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Fox Sports Hires Jeff Gordon As Full-Time Analyst For Sprint Cup RacesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
Fox Sports on Thursday announced that Jeff Gordon has signed a multiyear contract with the net that will see him join the net's NASCAR Sprint Cup announce team in '16 as a race analyst after he retires this year as a competitive driver. He will work alongside play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and anal...
Broadcasters, cable programmers and others "want regulators to write some exemptions into the FCC''s closed caption rules," according to Chris McConnell of BROADCASTING & CABLE. Broadcasters told the
ESPN has added some changes to its production of MLB games, effective with its first broadcast on April 1. The network will provide In-Game Box Scores that will run an up- to-date box score of the gam
The NFLPA''s Players Inc. and Atlanta-based Kestrel Communication, which will produce a weekly TV series called "The Players," say they have had "serious" talks with a number of cable and broadcast ou
Preliminary overnight ratings show that Sunday''s Bulls- Knicks game on NBC outdrew CBS'' NCAA men''s basketball selection show. The Bulls-Knicks pulled in a 9.7, compared to a 7.9 "NBA on NBC" rating
ESPN and Fox Sports Net are giving virtual advertising "two votes of confidence" as the networks will use the technology during Arena Football and tennis broadcasts, according to Terry Lefton of BRAND
The NCAA''s Internet home page was hacked Sunday and replaced with racial slurs. Internet officials were able to divert web surfers to the proper page (AP/DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 3/10)....Packers Coach M
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. Regional programming indicated with (^). The numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT
Fox Sports West 2 and DirecTV have reached a distribution agreement to launch the RSN on DirecTV''s programming line-up beginning March 28 (FSW). In L.A., Larry Stewart notes the "deal gives frustrate
ESPN''S and ESPN2''s MLS schedule will include 35 live regular-season and playoff matches, with coverage beginning March 22 (ESPN)....ESPN''s first NASCAR Winston Cup race of ''97, the NASCAR Winston
FX and Fox Sports Net released its telecast schedule for the first half of their inaugural season of MLB coverage, which includes Monday and Thursday night games. FX''s Monday night lineup and Fox Spo
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