Unbeaten Teams Lift NFL Net Prospects
- THROUGH THE WIRE. Reynolds, Mike; Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;1/30/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p26
This article presents an update on the U.S. cable television industry, as of January 30, 2006. Both Comcast and NFL Network are trying to secure broadcasting rights for the TV coverage of the prime time season games of the National Football League. The TV program "Imprint" was perceived to be...
- NFL Bolsters Its Network. Grossman, Ben // Broadcasting & Cable;5/1/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 18, p38
Reports on the efforts of NFL Network to boost its distribution by adding reruns of weekend football games and acquiring Senior Bowl college football in the U.S. in 2006. Reason of NFL for rejecting offers from Comcast and other television broadcasting companies; Views of NFL Network president...
- NFL Net Adding Subs at a Fast Clip. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;8/30/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 35, p3
Reports on an agreement completed by NFL Network with Comcast for television broadcasting of sports in the U.S. Performance of sports television programs in the country; Reason of Comcast for choosing NFL: Blue Chip advertisers joining the roster; List of NFL sponsors. INSET: 'Monday Night...
- Sacramento Kings, Monarchs games to anchor new regional sports channel for cable customers. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;9/17/2004, Issue 323297, p4
Reports on the agreement between Comcast Corp and Sacramento Kings over television broadcasting of basketball games in California. Terms under the deal; Benefits of the agreement for both parties involved; Significance of the deal for basketball fans throughout the state.
- A Channel for All Sports Seasons. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;2/7/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p26
Presents updates on the U.S. sports cable television network NFL Network as of February 7, 2005. List of the companies which NFL Network has distribution deals with; Information on its video-on-demand service during the regular season; Company plans for 2006.
- YES Close to Key Deals. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;2/18/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p2
Reports the deal between Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network executives with the multiple-system operators in New York. Coverage of the New York yankees baseball games; Formulation of carriage agreements with cable affiliates; Optimism of the Time Warner spokesman Mike Luftman.
- NFL Net on Comcast grid. Gough, Paul J. // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;8/17/2004, Vol. 385 Issue 12, p4
The NFL Network scored a significant win, snagging a spot on Comcast Corp.'s digital cable tier. The network, which launched less than a year ago about halfway through the football season, will be seen in 22 million households when the channel comes to Comcast's 8 million digital homes by...
- Comcast Shows Off Super Stuff. Haugstead, Linda // Multichannel News;1/31/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p6
Reports on the coverage of the football game Super Bowl XXXIX by Comcast at the Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida on February 5, 2005. Contribution of the football game to the demand for high definition television (HDTV) service offered by Comcast; Price of the HDTV; Partnership entered...
- Challenges Await NFL Net, OLN. Reynodls, Mike // Multichannel News;2/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p8
Explains that the move of the National Football League (NFL) to award its late-season, eight-game primetime package to NFL Network from Comcast Corp.'s OLN will face some challenges. Implications of the move of NFL; Reaction of the sports community to the move of NFL; Discussion on the...