Pizza Hut and the NCAA ordered a multi-year agreement that keeps Pizza Hut as the Official Pizza of the NCAA through the 2020-2021 academic year. The deal hands Pizza Hut with the rights to activate around all 90 NCAA championships each year, from basketball and hockey, to bowling, fencing, baseball, beach volleyball, and beyond. “The excitement and entertainment of enjoying live sports with friends and family is a time-honored tradition, and Pizza Hut aligns naturally with these experiences,” said Zipporah Allen, Chief Marketing Officer, Pizza Hut, U.S. “Pizza and sports are a perfect match. From the Men’s Final Four and College World Series, to the NFL Draft and Super Bowl, we’re looking forward to feeding the passion and excitement of all sports fans at every level.”
Meredith Vieira (Today, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire) is back to playing games as host of 25 Words or Less, debuting on select Fox-owned stations on Monday, August 6. Half-hour summer series will broadcast for three weeks.
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Tuesday sees FOX Sports step up to the plate for the 89th Major League Baseball All-Star Game presented by Mastercard out of DC with pregame coverage beginning at 7p on FS1 and continuing on the FOX broadcast network at 7:30p. Microphone duties see John Smoltz join play-by-play announcer Joe Buck with MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal […]
The Mouse is taking the point. Yesterday saw a new deal announced that will see Overwatch League head to the ESPN, Disney and ABC family of networks in a multi-year agreement that kicks in with this season’s Overwatch League playoffs, which began last night. The deal also includes the Season 1 grand finals, the Overwatch […]
Epic Games is dangling $8 million in prizes over the next eight weeks for a new Fortnite competition, the Summer Skirmish series. Each weekend will feature a different competition with the weekend’s battle serving up a $250,000 Duos competition. According to Epic, participants will be made up of “community creators and Fortnite players who have […]