All NFL Partners See Week 13 Sunday Decline Conference Title Game Overnights Lower ESPN Green Lights Celtics-Lakers "30 For 30" Media Notes CBS Has Deal To Stream NFL Games Mavericks Struggling On Court, In TV Ratings LeBron Happy With Latest SI Award "GameDay" Draws Highest Audience Since '07 Media Notes SI Names LeBron Sportsperson Of The Year
NFL Week 13 Overnights: All Partners Lower; Panthers-Seahawks Not A Draw For "SNF"Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 05 / 16
Week 13 was not kind to NFL broadcast partners yesterday, as each of the four windows saw lower overnight ratings compared to the same Sunday last season. Fox led the way with a 16.6 overnight for the national window yesterday, which featured Giants-Steelers. That figure is down 9% from an 18.2 for ...
The MLB vs. ESPN dispute over ESPN''s decision to move September MLB games to ESPN2 in favor of NFL games is scheduled to be heard on November 15, but USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke reports that there has
The Red Sox, who are "owed as much as" $6M in rights fees, "abruptly ended" their two-year TV contract with JCS New England TV Network Inc., the "recently formed company that carried games this year,"
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" (on at 12:00am ET due to "MNF"), FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South) and CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" all led with Mets-Reds
Tags: ABC, Buffalo Bills, CBS, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, MLB, NBC, New York Mets, NFL, Portland Trail Blazers, San Diego Chargers, Sports Illustrated, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney
Turner South''s multi-system operator (MSO), Time Warner Cable, "has yet to pick up the network," which debuted last Friday to one million subscribers in four Southern states, according to Deborah McA
NBC Sports formally announced that it has signed a five-year TV deal with Triple Crown Productions to broadcast the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and Belmont Stakes through 2005. In N.Y., Richard Sand
MSG Network earned a 5.59 Nielsen rating in N.Y. for Sunday''s Pirates-Mets game, according to Tom Bierbaum of DAILY VARIETY. The rating was the Mets "second-highest cable rating ever" in N.Y., traili
The NHL has instituted "longer timeouts for television commercials and longer intermissions for network telecasts," according to Joe Lapointe of the N.Y. TIMES. All games this season will have "three
Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Portland Trail Blazers, Sports Illustrated, Media, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney
Tom Hicks'' Southwest Sports Group "has moved closer" to an IPO after selling TV rights to its various properties to Fox Sports Net Southwest (FSNSW), according to Jennifer Allen of BRIDGE NEWS. The d
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" and ESPN''s "SportsCenter" (at 11:17pm ET due to Sunday Night Football) both led with Pirates-Mets, followed by Dodgers-Astr
Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Jets, New York Mets, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Portland Trail Blazers, Sports Illustrated, Media, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney
Broadcom Corp. and Gotcha Int''l will launch the Broadband Interactive Group (BIG), which is described as a "new-media company combining ''Jetsons''-style technology and extreme sports," according to