Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports EVP, speaks about negotiating the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight, perhaps the most complex and lucrative fight deal in history.
The shows are now eligible to run in the comedy category of the annual Emmy Awards ceremony after a rule revision by the Television Academy.
CBS Sports and their subsidiary SHOWTIME Sports have agreed to a multi-year joint venture with Premier Boxing Champions.
The dark comedy “Birdman” topped the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations with four nods, including best ensemble cast. Meanwhile, CBS earned three nominations.
If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.
From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.
On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.
With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.
Showtime’s president is hinting that a “Dexter” spin-off may be forthcoming. The serial killer drama starring Michael C. Hall is in its eighth and final season.
Warren Sapp is out as an analyst on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” after CBS and Showtime declined to renew the former defensive tackle’s contract.
The Showtime television network says it is preparing a new documentary on former Vice President Dick Cheney.
He will host a half-hour weekday show on cable channel CBS Sports Network called “Rome” starting in April.