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/ 16 days ago

Peacock, Paramount+ consider merger to fight ESPN/FOX/TNT

Comcast and Paramount have held discussions about potentially joining forces together. According to The Wall Street Journal, the potential joint venture would revolve around the streaming services of the two companies. The merger could eventually see Peacock and Paramount+ move under the same roof. Peacock is currently Comcast's over-the-top video streaming service. The app, according […]

ESPN

/ 25 days ago

What's missing from the ESPN, FOX and TNT app for soccer fans

ESPN, FOX, and TNT owner WarnerBros Discovery this week announced a major joint venture to stream sports, including soccer, on one app. ESPN is the home of a litany of club competitions in Europe, including the Bundesliga and LaLiga. FOX has provided a home for international soccer on United States television. The Gold Cup, European […]

CBS Sports

/ 34 days ago

CBS Champions League commercial nails soccer fandom in USA

CBS unveiled a commercial during the National Football League's AFC Championship that perfectly captures what it is like to watch the UEFA Champions League. At least, it perfectly captures what it is like to watch the competition for American viewers. The top international club competition in Europe has games that start around lunchtime for viewers […]

Americans Abroad

/ 74 days ago

Marsch says Major League Soccer's problem is geographical

Jesse Marsch is enjoying his time away from the pitch despite interest from several clubs, including some in Major League Soccer. The former RB Leipzig and Leeds United manager was fired by the English club back in February and has taken his time looking for another coaching job. For now, the American has been contributing […]
Mary Kouw

CBS Sports

/ 83 days ago

How CBS Sports sees itself as a risk-taker in its soccer coverage

In three short years, CBS Sports has established itself as willing to push the envelope with its studio coverage of its various soccer properties. CBS has the UEFA Champions League, NWSL, CONCACAF internationals, and Serie A. Arguably, the broadcaster is on the cutting edge of creating content that generates conversations. In exclusive interviews, World Soccer […]

CBS Sports

/ 87 days ago

The strategy behind CBS Sports' success with soccer

CBS Sports has grown its soccer content in variety and scope since re-entering the soccer space in the summer of 2020. At that time, it took over broadcasting of the UEFA Champions League after Turner Sports decided it didn't want to continue televising the competition. Since then, the programming decisions CBS makes in soccer have […]

CBS Sports

/ 89 days ago

Micah Richards interview about being himself on CBS Sports

World Soccer Talk Senior Writer Kartik Krishnaiyer sat down with Micah Richards in Miami to catch up with him about his broadcast career, and the fit with CBS Sports/Paramount+. Here's our Micah Richards interview. When CBS Sports began broadcasting UEFA Champions League matches in the summer of 2020, they introduced Micah Richards to an American […]

CBS Sports

/ 103 days ago

Paramount+ slashes prices for Black Friday sale

In honor of the annual sale holiday, Paramount+ is available at a heavily discounted price because of Black Friday. The base price for Paramount+ is $5.99. That went up in the fall of 2023, as did the subscription prices for most streaming services. However, new users can take advantage of the lower prices to watch […]

Amazon

/ 115 days ago

NWSL TV deal boosts revenue but makes it harder to find games

The new four-year, four-partner TV deal for the NWSL is a game-changer for the league in more ways than one. The specifics have now been revealed for the new arrangement, set to kick off in the 2024 season. Starting next year, 118 matches throughout the season will be broadcast between four partners – CBS Sports, […]

CBS Sports

/ 130 days ago

CBS Champions League crew back in USA: Destination Miami

The CBS Champions League coverage crew is making another trip to the United States with two days of coverage in Miami. Last season, the talented team was in New York City to cover a pair of group-stage matchdays. This year, the crew is going south, where it is a little warmer, at the end of […]

CBS Sports

/ 132 days ago

Paramount Global shake-up means potential sale of Paramount+

There is a growing chance that Paramount+ may be put up for sale. Paramount Global, the overarching company that owns Paramount+, may soon have a new owner. Shari Redstone, the media conglomerate's controlling shareholder, has been holding private talks to sell the company. There are no named buyers or firms interested in the initial report. […]