ESPN Offers Ad Time for PPV
- In Demand to Sport Big Fall Promo Drive. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;07/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p72
Reports plans of In Demand to launch a fall campaign highlighting various out-of-market pay per view sports packages in the United States. Efforts to counter the annual sales drive of direct-broadcasting satellite; Ability of cable networks to offer subscribers as many games as possible from a...
- 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...
- 'Free to Air' Will Hit Pub Revenues. // Hospitality Ireland;Oct2010, Issue 67, p56
The article discusses claims by an Oireachtas Committee on communication about the benefits of selling the broadcast rights to major sports matches to pay television channels.
- ESPN PPV Efforts Get Digital Toehold. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;05/08/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p144
Highlights cable television network ESPN's optimism on the growth potentials of its digital pay-per-view sports services. Level of market penetration through AT&T Broadband's Headend in the Sky digital package; Network's receiving of a solid mix of buys from varied demographic groups.
- In Demand pitches to sports fans. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;07/18/2000, Vol. 268 Issue 30, p4
Reports on pay-per-view distributor In Demand's launch of a marketing campaign urging subscribers to get digital television sets so they can watch out-of-market professional and college sports broadcasts. Goal to stop consumers from being lured away by broadcast satellite distributors; In...