Senior veep and head of marketing Robert Gottlieb upped to exec veep of marketing.
Fox Sports 1
While Fox Sports 1 has been mounting a national alternative — including a talkshow that should even make Regis Philbin blush — ESPN has been gradually adding to its arsenal, signing former…
There’s really no such thing as reinventing a sports network at this point in the game, and Fox Sports 1 — which launched over the weekend as a complement, more than an alternative, to ESPN — isn’t…
Fox Sports 1 is off and running. The new national sports network, which launched Saturday in approximately 90 million homes, drew good ratings for a UFC fights Saturday night — handily beating the…
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.
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…
Sports fans, get ready to shell out more coin to watch your fave teams skirmish on TV. Not a sports nut? Well, you're going to pay more, too, if you want to get traditional television service from a…
There is one area where both expansion and dilution are clearly having a deleterious effect — sports television.
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