The PGA TOUR lined up plans to launch its new OTT service PGA TOUR Live this week from the Quicken Tours National. The subscription service, which was announced in April and developed in partnership with MLBAM, will offer fans access to exclusive live coverage of two different marquee morning groups during Thursday (starting at 7:30a) and Friday tournament rounds, which have previously never been available live. Overall, the platform will hit seven tournaments through the remainder of the 2014-15 PGA TOUR season and, moving forward, more than 30 PGA TOUR events per season. Its initial coverage will feature Rickie Fowler paired with Ben Crane and James Hahn, as well as K.J. Choi, Danny Lee and John Senden. Friday’s groupings will include Tiger Woods, Bill Haas and Nick Watney as well as Justin Rose, Jimmy Walker and David Lingmerth. Following the conclusion of the featured groups, PGA TOUR Live will shift its live broadcast coverage to the Featured Holes at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club and offer more than 11 hours of live coverage to fans each day.
Della Reese, the breakout jazz/gospel singer whose TV credits include talk show Della and Touched By an Angel, died last night at age 86. “I know heaven has a brand new angel this day,” said Reese’s Touched By an Angel co-star, Roma Downey.
Nashville’s 6th season will be its last. “After more than 120 episodes of unforgettable television, we believe that creatively it is time for the series to come to a triumphant close,” said Kevin Beggs, chairman of producer Lionsgate Television Group. Nashville, which moved from ABC for season 5, ranks as CMT’s highest-rated and most-watched show […]
George Clooney is headed back the small screen. The ER alum will star in and direct a 6-episode series for Paramount Television and Anonymous Content, based on the Joseph Heller novel Catch-22.
AT&T is nearing a deal to acquire a full stake Otter Media, its joint digital video venture with the Chernin Group, according to a new report from Digiday. Otter Media – whose properties include Fullscreen, Crunchyroll, Hello Sunshine, and Gunpowder & Sky – was first formed in 2014. Since its inception, it’s been a purely […]
Dana Walden, the co-chair and CEO of Fox Television Group, has joined Hulu’s board of directors. Two other Fox execs already were already serving on the board: Peter Rice, the President of 21st Century Fox, and Brian Sullivan, the President and COO of Fox Networks Group’s Digital Consumer Group. 21st Century Fox currently owns a […]