Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC Female Audience Strong For World Cup ESPN Denies Wanting To Dial Down Olbermann IndyCar Gets Best Cable Audience In Years Xfinity Series Audience Lower On Fox Sports U.S.-Germany Sets Fox Soccer Record Media Notes Discovery Looking To Sublicense Olympic Rights Sources: FS1 Cutting Back News Operation ESPN Changes Format For MLB ASG Reveal
NBC Has Created "Sky-High Expectations" For Its NASCAR Coverage, Beginning SundayPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15
NBC has "built sky-high expectations for its portion of the Sprint Cup Series schedule that begins Sunday night" at Daytona Int'l Speedway, but "living up to the hype won't be an easy task, because NASCAR fans are notoriously picky when it comes to broadcasts," according to Jeff Gluck of USA TODAY. ...
Rogers Cable, Canada''s "largest" cable company, "has quietly and without announcement doubled its ownership" in the new sports channel CTV Sports Net (CTVSN), according to William Houston of the Toro
The TV sports marketplace is examined by Craig Kuhl in CABLE WORLD under the header "Rough Stuff: All-Sports Nets Play A New Brand Of Ball." With Fox Sports Net''s focus on regional sports, there''s "
CBS'' Craig James, on the NFL''s TV negotiations: "I''ve heard for a month that there''s a chance NBC will bow out of the NFL deal early because it can lose the NFL and still be strong in sports. But
CBS "is said to have moved about" 65-70% of its ''97-98 college basketball inventory, including both the regular season and the NCAA tournament, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK. In additi
Reuters Holdings PLC has launched SportsWeb, a free Internet site providing international sports news and pictures, according to Mary Huhn of the N.Y. POST. The site, at www.sportsweb.com, is a joint
IMG''s TWI "is reviving its legendary made-for-TV sports program, ''The Superstars'' for a 25th anniversary special," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. The special "could serve as a springboard for
MSG Network''s week-long coverage of the WTA Chase Championships averaged a 0.74 in the New York area, the highest average for the event. The previous high was a 0.50 in ''96. The final, on November 2
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NETWORKS: Regarding the NFL TV negotiations, NFL VP/ Communications Greg Aiello confirmed that the December 1 deadline for the incumbents'' exclusive bargaining period has not been extended. Aiello: "
Fox Sports has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby, the network''s first horse racing event, set for Saturday April 4 (Fox). In Las Vegas, Jay Richards reported t
Although ESPN was the "most-watched" cable network during primetime in November, its audience "was down 10% from the same period a year ago," according to Richard Huff of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Overall,