There's no shortage of faith in the TV realm this year, which has yielded a bumper crop of new cable channels.
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The new head of NBCUniversal’s film operation is an eight-year Comcast vet who made his mark as an exec in the rough-and-tumble world of cable startups and regional sports nets. During his long run…
AT&T and Pac-12 Conference reached a deal Saturday under which the telco will carry three Pac-12 television networks and will become the exclusive wireless provider for the conference’s athletic…
As Time Warner Cable has refused to budge on CBS's distribution demands, cable rival Verizon Communications has agreed to pay the Eye to keep its stations on the air for three more years. CBS struck…
The option of purchasing cable channels a la carte is a “fantasy,” according to Randy Freer, COO and co-president of Fox Sports Media Group, who spoke Thursday at the Variety Sports Entertainment…
Fox Sports has indefinitely postponed the launch of the TV Everywhere companion service for Fox Sports 1 — set to bow Saturday to about 90 million homes — while ESPN released an update to its…
Fox announced Thursday that its new national sports network — Fox Sports 1 — is set to debut Saturday with all major cable, satellite and telco TV operators, but while it will be carried by DirecTV…
While the ancestors for those channels, Speed and Fuel, had existing agreements with the distributors, terms had to be renegotiated given the higher profiles that FS1 and FS2 will have nationally.
NBC Sports Network and CBS Sports Network are years into their maturation process and appear to be more focused than ever.
On Aug. 17, viewers will wake up to find the lower-key Speed and Fuel networks transformed into high-adrenaline national sports channels intended to make an immediate impression — among sports fans…
As media conglomerates other than owner Walt Disney launch their own sports-focused cablers, the question is whether the Bristol, Conn.-based powerhouse can dominate the field or if it must share the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History