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Topic: College football

A $1.5 Million Loss? Furniture Chain Says Football Promotion Was Actually a Big Win Ohio store drew national attention with refund pledge if Buckeyes won

When Ohio State won college football's championship game Monday night, it was obviously good news for fans back home. But it was especially good news for those who took part…

January 13, 2015, 7:21 PM EST

How 4 Brands (and Bob Newhart) Made the Most of College Football's First Playoff Championship Butterfinger, Arby's among the social notables

There weren't a ton of brands that treated Monday night's first college football playoff championship like it was a worthy of the kind of real-time marketing efforts normally seen for…

January 13, 2015, 6:58 AM EST

ESPN Is Airing the College Football Championship in 12 Different Ways 'Megacast' makes the most of multi-screen options

If you're tuning in to the College Football Championship game between University of Oregon and Ohio State tonight, ESPN wants to give you some options. For the second year, the…

January 12, 2015, 7:36 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Fox Sports 1 Is Sorry for Turning Football Fans Into Even Slobbier Spouses Adding more games, straining more relationships

Angry college football widows give Fox Sports 1 the finger for adding more college football games this season. That’s the creative concept behind the new “Sorry for All the Football” campaign…

August 13, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT

ESPN Inks Dr Pepper as First Mega-Sponsor of the College Football Playoff Series Soft drink brand will present championship trophy

ESPN has signed on Dr Pepper as the first official Championship Partner of the College Football Playoff series, which kicks off on Jan. 1 in Pasadena and New Orleans. Analogous to…

March 25, 2014, 1:06 PM EDT

Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews Discusses Her Dream Come True of Covering the Super Bowl Rooting for bad weather at Sunday’s big game

Specs Who Erin Andrews Age 35 New gig Sunday marks Andrews’ first stint as a Super Bowl sideline reporter. Continuing gig Fox Sports reporter and studio host, Fox College Saturday (FS1) How does the Super…

January 26, 2014, 8:51 PM EST

Final BCS Title Game Is One for the Ages Epic FSU-Auburn tilt draws 25.6 million viewers

College football’s oft-derided Bowl Championship Series went out on a high note Monday night, as the thrilling Florida State-Auburn showdown proved to be one of the most-watched programs in cable…

January 7, 2014, 7:54 PM EST

All You People Did This Year Was Watch The Walking Dead and Duck Dynasty Show pitch: zombie ducks

Take even a cursory glance at the Nielsen ratings for TV’s dollar demo and two cable series will jump right out at you: AMC’s The Walking Dead and A&E’s Duck…

December 12, 2013, 5:17 PM EST

Ole Miss Girl Could Be the Best Party-School Spokeswoman Ever Student drinks, charms her way to viral fame

Hopefully Ole Miss is prepared for a spike in enrollment and a corresponding dip in GPA, because the university just received one of the best unsolicited party-school endorsements of all…

October 17, 2013, 1:26 PM EDT

Fox Sports 1 Powers Through Its First Month Startup cable net dominates second-tier players

A month after its much-ballyhooed launch, Fox Sports 1 is proving itself to be a much more attractive advertising environment than its predecessor. According to Nielsen data, FS1’s first 30 days…

September 20, 2013, 1:41 PM EDT

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