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Prosecutors and attorneys for Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...
ESPN announced yesterday that ESPN India is now in more than 3.5 million households and is "rapidly growing" since becoming encrypted in May. In another announcement, Japan Sports Channel has been ren
Mark Rosenthal has been named to the new position of President & COO of MTV Networks. Rosenthal, who has been MTV''s Exec VP of Affiliate Sales & Marketing, was in talks with fX "until late Monday" to
Fox Sports is producing two one-hour NFL preseason specials for later this month. NFL All-Access is hosted by Pam Oliver and will air Saturday, August 24 at 4:00pm. The second, a ''96-97 NFL preview s
CBS officials said NASCAR fans called with their displeasure at the network''s decision on Sunday to not show the DieHard 500 from Talladega, AL, after a nearly three hour rain delay. When CBS learned
SportsChannel Ohio will say "thank you" to affiliates, viewers, advertisers and teams for passing the three million subscriber mark by airing a commercial free Indians game, Monday, August 19. Each ha
Comcast is "moving ahead with plans" to acquire TV rights to the 76ers and Flyers for its proposed regional sports channel, according to Jim McConville of BROADCASTING & CABLE. Those rights are curren
David Hill, the new President & CEO of Fox TV, will continue as President of Fox Sports, "however it would seem likely that at some point a successor will be named," according to Joe Flint of VARIETY.
News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch is featured in an extensive profile in today''s N.Y. TIMES under the header "Murdoch Bets Heavily on a Global Vision." Murdoch''s goal is to "own every major form of pr
Glenn Resch is expected to be named the Devils'' new color analyst on SportsChannel, replacing Doug Sulliman. SportsChannel is also preparing to announce a multi-year deal to continuing televising the
Prime will carry the College Hockey Game of the Week, featuring the CCHA. The season begins November 1 (Prime). ....CBS reportedly spoke to Englishmen Peter Oosterhuis at the British Open about joinin