On to the Masters. Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, stated that this year’s tournament will be offered in 4K as well as in virtual reality. The 4K broadcast will blanket Amen Corner, the 11th, 12th and 13th holes. Meanwhile, special cameras will be placed along the course to offer viewers VR perspectives for holes 6 and 16 for fans who download the free NextVR app for Gear VR on the Oculus Home app store. “This year’s presentation reflects our commitment to constant improvement in order to advance the visibility of the game and provide the highest quality content possible,” said Payne. “We remain interested in exploring opportunities to deliver coverage in the manner our fans wish to consume it, which is driven by the spirit of innovation instilled by our Founders Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts.”
The Pac-12 Conference forged a multi-year partnership with Nike making the apparel company the official athletic apparel partner and athletic footwear partner of the Conference and all Pac-12 championship events, including the Pac-12 Football Championship Game and both the Pac-12 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments. The multi-year agreement will also see Nike integrated into apparel […]
Former NFLer Tim Tebow will host upcoming CBS competition series Million Dollar Mile, currently in production in LA. Joining Tebow as sports commentators are Matt “Money” Smith, the voice of the LA Chargers, and ESPN reporter Maria Taylor. Contestants on the show, from exec producer LeBron James, brave a challenging course as they vie for […]
As the last four drivers prepare to race for a title at Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend, NASCAR and Snap Inc. unveiled plans to will bring the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship to life through unique activations and content experiences for Snapchatters worldwide. Snapcodes allowing fans to directly follow NASCAR, teams and drivers on […]
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee special Holiday on I.C.E.! airs Wednesday, December 19, at 10:30p on TBS. Bee will be joined at New York’s PlayStation Theater by special guests including skating superstar and Olympic medalist Adam Rippon.
Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are teaming with Discovery Inc. to start their own lifestyle-focused network. “We’re excited to be back,” Chip Gaines told The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon on Friday (after which Joanna posted on Instagram, “Ummm @chipgaines may or may not have gotten a little ahead of himself and let the […]