or


[09/16/13 - 04:27 AM]
"Eurosport on Velocity" Brings the Best of Europe's Largest Sports Television Network to the United States for the First Time Ever
Beginning Saturday, September 28, the network will bring the U.S. audience a weekly block of motorsports programming from 1-3 PM ET/PT with encore presentations on Sunday morning.

[via press release from Velocity]

"EUROSPORT ON VELOCITY" BRINGS THE BEST OF EUROPE'S LARGEST SPORTS TELEVISION NETWORK TO THE UNITED STATES FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER

--EUROSPORT ON VELOCITY Programming Block Debuts Saturday, September 28 from 1-3 PM ET/PT--

(Silver Spring, Md.) - Velocity, the first cable network targeting an upscale male audience, announced today EUROSPORT ON VELOCITY, a new Saturday afternoon programming block that will bring Europe's largest sports television network to viewers in the U.S. for the first time. Beginning Saturday, September 28, EUROSPORT ON VELOCITY will bring the U.S. audience a weekly block of motorsports programming from 1-3 PM ET/PT with encore presentations on Sunday morning. EUROSPORT ON VELOCITY marks the first time in the 24-year history of Eurosport that the network will be broadcast in the U.S.

"EUROSPORT ON VELOCITY is one more way we are strengthening Velocity's connection with our target audience," said Robert Scanlon, general manager of Velocity. "As the exclusive home for Eurosport in the U.S., Velocity is delivering unique programming that no other U.S.-based network can offer to viewers. We're excited to be the American flagship for such a well-established, high-quality brand and look forward to working with the Eurosport team."

Eurosport Group CEO, Jean-Thierry Augustin, comments, "This is the first programming agreement with Discovery Communications since our partnership was forged end of 2012. It's a great example of the powerful synergies and opportunities we can create together. For the first time in Eurosport's history, American viewers will have a sight of our channel's immersive and expert sports TV production and best-in-class commentary. We're delighted our flagship channel's initial programming steps into the U.S. will be on our stakeholder's channel, Velocity."

In the premiere season of EUROSPORT ON VELOCITY, beginning Saturday, September 28 from 1-3 PM ET/PT, Velocity and Eurosport introduce four motorsport series to U.S. audiences:

· Competing from January to November across Europe, the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship features eleven exciting events on asphalt, gravel and snow. Velocity will carry all of the highlights. The series is managed and promoted by Eurosport Events, the Eurosport Group's expert division which delivers all aspects of sporting event management, ranging from TV production to media rights distribution, marketing and commercial investment.

· British Superbike is one of the "big three" series in motorcycle racing alongside MotoGP & the World Superbike Championships. Attracting 32 world class riders from all over the world and powered by 16 elite teams featuring leading manufacturers Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha, Ducati, Kawasaki, BMW and Aprilia: the new "showdown" format will deliver intense racing all season long.

· The Silk Way Rally is the second largest rally event in the world. Kicking off in Moscow, more than 130 rally cars and trucks race across the Russian Federation - covering more than 3,000 kilometers (1,864 miles) over seven days.

· Considered one of the most prestigious international cross country rallies, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge is a 5-day motorsport spectacular featuring motorcycle, quad-bike, four wheel and truck competitors.

About Velocity:

Velocity, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), is the upscale men's cable network that provides thrilling HD programming for its viewers. Velocity programming is diverse, intelligent and engaging, with series and specials representing the best of the automotive, sports and leisure, adventure and travel genres. Formerly HD Theater, the fully HD network is available in approximately 52 million homes. For more information on Velocity, please visit Velocity.tv, on Facebook at facebook.com/VelocityTV or on Twitter @VelocityTV1

About Eurosport TV Channels:

Eurosport is the n°1 pan-European TV channel, broadcasts in 20 languages and reaches 131 million homes across 54 countries. Eurosport HD is the high definition simulcast of Eurosport. Eurosport 2 broadcasts to 63 million households in 18 languages across 51 countries. Eurosport 2 HD was launched in August 2009. Eurosport Asia-Pacific reaches 17 countries in the region and launched an HD channel in September 2011. Eurosportnews is the sports news channel transmitted worldwide.

