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- Must-Not-See TV. Reilly, Rick // Sports Illustrated;4/7/2003, Vol. 98 Issue 14, p92
Offers the author's thoughts on five sports cable television networks set to debut in 2003. Football Network; Ice Channel; Black Belt TV; Tennis Channel; College Sports Television.
- THE KAGAN BOX SCORES. // Cable World (10427228);10/14/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p28
Presents charts related to cable television (TV) broadcasting of sports as of October 2002. Terms of TV sports rights agreements; Information on top major sports events ratings; Top cable sports packages.
- TNT, ESPN Take Aim at Hoops Fans. Lafayette, Jon // Cable World (10427228);10/14/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p48
Reports on the promotional efforts launched by the National Basketball Association's national cable outlets, TNT and ESPN, designed to get viewers. Terms of the deal between AOL Time Warner Inc. and Walt Disney Co.; Description of the television spots run by ESPN about its broadcasting of NBA...
- Cable's Other Lineup. Brady, Shirley // Cable World (10427228);10/14/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p34
Presents an update on cable sports programming as of October 2002. Highlights of the Golf Channel; Features of sports programs on Inspiration Network; Addition of tournaments to the roster of tennis games broadcast by Tennis Channel.
- ESPN Pushes New-Time Religion: HDTV. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;4/5/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p21
Reports on the anniversary of ESPN HD, which has helped redefine high definition television and the way sports is watched in the U.S. Statement issued by vice-president of strategy, business planning and development Bryan Burns; Adjustment of affiliate marketing campaigns in 2004.
- A disciple of hi-def delights in news that nets are signing on. Now all she needs is a new entertainment center. Kramer, Staci D. // Cable World (10427228);10/14/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p58
Comments on the power of sports to increase people's demand for high definition television (HDTV). Views on the demand for programming that takes advantage of the HDTV sets; Information on the launch of ESPN HD and other related programs.
- 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.
- Slam Dunk Or Spunked? Kramer, Staci D. // Cable World (10427228);10/14/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p18
Discusses issues related to cable television's (TV) broadcasting of sports as of October 2002. Increase in household ratings of sports TV; Plans for National Broadcasting Association's own channel, NBA TV; Details of deal between ESPN and the National Hockey League. INSETS: IF AT FIRST YOU...
- Operators Get Their Kicks In While ESPN Defends Hikes. Neel, K.C. // Cable World (10427228);5/26/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 21, p8
Discusses a dispute between U.S. cable television operators and sports network ESPN over pricing and placement of the network in the television lineup. Refusal of ESPN to agree on a tiering price structure; Threats of operators to drop the network; Efforts of operators to garner public support.