The Yankees/Red Sox continued their history as a viewership heavyweight, as TBS’ ALDS Game 2 on Saturday night averaged 5.1 million viewers to rank as the top program in primetime television. That number ranks as the most watched LDS on Saturday night since 2008, and peaked with 5.8 million viewers from 10-10:15p. Average viewership was up 82% over comparable 2017 LDS game numbers. Overall, TBS now claims an average of 4.3 million viewers through five game telecasts, up 39% over the last time the channel carried the ALDS in 2016 and up 26% over last year.
Wheel of Fortune is thinking big – for the first time, the CBS game show will make it possible for a viewer to win a home. Wheel is teaming with Mingo Communities and Margaritaville Holdings to give away a new, $350,000 home at active adult community Latitude Margaritaville in the “Home Sweet Home Giveaway,” running […]
Netflix renewed adult animated comedy Disenchantment for seasons three and four. The remaining ten episodes of the show’s initial order will debut in 2019, with batches of ten episodes each airing in 2020 and 2021.
Discovery and the PGA TOUR are launching GOLFTV, powered by the PGA TOUR, a new live and on-demand international video streaming service, which will launch globally outside the United States on Jan. 1, 2019. GOLFTV will present more than 2,000 hours of live action each year as well as premium content on-demand. Live coverage will […]
The Premier Lacrosse League formally debuted to deliver a “true home for the sport with the best players, a strong business model, significant financial support, national media coverage through an exclusive agreement with NBC Sports Group, and a unique touring structure that will better serve players and fans,” according to the release. The league is […]
In yet another change at the top for broadcast networks, Charlie Collier, president of AMC Networks for ten years, is moving to Fox. Collier has been named chief executive of entertainment, replacing co-chief executive of the Fox Television Group, Gary Newman, who had planned to stay in the job only through this television season. The […]