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The Blackhawks' local ratings in the Chicago market during the NHL playoffs are "having a huge impact on the overall national rating for their games on NBC and NBC Sports Network," according to Ed Sherman of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. NBC Sports Net's Blackhawks-Red Wings Western Conference Semifinals Gam...
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A group led by management at Labatt Communications'' The Sports Network have been given until Monday to secure financing for their bid for Labatt''s broadcast assets, estimated at C$630M, according to
The NBA Finals on NBC earned a 13.9 national rating and a 25 share, making it the 8th highest rated Finals in NBA history, according to NBC Sports. The 13.9 rating represents a 12% increase over the '
By a vote of 81-18, the Senate passed a "massive overhaul of telecommunications law that would affect every telephone user and television viewer by freeing industries from many government rules." Amon
When it comes to TV viewership, "other sports just can''t compete" with the NFL, according to an analysis of the sport in the current ADWEEK. Glenn Macnow writes, "The game practically sells itself. T
The NHL''s decision to carry Stanley Cup playoff games in the afternoon "has been a ratings bust" for CBC, according to the CANADIAN PRESS. Only two of seven matinee games have drawn more than 1 milli
Manitoba-based CanWest Global Communications, headed by NHL Jets suitor Izzy Asper, said yesterday that it is "counting itself out of any bidding war for John Labatt Ltd.''s broadcasting properties,"
Time Warner Cable has acquired the exclusive local TV rights to the home games of the Memphis Pharaohs of the Arena Football League. In addition, the deal calls for a home shopping show for next seaso
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ESPN has said that "it plans to tackle more Asian markets with customized programming in native languages," according to today''s DAILY VARIETY. Yesterday, the cable network launched a programming and
Susan O''Malley, president of the Bullets and Capitol Region Sports Marketing, announced an agreement yesterday for WFTY-TV to broadcast Bullets and Capitals games beginning in ''95-96. WFTY will repl