Baseball Gets In the Game
- Our (baseball) man in Havana. Cooper, Max // Advertising Age;4/19/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 17, p58
Recalls the efforts of the author to televise the Winter Baseball series between Cuba and the U.S. in 1959. Challenges faced by the author; Importance of the broadcasting of the games to U.S. viewers; Implications of Cuban revolution for the airing of the baseball series.
- MLB can play hardball if record ratings hold up. Thomaselli, Rich // Advertising Age;10/10/2005, Vol. 76 Issue 41, p6
This article reports on the possibility of a third straight year of record TV ratings for the 2006 postseason of the Major League Baseball in the U.S., which could result to a lot of bargaining for exclusivity rights when national broadcast rights with News Corp.'s Fox expire in 2006. "Look at...
- By satellite from Munich. // Columbia Journalism Review;Nov/Dec1972, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p3
This article comments on the coverage of events by the American Broadcasting Co. When the American Broadcasting Co. bought U.S. rights to the summer Olympics, the network had to deal with developments in the games. Technically, the coverage reached clarity and ingenuity as sports journalism is...
- THE DEMOS. // Broadcasting & Cable;2/7/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 6, p13
Focuses on the audience share gathered by pro sport television programs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as of February 7, 2005. Percentage of the city's residents who are National Hockey League and Penguin supporters; Cable penetration in Pittsburgh; Age of the audience who watch more pro sport shows.
- CABLERS DEVELOP A NEW GAME PLAN. Dempsey, John // Variety;10/13/2003, Vol. 392 Issue 9, p21
Reports on the competition among U.S. sports cable TV broadcasters. List of cable operators that signed up for NBA TV in October 2003; Schedule of the launching of the National Football League NFL Network; Cancellation of the plan of Major League Baseball (MLB) to join cable TV. INSET: NIELSEN...
- Fox Turns D@!# Cautious for Super Bowl. // Broadcasting & Cable;1/24/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 4, p8
Reports on the plan by the Fox broadcast network to air the program "Best Darn Super Bowl Roadshow Period" beginning February 6, 2004. Move by the network to sign up singer Paul McCartney for the halftime show; Efforts by the network to avoid fines and penalties imposed by the U.S. Federal...
- Sports Nets Score Big. Breznick, Alan // Broadcasting & Cable;11/24/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 47, p26
Reports on the advertising sales of cable television's regional sports networks in the U.S. in 2003. Projected collective regional advertising sales of U.S. sports networks in 2003; Update on the earnings report of News Corp. for its fiscal first quarter of 2004; Markets of Rainbow Sports...
- Nets fulfill fantasy. Zeitchik, Steven // Variety;11/14/2005, Vol. 400 Issue 13, p19
This article addresses the explosion of fantasy sports in the U.S. as of November 14, 2005 and examines its effects. The explosion of fantasy sports, which allows ordinary citizens to draft and manage teams as a general manager would, has TV execs salivating. Sunday Ticket's popularity has...
- For the love of the game, please shut up. Lowry, Brian // Variety;10/20/2003, Vol. 392 Issue 10, p21
Criticizes television sports programming in the U.S. as of October 2003. Changes in the television program "Sports Center;" Aspects of television sports; Comments on sportscasting.