The World Surf League has a new television home, landing a deal with Universal Sports Network to carry the 2015-16 WSL Big Wave Tour. The channel now claims exclusive TV Everywhere broadcast rights and event re-broadcast rights during the upcoming WSL Big Wave season which opens today. The partnership will see the network carry the Oregon Challenge (Lincoln City, Oregon); Punta Galea Challenge (Punta Galea, Spain); Pe’ahi Challenge (Haiku, Hawaii) and Todos Santos Challenge (Todos Santo, Mexico). In addition, Universal Sports will air encore presentations of other WSL Big Wave events including the 2014 Billabong Pico Alto (Pico Alto, Peru) and 2015 Quiksilver Ceremonial (Punta de Lobos, Chile) in preparation for the upcoming season later this month.
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Katie Holmes will star in and exec produce an untitled Fox drama pilot from Ilene Chaiken (Empire) and Melissa Scrivner Love (Person of Interest). The Dawson’s Creek alum will play an FBI special agent who must rebuild her life after a career-crushing affair with a general. Project comes from 20th Century Fox Television and 3Arts.
Fox News is going over the top with opinion platform Fox Nation. The digital offering is geared “entirely toward Fox News superfans, who represent the most loyal audience in cable,” said John Finley, SVP of development and production for FNC. Content will include live daily dives into issues of the day, as well as long-form […]
FOX Sports detailed broadcast plans for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, slating all 64 matches live, including a record 38 matches on broadcast television with 26 on FS1. From June 14-July 15, all matches will also be available to be live-streamed via FOX Sports GO and FOX Soccer Match Pass. Group stage action kicks […]