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- WWF Mines for VOD Opportunities. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;10/16/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 42, p40
Reports the entry of the World Wrestling Federation Entertainment into the video-on-demand industry in the United States. Opportunity to reach audiences through pay-per-view; Discovery of interactive applications suitable for the over-the-air and basic-cable series and specials; Attraction of...
- 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.
- Affiliate Relations. // CableFAX Daily;2/27/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p2
Reports on the actions taken by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (WWE) to help increase the "WrestleMania 22" pay-per-view buys on April 2, 2006 in the U.S. Decision of WWE on offering the "WrestleMania's Big Time Moments" for free on voice-on-demand; Participation of WWE wrestlers in local...
- ADULT, SPORTS SPEARHEAD BURGEONING ON-DEMAND MARKET. Gruenwedel, Erik // Home Media Magazine;12/16/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 50, p22
The article reports on a study which found that adult based content is projected to drive video-on-demand (VOD) market revenue to $6 billion in the next five years conducted by SNL Kagan. Based on the report, adult based content represented 30% of on-demand revenue while pay-per-view sports...