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- ESPN scores big-broadcast big. Klaassen, Abbey // Advertising Age;10/16/2006, Vol. 77 Issue 42, p6
The article reports that the ESPN cable television network has seen extreme success with it's $8.8 billion, eight-year investment in "Monday Night Football." The show has seen enormous ratings for a cable network in the 2006 season, with a game between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons...
- Ratings:. // CableFAX Daily;9/28/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 188, p2
The article reports on the ratings record set by the return of the New Orleans Saints football team on "Monday Night Football" aired by ESPN.
- Shapiro: ESPN's Pivitol Development Player. // Multichannel News;8/15/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 33, p13
Interviews ESPN executive Mark Shapiro on company policies regarding sports programming. Achievements of the ESPN Original Entertainment division; Update on the second season of "The Contender"; Comments on the financial aspects for the airing of "Monday Night Football."
- Nets losing battle as more view TV sports. Jensen, Jeff // Advertising Age;10/4/1993, Vol. 64 Issue 42, p48
Reports on the decrease in sports ratings on television networks in spite of increased sports viewing by American viewers. Increase in cable and syndication; Levelling of broadcast network erosion due to surges in National Basketball Association and National Collegiate Athletic Association;...
- Tony Kornheiser. Duerson, Adam // Sports Illustrated;2/20/2006, Vol. 104 Issue 8, p22
An interview with "Washington Post" sports columnist and ESPN television personality Tony Kornheiser is presented. Kornheiser discusses his new position as part of the anchor team for ESPN's "Monday Night Football." Kornheiser also comments on former Monday Football anchor Dennis Miller, his...
- MONDAY NIGHT BLUES... Masin, Herman L. // Coach & Athletic Director;Oct2000, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p18
Discusses the factors which led to the decrease in the rating of the television program `Monday Night Football.'
- There's plenty for everyone. King, Peter // Sports Illustrated;01/26/98, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p50
Focuses on the consequences of the $17.6 billion television deal that the National Football League (NFL) negotiated for football players and owners. How Boomer Esiason, formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals, will replace Frank Gifford as commentator on the `Monday Night Football' show; New...
- ABC's new team. Consoli, John // MediaWeek;5/27/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 21, pSR8
Deals with the viewership ratings of the sports television program 'Monday Night Football.' Commentators of the show; Statistics on the viewership ratings of the program; Format of the show.
- ESPN-ABC Convergence:. // CableFAX Daily;8/11/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 155, p1
The article reports on the convergence of ESPN and ABC Sports for an initiative that will brand all sports coverage airing on Disney's broadcast net as ESPN. Advertising sales is expected to grow as a result of the collaboration. The program "Monday Night Football" of the National Football...