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Broadcast Nets Dropped From Suit Regarding DirecTV Out-Of-Town NFL GamesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 27 / 16
ESPN, NBC, CBS and Fox were "dropped Friday from the class-action antitrust lawsuit that alleged DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket customers were unfairly treated by anti-competitive pricing and restrictive supply," according to Greg Evans of DEADLINE.com. Only the NFL and DirecTV "will continue as defe...
NBC and Turner "will avoid the kind of financial hardship that would have come with the loss of ad revenues" if the NBA season had been canceled by the lockout, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke.
Users "flocked" to ESPN.com''s "Enhanced TV" Web site for the Fiesta Bowl, which encountered "a huge spike" in user traffic about 30 minutes prior to kick-off, according to David Sweet of the WALL STR
The PGA Tour kicks of its ''99 season tonight with ESPN''s primetime broadcast of the Mercedes Championships from HI. All four rounds of the Mercedes will be broadcast on ESPN (Mult., 1/7)...In Baltim
After a "slow start," national ratings for the NFL''s ''98 telecasts "wound up a mixture of ups and downs," according to Langdon Brockinton of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The 13.9 for ABC''s "MNF" was
Monday''s Fiesta Bowl on ABC scored a "solid but unspectacular" 17.2 national rating, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. Jackson notes the rating, which places the game fifth among bowl g
The following lists final network and cable ratings for the ''98 NFL regular-season games and each network''s pregame show. The final game averages are compared to ''97. NOTES: The ''97 comparison for
The USOC online store reported a 46% increase in fourth quarter sales over the first three quarters of ''98 combined. The store, completing its first year online, attributes the increase to holiday sh
CBS''s Bryant Gumbel is in "final negotiations" with HBO on a deal to continue as host of "Real Sports," with CBS execs giving him the "greenlight" to sign up for another six segments of the program,
The CBA will debut a one-hour TV special titled "Perimeter Game: Stories of the CBA." The program, hosted by former CBA coach Phil Jackson, will air throughout the month of January in all nine CBA cit
MORE CARRIAGE FOR OUTDOOR LIFE: MEDIAWEEK reports that Time Warner Cable will offer Speedvision and the Outdoor Life Network to subscribers in ''99. The two networks will pay operators carriage fees o