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XFL 2020 Kickoff Includes TV Deals with ABC/ESPN FOX Sports

XFL 2020 Kickoff Includes TV Deals with ABC/ESPN, FOX Sports

Looking to move out from underneath the shadow of the recently shuttered Alliance of American Football (AAF) as well as learn from its own disastrous past (with the hopes of not repeating it), WWE head Vince McMahon's XFL has announced multi-year deals with both ESPN and FOX Sports to televise league games beginning with the[...]


The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #5-#1

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #5-#1

When you add Hulu (where most believe the more "adult" content will go) and ESPN+ (the sports networks' streaming service) into the mix, Disney+ has the potential to go from concept to "king" in record-breaking, eye-bleeding time.However... all of this is "concept" and "expected" right now, and Disney+ does have some things working against it.  For[...]

Captain Marvel Footage is Coming During the College Football Playoff National Championship

'Captain Marvel' Footage is Coming During the College Football Playoff National Championship

Much like how Marvel Studios dropped additional footage of Black Panther earlier this year during the the College Football Playoff National Championship, they'll be doing the same for Captain Marvel during the 2019 game.MarvelousRealm on Twitter shared this snippet of a video from EPSN, which seemingly confirms that new footage for the film is coming on January 7th during the[...]

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #25-#21

The Bleeding Cool Top 25 TV Influencers 2019 Countdown: #25-#21

In a multi-year broadcast deal, Overwatch League Season 2 is coming to "The Mouse" - airing on ESPN, ESPN2, Disney XD, ABC and streaming services - which means you'll have a little more time to upgrade your definition of "spectator sport."[caption id="attachment_717558" align="aligncenter" width="611"] Credit: Peabody Awards [/caption] #22 Jordan Peele The Academy Award-wining writer/director (Get Out, Us) and[...]


Captain Marvel Trailer Will Debut During Monday Night Football

'Captain Marvel' Trailer Will Debut During Monday Night Football

After SO MUCH back and forth on the Twitterverse today (read: this week) about the upcoming slate of expected Marvel Studios trailers, we apparently have confirmation on at least one new MCU trailer for Monday, December 3rd- Captain Marvel. According to our pals over at TrailerTrack, we're getting a new Captain Marvel trailer drop during Monday Night Football[...]

2019 NFL Draft: ABC Airing All Days Two Nights Original Primetime Coverage

2019 NFL Draft: ABC Airing All Days; Two Nights Original Primetime Coverage

ABC's broadcast will be different from NFL Network and ESPN's coverage during the first two nights, though the network will simulcast ESPN’s feed on the third day for the second straight year. “The addition of broadcast television for all three days of the 2018 NFL Draft helped to bring this important offseason event to even more fans[...]

Overwatch League Finds a Broadcast Home with ABC and ESPN

Overwatch League Finds a Broadcast Home with ABC and ESPN

Today it was announced on ESPN that Blizzard signed a new multiyear deal that will bring the league's games to ABC and ESPN network stations This deal starts tonight with the playoffs, which are going to be broadcast on Disney XD and ESPN 3.The deal does not cancel or negate any current broadcast or licensing deals,[...]

New England Patriots Julian Edelman Suspended for PED Violation

New England Patriots' Julian Edelman Suspended for PED Violation

ESPN is reporting that wide receiver Julian Edelman is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.Edelman is appealing the suspension, which tends to not go well for the player as most cases are upheld But the 32-year-old is in his 10th season and has never tested positive before, and[...]


Can You Spell It in a Sentence Bleeding Cools 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Live-Blog

Can You Spell It in a Sentence? Bleeding Cool's 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Live-Blog!

ET).With Can You Spell It in a Sentence? Bleeding Cool’s 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Live-Blog!, we’ll be offering some funny and irreverent takes on the nation’s oldest academic competition from the perspective of someone who would have problems spelling half of the words in play even if they were on a teleprompter.https://youtu.be/IS7PNFvTBAc● This page should[...]

Can You Spell It in a Sentence Join Bleeding Cools 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Live-Blog

Can You Spell It in a Sentence? Join Bleeding Cool's 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Live-Blog!

ET for our live-blog coverage of the nation’s largest and longest-running educational program.https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/05/24/2018-spelling-bee-media-guide-espn/https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/05/25/2018-scripps-spelling-bee-rules/https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/05/26/2018-spelling-bee-2017-recap/https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/05/28/2018-spelling-bee-spellers-spotlight/https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/05/29/2018-spelling-bee-facts-figures/[caption id="attachment_857459" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Scripps National Spelling Bee[/caption]As part of Bleeding Cool‘s commitment to covering every inch of the pop culture landscape, we’ll be live-blogging the 91st Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, May 31st, from 8:30 p.m[...]


2018 Spelling Bee Spotlight: A Look at Some of This Years Student Spellers

2018 Spelling Bee Spotlight: A Look at Some of This Year's Student Spellers

When a record-breaking 516 champion spellers (ages 8 to 15, from all 50 states and around the world) descend upon National Harbor, Maryland, for the 91st Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, they're doing it for two reasons: to see who has the strongest "word fu" when the dust settles from one of pop culture's brainier battles — […]

Spelling Bee R-E-W-I-N-D: A Look Back at the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee R-E-W-I-N-D: A Look Back at the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

From there, winners advance to local levels usually sponsored by newspapers, community organizations and universities; with those local winners travelling to Washington, D.C., to compete in the National Finals.Ahead of next week's 91st Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, here's a look back to 2017 and at how the 291 spelling champs from across the country and around[...]

This Is Spelling There Are Rules: The A-Z of the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee

This Is Spelling; There Are Rules: The A-Z of the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee

When a record-breaking 516 champion spellers (ages 8 to 15, from all 50 states and around the world) descend upon National Harbor, Maryland, for the 91st Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, they're doing it for two reasons: to see who has the strongest "word fu" when the dust settles from one of pop culture's brainier battles — […]

Bleeding Cools Media Guide to the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Bleeding Cool's Media Guide to the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee

To kick things off, here's a look at what we can expect with a day-to-day overview of this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee:https://youtu.be/MNqc1PX1kGMThis year's Scripps National Spelling Bee is expected to be another ratings and social media hit, with 2018 marking ESPN's 25th straight year of televising the finals[...]

ESPN and UFC Make a Deal Clearing Way for 2-Hour WWE Raw on Fox

ESPN and UFC Make a Deal, Clearing Way for 2-Hour WWE Raw on Fox

ESPN and UFC have officially announced their long-rumored deal, bringing 15 live Fight Night events to the ESPN+ digital streaming service, as well as UFC content to ESPN's various TV networks, starting in 2019 The deal, rumored at $150 million, has major implications for MMA fans, blah blah blah blah, but more importantly, what does[...]