Comcast Begins Transition From Cinemax To Hitz

As previously announced, Comcast today started replacing Cinemax channels with its own on-demand movie network, Hitz.

Apollo 11’s Astronauts Snapped Photos For Science. Then Came MTV

NETWORK RATINGS ROUNDUP: JULY 8-14

Home Run Derby Proves A Popular Event

Nielsen says a little more than 8 million people watched Tuesday’s All-Star game on Fox, enough to be the second-most popular thing on television after America’s Got Talent last week. The derby where sluggers flex their muscles a day before the game was televised on ESPN and reached 5.4 million viewers.

TVN FOCUS ON ADVERTISING

Home Team Sports Carries Winning RSN Record

The unit of Fox that for more than a decade has sold the national inventory for all the nation’s major RSNs — including soon-to-be owner Sinclair — is a favorite not only of RSNs, but also of sports-minded media agencies because it’s a one-stop shop, allowing them to easily buy major professional and college on a national basis.

HBO’s PR Chief Leaving After 39 Years

Quentin Schaffer, who reported to former CEO Richard Plepler, will exit his role as head of corporate communications in August.

‘Euphoria’ Renewed For Second Season At HBO

Courtney Cox To Star In, Executive Produce ‘Last Chance U’

DMA 3: CHICAGO

White Sox Ratings At 7-Year High On NBC Sports Chicago

Michael Engleman Named Showtime CMO

The former Turner executive will also have oversight for marketing efforts at Pop and the Smithsonian Channel.

NWSL Sets TV Deal With ESPN For 14 Games

CHICAGO (AP) — The National Women’s Soccer League has a television contract for the second half of its season to replace the partnership with A+E Networks that was cut short a year early by the broadcaster in February. ESPN announced Thursday that it will televise 14 matches in its first NWSL broadcasts since 2014. Eight […]