Featured Story

NFL Reluctant To Lock Into Long-Term Thursday Night Deal As Media Landscape Shifts

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 15

The NFL is "reluctant to agree" to a "Thursday Night Football" contract with CBS longer than a year because of the changing media landscape, which is increasingly filled with consumers "untethering themselves from cable and satellite subscriptions," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. W...

Read More

Tags: NFL, CBS, Media

More Stories

08/28/97
BALTIMORE COLUMNIST QUESTIONS ESPN'S USE OF BRAD GILBERT

ESPN''s use of Andre Agassi''s coach, Brad Gilbert, as it''s tournament analyst, "appears to be a serious conflict of interest," according to Milton Kent of the Baltimore SUN. Gilbert has done on-air

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

08/28/97
MEDIA NOTES

Tonight''s WNBA semifinals will be simulcast on ESPN and Lifetime beginning at 7:30pm ET and Saturday''s championship will be carried by NBC at 3:30pm ET. All three games also will be carried by ESPN

Tags: Cablevision, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/27/97
SI WOMEN/SPORT TO RELEASE SECOND ISSUE NEXT WEEK

Sports Illustrated Women/Sport''s second issue will hit newsstands on September 2, with a cover story on U.S. soccer player Mia Hamm. The issue previews women''s college sports, and includes features

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

08/27/97
MEDIA NOTES

This evening, Classic Sports Network features "The Joe Namath Show," a talk show hosted by Namath and Dick Schaap, which was aired in ''69 in the New York-area. CSN will carry fifteen shows beginning

Tags: CBS, Milwaukee Brewers, NBC, NCAA, Media, Viacom, WNBA

08/27/97
FOX SPORTS INKS DEAL WITH PASS FOR RIGHTS TO TIGERS/PISTONS

Fox Sports Detroit (FSD) has acquired the exclusive cable rights to the Pistons and Tigers from the PASS network and, upon completion of the deal, the Pistons will be seen on FSD at the start of this

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media

08/27/97
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: BREWERS GIVE UP RADIO AUTONOMY IN NEW DEAL

After fifteen years of operating their own radio network, the Brewers announced that WTMJ-AM "would take over operation of the Brewers radio network effective next season," according to Drew Olson of

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Brewers, NBC, New Orleans Pelicans, Philadelphia 76ers, Media, UPN

08/26/97
HICKS MUSE CONFIRMS SFX DEAL, TOPS CBS IN RADIO WAVES

Dallas-based Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc. confirmed Monday that it plans to pay $2.1B for radio company SFX Broadcasting, according to John Kirkpatrick of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. In addition, sourc

Tags: CBS, Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Dallas Stars, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Viacom

08/26/97
MEDIA NOTES

Preliminary overnight ratings from this weekend''s sports events: On CBS, the NEC World Series of Golf earned a 3.8/11 on Saturday, and a 5.4/13 on Sunday. The U.S. Women''s Hardcourt Championships ea

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/26/97
THE UBIQUITOUS PAT O'BRIEN GOES HOLLYWOOD, ONCE AGAIN

CBS Sports'' Pat O''Brien will join the syndicated "Access Hollywood" starting September 8. He will co-host the program with Giselle Fernandez ("Access Hollywood," 8/25). O''Brien says his current ass

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

08/26/97
THE SPORTING NEWS SEEKS OVERHAUL TO FACE GROWING COMPETITION

Faced with new rival ESPN magazine, which will debut next year, The Sporting News (TSN) will be making "some big changes," according to Keith Kelly of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Times Mirror Magazines "is s

Tags: ESPN, Media, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug