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- Taking Their Best TV Shots. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;8/9/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 32, p11
Focuses on the launch of several team-controlled regional sport networks across the U.S. in October 2004. Distribution deal completed by Denver, Colorado-based Altitude Sports & Entertainment; Information on Charlotte, North Carolina-based Carolinas Sports Entertainment Television; Background...
- The Price Is Right. Llosa, Luis Fernando // Sports Illustrated;5/12/2003, Vol. 98 Issue 19, p80
In sharp contrast to the whopping $49.95 price tag affixed to Oscar De La Hoya's lackluster pay-per-view pummeling of a 25-to-1 underdog, boxing fans, for the first time in 11 years, had the option of watching free fights on NBC over the weekend. The network, in tandem with Telemundo and boxing...
- Prepping for Cable's Big Bout. Bratches, Sean; Watson, Dave // Multichannel News;7/18/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 29, p75
Reports on the status of the cable industry to be discussed during the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing Summit in 2005. Increase in demand for pay-per-view professional boxing matches; Challenge facing the industry; Goal of the summit.
- 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.
- ESPN's 'MNF' Sets Viewer Record. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;1/1/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p3
The article reports that the first season of Monday Night Football by ESPN was ranked as the most-watched series in cable television history. The 17-game season averaged 9.1 million households and 12.3 million total viewers and represented the 17th-largest household audience for cable TV in...
- Brazil's Pay TV Game. Penteado, Claudia // Ad Age Global;May2001, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p32
Provides information on the different cable television operators in Brazil that provide pay-per-view services for sports programs and events. Viewership of soccer and extreme sports events; Pay-per-view rates from Pan-American Sports Network and SporTV; Advertisers of cable and satellite networks.
- Must-Not-See TV. Reilly, Rick // Sports Illustrated;4/7/2003, Vol. 98 Issue 14, p92
Offers the author's thoughts on five sports cable television networks set to debut in 2003. Football Network; Ice Channel; Black Belt TV; Tennis Channel; College Sports Television.
- THE KAGAN BOX SCORES. // Cable World (10427228);10/14/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p28
Presents charts related to cable television (TV) broadcasting of sports as of October 2002. Terms of TV sports rights agreements; Information on top major sports events ratings; Top cable sports packages.
- TNT, ESPN Take Aim at Hoops Fans. Lafayette, Jon // Cable World (10427228);10/14/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p48
Reports on the promotional efforts launched by the National Basketball Association's national cable outlets, TNT and ESPN, designed to get viewers. Terms of the deal between AOL Time Warner Inc. and Walt Disney Co.; Description of the television spots run by ESPN about its broadcasting of NBA...