James, who has been working at WISH-TV Channel 8 since April, said on social media that Monday night’s forecast was his last before his retirement.
IBJ Podcast: Kevin Lee on broadcasting the Indy 500 and the business of motorsports
Lee talked with host Mason King about his broadcasting career, what it takes to prepare to announce an IndyCar race and how managing a racing team has helped him better understand the sport.Read More
Indians broadcast schedule features 35 games on WNDY, WISH
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Hinchcliffe moves from IndyCar driver to NBC analyst
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‘Hard Knocks’ to showcase Colts for first in-season episodes
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The national spike in COVID-19 cases imperils hundreds of millions of dollars in college football playoff advertising for Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN sports network because of the growing risk games might be canceled, Bloomberg Intelligence estimated in a note Tuesday.
The departure of Brenna Donnelly follows several recent exits by on-air personalities at WISH-TV.
Amanda Starrantino joined Channel 6 in 2016 as a morning news anchor and moved to evenings in 2017, co-anchoring with Marc Mullins.
Alyssa Andrews, a graduate of Center Grove High School and Indiana University, has returned to central Indiana as the newest meteorologist at WXIN-TV Channel 59 and sister station WTTV-TV Channel 4.
A federal judge in New York ruled this week that Locast’s not-for-profit status doesn’t protect it from copyright law.
Following the death of her infant daughter in 2019 and a summer of soul searching, the high-profile anchor says she feels drawn in another direction.
Swayed by the station’s sterling reputation and the size of the media market, Jefferson has accepted an offer to be a general assignment reporter for a station in Texas.
Jenkins, a native of Liberty, Indiana, was heard over five decades on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network, including as chief announcer from 1990 through 1998.
ESPN has finally landed former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning as a “Monday Night Football” commentator. It’s just not in a way anyone expected, and it won’t be for the full season.
As streaming services proliferate, it’s becoming more of a challenge to track down your favorite TV shows and blockbuster movies when streaming services can change up their offerings every month. That’s complicating life for those who know what they want to watch, but just don’t know where to locate it.
Ray Evernham and Tony Stewart took great care in extending invites to the made-for-TV league they had co-created. They thoughtfully pulled in a dozen of the most iconic names in modern day motorsports. Never did they expect the reigning Indianapolis 500 winner to be in the field.
The track said on Twitter it has sold 135,000 tickets, which is its capacity limit under COVID-19 restrictions.
IndyCar’s current deal with NBC Sports is in its final season and contract negotiations are unclear. There have been reports Penske will take a higher rights fee from a new partner and that NBC has fallen out of the running on a renewal.
MGM’s library includes more than 4,000 movies, including “Silence of the Lambs” and “Thelma & Louise,” and 17,000 TV shows, such as reality TV staples “Shark Tank” and “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Amazon also will get cable channel Epix out of the deal.
The deal announced Monday would create a separate media company to serve households increasingly abandoning cable and satellite TV, looking instead at Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Facebook, TikTok and YouTube.
Twenty-five WNBA games will be televised on ABC and ESPN in celebration of the league’s 25th season, with Google as the presenting sponsor.
The professional developmental football league, which is in its fifth year, will have eight teams and will use Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and Rice Stadium in Houston to host its games.
The NFL completed a new set of lucrative television and streaming deals Thursday that solidify the sport’s status as the most valuable property in television and are expected to result in a 17-game season being put into effect this fall.
On Friday in Indianapolis, Lisa Byington will become the first woman to call play-by-play for an NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament game.