ESPN Sets Bar High for 'Full Court'

Umstead, R. Thomas
November 2000
Multichannel News;11/20/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 47, p74
Reports on United States cable television channel ESPN's favorable expectations about the pay-per-view (PPV) performance of its 'ESPN Full Court' out-of-market PPV college basketball package. Launch of the package in November 2000 in 300 cable systems; Distribution.


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