Mets Take Swing At Regional Net Of Their Own
- Empire Building. Kramer, Staci D. // Cable World (10427228);3/25/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p18
Features cable television networks in the U.S. vying for more cable-subscribing sports fans. Percentage of Action Sports Cable Network's production that is high definition; Two branded sports networks of Comcast SportsNet; Amount that Empire Sports Network pays per year to air the hockey games.
- Ed Op. Gloede, W. F. // Cable World (10427228);3/25/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p26
Discusses U.S. cable operators' increasing license fees from networks carrying sports. Example of how cable can get back into the conundrum of rate hikes leading to more regulation; Opinion on sports teams.
- What's Playing in the Regions. // Cable World (10427228);10/14/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p26
Presents an update on sports broadcasting by several cable television channels in the U.S. as of October 2002. Action Sports Cable Network; Empire Sports Network; Sunshine Network.
- VALUE OF THE GAME. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p1B
Examines the relationship between sporting events and the cable industry and the high level of influence each has on the other. Domination of cable or broadcast networks in telecast rights of major U.S. sports; Consistent viewership ratings enjoyed by sporting events; High costs of acquisition...
- Cox Tips Hornets-Centered Net In N'awlins. Umstead, R Thomas // Multichannel News;10/28/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p14
Reports on deals of the regional sports network Cox Sports Television, slated to launch on October 28, 2002 with several television networks. Terms of the agreement of the network with the ESPN channel to provide college-sports events and news programming; Plans of the network regarding its...
- Cable bases loading up with new sports webs. Richmond, Ray // Variety;10/14/96, Vol. 364 Issue 11, p39
Reports on developments related to cable television in the United States as of October 14, 1996. Cable networks' launch of sports news channels; Background on the market for sports news channels; Market observers' comments.
- Ganging up on sports fees. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;5/13/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 20, p22
Focuses on the impact of increased sports-programming cost on the cable television broadcasting of sports events in the U.S. Reference to the failure of Cablevision Systems to carry Yankees Entertainment & Sports; Subscribers lost by Cablevision due to the conflict; Involvement of ESPN.
- Court TV. Sparrow, David // Tennis;
Reports on the launching of the Tennis Channel cable network.
- Cameras on the court. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;10/28/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 44, p44
Reports on innovative techniques adopted by sports cable television network ESPN to attract viewers to its National Basketball Association (NBA) coverage in late October 2002. Technology implemented by ESPN to broadcast NBA action; Usage of interactive chalkboard by TNT to help viewers to break...