CBS Sports Network Airs Four Original Shows Highlighting CrossFit Games History, Contenders and Past Champions
CBS Sports Network airs four original shows highlighting the CrossFit Games history, contenders and past champions. Each show features a different athlete or group of athletes competing against each other in various events. The network’s programming includes “CrossFit Games,” “Fittest Man on Earth” and “The Ultimate Fighter.”
Each program offers unique perspectives on the sport. For example, “CrossFit Games” highlights competitors from around the globe; while “Fittest Man on Earth” profiles some of the best male and female athletes in the world. “Ultimate Fighter” focuses on fighters who have competed under the UFC banner.
In addition to these programs, CBS Sports Network airs a variety of original content including reality series such as “Underground,” which follows former NFL players attempting to make it in today’s professional sports landscape; and “COPS,” which explores how law enforcement officers are using their skills in order to solve crimes.
As part of its commitment to excellence, CBS Sports Network has been recognized with numerous awards since its launch in 2011. These include the 2012 Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) Excellence in News Award for Best News Programming; the 2013 Emmy® Award for Outstanding Reality Program; and the 2014 Peabody Awards for Best News/Documentary Series.
About the CBS Corporation
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses in the following formats and genres: broadcast television, cable networks, content production and distribution, online, digital, video games, consumer books, and consumer magazines. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S.
and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making it a prominent producer and distributor of television shows, television systems and magazines. CBS’ holdings include the CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio and CBS EcoMedia.
G4 launched in 2002 and was a showcase for the biggest names in gaming, as well as bringing unmatched coverage to the hottest video games, technology and interactive entertainment. G4’s programming also included an inside look at the industries that are transforming the world we live in. G4 recently completed a brand transformation and re-focusing of its entire brand. G4 is now known as “G4” and has relocated its entire studio operation to the heart of Hollywood where the new G4 will be known as the place to go for “Into Games” and becoming a hub for gaming culture. The new G4 will feature innovative programs that showcase the latest in gaming and technology, while also creating highly entertaining and engaging original shows, with a heavy emphasis on celebrity and expert guests.
G4’s new website will also make its debut this August.
G4 is a 24-hour cable network that is managed and operated by NBCUniversal and carries an expert blend of original programs focusing in gaming, technology, and popular culture. Since its inception in 2002, G4 has been converted into a brand known for combining the hottest in video games, technology, and irreverent humor. The G4 brand attracts a young man demographic that appeals to popular mainstream advertisers. G4 is seen in nearly 83 million homes in the U.S.
and also has an international network of partners. G4’s sister network, G4 Canada was launched in 2010.
G4’s program schedule includes: X-Play, which provides an inside look at the world of video games; Attack of the Show! which examines the latest innovations in the ever-growing field of technology; Web Soup which brings the most popular internet videos to television; Cinematech which provides viewers with an inside look at the world of video games; and Cheat!, which is dedicated to providing video game tips, tricks, and walkthroughs. In addition, G4 also has an award-winning partnership with the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), known as the “official home of E3,” which provides viewers with exclusive previews, news, interviews and more.
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- Diversity in Sports-The Female Athlete’s College Experience (C Archer – 2018 – search.proquest.com)