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NYC FC Set To Introduce Lampard; Beasley Signs With DynamoPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 14
NYC FC today is expected to introduce Frank Lampard as its new designated player signing as he joins the MLS expansion team following his career with EPL club Chelsea. The event "also will see Lampard taking part in a coaching clinic with local children" ( DAILYMAIL.co.uk, 7/24 ). Meanw...
Showtime Networks Inc.''s annual pay-per-view survey reported that PPV revenues are expected to total $621M this year, with event coverage grossing $320M of that, according to Kim Mitchell of CABLE WO
Lifetime Network and The Marquee Group will coproduce four one-hour women''s sports specials, according to MEDIAWEEK. The shows will be more "feature-oriented than live-event coverage or interviews."
"Under mounting pressure from the satellite-television industry," Time-Warner is expected to announce it will spend $400-450M for new digital-TV set-top boxes that offer more channels and Internet acc
ESPNEWS signed Campbell''s Soup, Fila, Foot Locker, Holiday Inn and Pennzoil as network advertisers. They join Coors, General Motors, Levi Strauss, McDonald''s and P&G, all of whom signed on as charte
Officials at SportsChannel apologized Monday for airing too much of Dennis Rodman''s "profanity-laced commentary" after he was ejected from the Bulls-Raptors game on Sunday night. In his antics, Rodma
Baton Broadcasting System, the CBC, Hamilton''s independent CHCH-TV, TSN and CTV''s new sports cable channel are all "interested in acquiring rights" to Blue Jays games, according to William Houston i
Princeton Video Image (PVI) is profiled in the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. The MLB Giants use PVI''s ad insertion technology for local home broadcasts and Jason Pearl, corporate sponsorship manager for the
NBC Cable & Business Development President Tom Rogers is "shedding" many of his international responsibilities to focus on new media and new business development. Rogers says he will focus on further
Contrary to published reports that the Nynex, Bell Atlantic and Pacific Telesis were working to shut down their joint-venture wireless digital TV service, Tele-TV, issued a statement Friday saying tha
Starting next week, "nearly every" NBA game will be broadcast live on ESPNET SportsZone, according to George Mannes of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The league "will feed local radio broadcasts" to the site li