The Collegiate Licensing Company, the licensing affiliate of IMG College, revealed its annual list of top-selling institutions and manufacturers via royalties reported July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 on all collegiate merchandise sold on behalf of CLC-represented institutions. Overall, the retail marketplace for college-licensed merchandise in 2013 was estimated at $4.59 billion. For the ninth consecutive year, the University of Texas at Austin ranked No. 1 atop the rankings, with Alabama, Michigan, Notre Dame and Georgia rounding out the top five. Meanwhile, the Top-5 Non-Apparel Licensees finished with EA Sports at the top, followed by Wilson Sporting Goods, Rawlings Sporting Goods, Tervis Tumbler Company and Commemorative Brands dba Balfour.
In the latest Discovery shuffle post-Scripps acquisition, Jane Latman is new GM at Travel Channel, reporting to Henry Schleiff. Latman also will continue to serve as EVP, development and research, for Investigation Discovery and American Heroes Channel, and GM of Destination America.
Using science as the foundation for stunts and practical jokes, SciJinks, the new science prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki, will premiere Wednesday, May 16 at 10p on Science Channel. Galecki, along with science “prankologists” Tamara Robertson and Jason Latimer, test out science on unsuspecting marks, drawing from chemistry, physics, technology, engineering and more.
Amazon Prime Video continues to bolster its sports rights portfolio, locking in a deal with the USTA to snag the exclusive live telecast rights to the US Open Tennis Championships for the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. The five-year agreement, which begins with the 2018 US Open, will bring live and on-demand content to […]
Armed with its new Thursday Night Football package, FOX kicks off its coverage of the regular season with Week 1 as a national weekend on Sept. 9 pitting the Cowboys/Panthers and the Seahawks/Broncos at 4:25p while Thanksgiving will see the Redskins/Cowboys on the channel. This year’s Thursday Night Football package on FOX begins in Week […]
CBS renewed 11 more series for the 2018-19 season, for a total of 17, including the entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups. Coming back are Blue Bloods, Bull, Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, MacGyver, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, Survivor, The Amazing Race, 48 Hours and 60 Minutes.