Rogers Buying Score Media for $167M

Rogers Media plans to acquire Score Media Inc., which includes The Score Television Network and related television assets. However, the $167 million acquisition does not include the firm’s digital media business, consisting of The Score.com website and mobile applications. Rogers said that prior to the acquisition, Score Media’s digital assets will be spun out to […]

Rogers Media secures Canadian broadcast rights to The Ulimate Fighter

Rogers Media has secured the Canadian rights to The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), an American reality television series and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition.

The show, which follows unknown, professional MMA fighters as they train and compete against each other in order to secure a contract with the UFC, will air Friday nights on FX Canada beginning next March.

UFC and Sportsnet sign four year deal

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company that hosts many of the top-ranked fighters in the world, and Rogers Sportsnet have announced a four-year agreement for broadcast rights to UFC television events in Canada.

The UFC held its first competition in Denver, Colorado in 1993 and is now broadcast in over 130 countries and 20 different languages worldwide.