Challenges Await NFL Net, OLN
- NFL Bolsters Its Network. Grossman, Ben // Broadcasting & Cable;5/1/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 18, p38
Reports on the efforts of NFL Network to boost its distribution by adding reruns of weekend football games and acquiring Senior Bowl college football in the U.S. in 2006. Reason of NFL for rejecting offers from Comcast and other television broadcasting companies; Views of NFL Network president...
- NFL Network Added To Dish Programming. // Satellite Today;9/15/2005, p6
The article reports on the addition of NFL Network into the Top 120 Dish Network direct-to-home satellite television service providers in the U.S., according to Echostar Communications Corp. NFL Network provides around-the-clock coverage of the National Football League, including exclusive...
- THROUGH THE WIRE. Reynolds, Mike; Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;1/30/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p26
This article presents an update on the U.S. cable television industry, as of January 30, 2006. Both Comcast and NFL Network are trying to secure broadcasting rights for the TV coverage of the prime time season games of the National Football League. The TV program "Imprint" was perceived to be...
- Fumble Recovery: NFL Keeps Thurs-Sat Games In-House. // CableFAX Daily;1/30/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p1
This article reports on the TV broadcasting rights secured by NFL Networks to cover the prime time regular season games of the National Football League in the next season, as of January 30, 2006. Comcast failed to win the bid for the TV coverage of the football games.
- NFL Net Adding Subs at a Fast Clip. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;8/30/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 35, p3
Reports on an agreement completed by NFL Network with Comcast for television broadcasting of sports in the U.S. Performance of sports television programs in the country; Reason of Comcast for choosing NFL: Blue Chip advertisers joining the roster; List of NFL sponsors. INSET: 'Monday Night...
- 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...
- 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.
- Comcast Clips NFL at FCC. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;11/12/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 45, p40
The article reports that cable company Comcast has explained its reason for refusing to give broad distribution to NFL Network in the U.S. Comcast told the Federal Communications Commission that its refusal is designed to ensure that only loyal National Football League fans will shoulder NFL...
- NO PLAYOFF PAYOFFS. Kissell, Rick // Daily Variety;1/15/2002, Vol. 274 Issue 32, p6
Reports on the ratings gains of the wild-card weekend of the National Football League in the United States. Average rating of the weekend's four professional football playoff contests; Highest-rated game of the weekend; Ratings performance of the post-season games.