Jeremy Langer is Tennis Channel’s vice president of programming. Joining the network in spring 2014, he has extensive sports media experience, with more than 20 years spent developing his comprehensive programming, scheduling and acquisition management capabilities. He most recently served as vice president, collegiate sports and rights acquisitions, at FOX Sports Media Group.
Based in Los Angeles, Langer oversees all of the long-term programming strategy, promotions and program scheduling, telecast rights negotiation and acquisitions for Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel’s digital subscription service, Tennis Channel Plus. He is responsible for the successful creation and implementation of the network’s overall programming approach while simultaneously expanding its programming opportunities.
While at FOX Sports Media Group, Langer was directly responsible for the creation and implementation of programming and strategy for more than 500 live events annually, across 30 cross-platform distribution networks. He negotiated deal terms for all college sports acquisitions and sublicensing agreements, which resulted in $6 billion in television rights agreements from 2011-2013. At the same time he participated in network mapping for regionalized NFL, MLB and college football games on the FOX Owned and Operated station affiliates and he was integral in the creation of the new Big East Conference, its basketball schedule and multimillion dollar television rights package. From 2002-2006, he managed the scheduling relationships for multiple sports disciplines including boxing, NASCAR, tennis, golf, fitness and soccer, was responsible for the Programming interface within the company’s development of proprietary scheduling software, and he created new rights agreements for nearly 400 hours of premiere programming for the network. Langer has also held positions with FOX Sports regional networks in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Langer graduated from San Francisco State University with a bachelor’s in broadcasting, radio and television.