About Discovery Communications:

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than two billion cumulative subscribers in 223 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 162 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Across the Nordic region, Discovery owns and operates SBS Discovery Media, a top-three portfolio of 20 television brands that feature leading nonfiction content, as well as locally produced entertainment programs, sports and the best scripted series and movies from major studios. Discovery also is the leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of digital textbooks, and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.





  [september 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









[05/28/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Casts Jon Cor as Hodge Starkweather for Its Saga Series "Shadowhunters"
Hodge Starkweather is the weapons trainer at the Shadowhunters New York Institute and a former Circle member.

[05/28/15 - 12:31 PM]
Keke Palmer Will Join the Pink Ladies in "Grease: Live" on FOX
In addition, Broadway writers Robert Cary ("Anything but Love," "Ira & Abby") and Jonathan Tolins ("Buyer & Cellar," "The Last Sunday in June") will write the live television adaptation.

[05/28/15 - 12:04 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks & Best Friends Animal Society Commemorate June's Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month on Hallmark Channel's Daytime Lifestyle Program, "Home & Family"
Happy the Cat, a rescue himself and official feline ambassador to Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, will be the face of the month-long stunt and will make a special appearance on "Home & Family."

[05/28/15 - 11:07 AM]
Bakers Battle to Rise to the Top on Food Network's "Cake Wars"
Jonathan Bennett hosts this grueling competition, as the decorated bakers aim to impress master pastry chefs Ron Ben-Israel and Waylynn Lucas, as well as episodic guest judges.

[05/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 5 to Premiere Saturday, July 18 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:54 AM]
Electus International Signs Multiple Finished Tape Deals for ITV's "Bear Grylls: Mission Survive"
The six episode series, which premiered in the UK in February 2015, is produced by Bear Grylls Ventures, Electus, and betty.

[05/28/15 - 10:52 AM]
The Final Countdown to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015(TM) Has Begun
The campaign marks the crescendo of an unprecedented, company-wide multi-platform marketing initiative that began in 2014.

[05/28/15 - 10:51 AM]
NBC Announces Casting Call for Dorothy in Holiday Production of "The Wiz Live!"
Casting directors will be looking for a young African-American woman between 18-27 years old.

[05/28/15 - 10:45 AM]
"Unraveled" and "I'd Kill for You" Are Back - Hit Peacock Productions Series Return to Investigation Discovery
Both series are set to premiere in 2016.

[05/28/15 - 10:19 AM]
The Return of WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Delivers 1.8 Million Total Viewers and a Series High Among Adults and Women 25-54
WE tv further spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/28/15 - 10:06 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Goes Stratospheric for STEM Scholars
In the first-ever university scholarship at UCLA created by and named for a television series, "The Big Bang Theory" and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment.

[05/28/15 - 10:05 AM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Begins Third Season of Production in Atlanta
"With the series receiving ratings highs this season, I'm ecstatic to be returning to Atlanta for our third season to help people resolve their legal paternity issues," said Lauren Lake.

[05/28/15 - 09:31 AM]
Spike TV's "Catch a Contractor" Returns for a Third Season of Exposing Crooked Contractors on Sunday, June 21 at 10PM ET/PT
This season not only sets out to aid 10 new families in grim living circumstances, but also gives viewers a never-before-seen glimpse behind the scenes of the tense sting operations and the meticulous coordination needed to nab these deceitful conmen.

[05/28/15 - 09:23 AM]
Oxygen Media Launches New Online Destination "Very Real" as a One-Stop Shop for Millennial Women
"Very Real" will be home to digital content including shareable videos, in-depth features, blogs, quizzes, listicles and more.

[05/28/15 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Sets Premiere Date for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
Trevor Noah starts his new job on Monday, September 28.