- ESPN: Still the Worldwide Leader. UMSTEAD, R. THOMAS // Multichannel News;7/27/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 26, p31
The article reports that television programmer ESPN still continues to the leader in sports television industry in the U.S. despite the departure of high-profile talent and a net loss of subscribers in the cable television marketplace in the U.S. as of 2015.
- ESPN's 360-Degree Leap. Gibbons, Kent // Multichannel News;5/25/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p32
In this article the author discusses the issue concerning the payment for the access of ESPN360.com, the online service providing live sports events in the U.S. He cites on the agreement of cable provider Comcast Corp. to pay for its broadband customers so that they can access the online...
- ESPN Layoffs Loom: 300 Jobs May Be on Chopping Block. Guthrie, Marisa // Hollywood Reporter;9/24/2015, p14
The article reports that cable television company ESPN is considering layoffs due to shifting business priorities. Topics discussed include ESPN's denial that the downsizing is caused by subscriber losses or slowed growth, adoption of the evolving technology to navigate the business and some...
- ESPN's First-Place Finish. Haugstead, Linda // Multichannel News;3/3/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p21
The article presents the results of a survey which evaluates the top cable networks conducted by Beta Research Corp. in the U.S. from September to November 2007. The survey revealed that ESPN has been ranked as top in helping the cable television industry's systems gain and retain customers. On...
- Network in decline. Branch, Andrew // World (0888157X);8/8/2015, Vol. 30 Issue 16, p64
The article offers information on various aspects related to cable television company ESPN. Topics discussed include the resignation of the sports commentator Keith Olbermann from the company, the decline of satellite and cable subscribers from the network, and political and moral advocacy of...
- Sean Cohan. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;7/16/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 29, p11
The article features Sean Cohan, senior president at A&E Television Networks. He discusses how he overcame prejudicial treatment from executives in the international pay TV market due to his young age. Cohan has been promoted three times within his three-year tenure at the company. He talks...
- Cable Flexes Its Muscles. Becker, Anne // Broadcasting & Cable;4/28/2008, Vol. 138 Issue 17, p18
The article reports on development in the cable programming industry in the U.S. following the writers' strike. It relates that despite the slight downturn in the overall broadcast industry, cable programming has managed to increase its rating share in the primetime broadcast. Moreover, Mel...
- Hometown Cable Companies Set To Party Hard in Super Bowl City. Reynolds, Mike // Multichannel News;1/28/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p32
The article presents information on the Super Bowl XLVII event that will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 3, 2013 in which several cable companies of the U.S. will be present which include Cox Communications Inc., CBS Broadcasting Inc., and ESPN.
- A+E Nets Lifts Execs, Sets Studio Wing. // Variety;6/5/2013, Vol. 320 Issue 5, Preceding p4
The article discusses changes to the organization of the cable television industry firm A + E Networks made by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nancy Dubuc, including promotions to executives Dirk Hoogstra, David McKillop and Robert DiBitetto and the creation of A + E Studios, a production division.