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Nickelodeon, John Cena Prep Kids Choice Awards, Other Projects

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Nickelodeon announced today that WWE Superstar John Cena is returning to host the 2018 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for the second time, while also breaking new ground at the network with two firsts: Cena will get into character by lending his voice to an original villain named Baron Draxum in the brand-new 2D ...

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NextVR and WWE® Bring Fans Closer to the Action with Virtual Reality

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NextVR, the leader in broadcasting live events in virtual reality, and WWE today announced a new partnership to bring fans unique WWE experiences in virtual reality, featuring highlights from select 2018 WWE special events. The virtual reality experiences will be approximately 10 minutes in length and available for free to ...

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Overwatch League™ and Twitch Sign Landmark Multi-Year Media Rights Deal

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Today the Overwatch League™ and social video service Twitch announced a historic esports media-rights partnership, ensuring that every match of the world’s first major global city-based esports league will be readily available to fans across the globe. The first match of the Overwatch League’s inaugural season goes live on Twitch this Wednesday, ...

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USA Today Network To Livestream AFCA Awards Tonight

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The USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), will host the first ever livestream of the American Football Coaches Association Awards Show (AFCA) and green carpet on Tuesday, January 9 beginning at 6:00 pm ET from Charlotte, N.C. The event will air live on USA TODAY.com and on USA TODAY ...

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Hisense, FOX Sports All-Access Coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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Hisense, a global technology leader and an Official Sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, today announced a strategic partnership with FOX Sports to bring Hisense consumers an enhanced World Cup viewing experience, leading up to and during this summer’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™.  Hisense will offer consumers the FOX ...

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Award-Winning Journalists Jaime Diaz And Tim Rosaforte Exclusively Joining Golf Channel In 2018

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Golf Channel announced today that award-winning journalist Jaime Diaz has joined the network’s editorial staff. One of the most-respected voices in the game stemming from his more than 30 years of experience covering the golf industry, most recently as editor-in-chief of Golf World and senior writer at Golf Digest, Diaz will contribute to ...

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Pro Sporting Clays Announces TV Schedule

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The Professional Sporting Clays Association (PSCA) has announced that it will be undergoing a deep analysis on ways to provide even greater value to both shooters and sponsors to ensure the financial sustainability and the continued growth of the organization. As a result of the initial phase of this analysis, ...

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National Lacrosse League Announces Partnership with Facebook Watch

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The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, announced today a new partnership with Facebook Watch to feature the newest show from NLL Productions, ReLax. The new feature show will focus on insights, reactions and analysis of each weekend’s games by NLL Productions Tyson Geick ...

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‘Dear Basketball’ Premieres On Verizon’s go90

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Verizon’s go90 in partnership with Granity Studios and Believe Entertainment Group launched “Dear Basketball” Monday on go90 and across Verizon’s Yahoo Sports, AOL and Complex platforms. The film is a 5-minute animated version of Kobe Bryant’s poetic ode to the game, which generated 50 million views worldwide when first published on The Players Tribune in 2015. ...

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SiriusXM To Launch ACC, Pac-12 Channels

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SiriusXM has partnered with the ACC and Pac-12 for league-specific channels to launch in 2018, as announced today by the satellite radio provider and the conferences. SiriusXM ACC Radio will launch early in 2018 and be available exclusively to SiriusXM subscribers via select SiriusXM satellite radios (channel 371) as well ...

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