So Much March Madness, So Little Time
- Speed Races All Over the Digital World. Kaufman, Debra // Television Week;5/1/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p43
The article focuses on the move of sports cable television network Speed to adopt the digital distribution platforms. In addition to the pay-per-view and two screens used by On-Board Pass, the network is exploiting video-on-demand, broadband, interactive television, Internet and mobile devices....
- Rising players. Bainbridge, James // New Media Age;7/6/2006, p25
The article provides information on the interactive television channel launched by sports Web site TeamTalk that would enable non-traditional broadcasters like mobile operators and bookmakers to start showing sports events. The interactive television aims to enhance the aspects of the sites that...
- PICTURE THIS R. THOMAS UMSTEAD. // Multichannel News;9/28/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 34, p46
A blog is presented which discusses the results of surveys related to the popularity of live sports programming on smartphones and tablets due to which pay television (TV) subscribers may take the decision to cut their cords.
- Revving on All Cylinders. Hill, Lee Alan // Television Week;5/1/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p35
The article features sports television network Speed. The network made its debut on New Year's Eve 1995 with 3.2 million subscribers, and now tops 70 million. Within the first year or so racing events were secured, such as Formula One rights, some Le Mans and NASCAR competitions and the...
- Porn providers let the viewers join in. Carter, Ben // New Media Age;8/8/2002, p31
Focuses on the interactive television (ITV) market for adult channels in Great Britain in 2002. Amount charged per night by Pout, a pay-per-view adult channel; Market competitors; Information on the ITV strategy of Playboy TV.
- No pay-per-coup. Quindt, Fritz // Sporting News;6/10/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 23, p8
Focuses on the cost of the pay-per-view telecast of sporting events. Retail price of the Lennox Lewis-Mike Tyson boxing match; Predictions of sports analysts; Hoax in the concept that all sporting events are going pay-per-view.
- College pay package is stunted. Freeman, Michael // MediaWeek;9/26/94, Vol. 4 Issue 37, p10
Reports on the buy rate for pay-per-view games via ESPN/ABC during the college football season. Sales of the `season ticket' package; Schedule of the football games; Teams that garner the most number of televiewers; Breakdown of a ESPN/ABC viewing package.
- Discord in PPV land? Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;02/21/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p24
Reports contract dispute between Showtime Event Television and In Demand over pay-per-view (PPV) broadcasting of Mike Tyson-Lou Savarese fight. Implications of the dispute for the PPV industry; Negotiation of the companies on Mike Tyson PPV rate card; Offers of overseas promoters for a pay...
- PPV-Event Ratings Declined in Quarter. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;04/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 16, p28
Reports on the financial performance of the United States pay-per-view (PPV) industry during the first quarter of 2000. Paucity of PPV events; Comparison with year-ago figures; Lack of high-profile PPV boxing matches; Loss of the World Wrestling Federation's `WrestleMania'; Overall number of...