Featured Story

Comcast Drops Plans To Acquire Time Warner Cable After Pressure From Regulators

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15

Comcast on Friday morning announced that it has terminated its agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable, with Comcast Chair & CEO Brian Roberts appearing on CNBC to discuss the failed deal. Roberts said, “We wanted to bring the products that we've got that we're very proud of to new market...

Read More

Tags: Media, Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable

More Stories

08/07/97
MEDIA NOTES

SportsChannel FL (SC-FL) reached agreements with the Jaguars and Bucs to be the exclusive RSN for both teams. SC-FL will produce a variety of team programming, including coaches shows and replays of p

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Boston Bruins, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, PVI, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, US West/Qwest, USA Networks, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

08/07/97
OLBERMANN'S "BIG SHOW" SET TO GO SOLO IN SEPTEMBER

Keith Olbermann will make his MSNBC debut on September 29 with his "issues-oriented" talk show called, "The Big Show With Keith Olbermann," according to Ray Richmond of DAILY VARIETY. The show has "ye

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

08/07/97
RAYCOM EYES NEW STRATEGY, BUT SAYS IT IS NOT FOR SALE

Charlotte-based Raycom Sports Inc. "is in the midst of an identity crisis that includes several key executives leaving and the possibility of a merger or acquisition," according to Erik Spanberg of th

Tags: ABC, CBS, News Corp./Fox, Raycom Sports, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/07/97
NFL, JAGUARS AND LOCAL NEWSPAPER AT ODDS OVER WEB SITE

The Jaguars and the NFL "are objecting" to the Florida Times-Union''s Jaguars page on its World Wide Web site, according to Earl Daniels of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION. The league and the team "have told

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL, Media

08/06/97
PUBLISHING NOTES: SUGAR RAY HAS A STORY TO TELL

In the N.Y. POST, Michael Shain reports that "at least three publishers are said to be in the hunt" for the rights to publish Sugar Ray Leonard''s life story. Shain adds that Leonard has promised edit

Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Media

08/06/97
MEDIA NOTES

VARIETY''s John Dempsey reports that cable operators "aren''t exactly breathless" to pay monthly per-subscriber license fees for TBS when it converts to a basic cable net starting in January. Phil Lax

Tags: DirecTV, HBO, NBC, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

08/05/97
ARLISS LEARNS NEW MOVES FROM SPORTS MARKETING ROOKIE

Tonight on HBO''s "Arli$$," entitled "Visionary For A New Millennium," Arliss is impressed by marketing whiz Giselle Jaynes, who is charming, clever and sexy. And, she''s filled with new, cutting-edge

Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

08/05/97
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: ESPN INTERNET VENTURES TO PICK UP MLB?

ESPN Internet Ventures, the joint venture of Starwave and ESPN, "is expected soon" to add MLB to its "stable" of pro sports league sites, according to ADWEEK. An ESPN Internet rep said that the compan

Tags: ESPN, Fila USA, MLB, Media, Walt Disney

08/05/97
WEEKEND TV RECAP: TALK IS CHEAP FOR SPRINT INT'L DIRECTOR

In the wake of a two-hour rain delay during Saturday''s telecast of the PGA Sprint International, tournament Exec Dir Larry Thiel will meet with CBS execs "about how future telecasts of the event will

Tags: ABC, CBS, MLB, NASCAR, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, Sprint, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/05/97
MEDIA NOTES

The Giants-Ravens NFL preseason game Saturday was the highest rated sporting event on broadcast TV for the weekend in Baltimore. The game drew an 5.5 rating/11 share, which was down from last year''s

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Ravens, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug