Programmers Focus on Free VOD Fare
- Defending the Belt. // Multichannel News;7/6/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 26, p10
The article focuses on the 100th pay-per-view event milestone of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on July 11, 2009. According to Zuffa LLC chief executive officer (CEO) Lorenzo Fertitta, the UFC is building a franchise that generates millions in revenue on pay-per-view and forging brand...
- LIFELINE: Setanta Sports. // Campaign;1/12/2007, Issue 1, p7
The article offers information about Setanta Sports, a sports network. This pay-television channel was launched by Irish businessmen Michael O'Rourke and Leonard Ryan in 1990. It entered in a joint venture deal as a broker to launch North America Sports Network on Sky Digital in Great Britain in...
- 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.
- Cords fraying but cablers are coping. // Daily Variety;8/8/2012, Vol. 316 Issue 27, p1
The article reports on the decline of the subscription in the cable television (TV) industry.