Another YouTube star is headed to TV. Judy Travis, who has collected nearly a half billion views on her ItsJudyTime and ItsJudysLife YouTube channels, has been signed to television programming, merchandising, licensing, book publishing and lifestyle product deals with Driver Digital.Read more
USA TODAY Sports debuted the College Football Fan Index presented by Degree, designed as a digital index that “combines social media activity and online fan voting to determine the ultimate college football fan base.” The index will measure fan bases through social chatter aggregation and online fan voting via weekly editorial fan-driven themes such as best...Read more
Just ahead of the new MNF season, ESPN is teaming with NFL Films for a new campaign with the tagline “No Other Night is Monday Night.” The campaign will run throughout the season, with the first spot, Tunnel, featuring up-close, documentary-style footage of some of the NFL’s top players: Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Dez Bryant,...Read more
Yahoo! sports radio kickstarts sports kings' NFL weekly countdown hosted by Mean Gene and Ronnie Brooks
Yahoo! Sports Radio is launching Sports Kings’ NFL Weekly Countdown on Saturday from 7-8a. The series is hosted by MeanGene “The Sports Machine” and Sports Host Ronnie Brooks, counting down to each weekend’s games and covering headlines. The program, which has aired in Phoenix, Tampa, Dallas, Los Angeles and Chicago, in addition to streaming live at SportsKings.net and via...Read more
season premiere of "the incredible dr. pol" on nat geo WILD Named highest rated august telecast ever
The season premiere of The Incredible Dr. Pol on Nat Geo WILD Saturday was the net’s highest rated August telecast ever, delivering 729,000 viewers P2+ and a 0.4 P25-54 rating.Read more
Up against CBS’s football and MTV’s VMAs, Sunday’s finale of ABC singing competition Rising Star managed to jump 13 percent week to week among A18-49, to .9/3, drawing its biggest overall audience (3.2 million) in 3 weeks.
Weather Channel’s “Survival Week” launches Sunday, August 31 with segments featuring survival stories on Wake Up with Al and AMHQ with Sam Champion, as well as new eps of survival-themed Fat Guys in the Woods and So You Think You’d Survive, along with Hurricane 360 and Weather Caught...Read more
NBC's telecast of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards last night featured host Seth Meyers (Late Night), a slew of celeb presenters and more than a few surprises in the winner's circle. Trophies went to:
Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Cranston
Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Julianna...
Most viewers discover new shows by watching commercials on TV. According to Horizon Media’s Finger on the Pulse survey, 72 percent of viewers found out about new summer shows by watching TV spots, versus 28 percent from online and print reviews, 22 percent by word of mouth, 17 percent for radio or online streaming spots and 8 percent by outdoor media. Millennials skew highest...Read more
State Farm summoned ghosts of Saturday Night Live past for spots launched during Sunday’s MTV VMAs. The characters, including Rob Schneider’s Richmeister, appear in a DDB Chicago campaign resulting from a relationship between the insurance giant and Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video...Read more