TBS is giving eSports its mainstream moment with new weekly program

ESports is coming to primetime on TBS. The Turner-owned cable network, which reaches 90 million homes, announced today it’s teaming up with talent conglomerate WME-IMG to air 20 live programs of teens playing the massively popular video game “Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” beginning in 2016 on Friday nights.Read the full article

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    wsj.com - 1 readers, 146 Tweets - Videogame tournaments are coming to prime time, thanks to a partnership between Time Warner’s TBS and talent agents WME/IMG. They are creating a league that will feature live Friday night telecasts of videogame competitions on TBS for 20 weeks a year.