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- Comcast Eyeing Rainbow Sports Networks. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;9/15/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 37, p75
Reports on the plan of Comcast Corp. to acquire the sports networks of Cablevision Systems Corp. in the U.S. List of networks where Cablevision has stakes; Details of the stakes purchased by Comcast in Midwest Sports Channel and Home Team Sports; Remarks from Comcast president Steve Burke on...
- SUN SETS ON WESTERN. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;12/08/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p1
Reports on the final Western Show of the cable television industry as of December 2003. Issues discussed in the show which include sports programming cost; Cable executives in the opening session of the show such as Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast Corp. and Tom Rutledge of Cable Systems Corp.;...
- Comcast, TWC Eye N.Y. Sports Tiers. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;5/19/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 20, p10
Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable are talking with Cablevision Systems Corp.'s-owned Madison Square Garden Network and Fox Sports New York services about moving to a premium sports tier as early as summer of 2003. While current deals for the two regional networks don't expire until next year,...
- VALUE OF THE GAME. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p1B
Examines the relationship between sporting events and the cable industry and the high level of influence each has on the other. Domination of cable or broadcast networks in telecast rights of major U.S. sports; Consistent viewership ratings enjoyed by sporting events; High costs of acquisition...
- Cox Tips Hornets-Centered Net In N'awlins. Umstead, R Thomas // Multichannel News;10/28/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p14
Reports on deals of the regional sports network Cox Sports Television, slated to launch on October 28, 2002 with several television networks. Terms of the agreement of the network with the ESPN channel to provide college-sports events and news programming; Plans of the network regarding its...
- Cable bases loading up with new sports webs. Richmond, Ray // Variety;10/14/96, Vol. 364 Issue 11, p39
Reports on developments related to cable television in the United States as of October 14, 1996. Cable networks' launch of sports news channels; Background on the market for sports news channels; Market observers' comments.
- Ganging up on sports fees. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;5/13/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 20, p22
Focuses on the impact of increased sports-programming cost on the cable television broadcasting of sports events in the U.S. Reference to the failure of Cablevision Systems to carry Yankees Entertainment & Sports; Subscribers lost by Cablevision due to the conflict; Involvement of ESPN.
- Court TV. Sparrow, David // Tennis;
Reports on the launching of the Tennis Channel cable network.
- Cameras on the court. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;10/28/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 44, p44
Reports on innovative techniques adopted by sports cable television network ESPN to attract viewers to its National Basketball Association (NBA) coverage in late October 2002. Technology implemented by ESPN to broadcast NBA action; Usage of interactive chalkboard by TNT to help viewers to break...