Featured Story

Dierdorf To Serve As Radio Analyst For Univ. Of Michigan Football Games

04 / 18 / 14

Pro Football HOFer Dan Dierdorf on Thursday was named color analyst for Univ. of Michigan football radio broadcasts, while longtime analyst Jim Brandstatter will move to the play-by-play role, according to Angelique Chengelis of the DETROIT NEWS. Brandstatter takes over for Frank Beckmann, who "reti...

Read More

Tags: Media

More Stories

02/09/96
OILERS STRIKE IT RICH IN RADIO DEAL IN NASHVILLE

The Oilers sold their radio rights in a 10-year deal to Nashville''s Dick Broadcasting Co., which, "in conjunction with Capitol Networks of Raleigh, NC, will begin to build the Oilers radio network."

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, NFL, Media

02/09/96
WALT DISNEY MERGER OK'D BY FCC; MCI HAS LAYOFFS

The FCC unanimously approved Walt Disney Co.''s acquisition of Cap Cities/ABC, but ordered the new company to sell radio and newspaper properties in Fort Worth and Pontiac-Detroit. Disney has one year

Tags: ABC, General Motors, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

02/09/96
JAPAN TV PAYS $37.5M FOR NAGANO RIGHTS

A consortium of Japan''s TV broadcasters, made up of NHK and several private networks, agreed to pay a record $37.5M for domestic rights to the ''98 Nagano Games, "nearly three times" what they paid f

Tags: IOC, Media

02/09/96
MEDIA NOTES

Former Suns coach Paul Westphal is under consideration to join TNT as a game or in-studio analysts for NBA playoff coverage this year. Also, from Phoenix: Shawn Hunter, COO for the Phoenix NHL team, s

Tags: CBS, Cleveland Indians, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLS, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NHL, Phoenix Suns, Media, TBS/TNT, TNN, Toronto Raptors, Viacom, Yahoo

02/09/96
LIN TELEVISION AND RAYCOM LOOK TO SYNDICATE RANGERS GAMES

LIN Television has given Raycom rights to form a network of broadcast stations to syndicate Texas Rangers regionally. LIN acquired local TV rights to the Rangers in a five-year deal last October. Paul

Tags: Media

02/08/96
NEWS CORP./MCI ONLINE VENTURE TO CALL IT QUITS?

News Corp. will reportedly let go nearly half the 515 employees involved in "News Corp. Internet," the company''s joint venture with MCI. The announcement comes one week after MCI announced that it wo

Tags: Microsoft, News Corp./Fox, Media

02/08/96
MEDIA NOTES

In Chicago, Bob Verdi writes the "fault" of the FoxTrax puck enhancing system (which he calls a "gimmick") lies with the NHL for "allowing its product to be demeaned." Verdi recommends the league focu

Tags: ESPN, NHL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/08/96
YO! NIKE RAPS? NIKE REPORTEDLY EYES HIP-HOP CABLE NETWORK

Nike, Inc. is looking to create its own branded cable network, according to Robert Silverman of INSIDE MEDIA. Company executives say Nike has formed a new TV unit to be headed by former Nike marketing

Tags: New England Revolution, Nike, Media, Wieden Kennedy

02/08/96
FOX'S '96 MLB SCHEDULE: AMERICA'S TEAM GETS TOP BILLING

Fox Sports announced its coverage of MLB games will commence June 1 with the return of Saturday afternoon''s "Game of the Week" marking the first of 18 regular-season weeks of live Saturday afternoon

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/08/96
ESPN AND ABC SPORTS CLOSE WORLD CUP '98 DEAL

ESPN and ABC Sports have reached agreement with FIFA to televise World Cup ''98 in the U.S., according to an announcement released this morning. ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will combine to carry all World Cup

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug