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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...
The Phillies yesterday agreed to join Comcast/Spectacor in forming a regional all-sports cable network, according to the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Flyers telecasts will begin in October ''97, Phillies ga
NBC released its final regular-season ratings for the NBA, the highest in eight seasons. The "NBA on NBC" finished with a 5.3 rating and 14 share for 26 telecasts, up 2% from last season''s 5.2/14. Th
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The NBA''s national cable outlets, TNT and TBS, head into the playoffs with average season ratings up 22% (2.0, the highest average since ''89-90), and NBC says when it releases its ratings today, it
The NHL''s partnership with IBM led CBC''s "Hockey Night in Canada" to scuttle plans for a playoff-based Web site. The problem, according to CBC''s Tom Curzon, was not the NHL, but rather CBC partner
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The NFL released its ''96 schedule yesterday, typically of more interest to network execs than fans at this time of the year. Fox immediately began hyping its October 27 match-up between Jimmy Johnson
Orca Bay Entertainment, owner of the Grizzlies, Canucks and GM Place, is "becoming increasingly miffed over references to their new arena as ''the Garage,''" according to the GLOBE & MAIL. William Hou
SportsChannel hopes to bring its "condensed" Light version - - a 30-minute offering of games -- to the New York market this summer. A title sponsor is being sought (BRANDWEEK, 4/22)....Prodigy launche
Mike Veeck and his St. Paul Saints have become the poster children for the innovative and fan-friendly baseball promotions found at the minor league level. With an upcoming reality series on the North
Prior to announcing ESPN President Steve Bornstein as head of Disney''s new combined ABC-ESPN sports entity, "there was some discussion inside [Disney] that Bornstein would eventually assume a new tit
The ''95 Sports Emmys were presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on April 22. THE WINNERS, as broken down by broadcast and cable outlets: ESPN 11; HBO 8; NBC 6; Fox 6; ABC