Recent Posts tagged with Golf Channel

CBS, Golf Channel See Big Viewership for Return of PGA Tour

CBS Sports’ return to live PGA TOUR golf scored with viewers as Sunday’s coverage of the Charles Schwab Challenge was the tournament’s most-watched final round in 16 years. The final round averaged 3.091 million viewers, an increase of +50% from last year. The national average household rating/share also was up +50% with a 2.1/6. The […]  More

As The Players Championship Shifts to March, NBC Sports’ Production Is Bigger Than Ever

NBC Sports Group’s annual pilgrimage to the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass arrives early this year, with The Players Championship shifting from May to March as part of the revamped 2019 golf calendar. The Peacock also has a new partner in covering golf’s unofficial “fifth major” this week, collaborating with new Comcast-owned sibling Sky Sports […]  More

NBC Sports, Rory McIlroy Establish GolfPass, a Digital Membership Platform for Golf Fans

NBC Sports Group and global golf superstar Rory McIlroy announced the launch of GolfPass, a new digital membership delivering comprehensive benefits tailored to the modern golfer’s lifestyle. GolfPass is a direct to-consumer subscription program, which offers opportunities to play more golf, comprehensive tools to improve any golfer’s game; high-quality video content; and enhanced shopping and travel experiences. […]  More

NBC Sports Consolidates Golf Branding Under New Golf Business Solutions

NBC Sports Group announced that business services once offered separately by its Golf brands portfolio will combine under one umbrella brand called Golf Business Solutions. The new Golf Business Solutions will be formally introduced at the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, displaying at booth #2173 and located adjacent to Golf Channel’s Morning Drive stage.  More

Ratings Roundup: CFP National Championship Game Flops; NFL Wildcard Weekend Posts Huge Success

Ratings roundup is a rundown of rating news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, the National Championship game posted the worst ratings in the CFP era, NFL Wildcard weekend improves over last year’s showing, First Take’s live episode in Dallas posted a […]  More

Golf Channel Revamps Graphics Package for Live Coverage

Golf fans are in store for a brand-new look from Golf Channel this year. The network worked with Troika/Mission Group (TMG) to revamp the graphics package across its live coverage of professional tournaments. The refreshed NBC Sports and Golf Channel graphics debuted during last week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions on the PGA TOUR.  More

Behind the Mic: John Sterling To Call Nets-Hawks on Dec. 16; Paul Azinger Named as Johnny Miller’s Replacement

Behind the Mic provides a roundup of recent news regarding on-air talent, including new deals, departures, and assignments compiled from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, John Sterling will call Brooklyn Nets-Atlanta Hawks contest on December 16, Paul Azinger will replace Johnny Miller on NBC Sports, Patrick Sharp joins NBC Sports Chicago on Blackhawks coverage, […]  More

Golf Channel Adds Matt Farrell as General Manager of Alternative Golf, Executive Director of the World Long Drive Association

Matt Farrell, CMO of USA Swimming, has joined Golf Channel as General Manager of Alternative Golf and Executive Director for the World Long Drive Association. Farrell is a 20-year veteran of sports and entertainment marketing spanning roles with USA Swimming, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Warner Brothers. The announcement was made by Tom Knapp, Golf […]  More

NBC Sports To Broadcast Inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur on Golf Channel

Next April, the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur (ANWA) will feature the best female amateur golfers in the world competing at Augusta National Golf Club. NBC Sports Group has been named the broadcast partner and will deliver live broadcast and digital event coverage of the final round on Saturday, April 6 (Noon-3 p.m. ET) on […]  More

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