CBS Sports and their subsidiary SHOWTIME Sports have agreed to a multi-year joint venture with Premier Boxing Champions.
The Golden Globes inched closer to legitimacy in its 72nd show, giving awards not just to A-List celebrities, but to the edgier productions that unequivocally deserved recognition, including “Boyhood,” ”The Grand Budapest Hotel,” and “Birdman.”
“Birdman” squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category. Showtime dominated the television nominations with nine.
“Birdman” topped the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations with four, CBS earned three nominations.
If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.
From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.
On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced early Thursday morning. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” led the pack with 19 bids, including best drama series.
With 14 Emmy nominations, the once little mail order provider turned online streaming network, Netflix, has officially made it to the big leagues. Its original productions of “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” are up against top cable shows including “Game of Thrones” and “The Newsroom” from HBO and “House of Lies” from Showtime.
Comedian Dave Attell dropped by the studio to hang out with Toucher & Rich and talk about his new show on Showtime called Dave’s Old Porn.