TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Posts Tagged ‘Charissa Thompson’

The SportsNewser Ticker: Fox Sports Live, NFL Network X2

  • NFL Network has poached ESPN reporter Jenn Brown to serve as the host of “NFL Total Access.” Brown had been a sideline reporter and the host of college football show “RoadTrip” for ESPN.

  • Speaking of NFL Network, parent company NFL Media has landed New York Times football reporter Judy Battista. In her new role, she will write columns for NFL.com and appear on all NFL Network programs.

Mediabistro Course

Mediabistro Job Fair

Mediabistro Job FairLand your next big gig! Join us on January 27 at the Altman Building in New York City for an incredible opportunity to meet with hiring managers from the top New York media companies, network with other professionals and industry leaders, and land your next job. Register now!
 

Lifetime Nixes Serena Williams Nail Salon Reality Show

In a devastating development for people who wanted to watch a reality show about Serena Williams‘ second love, nail treatment, Lifetime has decided to pull the plug on the proposed series starring the tennis great. The pilot reportedly featured footage of Williams giving Oprah Winfrey a pedicure, an image that might cause some people to dip their eyeballs in hydrogen peroxide. The Daily News (N.Y.) says Lifetime programmers “felt the audience wouldn’t think Serena was being authentic” in the show, even though Williams has studied professional nail care. The Daily News asked Winfrey’s OWN channel if there was interest in developing Williams’ show, but a spokeswoman said, “OWN has no plans for a reality series with Serena Williams.”

Philly Columnist: Boston Fans Have Become Obnoxious

In a column that’s startling in its lack of self-awareness, John Gonzalez of The Philadelphia Inquirer says Phillies fans should brace themselves for the arrival of obnoxious visiting sports fans when the Red Sox visit Philadelphia for a three-game set on Tuesday. Boston fans, you see, have become smug and self-satisfied in light of the championships won by the Patriots, Celtics, Red Sox and, most recently, the Bruins. Read more