“LIV Golf, at last, has a television deal in the United States. “The new circuit, bankrolled by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund and the catalyst for a year of turmoil in men’s professional golf, said Thursday that its 54-hole, no-cut tournaments would air on the CW Network and its app beginning next month.” Click here […]
“LIV Golf, the controversial Saudi-funded golf tour that launched last year and has signed stars such as Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, finally has a television home in the United States.” Click here to continue reading via the Wall Street Journal.
“The CW has reached a multiyear agreement for the TV rights to LIV Golf events, a deal that will raise the U.S. profile of the controversial Saudi-backed league.” Click here to continue reading via the Los Angeles Times.
“Confirming persistent reports, Nexstar Media Group’s The CW Network said it reached a deal to televise tournaments staged by Saudi-backed LIV Golf.” Click here to continue reading via Broadcasting & Cable.
“LIV Golf has its long-awaited television partner, a large affiliate network in the United States that has no other sports programming but will offer the controversial league a large platform to show its product.” Click here to continue reading via Sports Illustrated.
“Nexstar Media Group’s NewsNation has landed another former ABC News star for its nightly prime time lineup.” Click here to continue reading via the Los Angeles Times.
“Nexstar has made some high-profile media deals over the past year under the leadership of founder Sook, including acquiring political news site The Hill for $130 million and taking a majority stake in the U.S.’ youngest broadcast network, the CW, from parent companies Paramount Global and Warner Bros. Discovery. Sook’s local broadcasting group has seen […]
“The SmackDown did have a winner: Sports entertainment engine WWE ended the year with a gain of 38%. The runner up — big broadcaster and new CW owner Nexstar, which rose 16%. ” “As for Nexstar, the big broadcaster benefits from scale, including multiple stations in some markets with highly competitive political races; it surpassed […]
“Nexstar Media Group said it appointed former Turner executive Michael Strober as executive VP and chief revenue officer, a new post at the company. Nexstar has been expanding from its base of local TV stations with the CW and NewsNation national networks and digital streaming and mobile businesses. Strober will be responsible for designing and […]
“Nexstar has named Michael Strober chief revenue officer. Per the TV station giant, in this newly created executive vice president role, Strober will be “responsible for leading the reimagination and execution of a new advertising sales and go-to-market strategy” across linear, digital, mobile and streaming platforms.” Click here to continue reading via Variety: https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/nexstar-chief-revenue-officer-michael-strober-1235446228/