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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...
In Baltimore, Milton Kent, on NBC''s early non-coverage of the Jim Kelly-Jim Harbaugh incident: "[S]omebody, whether it was Kelly or some NBC producer or executive, sat on this for a week" (Baltimore
The decline in network NFL ratings is examined by Brockinton & Katz in MEDIAWEEK. Midway through the season, ratings on ABC, NBC and Fox''s NFL telecasts have "dipped" 12%, 6% and 3%, respectively. In
Fox will broadcast its first-ever college football game after securing the rights to the Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl Classic for three years, from ''99-2001. Fox Sports secured the TV rights from Fo
Marv Albert''s decision to appear on "20/20", "Larry King Live," and the "Late Show" with David Letterman next week is a "terrible mistake," according to Phil Mushnick of the N.Y. POST. Mushnick: "Mar
Seventy-seven ABC Sports technicians "staged a one-day grievance strike Saturday" at Champions Golf Club in Houston, TX, according to David Barron of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The 24-hour walkout forced
PRINT: In N.Y., Michael Shain reported that ESPN Magazine "again raided Time Inc. to fill two more key editorial jobs." Lynn Crimado is leaving Money magazine to become ESPN Magazine''s Managing Edito
On Sunday''s "NFL on NBC" pregame show, NBC''s Jim Kelly discussed details of his dispute last week with Colts QB Jim Harbaugh. Kelly: "I said some things and I even told him, maybe a little harsher t
The following lists the top 10 sports tape sales and weeks in the top ten (ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, 10/31). NO. TITLE WEEKS NO. TITLE WEEKS 1 MJ: Above & Beyond 75 6 ''96 NBA Finals Video 39 2 Tiger Wood
Fox Sports World (FSWo), which launches tomorrow, has reached agreement with Italian League Soccer (ILS) to broadcast weekend doubleheaders to its U.S. audience through the ''97-98 and ''98-99 seasons
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. ABC''s NCAA Football included N''Western-OSU; COL-TEX; AZ-WSU; and CLEM-MD. CBS'' NCAA Football included VA