PrizePicks Named Exclusive Fantasy Sports Partner of Men in Blazers Media Network
New York, NY (December 18, 2023) – Men in Blazers Media Network announced today that PrizePicks is now its exclusive Fantasy Sports Partner. PrizePicks is the largest skill-based daily fantasy sports operator and one of the fastest-growing sports companies in North America. The partnership includes co-branded paid media across all Men in Blazers audio programming on Wondery, custom show segments, and presenting sponsorships on new and existing Men in Blazers Media Network formats. The deal was initiated and brokered by Wondery, Men in Blazers Media Network exclusive sales and distribution partner.
“We are delighted to welcome PrizePicks as we continue to cover all aspects of the game we love in the country that we adore,” said Men in Blazers Media Network Founder Roger Bennett. "This partnership will enable us to cover football everywhere a ball is being kicked -- be it globally or domestically, in the men's or women's game, club or national team in a way that is unprecedented in the United States."
What started as a weekly TV Show, now in its 10th Season with NBC Sports, has grown massively. Men in Blazers has become a 24/7 flourishing multi-voiced, digital integrated media network serving every aspect of global football – both men’s and women’s – with a full slate of programming and talent across audio with Wondery, digital content, live events and watch-alongs through a co-production partnership with Twitch..
“The next three years are going to be an inflection point in the growth of soccer in the U.S. We’re thrilled to partner with Men in Blazers Media Network to help us reach soccer fans across all leagues in an authentic, joyful way,” said Adam Wexler, co-founder and CEO of PrizePicks.
Men in Blazers slate of content and talent has continued to grow rapidly in 2023, adding global “transfer insider” Fabrizio Romano, former US Men’s International and Liga MX striker Herculez Gomez, US Men’s International Tim Ream along with the launch of two series produced from the UK - weekly series “This Week in Wrexham” and a daily 10 minute news podcast, Early Kick Off.
This summer saw unparalleled coverage by Men in Blazers Media Network from the Women’s World Cup, headlined by World Cup Winner Sam Mewis. Programming included daily podcasts, Twitch, daily interviews with the US Team, and a daily newsletter. More than 2.5M viewers tuned into the Twitch streams and Men in Blazers social media platforms grew nearly 25% during the period.