While NFL ratings were down across the board this season, the team putting together Super Bowl LI on Fox don't expect any spillover when the game is finally played on Feb. 5.
On the eve of the launch of its 24/7 cable network, Fox Sports has nailed down the broadcast rights to the U.S. Open, the second of the four major golf championship tournaments.
After months of speculation—and 15 years of behind-the-scenes machinations—Fox Sports on Tuesday officially announced plans to launch a national cable sports network.
Fox Sports and Nascar have inked an eight-year extension of their media rights deal, a move that will keep the first half of the Sprint Cup Series on the Fox broadcast network through 2022.
In a major restructuring of News Corp.’s media and entertainment juggernaut, Peter Rice has been elevated to chairman and CEO of the Fox Networks Group. The promotion puts Rice at the helm of the broadcast unit, the cable networks FX and National Geographic Channel and Fox Sports.