SXSW is adding a sports component, SXsports, to its 2014 slate, with a featured conversation between Simmons and Silver among the sessions.
Numbers are in for the first full week of national sports channel Fox Sports 1, and the net has left plenty of room for improvement. Nielsen estimates that FS1 averaged 161,000 viewers in primetime…
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…
Will Al Jazeera change the world of global sports the way it changed global news?
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…
NBCUniversal prexy of ad sales Linda Yaccarino's success this upfront is critical to NBCU parent Comcast, which needs her to move approximately $9 billion worth of ad inventory to drive growth.
Though tiny toons face tough road, creators take opportunity to shine
"There's more to football than the violence, but the violent nature contributes to its appeal." Steve James is an award-winning filmmaker whose pics include "Hoop Dreams" and "The Interrupters." His…
As Saturday night's big honoree, George Clooney must have known what was in store for him as he joined Barbara Davis and all her friends at the 2012 Carousel of Hope Ball. In the VIP room of the…
As 3D flatscreens appear in stores and 3D networks gear up for launch, sports events are taking the lead in driving programming for new TV format.