UFC mapped out its lineup of dates, locations, and distribution plans for UFC events for the first quarter of 2019, which marks the beginning of the company’s multi-year agreement with The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-To-Consumer & International segment and ESPN. The first three months features events across ESPN+ and ESPN networks every week for 11 consecutive weeks. ESPN+ will showcase more than 36 hours of exclusive UFC action and ESPN linear networks will add another 18 hours. Jan. 19 will see UFC return to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and the UFC on ESPN+ Fight Night card will represent UFC’s debut on ESPN-branded platforms, with main card bouts streamed live on ESPN+ in both English and Spanish and prelims broadcast nationally on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. Following Brooklyn, UFC 233 takes place at Honda Center in Anaheim on January 26.. Other confirmed events in the first quarter include UFC 235, the promotion’s first event of the year in its home venue, T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, on March 2, and a return to London, England’s O2 Arena for UFC on ESPN+ Fight Night on March 16.
Fox News’ Chris Wallace is set to interview President Donald Trump on Fox News Sunday on November 18 at 2p. Topics will include questions about CNN’s lawsuit against the White House after Trump pulled the credentials of reporter Jim Acosta.
Robert Rodriguez, founder and chairman of El Rey Network, sits down with Barbra Streisand for a rare in-person interview on The Director’s Chair. Special airs Monday, November 26, at 8p on El Rey Network.
FOX Sports and Major League Baseball have reached a new multi-year, multiplatform rights agreement that expands the network’s television, digital and Spanish-language rights for the next decade in a deal reported to be worth $5.1 billion. Highlights will see FOX Sports and FOX Deportes maintain the television rights to MLB’s jewel events, including serving as […]
Amazon served up a breakdown of streaming habits for Thursday Night Football so far this season, with the 7 NFL games on Prime Video and Twitch combined reaching 14.7 million total viewers in over 200 countries and territories and all 50 states, up 22% over this time last year. The average-minute audience watching NFL games […]
MTV is going wild again, bringing “MTV Spring Break” back to Cancun in 2019 with performers, surprise celebrity guests, and thousands of (maybe-not-on-their-best-behavior) young people. In a nod to the current cultural climate, the net will also concurrently host alternative Spring Break events for young activists who use their free time to give back. The […]