Dick Ebersol’s replacement is blending NBC Sports with its cable partners, Versus and Golf Channel, among other Comcast sports properties, to build a new TV sports empire. Versus, which becomes the NBC Sports Network on Jan. 2, is the focus of much of his attention.
Row 44 Inc., provider of an in-flight broadband entertainment platform, is launching what it calls “a first-of-its-kind service” with several media partners to deliver live Internet Protocol television (IPTV) in-flight to passengers’ smart phones, laptops and tablet devices. Passengers will be able to watch, on their own Wi-Fi enabled devices in-flight, live news and political […]
NEW YORK (AP) —Versus is adding live weeknight studio shows as part of its evolution after the NBC-Comcast merger.The “NBC SportsTalk” programs will air from 6-7 p.m. on Monday through Friday starting Sept. 8. “If we’re going to be important to sports fans, we have to be relevant each day,” NBC Sports Group chair Mark […]
NBCUniversal is expected to announce today that it is renaming Versus, Comcast’s ratings-challenged 24-hour sports channel, as the NBC Sports Network in January 2012.
Comcast and the National Hockey League have announced a new agreement that will give NBC and Versus rights to televise hockey games for the next 10 years at least.