ESPN Kicks Soccer Into Overdrive
- HD field widening for sports. Donohue, Steve // Electronic Media;05/31/99, Vol. 18 Issue 22, p32
Reports that ABC Inc. announced that it will have its first regularly scheduled sports show in United States prime time television . Digitalization of the television program `Monday Night Football'; Cablevision's Madison Square Garden Network's production of live sports; Comments from...
- Northern Asia: Cable TV and Fifa accept settlements. // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;8/24/2007, p30
The article reports that Hong Kong, China's Cable TV and Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), have accepted settlements from three bars for illegally broadcasting of 2006 Soccer World Cup.
- Skating takes the bronze. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;1/17/2002, Vol. 274 Issue 34, p29
Reports that the figure-skating championships aired over American Broadcasting Co.'s Family Channel cable network was ranked third on basic cable in the United States for the week of January 7-13, 2002, according to Nielsen Media Research Inc. Estimated number of viewers; Ranking of other cable...
- WORLD CUP RUNNETH OVER. MARTÍNEZ, LAURA // Multichannel News;2/25/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p26
The article reports on the efforts made by various television broadcasters in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in the U.S. The World Cup is played every four years, attracting billions of viewers worldwide. The 2006 FIFA World Cup had attracted over 50 million viewers to Univision,...
- CABLERS READ BLITZ AT ESPN. Dempsey, John // Variety;5/5/2003, Vol. 390 Issue 12, p6
Reports on a new deal made by sports channel ESPN with cable operators that will take effect on August 1, 2003. Importance of National Football League games to cable operators; Fees paid by operators per subscriber.
- ESPN scores extra points. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;9/16/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 38, p13
Reports on the ESPN telecast of the season-opening of the National Football League. Highlights of the opening; Plan of the league to launch the season in a favorable light; Growth in the rating of ESPN due to the telecast.
- Mets Net Grabs Jets. // CableFAX Daily;11/3/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 214, p2
The article reports on the three-year contract signed by cable television network SportsNet NY with the football team NY Jets for more than 230 hours of Jets-related content per year. The deal will include live post-game coverage, weekly press conferences, pre-season game replays and a weekly...
- Airport net catches football. Donohue // Multichannel News;10/25/99, Vol. 20 Issue 44, p24
Reports on a decision by Turner Network Television and the National Football League (NFL) to continue with a plan to distribute NFL games on the CNN Airport Network television network despite the former's loss of its NFL television-rights contract. League's provision of its games broadcasts to...
- ITV kicking in $57 mil for int'l rugby rights. Boehm, Erich // Daily Variety;7/31/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 42, p9
Reports that the cable television network ITV has signed an agreement to broadcast top competitions of international rugby.