Featured Story

Sources: ESPN Targeting Fox Sports' Charissa Thompson For Mike Greenberg's New Show

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 26 / 17

ESPN is targeting Fox' Charissa Thompson "to join Mike Greenberg on his new morning show" that launches Jan. 1, according to sources cited by Michael McCarthy of SPORTING NEWS. Thompson, who currently hosts "Fox NFL Kickoff" Sunday mornings at 11:00am on Fox during the season, is "viewed as one of t...

Read More

Tags: Media, ESPN, Fox

More Stories

11/15/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" and FSN''s "Primetime" both led with Packers-Cowboys, followed by Vikings-Bears. The first non-NFL story on "Sports Tonight,

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Cablevision, Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Cowboys, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Miami Heat, Minnesota Vikings, MLS, New York Knicks, NFL, NHL, Arizona Coyotes, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

11/12/99
NASCAR DEAL, II: HOW MUCH WILL ADVERTISERS BE ON THE HOOK?

NASCAR advertisers can expect to see rate increases as a result of yesterday''s TV rights deal, according to CNNfn''s Allan Dodds Frank. Fox Sports TV Group Chair David Hill, when asked if advertisers

Tags: NASCAR, NBC, Media

11/12/99
NASCAR DEAL, III: A BREAKDOWN OF WHERE THE MONEY GOES

After NASCAR announced its new TV deal yesterday, it must now "convince the Winston Cup tour''s car owners that they''ll be equitable in sharing the money," according to Mike Mulhern of the WINSTON-SA

Tags: ESPN, NASCAR, NBC, Speedway Motorsports Inc., Media, Walt Disney

11/12/99
NHL FINALIZES PACT WITH VIEWERS CHOICE ON CENTER ICE

Viewers Choice and the NHL have signed a multi-year agreement to allow the distribution of the NHL Center Ice package on digital cable. Cable operators who sign up for the carriage of the NHL Center I

Tags: NHL, Media

11/12/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" led with Duke-Stanford men''s basketball from the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at MSG, followed by a report on possible NCAA ru

Tags: Boston Bruins, Cablevision, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, HBO, Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves, NCAA, New York Knicks, NFL, NHL, Ottawa Senators, Sports Illustrated, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs, Walt Disney

11/12/99
FINAL NATIONAL AND CABLE RATINGS FROM RECENT SPORTS EVENTS

The following lists final national and cable Nielsen ratings from recent sporting events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR World Golf-AmEx. Championship 11/6 ABC 1:00-3:30pm 1.5/4 NCAA Football

Tags: ABC, American Express, CBS, CFL, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, ESPN, FedEx, Minnesota Vikings, NBC, NCAA, NFL, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/12/99
NASCAR SAYS PROMOTIONAL PLATFORMS KEY TO BOFFO TV PACT

NASCAR officials "announced a sweeping new" TV contract "with almost all new faces" for its Winston Cup and Busch series beginning in the 2001 season, according to Godwin Kelly of the DAYTONA NEWS-JOU

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, ESPN, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, NFL, PGA Tour, Speedway Motorsports Inc., Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/11/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of FSN''s "Primetime," ESPN''s "SportsCenter," and CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" all led with Lakers-Rockets. Both "Primetime" and "SportsCenter" followed wi

Tags: ABC, AEG, CBS, Chicago Bulls, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, ESPN, FC Dallas, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Galaxy, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Dolphins, Milwaukee Bucks, MLS, NBA, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, New Orleans Pelicans, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Phoenix Suns, Sports Illustrated, Media, Vancouver Canucks, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/11/99
ESPN2 SAYS FRIDAY NIGHT BOXING SERIES HAS SOME FIGHT LEFT

ESPN2 officials "insist there''s no truth to the rumor its ''Friday Night Fights'' series is on shaky ground after Budweiser pulled out as title sponsor," according to Larry Hamel of the CHICAGO SUN-T

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

11/11/99
INCUMBENTS OUT: FOX AND NBC/TURNER NAIL DOWN NASCAR DEAL

On last night''s "RPM 2Night," ESPN2''s John Kernan reported that NASCAR "has decided to go a new way" for its TV package starting in 2001, as Fox "has landed the first half" of the NASCAR season," wh

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, ESPN, NASCAR, NBC, NCAA, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug