Fox: Comcast Punts Big Ten
- Fox Cable after Speedvision. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;04/18/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 35, p6
Reports on the negotiations that would give Fox Cable Networks complete control of Speedvision cable television network and handing Comcast Corp. ownership of the Golf Channel and Outdoor Life Network. Reasons behind Fox's interest in Speedvision; Fox's current stake in Speedvision; Estimates...
- Big Ten Goes Wide. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;6/26/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 26, p8
Focuses on a partnership formed by Fox Cable Networks to broadcast the college football game Big Ten Conference in 2007. Overview of the deal; Significance of the partnership to Big Ten audiences and alumni; Views of Bob Thompson, president of Fox Cable, on the Big Ten Channel.
- FOX CABLE REVS UP. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;04/16/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 16, p1
Reports on the Fox Cable Networks Group's preparation to acquire the remaining interest in Speedvision/Outdoor Life Network. Success of Fox's broadcasting of National Association for Stock Car Racing (NASCAR) events; Fox's rumored negotiations with stakeholders in the Speedvision/Outdoor Life...
- Start Your Engines. // CableFAX Daily;12/8/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 237, p1
The article reports on a Nascar deal involving multimedia service operators and cable networks in the U.S. Fox Cable switched from FX to Speed. Speed will show the Nascar Craftsman Truck Series. Each of the networks will keep video-on-demand rights from its own coverage.
- Comcast, Fox Sports Settle. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;09/11/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 37, p81
Reports that the Comcast Corp. and Fox Cable Networks have settled a legal dispute over regional sports network ownership rights. Comcast's trading of the Minnesota-based regional sports network Midwest Sports Channel (MSC) to Fox for the latter's interest in Home Team Sports (HTS); Background...
- Fox: We're Fighting Rights War. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;8/9/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 32, p4
Reports on the decision of the Fox Cable Networks Group to refuse the increased sports costs and license fees offered by operators, in August 2004. Remarks from Fox Cable executive vice president of affiliate sales and marketing Lindsay Gardner; Reorganization of the company; Reason behind the...
- Feeling the Addiction. Smith, Krista // Vanity Fair;Dec2004, Issue 532, p154
Focuses on Fuel, the 24-hour action-sports channel from Fox Cable Networks. Production of original series such as "Firsthand" and "First Aid"; Characteristics of viewers; Packaging of footage with cutting-edge music and graphics; Visual artists' creation of animated segments and videos specific...
- Big Ten battles for TC sports bonanza. Schoette, Anthony // Indianapolis Business Journal;8/27/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 25, p3A
The article looks at the concerns by Indiana University and other members of the college sports network Big Ten Network (BTN) about the fight between BTN and some cable television networks over consumer charges. According to BTN Commissioner Jim Delany, BTN members will lose cable revenues if...
- Fox digital sports nets play ball with Charter. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;03/22/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 17, p19
Reports on Fox Cable Networks Group's signing of a deal with Charter Communications Inc. for the airing of sporting events on Charter's cable networks in the United States. Sports networks under Fox Cable; Charter's plans in making sports programs available to its subscribers.