Tyson Delivers (For PPV)
- TVKO, SET trade blows over Holyfield, Tyson dates. Battaglio, Stephen // Hollywood Reporter;7/26/95, Vol. 338 Issue 12, p5
Reports on the fight between TVKO and Showtime Event Television over the November 4, 1995 broadcast date for their respective boxing matches. TVKO's Evander Holyfield match; Showtime's Mike Tyson match.
- Showtime to Distribute Tyson Telecast Via PPV. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;12/9/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 49, p76
Reports that cable television network Showtime Event Television, in an effort to increase viewership will telecast Mike Tyson-Clifford Etinne boxing event via pay-per-view (PPV) basis to non-Showtime subscribers. Suggested price for the telecast service of the event; Offer of several live Tyson...
- Heralding Tyson's Return. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;7/19/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p84
Reports on the pay-per-view (PPV) airing of the boxing match between Mike Tyson and Danny Williams on July 30, 2004 by Showtime PPV. Distribution of the fight by In Demand; Problems being encountered by Showtime concerning the bout; Upcoming PPV boxing fights to be shown in 2004.
- Tyson Pay TV Bout Set. Hogan, Monica // Multichannel News;03/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p28
Reports that Showtime has formally announced that boxer Mike Tyson's next fight, against Lou Savarese in Milan, Italy, will be telecast on May 20, 2000 on the pay TV network.
- Tyson not Ko'd in PPV. McAdams // Broadcasting & Cable;11/01/99, Vol. 129 Issue 45, p64
Reports on the audience turnover in Mike Tyson's October 23, 1999 boxing fight aired over cable television network PPV. Factors affecting high audience percentage; PPV cable network's announcement to give up Tyson's boxing fights.
- Showtime Plans China Fight Card. // Multichannel News;04/10/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p2
Reports on Showtime's plans to telecast a boxing card from China to viewers in the United States, on April 22, 2000.
- SET Steps In for Rainbow. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;7/2/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p2
Showtime Event Television (SET) will now partner with boxing promoter Don King to distribute King's August 4 heavyweight pay-per-view fight card from China. Meanwhile, tarnished PPV-boxing" Golden Boy" Oscar De La Hoya proved he can still command an audience. SET will act as a "consultant" to...
- SET Focuses on Upcoming Heavyweight PPV Events. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;05/22/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p32
Reports that Showtime Event Television will air four heavyweight boxing matches on pay-per-view television in the United States. Platform for Showtime to promote its sports and other entertainment properties; Opportunities above and beyond ratings that are presented by Showtime Event...
- PPV wants to broaden event base. Donohue // Multichannel News;11/8/99, Vol. 20 Issue 46, p30
Reports on the increase in pay-per-view event revenue in the United States during the third quarter of 1999. Showtime Event Television and other distributors' exploration of categories such as golf, automobile racing, theater and ballet programming; Sporting events that have been aired on a...