Recent Posts tagged with Showtime

Showtime To Offer Direct-To-Consumer Streaming Option for Mayweather-McGregor PPV Fight

For the first time ever for a Showtime PPV fight, the highly anticipated Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor PPV event will be available directly to consumers on ShowtimePPV.com and through the SHOWTIME PPV application available on Apple mobile and Apple TV (4th Generation) devices. The PPV fight will also be available for purchase through cable, […]  More

Showtime Ups Chris DeBlasio to SVP, Sports Communications

As the network prepares to launch a robust fall lineup of unscripted sports programming, Showtime Networks announced that sports executive Chris DeBlasio has been promoted to the role of Senior Vice President, Sports Communications. The announcement was made by Trisha Cardoso, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications to whom he will continue to report. DeBlasio will […]  More

Ralph Baruch 1923-2016 (and me)

  Ralph Baruch died on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at age 92. A giant of our industry, after escaping the Nazis in Europe, he was a movie-theater usher, an engineer at Empire Broadcasting, and an ad seller for Channel 5 in New York before joining CBS in 1954, heading the newly spun-off Viacom in 1971, […]  More

Super Bowl 50 Programming Preview: What CBS, ESPN, and More Have in Store

by Alicia Montanaro, Editorial Assistant CBS will air a Super Bowl 50 pregame show titled The Super Bowl Today from 2:00-6:00 p.m. ET before the big game on Sunday, Feb. 7. The show will celebrate the Super Bowl by integrating the following into its coverage: historical footage, great moments, videos, player vignettes, and reflections highlighting […]  More

Showtime Releases Jacobs-Quillin Boxing Match in Virtual Reality

For the first time ever, a boxing match has been released in its entirety in 360 degree immersive virtual reality, as SHOWTIME captured the first round TKO from Saturday night’s main event between WBA Middleweight World Champion Daniel Jacobs’ and previously undefeated challenger Peter Quillin.  More

Seen on Screen: Showtime Plans Original Programming Leading Up to Mayweather-Pacquiao; NBCSN to Carry Notre Dame’s Blue-Gold Game

Although Showtime will not produce an “All Access” series and HBO won’t do a “24/7” series in the buildup to the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao megafight — for which they have partnered for a joint pay-per-view telecast on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas — each network will produce its own prefight […]  More

Seen on Screen: Fox Sports Live Tackles College Football; Sports Jeopardy! to Debut Next Month

by Jarrel Harris, Editorial Assistant Beginning Aug. 29, and continuing every Friday for the duration of the football season, FOX Sports 1’s flagship highlight, news and opinion show, FOX SPORTS LIVE, features a dedicated hour of college football programming with the newly minted FOX SPORTS LIVE: COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF. Slated to air weekly during the […]  More

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