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Discovery Communications Looking To Sublicense Rights For '22, '24 Olympic GamesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15
Discovery Communications President & CEO David Zaslav following the announcement of a European Olympic media-rights deal yesterday said that the company hopes to be "sub-licensing rights in many, especially strategic, markets to free-to-air networks and retaining cable network rights," accordi...
ESPN Senior VP/Exec Editor John Walsh "is talking about becoming" the editor of ESPN''s new sports magazine set to launch in "just seven months," according to sources of Michael Shain of the N.Y. POST
CNN/SI formally announced its affiliation agreement with SportsChannel FL, as reported Monday. CNN/SI says that it has now passed the 10 million subscriber mark (CNN/SI). CNN/SI Senior Exec Jim Walton
The Carolina Hurricanes have "rejected an offer" from Raleigh-based Capitol Broadcasting to televise its games "because the team declined to turn over control" of its advertising sales, according to S
CBS Sports President Sean McManus said yesterday that Danny Sheridan will no longer be used in the network''s pregame college football show, according to Larry Stewart of the L.A. TIMES. McManus: "In
Paul Sorvino "has signed on" to play Yankees Manager Joe Torre in a TV movie for Showtime, according to Michael Fleming of VARIETY. The Torre biopic was written by Phillip Rosenberg, and begins shooti
Sprint Corp., the official telecom provider of the NFL, announced its latest online access product, the Sprint Internet Passport -- NFL Edition. The customized Internet access service features a gatew
On tonight''s episode of "Arli$$" on HBO entitled "Salary Cap This," Sports Illustrated plans an article about sports agents and will only select one to appear on the cover. Despite some early maneuve
The N.Y. Times Co. "is getting closer to selling the sports and leisure magazines it put up for sale four months ago," according to Jeff Gremillion of MEDIAWEEK. Gordon Medenica, Senior VP/Group Publi
NBC''s final round coverage Sunday of the U.S Women''s Open golf tournament earned an overnight average 4.0 rating/10 share, the highest overnight for any network sports event over the weekend. The ra
SportsChannel NY (SCNY) "has begun to black out" some Mets telecasts on nine Comcast cable systems because Comcast "is refusing to pay" $1M for 25 games added to SCNY''s schedule, affecting "roughly"