CSTV Puts Content Pieces Together
- Life of Brian. Dunnavant, Keith // MediaWeek;1/8/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p12
The article focuses on the success and business strategies of entrepreneur Brian Bedol, who built and then sold the College Sports Television network to CBS, and built and then sold Classic Sports Net to ESPN. A discussion of Bedol's thoughts on the reasons for his success is presented.
- Fox Goes to School, CSTV Calls a Foul. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;5/31/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 22, p1
Focuses on the reaction of College Sports Television (CSTV) to the plan of Fox Sports Net to convert the trio of Fox Sports Digital into college-sports channels as of May 31, 2004. Allegation by CSTV President Brian Bedol that the creation of the channels was designed to intimidate CSTV;...
- Giving It the College Try. Consoli, John // MediaWeek;5/17/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p26
Features the College Sports Television (CSTV) network. View of skeptics on the feasibility of airing college sports; Network coverage of CSTV; Refusal of cable operators to pay the subscription fee for CSTV.
- CSTV Scores Deal With CBS. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;1/26/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p1A
Reports on the deal of upstart College Sports Television (CSTV) with CBS to create two series of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament highlight shows. Number of shows to be produced by CSTV; Schedule of the shows; Television networks on top of the Beta Research.
- CSTV climbs Mountain with net devoted to conference. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;9/14/2004, Vol. 284 Issue 50, p4
Reports on the creation of the first regional sports channel devoted to the Mountain West Conference by College Sports Television (CSTV) in the U.S. Number of college football games and college men's and women's basketball games to be featured in the new channel; Purchase of SportsWest...
- CSTV Joins Time Warner Cable Sports Tier. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;3/8/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p18
Highlights the distribution deal reached by College Sports Television (CSTV) in March 2004 with Time Warner Cable Inc. for carriage primarily on the multiple systems operators' digital sports tiers. Target cities of CSTV network's launch on Time Warner systems in the U.S.; Terms of the carriage...
- In the States:. // CableFAX Daily;4/19/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 76, p1
Reports on the plan of College Sports Television and the Mountain West Conference to launch a resort sports network in Fall 2006. Sports contests that will be carried by MountainWest Sports Network; Decision of Charter Communications to add MavTV to its Fort Worth, Texas lineup; Move of...
- TiVo, CSTV Give Downloads a College Try. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;10/3/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 41, p14
Reports on the partnership agreement signed by TiVo Inc. with College Sports Television (CSTV) to distribute college-football programming in the U.S. Broadband services offered to CSTV subscribers with TiVo Series 2 systems; Advantages of the partnership to both companies; Background on TiVo's...
- GRABBING NEW TURF. Umstead, R. Thomas; Reynolds, Mike // Multichannel News;9/13/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 37, p1
Reports on the plans of ESPN, Comcast Corp. and College Sports Television to expand their portfolios in the U.S. college sports marketplace, as of September 2004. Decision of ESPN to launch its national college-sports network in March 2005; Launch of a central California-based channel featuring...