The first ticket has yet to be sold, but the richest fight in boxing history is getting richer by the day.
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.
“Birdman” squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category. Showtime dominated the television nominations with nine.
“Birdman” topped the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations with four, 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.
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced early Thursday morning. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” led the pack with 19 bids, including best drama series.
Actor Josh Hartnett decided to take a break from Hollywood at the peak of his popularity. Now he’s back and making headlines with a starring role on Showtime’s new hit series, “Penny Dreadful.”
He’ll be 38 and another $150 million or so richer when his lucrative contract with Showtime ends.
CBS and Time Warner announced an agreement on fees paid by time Warner to CBS to air programming just in time for the fall TV and NFL season.
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.
The Lakers handed Mike Brown the pink slip after 5 games and will undoubtedly turn to Phil Jackson as their first choice replacement.