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Early Bird Special: NBC Denied In Request To Change Parade Of Nations OrderPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 16
NBC "lobbied unsuccessfully" to change the running order of the Rio Games' Opening Ceremony in an effort to put the U.S. team "near the back," according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG NEWS. In the traditional Parade of Nations, teams "enter the arena in alphabetical order." A ROCOG spokesperson sa...
WEB SPENDING: The FINANCIAL POST''s Barry Critchley profiled Internet Sports Network Inc., a sports media and entertainment company. The company recently raised $8M in venture capital from institution
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CBS''s coverage of the third round of the NCAA men''s basketball tournament last night received a 7.1/12 overnight Nielsen rating for Game 1 and a 6.9/13 for Game 2 (CBS). Reviews continue for CBS''s
As CART "launches into its third decade this weekend riding a low tide of TV ratings," the racing series is on the "lookout" for viewers, according to Tim May of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH, who wrote that
"No event or season matches the cost of the NCAA Tournament for Total Sports," according to David Sweet of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, who wrote that about 100 company employees work to cover the three-w
INTERNET NOTES: Michael Jordan will participate in a live chat on his SportsLine Web site on Monday, March 22 at 7:00pm ET. The event is Jordan''s first live chat since his retirement and will be simu
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CTV SportsNet in Canada drew "about 45,000 viewers nationwide" for its first prime-time telecast of the NCAA tournament last week, according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. A majority
Don King Productions and TVKO, the boxing PPV arm of HBO, "grossed more than" $60M on the domestic PPV broadcast of last Saturday''s Lennox Lewis-Evander Holyfield fight, according to Don Kaplan of th
The Falcons and Broncos were Super Bowl participants who set up their online stores "very differently," yet "the end result was the same: a successful, profitable season, both on and off the field," a
ANALYZE THIS: In N.Y., Richard Sandomir profiles Walt Frazier, who is in his first year as TV analyst for the Knicks on MSG. Sandomir writes that Frazier''s "persona often seems devoid of substance, f
The MLB Giants are "working on a plan" to offer their "best customers" the opportunity to "unload tickets they can''t use via the Internet," according to Jamie Beckett of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The team