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Swofford, ACC Adamant TV Net Will Help Conference; Big 12 On The Outside Looking InPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 16
The ACC and ESPN on Thursday formally announced the creation of the conference's digital and linear networks , and conference Commissioner John Swofford spent much of his remarks "explaining how important the network is for the ACC's stability, financial standing and brand," according to Ava Wallac...
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HBO is "considering the possibility" of making its "Real Sports" a monthly series beginning in January, according to Langdon Brockinton of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. "Real Sports" currently airs ever
Tournaments on the PGA tours in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa will be televised around the world under a deal announced by CNBC Sports Int''l, a joint venture of NBC and U.K.
The CBC''s five-day hockey series, "The New Ice Age," was a "creative an ratings success," according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Ratings over the five days "built to an impressive
In Indianapolis, Bill Koenig reported that Fox "has made a bid" for IMS/IRL TV rights and CBS and its cable network, TNN, also has "a proposal on the table." NBC "is a latecomer to the Speedway broadc
Industry observers "feel that the personalities" of new Fox Sports Net anchors Keith Olbermann and Chris Myers "won''t be enough to close the gap between Fox Sports News and top-rated SportsCenter," a
Mike Tyson will make his return to the ring in a pay- per-view bout on January 16 against Francois Botha at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, according to Rich Katz of DAILY VARIETY. Showtime Event TV, Show
The following lists final national ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EST. Numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: Michig
PERSONALITIES: Bucks coach George Karl, who coached the Sonics from ''91-98, will have a weekly one-hour radio show on Seattle''s KIRO-AM. The show will debut Monday at 7:00pm PST. KIRO Program Dir Kr
Chris Myers, a 10-year ESPN veteran, was introduced yesterday as the newest member of Fox Sports Net. Myers, who will anchor "Fox Sports News" and host "Goin'' Deep," "jabbed a bit" at ESPN during his