Climbing Into the PPV Ring
- 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.
- PPV sports in major league slump. McConville, Jim // Broadcasting & Cable;10/30/95, Vol. 125 Issue 44, p52
Reports on professional sports teams' decreased interest in pay-per-view television in the United States. Low sales and new cable deals as the factors in the decreased interest; Potential negative effect on pay-delivery services with the entry of direct broadcast satellite ou-of-market sports...
- Stream logging suit over soccer rights. Vivarelli, Nick // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;09/19/2000, Vol. 364 Issue 43, p117
Reports the increasing competition among pay television operators for local soccer in Italy. Legal action taken by Stream against Telepiu in an effort to get larger share of the key rights; Request of Stream for the court to invalidate the contracts of Telepiu; Increase in the number of Stream...
- Dispelling the myths of pay-per-view television. Pearce, Chris // Marketing Week;8/31/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 31, p12
Asserts that pay-per-view offers value and choice for British television watchers. Tabloids' reaction that England's World Cup qualifier against Finland will air on pay-per-view; Confusion over the definition of pay TV; Football fans' appreciation of the choices offered by newer forms of TV.