College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In MontgomeryPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14
The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...
Evergreen Media is buying Chancellor Broadcasting in a $684M stock swap, according to PBS'' Cassie Seifert on "Nightly Business Report." Evergreen will also acquire ten radio properties owned by Viaco
Fox''s second year selling MLB is examined by Eric Schmuckler of MEDIAWEEK. Although media buyers have said that Fox faces a "difficult road after less-than-stellar" ratings in its first season televi
CBS Sports will broadcast "The World''s Fastest Human: Bailey vs. Johnson" on June 1st from the SkyDome in Toronto. The "main event" features Olympic double-gold medalists from the ''96 Summer Olympic
CBS'' coverage of the Daytona 500 on Sunday drew a preliminary overnight rating of a 6.9, up from a 6.5 last year in 33 metered markets. For a complete list of ratings, see #28 (Nielsen Sports). In N.
The Islanders this week launch "X Ice OnLine," part of the team''s Club X Ice marketing effort targeting "twentysomething" fans, according to Jeff Jensen in AD AGE. Chase Manhattan and Ikea U.S. have
The publishing world has been "buzzing" with talk that the N.Y. Times is "preparing to sell off its remaining stake in the magazine business," according to Michael Shain of the N.Y. POST. The N.Y. Tim
NBC has sold out "virtually all" commercial time for the U.S. Open four months beforehand, according to Langdon Brockinton in INSIDE MEDIA. Advertisers include Xerox, United Air Lines, Nike, MasterCar
The following lists rating trends for the Daytona 500. The ''96 Dayton 500 received a 9.2 national household rating, representing an 18% increase over the ''95 rain-delayed race. ^ = excludes rain del
The opening night of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on USA Network received a 3.7 cable rating, which topped ESPN''s ESPY Awards, which earned a 2.9 (NEWSDAY, 2/14)....Magic Johnson is "finalizi
Walt Disney has signed a letter of intent to acquire a minority share in Starwave Corp., which produces such web sites as ESPNet SportsZone, NBA.com, NFL.com, and NASCAR Online, an executive "knowledg