Event Distributors Begin to Jab at HD
- Sports Channels Offer Sharper Pictures, More Action. Breznick, Alan // Advertising Age;5/19/2003, Vol. 74 Issue 20, pC95
The article focuses on the programming thrust of U.S. sports cable networks as of May 2003. The networks are rolling out high-definition television (HDTV) programming, offering sharper pictures and better sound. They are introducing more coverage of extreme, college and other specialty sports....
- Programming. // CableFAX Daily;9/30/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 190, p2
The article presents updates on cable television programming as of September 30, 2005. GCI will move Outdoor Channel from its digital sports tier to its preferred service in four markets. CSTV carries its first college football game of the season to run simultaneously in high-definition on INHD....
- On Deck. // CableFAX Daily;9/30/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 190, p1
The article reports on the launching of regional sports cable network SportsNet New York in Spring 2005. Sports events that it will organize are listed. Star attractions of the network are described.
- 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.
- Hallmark net to add HD clone. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;8/10/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 29, p18
The article reports on the creation of a high-definition (HD) version of the Hallmark Movie Channel in the U.S. starting in the first quarter of 2007. The creation of the HD simulcast for the Hallmark Movie Channel is attributed to the rising consumer demand for television content that is...
- TVKO Starts Slowly With 2001 Fight Slate. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;01/29/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p22
Reports on developments related to pay-per-view (PPV) broadcast of boxing in the United States as of January 29, 2001. PPV operator TVKO's plan to distribute the April 7, 2001, bout between Prince Naseem Hamed and Marco Antonio Barerra; Boxer Oscar De La Hoya's termination of his contract with...
- TVKO's Next Pitch: Vargas-Trinidad. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p132
Focuses on the plans of pay-per-view operator TVKO for the Fernando Vargas-Felix Trinidad boxing match on December 2, 2000. Benefits to be derived from the multimedia promotional campaign; Advertising plans.
- The Sports Net That Fox Built. Scanlon, Mavis // Cable World (10427228);10/27/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 39, p12
Focuses on the business operations of sports cable television network Fox Sports Networks (FSN). Pressures faced by FSN from cable distributors; Solutions to the problem that FSN faced from cable distributors; Statement from Ben Thompson, president of FSN.
- More Teams Eye Regional Sports Arena. // Advertising Age;5/19/2003, Vol. 74 Issue 20, pC95
The article discusses the plans of major-league sports teams in the U.S. to start their own regional sports networks. The teams are hoping to follow the path of the Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network started by the New York Yankees, New Jersey Nets and New Jersey Devils in the spring of 2003.