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ESPN To Broadcast NFL Wild Card Playoff Game, NBC Gets Divisional Round Matchup04 / 22 / 14
ESPN will carry an NFL Wild Card playoff game this season, marking the first time an NFL postseason game will move off broadcast TV. ESPN has committed to pay $100M per season to carry the game, sources said. ESPN says the NFL exercised an option to move one Wild Card game to cable starting this sea...
ABC and Comcast are in discussions about distributing the new ABC News cable network to the cableco''s 4.2 million subscribers. VARIETY notes, as part of the deal, Comcast may begin carrying ABC soap
The Univ. of Florida has signed a multi-year TV rights deal with Sunshine Network beginning with the upcoming school year. The network will televise over 100 Gator events annually, including tape-dela
ESPNet''s SportsZone is said to be having trouble getting users "to pony up the money for sports data that they can get elsewhere" (CRAIN''S NEW YORK, 3/18)....Fox will broadcast three NFL preseason m
ESPN''s "Baseball Tonight" makes it season premiere tonight with the same cast as last season, except for former MLB second baseman Harold Reynolds replacing Roy Smalley as an analyst. ESPN also annou
Fox has named former Giants catcher and coach Bob Brenly as a game analyst for its baseball coverage. Brenly has previously served as an analyst for Chicago''s WGN radio and currently works for San Fr
Prime Sports West is reportedly working on rights deals with the Diamondbacks and Phoenix''s yet-to-be-named NHL team (CABLE WORLD, 3/18 issue)....The new women''s magazine from Conde Nast Publication
Fox Sports, which has already secured GM as a sponsor for its MLB games, is "on the prowl" to lure other auto sponsors, along with fast food and drug marketers. INSIDE MEDIA''s Brockinton & Reynolds r
Comcast President Brian Roberts, on the deal to purchase majority interest in the Flyers, 76ers and the city''s two arenas: "The potential synergies from our cable, cellular and electronic retailing b
Tommy Morrison will do a live chat session on ESPNET SportsZone today at 3:00pm EST (ESPNET)....On March 25, Prodigy will host Mike Douchant, author of "Encyclopedia of College Basketball" (Prodigy)..
CBS''s Thursday NCAA coverage will face NBC''s top-rated Thursday prime-time lineup and the World Figure Skating Championships on ABC. In Atlanta, Prentis Rogers notes ABC''s decision to match figure