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Discovery Communications Looking To Sublicense Rights For '22, '24 Olympic GamesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15
Discovery Communications President & CEO David Zaslav following the announcement of a European Olympic media-rights deal yesterday said that the company hopes to be "sub-licensing rights in many, especially strategic, markets to free-to-air networks and retaining cable network rights," accordi...
With the Mighty Ducks set to begin their first-ever playoff series Wednesday, "in true Hollywood fashion" Disney has released a feature-length video version of its Mighty Ducks Saturday morning cartoo
In N.Y., Bob Raissman noted sources in the MLB umpiring ranks said that umpires "are tired of the way" ESPN and Fox have portrayed them, and as a form of protest, an umpire crew started some innings b
Sports Illustrated''s premiere issue of its new women''s magazine, Women/Sport, was profiled by the media over the weekend. In St. Petersburg, the TIMES'' Sharon Ginn wrote the "meaty" magazine "fills
CBS Sports'' coverage of the ''97 Masters scored the highest 36-market local overnight rating for any golf tournament in history. Sunday''s final-round scored a 15.8/32 rating, which was up 65% from '
ESPN will televise Game 1 of the Ducks-Coyotes playoff series, but the ESPN telecast is "scheduled to be blacked out" in Southern CA because of Fox Sports West 2. The Ducks "are fighting to get the ES
CBS'' Saturday third-round coverage of The Masters from 3:30-6:00 p.m. ET, produced an 8.6 rating/20 share, the highest numbers for the third-round coverage since CBS has televised the tournament, acc
NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol, on injuries to star players attributing to the 9% drop in NBA ratings on NBC this season: "In 60 percent of our telecasts, the major superstar was missing. It''s a f
Fox Sports West sued the Angels and part-owner Disney Co. yesterday, claiming they are "unlawfully trying to breach" the station''s contract to televise the team''s games, according to the L.A. TIMES.
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are Eastern. Numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR PBA Flagship Open 4/5
News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has reportedly spoken to TCI Chair John Malone about an "alternative" to his $1B deal with EchoStar to create a "satellite powerhouse called Sky," according to David Lieb