Press Releases

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AXS TV is Proud to Be The Exclusive Broadcaster of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for the Third Consecutive Year March 31, 2015

LOS ANGELES – March 24, 2015 – For the third consecutive year, AXS TV will be the official broadcast home of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented by Shell, airing from Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 3. The network will be on-site to capture the iconic event’s lineup of artists, broadcasting 21 hours of coverage from New Orleans.

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Highlight Clips from “Inside MMA” and “AXS TV Fights” on March 27 March 31, 2015

LOS ANGELES – March 27, 2015 – UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw joined AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight for an interview with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten. During the interview, Dillashaw gave an update on his recently announced rib injury and shared his thoughts on his upcoming opponent, former UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao.

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AXS TV Broadcasts Live Coverage from Indiana University’s ‘Little 500′ Bike Race April 24 and 25 March 30, 2015

LOS ANGELES – March 26, 2015 – AXS TV will broadcast Indiana University’s famed LITTLE 500, the largest and oldest collegiate bike race in the U.S., for the 13th consecutive year on April 24 and 25. The network’s live coverage of this unique sporting event begins with the Women’s race on Friday, April 24 at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT followed by the Men’s race on Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT.

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‘The Big Interview’ Returns April 14 with Country Star Trisha Yearwood Joining Dan Rather March 30, 2015

LOS ANGELES – March 20, 2015 – THE BIG INTERVIEW returns to AXS TV with seven new episodes as part of its third season on Tuesday, April 14, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Hosted by news veteran Dan Rather, the in-depth interview series presents exclusive sit-down discussions with a wide variety of influential figures from all across the entertainment spectrum, as the award-winning reporter gets them to open up about their personal lives and esteemed careers. In the first-half of its third season, which premiered on January 13, THE BIG INTERVIEW featured a roster of A-list guests including Carlos Santana, Wynonna Judd, and Don Rickles, among others.

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AXS TV Premieres Comedy Special ‘Lewis Black and Friends: A Night to Let Freedom Laugh’ April 16 March 30, 2015

EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO LAUGH WITH THE ALL-STAR COMEDY SPECIAL LEWIS BLACK AND FRIENDS: A NIGHT TO LET FREEDOM LAUGH PREMIERING THURSDAY, APRIL 16, AT 10pE/7pP ON AXS TV Celebrate the Bill of Rights with some of America’s Finest Comics in this Special Event Featuring Sets from Lewis Black, Dick Gregory, Tom Smothers, and More …

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AXS TV and HDNet Movies Renews Suddenlink Distribution March 23, 2015

AXS TV EXPANDS ITS NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION FOOTPRINT, SIGNING A NEW MULTI-YEAR AFFILIATE DEAL WITH SUDDENLINK  Company Also Renews Companion-Channel HDNet Movies Affiliate Deal  LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 23, 2015 – AXS TV, the premier cable television destination for live music festival broadcasts, music programming, comedy performances and MMA action, has signed a new multi-year distribution agreement …