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ESPN Sues Verizon Over New FiOS TV Packages, Citing Breach Of Current ContractPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 28 / 15
ESPN has filed a lawsuit against Verizon "alleging the telecom company’s new FiOS TV packages breach a contract covering how the sports TV network is to be distributed," according to Joe Flint of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Verizon began offering “Custom TV” plans last week "starting ...
Stars Owner Tom Hicks said yesterday that his $1.7B purchase of LIN TV Corp. "does not portend any future relationship" with the NHL team, according to Mike Heika of the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. Hicks
PVI''s L-VIS system, which was used by five NFL teams and their broadcast partners during the first weekend of pre- season games, was examined by Glen Dickson of BROADCASTING & CABLE. The technology w
ABC will rebroadcast the Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight this evening in its entirety from 10-11:00pm ET. ABC paid $1M for the broadcast right and an ABC spokesperson said, "If we didn''t think it
The following lists ratings from the last six CBS telecasts of the PGA Championship. CBS will present nine hours of tournament coverage this weekend, from 1:30-6:00pm ET on both Saturday and Sunday (C
ABC, "in an effort to cut costs," has dismissed "about" 100 staffers. The cuts will be spread across all departments (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 8/13)....SportsChannel Chicago "is eliminating" ten production st
The investment firm of Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, operated by Stars Owner Thomas Hicks, has agreed to pay $1.7B to acquire LIN Television Corp., a RI-based company that owns eight TV stations includin
Fox Sports West 2 (FSW2) has "stepped up its attack on Century Cable, unleashing waves of airplanes with Century- bashing banners" over Dodger Stadium, and "sending out battalions of billboard trucks"
The NFL, Jaguars and the Florida Times-Union announced Tuesday "they had settled their dispute" over the publication''s Web site, according to an AP report in the DETROIT NEWS. On Monday, a disclaimer
While Keith Olbermann''s new MSNBC show will be called "The Big Show," ESPN "is not saying" whether it will sue, according to Binswanger & Taudte of NEWSWEEK. That name was used by Olbermann and "Spor
Marv Albert''s future in sportscasting continues to be examined by the media, and on CNN''s "Larry King Live" last evening, ABC''s Armen Keteyian said, "I think what is truly unfortunate here is wheth