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Fox/Telemundo Set New Record For U.S. Soccer Audience With WWC FinalPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 07 / 15
Fox and Telemundo on Sunday night finished with a combined 26.7 million viewers for the U.S.-Japan FIFA Women’s World Cup final, marking the most-viewed soccer match ever on U.S. TV. The match passes the '14 men’s World Cup final, which saw ABC and Univision draw 26.5 million viewers for...
After Redskins'' WR Michael Westbrook attacked teammate Stephen Davis and repeatedly punched him at a team practice yesterday, the Redskins "called at least two local TV stations and asked them not to
Comcast SportsNet representatives "are busy negotiating with cable operators in hopes of extending" the new Philadelphia-based RSN "as far as technically possible," according to Mike Bruton of the PHI
Disclosures related to Fox/Liberty Networks LLC''s $600M junk-bond sale to help fund its recent acquisitions "show that the three sports units" that make up the venture -- Fox Sports RSNs, Cablevision
One month after the launch of its new World Wide Web site, CNNSI.com has hit 11 million weekly page views, and has seen weekly traffic doubled. The site also announced two new charter advertising part
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ESPN Magazine named John Papanek VP & Editor-in-Chief. Most recently, he was Senior VP/Editor-in-Chief of New Century Network (NCN), and prior to joining NCN, he spent 23 years at Time Warner Inc., in
RATINGS NOTES: In Boston, Sunday''s Broncos-Patriots preseason game drew a 13.5 rating on WHDH. Going head-to- head with the Pats, Sunday''s Red Sox-Twins earned a 4.1 on WABU (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/19)....
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In tonight''s season finale of HBO''s "Arli$$," Arliss manages to get Kirby some air-time as a sports talk radio host. What better way to promote his own clientele, especially Yoshi Kobiashi, the late
For the first time in its 14-year history, the Breeders Cup at Hollywood Park is "likely" to get a title sponsor, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK. The Marquee Group''s Sports Marketing &