Versus Nets NHL Through 2011
- Ops drop puck on `NHL Center Ice'. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;02/07/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p28
Reports that cable television operators offering digital pay-per-view services will launch the National Hockey League's `NHL Center Ice,' scheduled on February 8, 2000. Length of the coverage; Suggested retail price of the broadcast package; Financial benefits for the league; Appeal of the...
- Jeff Shell. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;1/30/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p23
The article focuses on the plans of Jeff Shell, president of the Comcast Programming Group, to rename and reposition the National Hockey League (NHL) games for Outdoor Life Network. The hockey deal provides something of a model for what Shell is trying to accomplish with Comcast's portfolio of...
- Comcast's Ice Age Begins. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;10/10/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 42, p31
Offers a look at the broadcasting agreement signed by the National Hockey League with Comcast Corp. in the U.S. in October 2005. Availability of live games to Comcast High-Speed Internet customers; Features of the service; Basis on the amount of content of game highlights that will be...
- Versus Reaches Goal of Extending NHL Rights. Reynolds, Mike // Multichannel News;1/28/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p12
The article reports on the decision of the Comcast-owned sports network Versus to exercise an option for three more seasons of the National Hockey League. The deal ensures that Versus will be the National Hockey League's exclusive national cable home through the conclusion of the 2011 campaign....
- Fewer eyes, more guys. McAdams, Deborah D. // Broadcasting & Cable;06/19/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 26, p36
Reports on the ratings of National Hockey League (NHL) games aired on ESPN and ABC in 2000. Comparison with ratings in 1999; Number of viewers who watched the Stanley Cup series; Factors contributing to the decline in NHL ratings.
- Hockey scores on cable. McConville, Jim // Broadcasting & Cable;6/17/96, Vol. 126 Issue 26, p59
Reports on the cable television coverage of the National Hockey League's (NHL) 1996 playoffs. Ratings of NHL television shows; Postseason playoff telecasts.
- NHL Shoots to Launch Its Own Network by Fall. Consoli, John // MediaWeek;3/13/2006, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p4
This article reports on the plan of the National Hockey League (NHL) to start an NHL Network. The NHL is working toward starting an NHL Network, which it hopes to have up and running by the start of next season. The initial goal of the new network is to offer shoulder programming beyond game...
- LIFE AFTER LANCE. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;1/2/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p16
The article reports on the new sports programs that could possibly be added by Outdoor Life Network to its U.S. programming according to president Gavin Harvey as of January 2, 2006, including National Hockey League, professional bull-riding, America's Cup races, "Survivor" and Dakkar road rally.
- ESPN to drop NHL b'casts. Gough, Paul J. // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/31/2005, Vol. 389 Issue 19, p92
The article reports that television broadcasting company ESPN said it had declined an option for the right to broadcast NHL games next season, even if they resume after a yearlong lockout. An ESPN spokesman said Monday that the network would have more to say about the matter today. Although it...