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- Unnecessary Roughness. Consoli, John // MediaWeek;5/5/2008, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p15
This article presents the author's views on the U.S. Congress's Cable Act of 1992 and why it should have prohibited cable operators from owning national cable networks. The author discusses the charges of anti-competitive business practices and conflict of interests between NFL Network and...
- 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...
- The Eye has it. Quindt, Fritz // Sporting News;2/2/2004, Vol. 228 Issue 5, p11
This article presents views of the author about developments related to television broadcasting of sports in the U.S. Parity dies hard, even among Super Bowl telecasters. The big game will be on broadcasting network CBS for the 15th time, tying with NBC for most chances to make the most out of...
- Go West, Young Fan. Rushin, Steve // Sports Illustrated;8/29/2005, Vol. 103 Issue 8, p15
Presents an editorial in which the author discusses the significance of living in the U.S. Pacific time zone to watching sports on television. Benefits of watching many sporting events, such as Monday Night Football, earlier in the evening than the rest of the U.S.; How children can stay up to...
- 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.
- Playing Ball to Grab the Demo. Karrfalt, Wayne // Television Week;5/30/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p38
Asserts the role of sports broadcasts in accumulating male TV viewers in the U.S. as of May 2005. Number of the top-rated programs among men 18 to 49 this season which were sporting events on one of the big 4 networks; Rating of the Super Bowl broadcast among men 18 to 49; Cable networks which...
- PROGRAMMING BRIEFS. // Multichannel News;1/12/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p18
Presents news briefs on television programming as of January 2004. Launch of ESPN Deportes, a Spanish version of ESPN SportsCenter; Topics of the television serials slated by the History Channel; Partnership of Fine Living and "The Wall Street Journal" for a television series.
- BRIEFS. // Multichannel News;8/22/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 34, p21
Presents news briefs on cable television in the U.S. as of August 2005. Additional features to Cablevision Systems Corporation's Optimum Voice product; Beneficiaries of a deal that makes Sprint the official wireless telecommunications service sponsor of the National Football League.
- Broadcasters welcome Sky victory. Beale, Claire // Campaign;07/30/99, Issue 30, p1
Reports on the decision of Great Britain's Restrictive Practices Court clearing the Premier League of operating a cartel over the sale of its television broadcasting rights. Impact of the decision in protecting BSkyB's hold on televised football; Support given by other broadcasters to the ruling.