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Charter's Carriage Of Dodgers' SportsNet LA Could Put Pressure On Other Cable ProvidersPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 27 / 15
Charter Communications "plans to soon begin offering" the Dodgers' RSN -- Time Warner Cable SportsNet LA -- in Southern California, "breaking the year-long impasse that has prevented thousands of baseball fans from watching their favorite team on TV," according to Meg James of the L.A. TIMES. Charte...
The Astros have launched an electronic mailing list via their World Wide Web site at http://www.astros.com where fans can receive e-mail messages from Manager Larry Dierker. Dierker, who receives 50-1
CBS executives confirmed that NBC Sports Producer Terry Ewert will be named the new Exec Producer of CBS Sports. Ewert replaces Rick Gentile, who is now Exec Producer of CBS'' ''98 Winter Olympics cov
Former Bills QB Jim Kelly said he has spoken with NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol and will be talking to ESPN about broadcasting possibilities. Kelly: "It''s something that I would consider if all t
U.S.-based Internet ad sales house Softbank Interactive Marketing will sell ads on Carling Net at http://www.fa. carling.com, the official site of the U.K.''s Football Association Carling Premiership,
Tennis player Murphy Jensen''s "passion" for fishing has led to talks with "several" cable networks about hosting his own fishing show, aimed at kids, according to the current issue of TENNIS. Jensen:
SI Int''l, a newly-created division of Sports Illustrated, will develop international publishing ventures, explore opportunities to extend the SI brand globally and manage SI''s worldwide Olympic spon
Evergreen Media is buying Chancellor Broadcasting in a $684M stock swap, according to PBS'' Cassie Seifert on "Nightly Business Report." Evergreen will also acquire ten radio properties owned by Viaco
Fox''s second year selling MLB is examined by Eric Schmuckler of MEDIAWEEK. Although media buyers have said that Fox faces a "difficult road after less-than-stellar" ratings in its first season televi
CBS Sports will broadcast "The World''s Fastest Human: Bailey vs. Johnson" on June 1st from the SkyDome in Toronto. The "main event" features Olympic double-gold medalists from the ''96 Summer Olympic
CBS'' coverage of the Daytona 500 on Sunday drew a preliminary overnight rating of a 6.9, up from a 6.5 last year in 33 metered markets. For a complete list of ratings, see #28 (Nielsen Sports). In N.