Tyson Loses Appeal
- Taking Their Best TV Shots. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;8/9/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 32, p11
Focuses on the launch of several team-controlled regional sport networks across the U.S. in October 2004. Distribution deal completed by Denver, Colorado-based Altitude Sports & Entertainment; Information on Charlotte, North Carolina-based Carolinas Sports Entertainment Television; Background...
- Free Bouts Before HBO Event. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;7/11/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p10
Reports on the decision of Home Box Office (HBO) to offer a free one-hour live boxing bout an hour before the July 16, 2005 Bernard Hopkins-Jermain Taylor pay-per-view (PPV) event. Bouts included in the free preview; Aim of HBO for providing free bouts preview; Price of the PPV event.
- Oz keeps Games from pay TV. // Daily Variety;4/8/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 4, p11
Reports that Australia's decision to add the Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games to the list of sports that must be aired on free television has dashed the pay television industry's efforts to secure exclusive rights to major sporting events.
- Tyson's PPV return in Jeopardy. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;01/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p32
Reports that boxing champion Mike Tyson's pay-per-view match against Shannon Briggs scheduled in March or April 2000 may not push through because of a delay in a January 26 fight in England against British fighter Julius Francis. Enforcement of an immigration rule that prohibits the entry of...
- No pay-per-coup. Quindt, Fritz // Sporting News;6/10/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 23, p8
Focuses on the cost of the pay-per-view telecast of sporting events. Retail price of the Lennox Lewis-Mike Tyson boxing match; Predictions of sports analysts; Hoax in the concept that all sporting events are going pay-per-view.
- College pay package is stunted. Freeman, Michael // MediaWeek;9/26/94, Vol. 4 Issue 37, p10
Reports on the buy rate for pay-per-view games via ESPN/ABC during the college football season. Sales of the `season ticket' package; Schedule of the football games; Teams that garner the most number of televiewers; Breakdown of a ESPN/ABC viewing package.
- Discord in PPV land? Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;02/21/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p24
Reports contract dispute between Showtime Event Television and In Demand over pay-per-view (PPV) broadcasting of Mike Tyson-Lou Savarese fight. Implications of the dispute for the PPV industry; Negotiation of the companies on Mike Tyson PPV rate card; Offers of overseas promoters for a pay...
- PPV-Event Ratings Declined in Quarter. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;04/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 16, p28
Reports on the financial performance of the United States pay-per-view (PPV) industry during the first quarter of 2000. Paucity of PPV events; Comparison with year-ago figures; Lack of high-profile PPV boxing matches; Loss of the World Wrestling Federation's `WrestleMania'; Overall number of...
- Event Revenue Still Hit or Miss. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;04/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 16, p28
Comments on the financial performance of the United States pay-per-view (PPV) sector during the first quarter of 2000. Comparison with year-ago figures; High-profile nature of events that took place during the 1999 first quarter; Industry's inability to fill the downtime between big-ticket...