DirecTV, NFL Net Go on Offense
- NFL Net Rejects Time Warner's Proposal. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;12/18/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p4
The article reports on NFL Network's rejection of the proposal by Time Warner Cable to enable subscribers in the New York metropolitan area to see Rutgers University play Kansas State in the Texas Bowl. The NFL Network offered Time Warner a free license to show its programming for a week on an...
- Cable Rivals Step Up to the Dish. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;8/9/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 32, p4
Reports on the move by cable television operator rivals DirecTV Inc. and RCN Corp. to capitalize on Time Warner Cable's loss of New York Mets telecasts in August 2004. Complaints against Time Warner; Advertisement campaign released by the companies; Remarks from a Time Warner spokesman on the...
- 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...
- Event Revenue Still Hit or Miss. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;04/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 16, p28
Comments on the financial performance of the United States pay-per-view (PPV) sector during the first quarter of 2000. Comparison with year-ago figures; High-profile nature of events that took place during the 1999 first quarter; Industry's inability to fill the downtime between big-ticket...
- 'Free to Air' Will Hit Pub Revenues. // Hospitality Ireland;Oct2010, Issue 67, p56
The article discusses claims by an Oireachtas Committee on communication about the benefits of selling the broadcast rights to major sports matches to pay television channels.
- TNT Readies NBA Marketing Campaign. // Multichannel News;9/27/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p50
This article reports the cable television network Turner Network Television (TNT) will tip off a cross-platform marketing campaign for its coverage of the 2004-05 National Basketball Association (NBA) season early next month. TNT said the commercials will begin running nationally the week of...