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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...
Microsoft Corp. denied a published report Monday that the company is in talks with NBC regarding a "major equity" stake in the network. Allison O''Brien, spokesperson for Microsoft, said the report Mi
CBS and PepsiCo''s Frito Lay are the "two big beneficiaries" of the new bowl alliance, as the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl in Tempe on January 2 will decide the national championship, according to Stefan Fats
SportsChannel New York is "negotiating a possible restructuring" of its $12M a year deal with the Islanders, according to Steve Zipay of NEWSDAY. The deal, signed for ''82 through 2012, is "by far the
In New York, Richard Sandomir calls "NFL on NBC''s" extensive piece on free agency on Sunday "one of the program''s best efforts ever" (N.Y. TIMES, 12/12). Ratings for the NBC pregame show drew a 4.1
Reviews continued from media writers on Fox''s experiment using Terry Bradshaw and Jimmy Johnson serving as co-analysts with no play-by-play announcer during Saturday''s game. In Washington, Leonard S
The McMullen Group, Inc., has agreed to purchase several assets of Liberty Sports, Inc., including America One TV, Prime Sports Interactive/Fantasy Sports, Prime Sports Radio and the Women''s Basketba
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to keep the NFL''s blackout rule in place, according to CNBC''s Sue Herera. The Court rejected an appeal by a group of hearing-impaired fans who say they were unfairly aff
The Nashville Network''s "Inside Winston Cup Racing" will expand to one hour beginning January 6, with a new look and new title -- "Inside NASCAR" (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 12/10). ....After a "gushy" piece
Several media writers commented on Fox''s use of Terry Bradshaw and Jimmy Johnson as co-analysts during Saturday''s Chargers-Cardinals game without the use of a play-by-play announcer. USA TODAY''S Mi
Microsoft Corp. is engaged in "secret talks" with GE about buying up to 49% of NBC, according to a report in DAILY VARIETY. Although officials refused to comment, a source familiar said the talks are