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RSNs Push MLB For Local Streaming Rights As Concerns Grow About Mobile Viewers03 / 07 / 14
RSNs across the U.S. are "pressing Major League Baseball to get the rights to stream local games to portable devices," according to Josh Kosman of the N.Y. POST. Baseball fans "can't watch live games on their tablets or smartphones outside their home, and the RSNs fear they could be losing viewers w...
Time Warner Sports has sued Rock Newman, promoter for Riddick Bowe, asking the court to "uphold the TV company''s contract with the former heavyweight champ," according to Wallace Matthews of the N.Y.
Broadcaster Marv Albert will host Sports Illustrated''s 1995 Year in Sports, a syndicated one-hour special produced by SITV and scheduled to air from January 13-28. The show, a look back at ''95 with
Northrop Grumman Corp. agreed yesterday to pay $3B in cash for Westinghouse''s defense electronic business. The sale makes it $4.2B in cash that Westinghouse has raised in the last two weeks to help p
The Red Sox announced yesterday they have signed a one-year contract with WABU-TV to carry 80 games next season. Terms were not announced, but Jack Craig of the BOSTON GLOBE writes the station will gu
CBS is hoping its telecast of the Fiesta Bowl will "jump start its moribund prime-time lineup and reestablish its credentials as a major player in sports programming." CBS VP/Programming Len Deluca: "
The Broncos and KUSA announced the signing of the multi-year deal, making KUSA-Channel 9 the official TV station of the Broncos. The station will be the Broncos'' exclusive official local TV partner f
The Lions signed a new five-year deal with WXYT-AM for the rights to broadcast their games beginning next year. WXYT-AM is owned by New York-based Infinity Broadcasting, which owns stations that hold
Fox''s NFC package finished with a 12.5 ''95 regular-season game average, a 3% increase from ''94. Fox is the "only network with a 1995 game average higher than 1994, when football didn''t face early-
NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol is featured in the current issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED as the man who led NBC to the "richest, boldest, riskiest rights acquisition" in TV history by securing Olympic
ABC Sports is conducting an audit into the finances of The Baseball Network, according to the N.Y. TIMES. The Baseball Network, a partnership between ABC, NBC and MLB that ended at the end of this sea