NBA on TNT Analysts Break Down the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals
TNT will be the exclusive home of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference Finals when the Miami Heat face the Indiana Pacers beginning with Game 1 tonight, Wednesday, May 22, at 8:30 p.m. ET.
TNT NBA analysts Steve Kerr, Reggie Miller and Kenny Smith, who will all be a part of the network’s coverage, offer their breakdown of the series
20 May 2013
TNT's Exclusive Coverage of the Eastern Conference Finals Tips Off Wednesday, May 22, with Miami Hosting Indiana at 8:30 p.m. ET
TNT will be the exclusive home of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference Finals when the Miami Heat and LeBron James face the Indiana Pacers and Paul George in a best-of-seven series beginning with Game 1 from Miami on Wednesday, May 22, at 8:30 p.m. ET. The network’s Sports Emmy Award-winning NBA Playoff coverage will feature Marv Albert calling the action with analysts Steve Kerr and Reggie Miller.
20 May 2013
New at RTL's 'Nachtjournal': CNN Correspondent Fred Pleitgen strengthens the presenter line up of RTL's nightly news magazine
Frederik Pleitgen, Berlin correspondent of the leading international news channel CNN will also shortly now be working for RTL. From May, the 36 year old will present the ‘RTL Nachtjournal‘ for a week each month in addition to his ongoing work for CNN. Ilka Eßmüller remains the main presenter of the RTL news magazine at midnight, with Isabelle Körner from N-TV – continuing her existing role in the anchoring roster. Pleitgen’s first week anchoring ‘RTL Nachtjournal’ begins tomorrow, Tuesday May 21st.
13 May 2013
NBA TV to Televise 2013 NBA Social Media Awards presented by SAP June 12 at 8 p.m. ET
NBA TV will televise the second annual NBA Social Media Awards presented by SAP – celebrating NBA players, teams and fans for their social engagement throughout the 2012-13 NBA regular season – on Wednesday, June 12, at 8 p.m. (ET). Chris Webber (@realchriswebber) will host the show along with contributions and appearances from various players and celebrities. The show will recognize some of the best moments from the 2012-13 NBA regular season, which resonated with fans and generated the most social engagement.
10 May 2013
Adult Swim Enters Upfront With Most-Watched Year Ever!
Adult Swim, basic cable’s #1 network with young adults for eight consecutive years, announced its best ratings in the network’s history and a slate of new and returning programming in advance of its annual Upfront event in New York City on May 15, which will feature a scheduled performance by Grammy®-winning Hip-Hop artist & producer Kanye West.
09 May 2013
Turner Broadcasting to Launch upwave, a New Multi-Platform Health and Wellness Entertainment Brand
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) today announced that it will launch upwave, a multi-platform entertainment brand focused on health and wellness. upwave will integrate digital content and linear cable television with technology including mobile apps, live events and social media to create a robust healthy living destination for consumers and advertisers.
09 May 2013
PGA.com Launches PGA Digital Golf Academy
PGA.com – the official website of The PGA of America which is managed by Turner Sports – today launches the PGA Digital Golf Academy, a new online subscription product offering high-quality instructional videos featuring PGA Professionals that is designed to help golfers improve their game.
PGA Digital Golf Academy will also launch as a part of the new YouTube subscription platform, making PGA.com’s instructional content one of the first sports YouTube subscription-based channels. The content will be available at youtube.com/PGAGOLFACADEMY.
07 May 2013
CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Programming Schedule for 2014 and 2015 NCAA Final Four and National Championship Games
CBS Sports and Turner Sports have announced the programming schedule for their exclusive joint television coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship in 2014 and 2015. In each of the two years, TBS will televise the NCAA Final Four national semifinals and CBS will broadcast the NCAA National Championship game
30 April 2013
Three Boris Karloff Classics Coming to DVD for First Time Ever from Turner Classic Movies
Three early Boris Karloff classics are coming to DVD for the first time ever in Karloff Criminal Kind, a new exclusive collection from TCM. The set includes fully restored and re-mastered editions of The Criminal Code (1931), The Guilty Generation (1931) and Behind the Mask (1932).
