The PGA TOUR is lining up the sport’s return to the Olympics with 47 FedExCup tournaments during the 2015-16 season, announcing a lineup of events yesterday that includes two new title sponsors as well as several date and golf course changes. New sponsors for the new season will include Dell as the new title sponsor of the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play and CareerBuilder as the title sponsor of the CareerBuilder Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation. Changes due to golf’s return to the 2016 Olympic Games include The PGA Championship (July 25-31), Travelers Championship (August 1-7) and John Deere Classic (August 8-14), are making a one-time shift before returning to their traditional dates for the 2016-17 season. In addition, the Quicken Loans National (June 20-26), World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational and Barracuda Championship (both June 27-July 3) are moving earlier on the schedule. For the full schedule, along with network coverage info, click here.
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 […]
December will bring a new season of the National Lacrosse League, the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, with the league announcing the Twitter Game of the Week schedule for the second year in a row, featuring a free live broadcast of a key matchup as well as playoff and Champion’s Cup […]