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CBS/TBS See Ratings Increase For Elite 8 Matchups; UNC-Kentucky Draws Big OvernightPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 27 / 17
CBS and TBS averaged a 6.5 overnight for the four Elite 8 games over the weekend, up 8% from last year, which aired on Easter weekend. Last year’s Sunday Elite 8 games also aired later in the day due to Easter, with the second game in primetime. Yesterday’s North Carolina-Kentucky tilt d...
Boston''s WEEI-AM has moved its morning sports radio show from the 10:00am-12:00pm ET slot to the 6:00-10:00am ET slot, and the move "is one more sign" that sports radio is "evolving from a preoccupat
In a "dramatic bid to speed along the integration of Disney''s TV and Internet assets," Walt Disney has announced that ABC President Steve Bornstein will become Chair of its Buena Vista Internet Group
As ESPN celebrated its 20th anniversary with a three- hour retrospective last night, the network also launched two new channels "designed for the age of digital cable systems to provide viewers with d
The Times Mirror Company "hopes to complete" its sale of The Sporting News (TSN) "late this year or early next year," according to Christopher Carey of the ST. LOUIS POST- DISPATCH. In putting the 113
In a deal being labeled as the biggest in media history, Viacom announced plans to acquire CBS in a stock deal estimated at $36B (Mult., 9/8). The N.Y. TIMES'' Lawrie Mifflin puts the deal at $37.3B a
Fulton County (GA) Superior Court Judge Rowland Barnes "denied" Fox Sports Net South''s (FSNS) injunction to prevent Turner South from debuting October 1 with Thrashers, Hawks and Braves games "as par
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Cardinals-Braves, followed by an update on the Giants-Mets. The 11:00pm ET edition of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" led and
The Stars "are studying the option of televising most of" next season''s games on KXTX-TV after negotiations with Fox Sports Net Southwest (FSNSW) "hit a recent snag," according to Mike Heika of the F
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