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RSNs Push MLB For Local Streaming Rights As Concerns Grow About Mobile Viewers03 / 07 / 14
RSNs across the U.S. are "pressing Major League Baseball to get the rights to stream local games to portable devices," according to Josh Kosman of the N.Y. POST. Baseball fans "can't watch live games on their tablets or smartphones outside their home, and the RSNs fear they could be losing viewers w...
ABC is seeking seven "gold" sponsorship deals priced around $6M to $6.5M each for its broadcast and cable coverage of the ''98 World Cup, according to Brockinton & Reynolds of INSIDE MEDIA. ABC sent p
The NFL has assigned local ad sales for its DBS Sunday Ticket service to an outside agency, MMmedia, a new unit of New York-based PKO Television, "which is now repositioning the package for advertiser
Cable execs are meeting in L.A. this week, as the National Cable TV Association holds its annual trade meeting. CNN''s Larry King hosted Comcast''s Brian Roberts and TBS'' Ted Turner from the conventi
If a labor agreement is not reached by Thursday, CBC employees could strike or be locked out -- which, according to William Houston of the GLOBE & MAIL, "would probably shut down" Hockey Night in Cana
Overnight ratings for this past weekend''s NBA coverage, according to Nielsen Sports Marketing Service: Saturday''s Game 1 averaged a 4.7 rating and a 15 share across the 33 metered markets, while Gam
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San Francisco''s two major daily papers -- the Heart-owned Examiner and the Chronicle -- are close to an agreement to shut down the Examiner and run a jointly owned operation (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 4
With the weekend elimination of the Maple Leafs, Jets and Canadiens, the NHL -- for the first time since ''74 -- will head into its second playoff round without a Canadian team. According to the TORON
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The Wall Street Journal introduced its "Interactive Edition" today based on the paper''s print edition and reports from Dow Jones'' news service. Among the features not found in the paper: A seven-day
The CBC has won the contract to be host broadcaster for hockey and curling at the ''98 Winter Games in Nagano. The CBC, which owns Canadian TV rights to the Games, will provide production facilities f
Mike Tyson will not be allowed to travel to L.A. on behalf of Showtime for the National Cable Television Association Convention. He has been ordered to remain in OH under his probation rules, pending