Turner Broadcasting, which manages the websites of NASCAR, the NBA and PGA golf, has signed a deal to share that content with Yahoo Sports.
Mark Lazarus, who ankled as president of the Turner Entertainment Group in January following an executive shakeout, has landed at Career Sports & Entertainment in the new post of president of media…
CAA Sports has engineered a global partnership with the Lisbon-based sports-management company Gestifute to represent soccer players and coaches.
Fox Cable Networks has promoted Mike Hopkins to president of affiliate sales and marketing, putting him in charge of 33 national and regional cable networks, led by FX.
GSN has bought 40 half-hours of "Catch 21," a new gameshow that mixes pop trivia with a variation on the 21 card game.
A group of private investors has created America Saga Prods. to bankroll as many as five longform projects a year "portraying the best in America."
FX has agreed to lay out about $47 million for five recent theatrical movies from 20th Century Fox, led by "Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who" and "What Happens in Vegas."
FX, continuing its aggressive buying of fresh theatrical movies, has picked up Will Smith starrer "Hancock," which bows in theaters today, from Sony Pictures TV.
Vince McMahon's wrestlers, the first Indiana Jones movie and rookie hit series "In Plain Sight" have helped to drive the USA Network to a comfortable No. 1 for the second quarter.
Nick at Nite, on a roll with its best young-adult primetime ratings in two years, has beefed up its programming staff, putting MTV veteran Paul Ward in charge of buying off-network sitcoms.
One area where the war between Fox and NBC hasn't gotten too bloody -- at least yet -- is business news, if only because CNBC is on a roll.