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Broadcast Nets Dropped From Suit Regarding DirecTV Out-Of-Town NFL GamesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 27 / 16
ESPN, NBC, CBS and Fox were "dropped Friday from the class-action antitrust lawsuit that alleged DirecTV’s Sunday Ticket customers were unfairly treated by anti-competitive pricing and restrictive supply," according to Greg Evans of DEADLINE.com. Only the NFL and DirecTV "will continue as defe...
Fox execs have talked to NBPA officials "about airing a schedule of an NBA Players League games" in the event of an NBA lockout, according to Bob Raissman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Raissman, who cites a
On the front page of today''s BOSTON GLOBE, Bruce Mohl examines the increase of cable rates in MA. While TV customers in MA "have seen their rates rise at least" 10% each of the last two years, "bigge
NBC''s Saturday coverage of the U.S. Open earned a 5.0 overnight rating, down 23% from last year, according to NBC. For more weekend ratings, see (#29). USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand said NBC''s U.S.
The Raiders "intentionally bypassed the normal procedure of first releasing" news to reporters, when they posted a statement on their Web site, www.raiders.com, on May 28 that fans "should expect a ma
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s sporting events. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR World Cup: Netherlands-Belgium 6/13 ABC
Lifetime will telecast the first-ever WNBA Mystics home game tonight at 8:00pm ET in what marks analyst Reggie Miller''s return to the booth for his second season. In addition, Secretary of Health and
Ken Schanzer was named President of NBC Sports yesterday by Dick Ebersol, who has served in the position since ''89. In March, Ebersol was named Chair of NBC''s new Olympic division, and his title wil
This week on HBO''s "Arli$$" (Sunday, 9:30pm ET) disaster hits AMM when Defensive Player Of The Year Lucian Balboa is stabbed by a crazed fan at the office''s annual Super Bowl party. Arliss wonders w
A GOOD OPENING: In Boston, Howard Manly writes that during yesterday''s first-round U.S. Open coverage on NBC, Dick Enberg and Johnny Miller "paid homage" to the Olympic course, "giving viewers a real
Walt Disney Co. has "raised the stakes in its high- profile bet on the Internet" by agreeing yesterday to buy a 43% stake in CA-based Infoseek Corp., which operates one of the Web''s most popular sear