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- NFL looking for receivers for RedZone. Crupi, Anthony // Hollywood Reporter;8/25/2009, Vol. 411 Issue 11, p4
The article offers updates for the National Football League's (NFL) RedZone channel in the U.S. It notes that Dish Network Corp. has signed in to carry the startup service for RedZone, joining Comcast Corp., which plans to inscribe the channel into its sports and entertainment line up. It...
- 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.
- DirecTV entices new subs with free NFL package. Umstead // Multichannel News;11/29/99, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p34
Details the deal between the National Football League and DirecTV Inc. in which DirecTV will offer an out-of-the-market pay-per-view service free of charge to residential customers in the United States. Popularity of DirecTV's `NFL Sunday Ticket.'
- PPV sports in major league slump. McConville, Jim // Broadcasting & Cable;10/30/95, Vol. 125 Issue 44, p52
Reports on professional sports teams' decreased interest in pay-per-view television in the United States. Low sales and new cable deals as the factors in the decreased interest; Potential negative effect on pay-delivery services with the entry of direct broadcast satellite ou-of-market sports...