Bleacher Report is a very popular website that focuses on sports culture and sports in general. The company’s main office is located in San Francisco while it also has two more offices in London and New York. The website bleacherreport.com was launched twelve years ago in 2007 by Dave Nemetz, Bryan Goldberg, Alexander Freund, and David Finocchio.
The company’s founders were actually high school classmates in California. Three years after its launch date, the company named Brian Grey as its CEO. Brian Grey came to the firm as an expert in the field as he used to work for Fox Sports Interactive as well as for Yahoo Sports. Shortly after naming Brian Grey as its CEO, the company added Drew Atherton as its financial officer and Rich Calacci as its revenue officer who joined the board in 2011.
Five years after its establishment, the website was acquired fully by Turner Broadcasting System for around $175 million. Under the terms of this acquisition deal, Sam Parnell, Calacci, Finocchio and Grey retained their responsibilities within the company while assuming Turner Sports titles. Then in March of 2018, Turner Sports and Bleacher Report launched today popular subscription video streaming platform B/R Live which features loads of live broadcasts on some of the most popular sports events.
Launching Game of Zones and Gridiron Heights
After the company was acquired by Turner Broadcasting System back in August of 2012, it went to invest in several other popular media platforms including Bustle and Elite Daily. In February of 2013, the company’s CEO Mr. Grey decided to step down from his position. One year later in May of 2014, the company launched its Game of Zones which is a parody of Game of Thrones by HBO which features animated NBA characters.
Then, in September that same year, the company’s executive boards named Dorth Raphaely its general manager. In 2015, the company acquired House of Highlights which is a popular sports-themed page on Instagram. Shortly after, Bleacher Report opened its London-based office before launching its cartoon web serial Gridiron Heights which also features animated portrayals of National Football League’s executives and stars.
B/R Betting Game Show
Back in March of 2018, the company announced that it will be launching a brand-new, innovative internet television platform named B/R Betting Game Show. This news came ten months after the company inked a business deal to open a new studio within the Caesars Palace Las Vegas venue. In their official press release, the company’s officials revealed that Bleacher Report will use the venue to host its new game show which will be fronted by Kelly Stewart and Cabbie Richards.
According to a recent report by SBCAmericas, this innovative weekly internet television series named the B/R Betting Game Show is going to be filmed every single Thursday. It was also revealed that the show will be filmed in front of a live audience before it is distributed across the company’s mobile apps and social platforms.
Furthermore, the culture and sports domain also detailed that this upcoming sports betting-inspired program will feature an excellent selection of hosts starting with former NFL player Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson who will be guiding the show’s contestants through challenging games. The company’s official press release also shared that these challenging trials will encompass Champs or Chump and Win or Destroy segments alongside Get the Picture and Over or Under competitions that will be filmed live at the Caesars Palace Las Vegas sportsbook.