TITLE

Cable's Baseball Ratings Fall Off

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, Thomas
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/16/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 42, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the decline in the ratings for baseball coverages by sports cable television networks in the United States. Decrease in ESPN rating despite the addition of games; Reasons for the drop in ratings; Impact of the baseball rights deal on blackout rules; Acquisition of the ESPN post-season rights for playoff games by the Fox Sports Net.
ACCESSION #
3676300

 

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