Iger Talks ESPN Going Straight To Consumer NFL Owners Caught Off Guard By Leiweke Hiring Bills' Brandon Replaces Black As Sabres President NFL's New Air Policy Could Work In Brady's Favor PGA Tour Debuting OTT Service This Week Virtual Reality TV Possible For '24 Olympics? NFL Continues European Branding Efforts Social Studies: Twins President Dave St. Peter NHL Faces Several Off-Ice Incidents This Summer Media Notes
Published May 8, 1995
The NHL is expected to announce today that it has signed a deal with CBS/Fox Home Video to market and distribute NHL home video products. The league has also signed Mennen to a multi- year sponsorship deal that includes a commitment to buy media time during NHL broadcasts on Fox and ESPN (AD AGE, 5/8 issue)....The NHLPA now has a World Wide Web site. Address: http://www.nhlpa. com (NHLPA).... TVN, a direct-to-home satellite TV pay-per-view service has announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with NFL Enterprises to transmit "NFL Sunday Ticket," a subscription package of regular season games (TVN)....TSN has announced that it has added 15 games to its '95 Expos schedule (Montreal GAZETTE, 5/6)....SportsChannel Regional Network is introducing a redesigned logo this week at the NCTA (SportsChannel)....HBO's debut of "Tyson" on Saturday, April 29 received a 16.0 rating in HBO's universe, topping all four major networks in HBO homes (HBO).... Ratings for the first three Marlins games on Channel 33 were 4.9 -- up from 4.7 for the first three games last season (MIAMI HERALD, 5/7)....NFL Films will be the centerpiece of tonight's Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema. The company is being noted for its "artistic influence on Hollywood" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 5/8).