Featured Story

Ron MacLean Apologizes After French Referee Comments Cause Social Media Firestorm

04 / 23 / 14

"Hockey Night in Canada" host Ron MacLean has "apologized for setting off a social media firestorm" following yesterday's Canadiens-Lightning game, according to the CP. MacLean during the game "suggested a French-speaking referee should not have worked the game." The comment "apparently st...

Read More

Tags: Media, NHL, Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

More Stories

01/26/96
SUPERBOWL.COM: A TEST IN BIG-EVENT ONLINE PRODUCTION

The official Super Bowl site on the World Wide Web, produced in a partnership by the NFL, NBC and Microsoft, is located at superbowl.com. Superbowl.com operators estimate that the site received over 6

Tags: Microsoft, NBA, NBC, NFL, Media, Time Warner, Visa

01/26/96
MEDIA NOTES

ACTV Chair & CEO William Samuels was interviewed on CNBC on his company''s interactive TV device which allows viewers to choose various angles of coverage and get stats while watching a sports event.

Tags: IBM, Media

01/26/96
SUPER BOWL MEDIA NOTES: TEMPERS IN TEMPE

Highlights from 9-year old Sparky Mortimer, covering the Super Bowl for the "Late Show with David Letterman." Mortimer asked Cowboys kicker Chris Boniol: "Who are you rooting for?" Later, after being

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, NBC, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media, Walt Disney

01/26/96
PAUL ALLEN EYES SEAGRAM'S 15% STAKE IN TIME WARNER

Blazers Owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is looking into making an offer for Seagram''s 15% stake in Time Warner, according to Eben Shapiro of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Bear, Stearns is helpin

Tags: Microsoft, Media, Time Warner

01/25/96
MEDIA NOTES

TCI dropped out of the bidding in the FCC''s auction of a coveted satellite TV license after MCI offered $472M. The bidding "was a big setback" for TCI in their bid to challenge DirecTV (N.Y. TIMES, 1

Tags: American Airlines, CBS, DirecTV, Acushnet, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

01/25/96
THE DEUCE READY TO TAKE IT TO THE HOLE IN NIGHTLY HOOPS SHOW

ESPN2 will premiere "NBA 2Night," a new show centered on NBA news and highlights. The show will kick off on ESPN2 on Sunday, February 11 at 9:30pm from San Antonio, site of the NBA All-Star Game. The

Tags: ESPN, NBA, Media, Walt Disney

01/25/96
TURNER EXEC SPEAKS ON THE FUTURE OF THE BRAVES ON TBS

The Braves "probably will be severed from their national audience" on TBS in ''97, according to TBS President William Burke. Burke told Michael Starr of the N.Y. POST that if the Time-Warner-TBS merge

Tags: Atlanta Braves, ESPN, MLB, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

01/25/96
TIDBITS FROM SUPER BOWL MEDIA DAY: IRON MIKE FIRES BACK

After Deion Sanders refused to be interviewed by NBC''s Mike Ditka because of the former coach''s past criticisms, Ditka fired back yesterday. Ditka, speaking from home: "I''m watching television righ

Tags: CBS, NBC, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media, Viacom

01/25/96
STERN TO KICK OFF NBA'S ONLINE ALL-STAR FESTIVITIES

The NBA launches its ''96 NBA All-Star weekend section of "NBA.com," the league''s official web site. The site will offer fans a look at all the activities involved in All-Star Weekend, February 8-11,

Tags: NBA, NBC, Media

01/24/96
WEDNESDAY WEBSITES OF THE WEEK

With most of the sports world either in or on the way to Phoenix for Super Bowl XXX, it seemed appropriate to track whether the build-up and hype that typically surround the year''s most watched sport

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Dallas Cowboys, Microsoft, NBC, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug