Finebaum Signs With ESPN, SEC Network Audience For NBA Conf. Semis Down ESPN Layoffs Reportedly In "Low Hundreds" WNBA Sky Ink Five-Year Local TV Deal PGATour.com To Air Series On UW Golf Team ESPN Has First Mass Layoffs In Years SI Brass Discuss Future Of Publication "30 For 30" To Feature Pistons' Bad Boys ACC Network Faces Roadblock In Rights Issue Preakness Stakes Ratings Up 9% For NBC
Upcoming Conferences and Events
Paul Finebaum Inks Radio, TV Deal With ESPN Featuring SEC Network Simulcast05 / 22 / 13
Broadcaster Paul Finebaum "is leaving the Birmingham, Ala., market where his contract expired in January, for Charlotte, N.C., and a national forum: ESPN," according to Rachel Bachman of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Finebaum signed "a five-year contract," but "neither he nor ESPN would give financial de...
CBS golf analyst Ben Wright told the NEWS JOURNAL of Wilmington, DE, that "lesbians in the sport hurt women''s golf" and that women''s golfers are hurt by having breasts. Wright told the NEWS JOURNAL'
"In what could be the most potent alliance yet between a telephone company and a media firm," MCI Communications announced Wednesday that it will invest up to $2B in Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. to fo
CBS Chair & CEO Laurence Tisch "said that despite constant rumors he is discussing a sale of CBS, the network isn''t for sale," according to Elizabeth Jensen of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Tisch made the
The Golf Channel has signed distribution agreements with five new MSOs covering more than three million subscribers nationwide. The new Golf Channel carriers are Adelphia Communications, Marcus Cable,
CTV President & CEO John Cassaday and NBA Commissioner David Stern announced yesterday a broadcasting agreement that will cover three full seasons and start with the NBA Finals this June. Under the de
Before 800 members of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society, officials of a new Baby Bells venture into programming gave their new company a name -- TELE-TV --"and told Hollywood''s creative comm
NBC faces a "major challenge" as it assumes coverage of the U.S. Open after a 29-year reign on ABC, according to a preview of the tournament in the June issue of GOLF DIGEST. Peter McCleery writes tha
Red Wings VP Atanas Ilitch said it was his decision to pull the plug on the strobe lights before Game 1 of the team''s opening playoff series after complaints from players and fans, according to this
The Raptors and the Grizzlies are expected to announce a national TV deal today with CTV. According to Vancouver PROVINCE''s Kent Gilchrist, that "will be quickly followed" by announcements of local T
Tonight "could be legendary" for TNT when the Bulls and Magic meet in game 2 of their Conference semi-final, writes Prentis Rogers in this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Noting the arrival of Kareem