By last year, the cable sports network’s signature show was suffering from slumping ratings as the company fought against the business climate of cord-cutting and the divisive politics of the Trump era. Enter Norby Williamson, who was named ESPN’s executive vice president of studio production in September 2017, placing him in charge of SportsCenter. His strategy: Return the show to its roots as a hub of news and highlights.
NEW YORK (AP) — To a certain segment of the population, Scott Van Pelt is a more popular late-night television star than Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert. That segment — young men aged 18-to-34 — may be small, but it’s an elusive one for television advertisers and vital to Van Pelt’s bosses at […]