BOXING'S K.O. YEAR
- It's Showtime for Pacquiao-Mosley. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;5/2/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p7
The article reports on the effort of Showtime Networks Inc. to promote the pay-per-view (PPV) boxing match of boxers Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley for the World Welterweight Championship title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada in collaboration with CBS Broadcasting Inc.
- HBO Sets Knockout Cards For Boxing Events In 2012. // Multichannel News;3/5/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p16
The article focuses on the commitment to boxing set by HBO Sports president Ken Hershman for 2012 with his lineup of pay-per-view cards for fights featuring boxing champions including Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, and Erik Morales. INSET: HBO'S FIGHT CARD.
- No Sticker Shock With Mayweather-Pacquiao. UMSTEAD, R. THOMAS // Multichannel News;4/20/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 15, p31
The author comments on the rise of pay television package for the Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather boxing fight on May 2, 2015.
- Pacquiano PPV Payday a Pleasant Surprise. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;5/16/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p7
The article focuses on the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley fight which is considered as the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) boxing event in 2011, according to the industry observers, generating 1.2 million dollars PPV buys.
- PPV droops year-to-date. McAdams, Deborah D. // Broadcasting & Cable;07/24/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 31, p36
Focuses on developments related to the pay-per-view (PPV) television industry in the United States during the first half of the year 2000. Decline in PPV revenues caused by the lack of bouts featuring boxer Mike Tyson.
- Will short fights KO PPV? Katz, Michael // Broadcasting & Cable;9/16/96, Vol. 126 Issue 39, p57
Reports on the disappointment expressed by boxing fans regarding short fights featuring Mike Tyson over pay-per-view television in the United States. Comment from Time Warner Cable president Dick Aurelio; Anticipation over Tyson's fight with Evander Holyfield.
- Tyson's exit a stiff jab to PPV revenues. Donohue, Steve // Electronic Media;06/01/98, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p4
Presents the results of research conducted by The Andrew Group, which showed that Mike Tyson fought in seven out of 10 of the most popular pay-per-view events in the United States. Estimated revenue of pay-per-view events during 1997; Views that boxing revenue will decline in 1998; What cable...
- Canucks' specialty, pay TV rake in bucks. Tillson, Tamsen // Daily Variety;6/20/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 14, p6
Reports an increase in the revenue of specialty and pay television operators in Canada. Decline of the revenue of private commercial TV and broadcasters; Factors contributing to the profitability of pay television; Impact of direct-to-home satellite services and digital cable on the financial...
- THIS JUST IN. // Multichannel News;8/28/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 34, p38
The article covers issues related to cable television in the U.S. Comcast Corp. has added the defending National Football League champion Pittsburgh Steelers to its on-demand roster. Showtime On Demand will offer several past bouts featuring boxers James Toney and Samuel Peter leading up to...