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Driver Jeff Burton Joins NBC's NASCAR Booth, While FS1's Rick Allen Could Be Next12 / 04 / 13
NBC Sports yesterday announced it has reached a multi-year agreement that will see NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton transition out of full-time driving and into an analyst role when the network begins coverage in '15. Burton will assume double duties in '14, racing a schedule of selected ...
Atlanta viewers will get 20 more televised hours of the Summer Games than the rest of the country in a deal announced between NBC and WXIA-NBC in Atlanta, according to Jeffrey Scott of the ATLANTA CON
After officially closing his company''s $19B acquisition of Cap Cities/ABC, Walt Disney Chair Michael Eisner said he "remains open to the idea of making other acquisitions" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 2/12)
Marlins/Dolphins/Panthers Owner H. Wayne Huizenga has talked with SportsChannel Florida about buying interest in the company, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. If a sale happens, Marlins
Cap Cites/ABC formally announced their $22M deal to televise the ''98 World Cup in France. Sepp Blatter, General Secretary of FIFA, said that ABC "was the only network" from the U.S. that showed inter
The Oilers sold their radio rights in a 10-year deal to Nashville''s Dick Broadcasting Co., which, "in conjunction with Capitol Networks of Raleigh, NC, will begin to build the Oilers radio network."
The FCC unanimously approved Walt Disney Co.''s acquisition of Cap Cities/ABC, but ordered the new company to sell radio and newspaper properties in Fort Worth and Pontiac-Detroit. Disney has one year
Former Suns coach Paul Westphal is under consideration to join TNT as a game or in-studio analysts for NBA playoff coverage this year. Also, from Phoenix: Shawn Hunter, COO for the Phoenix NHL team, s
A consortium of Japan''s TV broadcasters, made up of NHK and several private networks, agreed to pay a record $37.5M for domestic rights to the ''98 Nagano Games, "nearly three times" what they paid f
LIN Television has given Raycom rights to form a network of broadcast stations to syndicate Texas Rangers regionally. LIN acquired local TV rights to the Rangers in a five-year deal last October. Paul
News Corp. will reportedly let go nearly half the 515 employees involved in "News Corp. Internet," the company''s joint venture with MCI. The announcement comes one week after MCI announced that it wo