Heralding Tyson's Return
- TVKO Starts Slowly With 2001 Fight Slate. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;01/29/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p22
Reports on developments related to pay-per-view (PPV) broadcast of boxing in the United States as of January 29, 2001. PPV operator TVKO's plan to distribute the April 7, 2001, bout between Prince Naseem Hamed and Marco Antonio Barerra; Boxer Oscar De La Hoya's termination of his contract with...
- Brief Tyson bout packs plenty of punch for SET. Battaglio, Stephen // Hollywood Reporter;8/22/95, Vol. 338 Issue 32, p3
Reports on the subscription television broadcasting of boxing matches in the United States. Income generated by Mike Tyson's fight against Peter McNeely for Showtime Event Television (SET); Competition between SET and TKVO for the November 4, 1995.
- TVKO, PPV Get Piece Of Middleweight Series. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;02/26/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p30
Reports on the possibility that TVKO and the United States pay-per-view industry could have access to at least one of the three proposed middleweight-unification boxing matches set scheduled for later in 2001. Time Warner Sports' finalization of a series of matches that would unify the...
- Hopkins Welcomes HBO PPV. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;10/8/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 41, p2
Reports the successful opening of Home Box Office Pay Per View (PPV) via the fight of boxer Felix Trinidad Bernard Hopkins. Delay of the fight; Pursuit for PPV events in lighter weight classes for 2002; Significance of the event.
- PPV rematch falls short. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;11/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p4
Reports on the sales performance of pay-per-view (PVV) television company TVKO's broadcast of the November 13, 1999, boxing bout between Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis. Decrease in number of viewers compared to the boxers' March 1999 bout; Background on the PPV market's financial...
- TVKO's Next Pitch: Vargas-Trinidad. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p132
Focuses on the plans of pay-per-view operator TVKO for the Fernando Vargas-Felix Trinidad boxing match on December 2, 2000. Benefits to be derived from the multimedia promotional campaign; Advertising plans.
- TVKO Looks Past De La Hoya Scheduling Snafu. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;6/11/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 24, p132
Reports the Oscar De La Hoya-Javier Castillejo World Boxing Council super welter weight title fight live in cable television network TVKO. Move of KTVO to reschedule the pay-per-view (PPV) fight; Highlights of the events; Effects of the fight on PPV buys.
- Late Breaking News. // Cable World (10427228);8/25/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 32, p5
Presents updates on cable television industry in the U.S. as of August 25, 2003. Resignation of Kim Kelly at Insight Communications; Findings of a survey of direct broadcast satellite (DBS) subscription; Information on a promotion of TBS cable network for its television coverage of college...
- The Price Is Right. Llosa, Luis Fernando // Sports Illustrated;5/12/2003, Vol. 98 Issue 19, p80
In sharp contrast to the whopping $49.95 price tag affixed to Oscar De La Hoya's lackluster pay-per-view pummeling of a 25-to-1 underdog, boxing fans, for the first time in 11 years, had the option of watching free fights on NBC over the weekend. The network, in tandem with Telemundo and boxing...