29 April 2013
TCM to Set Sail Aboard Disney Magic for Third TCM Classic Cruise
TCM is preparing to hit the high seas once again for the third TCM Classic Cruise. Slated for Dec. 8-13, 2013, the cruise will take place aboard the Disney Magic, the Disney Cruise Line ship that ranked #1 in a Conde Nast readers poll. In addition, TCM will stage its fifth annual TCM Classic Film Festival in April 2014, coinciding with the network's 20th anniversary.
25 April 2013
NCAA.com to Provide More than 450 Hours of Live Streaming Video From 2013 NCAA® Spring Championships
NCAA.com and the free “NCAA Sports” iPhone app, both managed by Turner Sports, will be the official home of the 2013 NCAA® spring championships with more than 450 combined hours of live streaming video including coverage of more than 200 events. The Live NCAA spring championships coverage will begin Friday, April 26, with the Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship from Rochester, N.Y., and continue through June 2.
A total of 30 championships will be streamed live exclusively on NCAA.com including Division I men’s and women’s golf, Division I men’s and women’s tennis, National Collegiate men’s volleyball, National Collegiate women’s water polo and Division II and III men’s and women’s lacrosse. Buick is the sponsor of NCAA.com’s live streaming coverage of men’s baseball, men’s lacrosse and women’s softball. With a focus on their Human Highlight Reel, Buick will run video and branded media across NCAA.com’s spring Championship coverage and across the NCAA Sports
18 April 2013
SNL's Bill Hader Returns with A New Line up of Films As Host of TCM Essentials Jr. Summer Showcase
Actor and writer Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live) will return to TCM for a third time this summer to host the network's popular TCM Essentials Jr. showcase. Hader will present 13 films that are ideal for parents to introduce to kids, beginning Sunday, June 2, at 8 p.m. (ET) with The Court Jester (1956).
18 April 2013
NBA Digital to Provide Comprehensive Coverage of 2013 NBA Playoffs Across Multimedia Platforms
NBA Digital will be the home of the most expansive league playoff coverage across multiple screens including up to nine first round games on NBA TV – part of the network’s more than 1,500 hours of playoff programming – special features on NBA.com such as the Social Spotlight and NBA Playoffs Pulse, and extensive NBA Mobile offerings including the signature NBA GameTime app.
NBA TV will televise originally-produced first round playoff games, pre- and post-game studio programming, live press conference coverage and replays of every game. The network’s live game telecasts will tip off with the Miami Heat hosting the Milwaukee Bucks (first round, Game 2) on Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. ET. Kevin Calabro will call the game with analyst Greg Anthony and reporter Craig Sager.
18 April 2013
TNT’s Extensive Coverage of the 2013 NBA Playoffs Begin Sunday, April 21
TNT, in its 29th consecutive year of NBA coverage, will televise more than 40 playoff games – the most of any network – including first and second round action and the exclusive presentation of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. The network’s playoff coverage will tip off Sunday, April 21, with a tripleheader – Atlanta vs. Indiana at 1 p.m. ET; Milwaukee vs. Miami at 7 p.m. and Houston vs. Oklahoma City at 9:30 p.m.
The network’s Sports Emmy Award-winning playoff coverage will include five commentator teams during the first round:
• Marv Albert with Steve Kerr
• Kevin Harlan with Reggie Miller
• Dick Stockton with Chris Webber
• Matt Devlin with Mike Fratello
• Ian Eagle with Greg Anthony
18 April 2013
NBA Digital Delivers Record-Setting Regular Season
NBA Digital delivered a record-setting 2012-13 regular season across television, online and mobile screens. Highlights include NBA TV’s most-viewed complete regular season ever, NBA.com setting all-time records in page views and video streams, and NBA Mobile generating all-time video stream totals.
NBA TV averaged 336,000 total viewers for its 98 regular-season telecasts, up 33% over the last full NBA regular-season in 2010-11 (253,000).