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Sports streamers: a long road ahead

As new sports streaming services such as DAZN and Eleven Sports aggressively seek out rights and push traditional players to innovate, how is the market responding and measuring success? Ross Biddiscombe investigates It is a time of immense disruption in the sports streaming market. Almost every day there is either more content being made available […]

New president at Bell as Turcke exits for NFL

Randy Lennox is the new president of Canadian broadcast giant Bell Media following the exit of Mary Anne Turcke for American football organisation the NFL. Turcke has become the NFL’s president of digital media and NFL Network after nearly two years as president, and twelve overall at BCE, parent of Bell Media. She had taken […]

Netflix preps first sports doc

Netflix has greenlit Last Chance U, marking the streaming service’s first move into sports docs. The six-part doc series will launch on the US-based SVOD service at the end of July. It will go behind the scenes in the world of college American football, following a group of players being groomed as future NFL stars. […]

Ovation appoints distribution boss

US arts and culture cable net Ovation has recruited John Malkin as its distribution chief. As executive VP of content distribution, Malkin will report to Ovation CEO Charles Segars and will oversee channel and content distribution efforts. He replaces Brad Samuels, who recently left Ovation for Bloomberg TV. Ovation’s senior VP of content distribution and […]