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Disney's Iger Says ESPN Could Sell Direct To Consumer, But Not In Next Five YearsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 15
Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger yesterday said that he sees ESPN as a media property that "could be eventually sold directly to consumers like Time Warner's HBO, but not in the next five years," according to Matthew Belvedere of CNBC.com. Iger: "If we end up seeing more erosion in the so-called mult...
ESPN, which had two sets on the floor of the Phoenix Civic Plaza, "scored heavily" during yesterday''s MLB Expansion Draft, according to Jim Gintonio of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Gintonio: "Tuesday''s maj
RATINGS: HBO''s "Don King: Only In America" earned a 9.9/15 rating last Saturday, beating all broadcast networks from 8:00-10:00pm ET (N.Y. POST, 11/19)....USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand reports that T
CA-based IDG Books Worldwide is publishing "Hockey For Dummies" written by longtime hockey analyst John Davidson. "Hockey For Dummies," a licensed publication of the NHL, includes coaching advice on t
With "less than seven weeks to go" before TBS officially changes from superstation to basic cable station, the network is "locked into hammer-and-tong negotiations with cable operators as it tries to
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MLB''s Expansion Draft takes place today in Phoenix and ESPN will provide live coverage starting at 4:00pm ET, anchored by Karl Ravech, with analysis by Peter Gammons, Dave Campbell and Joe Morgan. Ji
The National Academy of Cable Programming presented its ''97 CableACE Awards over the weekend. ESPN won four awards, while The Golf Channel, SportsChannel NY, HBO, CNN/SI and Showtime, each won one. T
ESPN Radio officially announced an expansion that will increase its programming by more than 200%. Starting January 5, 1998, ESPN Radio will add "The Tony Kornheiser Show" on weekdays from 1:00-4:00pm
The English Premier soccer league has agreed "to a record-breaking" $170M, three-year deal with a joint venture involving IMG''s Mark McCormack and French pay TV group Canal Plus for TV rights outside
N.Y. Fox-affiliate WNYC "was the only Fox affiliate in the country not to pick up the national network feed" of the Redskins-Cowboys game last night at 7:00pm ET. Fox Sports VP/Media Relations Vince W