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CBS, Time Warner Promoting Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV Across Multiple Nets, PlatformsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15
Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight will get a broad blast of promotional support on the networks and platforms of parent companies CBS and Time Warner this week. CBS, which had seven of the 10 most-watched shows last week, will have promos during primetime and late-night...
Jim Karvellas, Founder of the Celebrity Golf Association (CGA), said he "believes two celebrity golfing associations can survive," as the newly formed Celebrity Players Tour is scheduled to hold an ev
KY-based Host Communications and NC-based publisher Total Sports have established the Total College Communications Company and Network and will create an intercollegiate sports information and enterta
WABC-AM Yankees play-by-play voice John Sterling has filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a patent on his home run call, "It is high ... It is far ... It is gone" (N.Y. POST, 6/20)....T
Ahmad Rashad was a guest on ESPN''s "Up Close." Asked about recent criticism regarding his role as an "NBA on NBC" sideline reporter and his close friendship with Michael Jordan, Rashad said, "I deal
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on Fox regional games were: BOS-NYM; BAL-ATL; CLE-STL; LA-SEA. The numbers were gathered from the n
Keith Olbermann "will wind up as host of a new five- nights-a-week show on 37 million-home MSNBC," according to Rudy Martzke of USA TODAY. Olbermann, whose last show on ESPN''s "SportsCenter" is June
A joint venture of News Corp. and TCI''s Liberty Media "is close to an agreement to buy 40% of Cablevision Systems Corp.''s sports-programming services, including the Madison Square Garden properties,
Keith Olbermann will appear on ESPN''s "SportsCenter" for the final time on June 29, according to Milton Kent of the Baltimore SUN. Olbermann''s agent, Jean Sage, described his departure from ESPN as
In New York, game two of the Yankees-Mets interleague series "produced grand slam ratings" for WPIX-TV, according to Scott Williams of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The Yankees win "blew away the competition"
The WNBA Rockers announced that Joe Tait, the voice of the Cavs, will handle play-by-play duties for all 28 Rockers games on WERE-AM (Rockers)....Sports books featured on this week''s USA TODAY top-se