THROUGH THE WIRE
- A Channel for All Sports Seasons. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;2/7/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p26
Presents updates on the U.S. sports cable television network NFL Network as of February 7, 2005. List of the companies which NFL Network has distribution deals with; Information on its video-on-demand service during the regular season; Company plans for 2006.
- NFL Network Blindsided by Comcast. Umstead, R. Thomas; Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;9/25/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 38, p8
The article reports on the arguments concerning the decision of cable television network Comcast Corp. to develop sports tying with NFL Network company in the U.S. Steve Burke, chief operating officer of Comcast stresses that it plans to place the NFL Network on a sports tier it acquired from...
- The NFL'S Waiting Game. Grossman, Ben // Broadcasting & Cable;12/3/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 48, p8
The author offers opinions on the dispute between the National Football League (NFL) and major cable television companies over carriage fees for the league's NFL Network. The cable firms have refused to carry the network, stating its fees were too high. In turn, the NFL put regular season league...
- 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.
- 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.
- A Really Big Show. Pursell, Chris // Television Week;12/17/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 46, p4
The article reports on the decision of the NFL Network to launch a blimp called "DirectTV Starship" around Florida showing football games for the benefit of fans who can not access the channel on their local cable systems. The move was in response to the battle between the National Football...
- RedZone Scores TD With Fans. Crupi, Anthony // Adweek;10/15/2012, Vol. 53 Issue 36, p12
The article focuses on NFL RedZone, a cable television channel of the company NFL Network which presents television broadcasting of live highlights of National Football League (NFL) games on Sundays. The popularity of NFL RedZone with football fans, particularly players of the game of fantasy...
- NFL Network Kicks Off 'Replays' Reynolds, Mike // Multichannel News;4/24/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p8
Reports on the plan of NFL Network to replay four regular-season weekend games per week in the U.S. in 2006. Network selections from which the contests to be replayed will be sourced; Remarks from Charles Coplin, vice president of programming, on the replays; Factors considered in the selection...
- Blitzing the Statehouses. Umstead, R. Thomas; Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;11/12/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 45, p40
The article reports that NFL Network is hoping to secure carriage wins in state legislatures as it prepares the second season of live National Football League game telecasts in the U.S. Legislators in several states have either offered or threatened to introduce bills that would either force...