Iger: ESPN Isn't Maxed Out
- ESPN may pull plug on Brit TV sports. Clarke, Steve // Daily Variety;2/7/2013, Vol. 318 Issue 23, p17
The article reports that Walt Disney Co. considers to exit Great Britain television (TV) sports broadcasting following the failure of ESPN to renew rights for Premier League soccer in 2013.
- The Iger Sanction. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;3/21/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 12, p16
Discusses challenges and responsibilities facing Bob Iger, succeeding CEO of Walt Disney Co. in the U.S. Maintenance of the rating of television programs on ABC network; Concerns regarding source of revenues for the sports network ESPN; Replacement of television programs for teenagers at Disney...
- ESPN to Make Olympic Play. Reynolds, Mike // Multichannel News;8/25/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 33, p34
The article reports on the plans of ESPN in New York City to vie to be the official channel for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. According to the network's chief executive officer (CEO) George Bodenheimer, ESPN will be on the bidding process to be held by the...
- ESPN gets Games. KIRSCHBAUM, ERIK // Daily Variety;11/16/2009, Vol. 305 Issue 31, p8
The article reports that Entertainment & Sports Programming Network (ESPN), a television network, has been awarded the South American broadcast rights by the International Olympic Committee, excluding Brazil, for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia and the 2012 Summer...
- GOING FOR THE GOLD NBC touts its Games b'casts. Amdur, Meredith // Daily Variety;1/14/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 12, p7
Reports on the advertising sales campaign launched by National Broadcasting Co. in the U.S. for the coverage of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Enlistment of heavy cross-promotions between its cable television networks and main broadcasters; Number of coverage hours offered by NBC Cable.
- The digital tipping point. Pennington, Adrian // TVB Europe;Jul2012, p39
The article focuses on how online interactive services and linear television will be balanced during the broadcasting of Olympic Games 2012 by National Broadcasting Co. Inc. (NBC). It is noted that with all events streamed in realtime on at least one of its platforms, NBC will deliver its most...
- Olympics Bring Eyeballs to NBC. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;8/23/2004, Vol. 23 Issue 34, p3
Reports on an increase in the rating of NBC for its Olympics programming in the U.S. in 2004. Views of Randy Falco, president of NBC Universal Television Network Group, on the company's multiplatform strategy; Impact of the Olympics programming on the rivalry of NBC with other cable channels.
- ESPN Tackles Nov. Ratings. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;12/8/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 48, p30
The article features the primetime winners in the household ratings according to the Nielsen Media Research Inc. data in November 2008. It reports that the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) ranked number one with a 2.4 rating on its National Football League (NFL) coverage. Fox...
- NBC gets $1.27 billion Olympics win. McConville, Jim // Broadcasting & Cable;8/14/95, Vol. 125 Issue 33, p16
Reports that NBC has won the Olympics television rights deal with a record-setting $1.27 billion bid accepted by the International Olympics Committee (IOC) covering two Olympics seasons (2000 and 2002). Speculation that NBC's twin coverage will break even or make a profit; Resentment aired by...