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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...
Country star Garth Brooks will perform on Fox NFL Sunday''s Thanksgiving Special and sing his new song "The Fever" (Fox)....Prism and SportChannel Philadelphia will let fans go on- line during 76ers t
News Corp., Liberty Media and TCI announced yesterday the formation of a "worldwide alliance to own and operate sports programming services on a global basis." In the U.S., Liberty will contribute its
Fox Broadcasting and Tele-Communications Inc. are expected to announce a new joint cable sports venture as early as this week, according to reports in this morning''s L.A. TIMES and N.Y. TIMES. In L.A
ABC: Cap Cities/ABC reported third quarter net income dropped 5% on costs related to the Disney merger and settlement of a lawsuit with Philip Morris. Excluding those costs, the broadcaster said net i
The NBA''s Web Site, which premieres with the tip-off of this season in tandem with Starwave and ESPNET SportsZone, is previewed in this week''s BROADCASTING & CABLE and in the Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENT
In a "surprise move," NBC has emerged as a "serious contender" to acquire a portion of the rights to MLB''s broadcast TV package, according to Langdon Brockinton of INSIDE MEDIA. NBC would share the b
Comcast Corp., the Philadelphia based telecom company, has announced the purchase of the cable TV operations of the E.W. Scripps Co. The deal would increase Comcast''s subscriber base by about 23%. If
Overnight ratings for Game 6 of the World Series show a 19.8 rating/34 share, down from a 20.2 in ''93, a 22.5 in ''92 and a 24.0 in ''91 (Milton Kent, Baltimore SUN, 10/30). NEW DEALS: CBS has report
The Golf Channel is involved in discussions with ESPN and NBC Sports, according to Joe Mandese of ADVERTISING AGE. An executive familiar with negotiations "said the networks are discussing equity stak
SportsChannel New York will name Ian Eagle as the TV voice for the Nets. Eagle will reportedly sign a three-year deal. Steve Albert was officially named by the team as their radio voice (Bob Raissman,