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Fox Sports Hires Jeff Gordon As Full-Time Analyst For Sprint Cup RacesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
Fox Sports on Thursday announced that Jeff Gordon has signed a multiyear contract with the net that will see him join the net's NASCAR Sprint Cup announce team in '16 as a race analyst after he retires this year as a competitive driver. He will work alongside play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and anal...
The U.S. Open at Congressional begins today and the following lists highlights of some golf-related World Wide Web sites and their coverage plans for the four-day event. USOPEN.COM: The tournament''s
Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. has "officially become a ''passive'' partner with the cable owners of Primestar Partners," according to Scott Hettrick in the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The deal sees News Corp.
The following lists final ratings for the ''97 Stanley Cup between the Flyers-Red Wings on Fox and ESPN (NHL). GM NET DATE RAT GM NET DATE RAT 1 FOX SAT. 5/31 4 3 ESPN THU. 6/5 3.7 2 ESPN TUE. 6/3 4.4
In N.Y., Michael Starr writes, "NBC is hoping to improve on last year''s U.S. Open ratings" which averaged a 3.6/12 over four days. In ''95 the network averaged a 5.0/17 over two days. According to pu
SportsChannel FL announced that Jacor Communication''s WDAE-1250 AM will be the Lightning''s flagship radio station (Lightning). The RSN also introduced Sarasota''s WSPB-AM and Venice''s WAMR-AM as af
Bud Paxson, who purchased WBIS-TV in New York last month, "is scheduled to announce today that he has signed Bloomberg TV for a one-year deal to broadcast up to 12 hours during the day." The station i
The following lists the top five primetime programs for the week ended June 8 from Nielsen. NBC won the week with a 10.2/19 average rating (N.Y. POST, 6/11). SHOW DATE NET RTG/SHR 1 NBA FINALS GAME FO
ESPN Exec VP/Administration Ed Durso is profiled in BROADCASTING & CABLE. Durso, who has been "instrumental in the network''s professional sports acquisitions," is "working with other ESPN officials t
Fox Sports West 2 "continues to make headway in reaching more southern California cable households," announcing three deals yesterday including a 10-year deal with MediaOne, formerly Continental Cable
Microsoft announced it will make an investment of $1B in Philadelphia-based Comcast, the nation''s fourth-largest cable TV operator (Microsoft). Comcast owns the 76ers, Flyers, CoreStates Center, Core