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Tonight's Events....Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14
The W New York will host the 15th annual Taste of Tennis Gala ahead of the U.S. Open. Headlining the event are Serena Williams and chef Masaharu Morimoto . Other participating tennis players include Venus Williams , Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and the Bryan Brothers .&nb...
Several marketers "are considering taking legal action" against Photoscape, a web site that taped and uploaded five Super Bowl ads. A spokesperson for Holiday Inn said, "We are investigating this appa
The Dodgers will change radio partners next season after signing a five-year deal with KIIS-AM, according to Tom Hoffarth of the L.A. DAILY NEWS. KIIS offered an "aggressive presentation to the Dodger
TV New Zealand and CVM TV in Jamaica reached basic agreements with the IOC for the rights to broadcast the Nagano Games. The rights for New Zealand went for US$600,000 and for Jamaica $12,000. These a
AOL agreed yesterday to give refunds or credits to nearly all of its 8 million subscribers as compensation for problems in connecting to the service. In Washington, Hilzenrath & Ordonez notes some ana
Walt Disney Co. reported first-quarter earnings that "exceeded Wall Street estimates," helped by "the performance of ESPN," according to James Bates of the L.A. TIMES. Disney''s profit was $749M, or $
Buoyed by its Super Bowl broadcast, Fox was the top rated TV network for the week of January 20-26. It was only the second time Fox has won a primetime week, the first was during its coverage of the W
Fox Sports Int''l and Brazilian media company Globosat have formed a joint venture to launch a new Portuguese- language, 24-hour sports channel in Brazil named Fox Sports. The channel, set to launch i
Fox Sports launched its new west coast RSN, Fox Sports West 2, and "more than likely, it won''t be showing on a cable system near you," according to Larry Stewart of the L.A. TIMES. Out of Fox Sports
The NFL''s next TV contract negotiations are profiled by Michael Freeman of MEDIAWEEK under the header, "Fox Readies Super Bid II. Murdoch''s Net Looks Nearly Invincible In The Battle For NFL Rights."
Fox Sports'' broadcast of Super Bowl XXXI earned a 43.3 rating and 65 share, as the game was watched by an estimated 128.9 million viewers. Fox President David Hill: "I''ve always said the Super Bowl