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Dierdorf To Serve As Radio Analyst For Univ. Of Michigan Football Games04 / 18 / 14
Pro Football HOFer Dan Dierdorf on Thursday was named color analyst for Univ. of Michigan football radio broadcasts, while longtime analyst Jim Brandstatter will move to the play-by-play role, according to Angelique Chengelis of the DETROIT NEWS. Brandstatter takes over for Frank Beckmann, who "reti...
More from VARIETY''s report that ESPN President Steve Bornstein will assume control of ABC Sports under new Disney ownership of both networks. J. Max Robins reports since Disney acquired Cap Cities/AB
SportsChannel New York announced yesterday that it would televise two Islanders games via pay-per-view due to scheduling conflicts. Steve Zipay reports in this morning''s NEWSDAY that the telecasts ar
"The Rink," a Web site produced by CTV Sports to run in conjunction with the Canadian network''s coverage of the World Figure Skating Championships, was a glimpse into the possibilities of "netcasting
AT&T will initially concentrate marketing of its DirecTV programming service in Tampa Bay, Dallas, L.A. and Hartford. However, anyone may purchase the system. AT&T unveiled TV ads for the service duri
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Today: The National League. The following list comes from the current issue of BROADCASTING & CABLE. NOTE: "YEAR" = Status and length of deal. "RSN" = Regional sports network. "SC" = SportsChannel (B&
The Tyson-Bruno bout was purchased by an estimated 1.4 million homes, bringing in an estimated $55.9M in U.S. gross revenues. Only the Tyson-McNeeley bout, with 1.5 million buys and $63M in gross reve
This week''s cover story in BROADCASTING & CABLE examines the "Foxification" of baseball, and what impact the network will have on MLB. Steve McClellan profiles Fox''s promotional strategy and notes t
Monday''s VARIETY reported that ESPN President Steve Bornstein will add ABC Sports to his responsibilities. In this morning''s USA TODAY, ABC VP/Communications Patty Matson, ABC Sports Public Relation
The World Figure Skating Championships on ABC scored a 12.2 overnight rating on Saturday, topping CBS'' 8.7 for UMass- Georgetown. But, Rudy Martzke notes CBS'' Thursday ratings were up 6% to 7.4 and
AT&T will announce today its plans for home entertainment packages that will include Internet access and direct satellite entertainment packages, all designed to "sell everything on one monthly bill."