magazine-format show NFL Rush and the short-form MLS segment Mike Magee’s Day Off; new episodes of the animated series Wild Grinders, documentary programming including the TV premiere of Little Ballers, about the Amateur Athletic Union; as well as movies such as Bend it Like Beckham, Space Jam, Cool Runnings and Speed Racer.
Sold-out Springsteen on Broadway will launch globally on Netflix December 15, the day the one-man show ends its Broadway run. “The purpose of the film is to bring this incredibly intimate show to Bruce’s entire audience intact and complete,” said Bruce Springsteen manager Jon Landau. “In addition to its many other virtues, Netflix has provided […]
HGTV ordered 28 new episodes of My Lottery Dream Home, which attracted over 15.7 million viewers during its most recent run. Next season launches Friday, September 21 at 9p; production on new eps begins in January 2019.
Major League Baseball’s annual All-Star Game tossed FOX with 8,849,000 viewers across FOX, FOX Deportes and FOX’s streaming platforms, with the linear telecast on FOX snagging a 5.2/11 household rating/share with 8.7 million viewers, according to national figures from Nielsen. On FOX’s streaming services, last night’s game delivered an average minute audience of 91,000 and […]
ESPN and The R&A, the organizer of The Open Championship, inked a three-year renewal for rights on all means and media throughout Latin America, including Brazil and the Caribbean, for golf’s oldest major. The new agreement provides ESPN International with rights on its linear and digital platforms throughout the regions, and extends the longstanding ESPN […]
YouTube star Preston Arsement is picking up a piece of Dallas-based Envy Gaming, where he will now serve as an investor with plans to produce content featuring the Envy brand across his video and social media channels. Arsement launched a YouTube presence in 2010 and has built a social media following of more than 11 […]