News of Note—Comcast, Fox Sports, Lionsgate and MLB

news of note

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Comcast announced it has selected two new African-American majority owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast Cable systems beginning in January 2019. Release

> Fox Sports and MLB have extended their rights deal through 2028, with more games on the Fox broadcasting network and expands the network's digital and Spanish-language rights. The Hollywood Reporter article

> Brian Goldsmith, a 15-year veteran of Lionsgate and its predecessor companies, has signed a new long-term agreement to continue as chief operating officer. Release