Sports Rights

CBS Sports Chief Sean McManus to Retire, David Berson to Succeed

CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus expects to step down from his post in April of 2024, and will be replaced by David Berson, the president of the unit. […]

Fight Club: Endeavor Is Ready to Rumble in Media With $21 Billion UFC-WWE Merger

For decades, sports on television was a bulletproof business. Live games, airing on local stations or national networks, reliably brought in big audiences and even bigger advertising hauls. […]

Peacock Taps Allen Iverson to Sell Streaming to Sports Fans

Streaming fans may associate NBC’s Peacock with original shows like “Poker Face” or a place to watch “Saturday Night Live” when one lacks a cable subscription. But the […]

Disney+ Hotstar Sheds 12.5 Million Subscribers in Fiscal Q3 Amid Strategy Shift; Streaming Losses Narrow

The Walt Disney Co. saw its streaming losses narrow in the second quarter amid an exodus of 12.5 million subscribers from its Disney+ Hotstar streaming platform in India. […]