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Comcast Drops Plans To Acquire Time Warner Cable After Pressure From RegulatorsPublished 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...
ABC has begun "seeking major sponsors for what it is billing as the College Football Championship Series," to begin airing following the fall ''98 season, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK.
ABC''s final-round coverage of the British Open on Sunday drew a 5.6 overnight rating, up 60% over last year''s 3.5. Saturday''s overnight rating of a 3.9 was up 34% over ''96 (Mult., 7/22). ABC Sport
ESPN''s "Outside the Lines," airs this evening at 7:30pm ET and examines the impact of Latinos on baseball in the U.S.. ESPN''s Mark Schwarz will profile MLB marketing toward the Latino audience (ESPN
In reviewing ABC''s coverage of the British Open, the CHICAGO TRIBUNE''s Michael Hirsley writes the telecast "had its moments, memorable and not" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 7/21). In Toronto, Rob Longley write
CNN/SI has added SportSim, "a free fantasy sports environment," to its web site located at http://www.CNNSI. com, according to Nzong Xiong of the N.Y. TIMES. SportSim is a joint venture between CNN/SI
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on Fox regional games were: NYM-ATL; STL-CUBS; SD-COL. The numbers were gathered from the networks
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Nielsen Media Research will begin metered-market service in Greensboro, NC, on April 1, ''98, and in Jacksonville, FL, on June 1, ''98. Greensboro is the 46th ranked market in the U.S.; Jacksonville i
CBS SportsLine''s all-sports Internet radio network, SportsLine Radio, has signed a deal with D.C.-based American View Inc. (AVI) to be broadcast on terrestrial radio. According to FL-based CBS Sports
SciDel Technologies will handle virtual advertising for the Corel WTA''s Toshiba Tennis Classic in San Diego to be aired on Fox Sports Net on August 2-3 in addition to handling this weekend''s Corel W
Fox Sports Net (FSN) and the Red Wings have reached a multi-year deal that gives the network exclusive regional cable telecast rights to the Red Wings starting this season. FSN also announced the crea