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Twitter Snags Amex and JBL Harman as First Advertisers for Live Original Sports Shows

Twitter's monetization efforts just got a boost: The San Francisco company, in conjunction with the National Basketball Association, has sold its first ads for live original sports video content, reeling in American Express and JBL Harman as sponsors. 

As eSports Grows Online, TV Networks Like TBS and ESPN Are Hoping to Cash In

When TBS premieres its inaugural eSports competition on May 27, advertisers and programmers will be watching closely to see if the nascent world of organized multiplayer video gaming is ready to become a television juggernaut.

Bleacher Report Serves Up a Riotous Remake of Blackalicious’ ‘Alphabet Aerobics’

"A" is for advertising. "V" is for … viral video? Blackalicious' frenetic 1999 tongue-twister "Alphabet Aerobics" gets a sporty update in this animated music video from Bleacher Report.

Meet the Bleacher Report Editor Who Is Trouncing ESPN in Social Sharing

Between the Reagan and Obama administrations, Joe Yanarella carved out a ham-and-egger journalism career with print publications like the Hudson Valley News in upstate New York and Wizard magazine. Then, in 2009, as the U.S.

Dogs and Cats Living Together: Ratings Dip for NCAA Finals

In winning its fourth NCAA Men’s basketball title in 16 years, the University of Connecticut on Monday night took its rightful place among the greatest college hoops programs of the modern era. It’s only a shame that more people weren’t watching.

Kentucky-Wisconsin Final Four Tilt Sets Cable Ratings Record

The second of TBS’ historic Final Four telecasts, a white-knuckle battle between No. 8 seed Kentucky and the No. 2 Wisconsin Badgers, put up record numbers, making it the all-time most-watched nonfootball sporting event on cable.

TBS Primes the Pump for Its First Final Four

As TBS gears up to host its first-ever Final Four, the Turner network is pulling out all the stops on the promotional front.

Turner Taps Donna Speciale to Oversee Integrated TV, Digital Sales

On the eve of the 2014-15 upfront, Turner Broadcasting System has begun making sweeping changes in the structure of its ad sales unit, and as a result, one well-respected veteran will be leaving the company.

The Walking Dead Takes Another Bite Out of the Olympics

AMC’s The Walking Dead once again took a ragged bite out of the Winter Olympics, topping the 9-10 p.m. EST segment of NBC’s Sunday night coverage by more than 20 percent.

With NFL Win, CBS Lands an Even Bigger Bang

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, CBS appears to have outbid its broadcast competition for the rights to the new Thursday night NFL package.