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Clippers' Ballmer Reportedly Declines Prime Ticket's Extension Offer, Wants OTT NetworkPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15
Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer "has turned down" a $60M-a-year offer from FS Prime Ticket for local-TV rights and is instead "forging ahead with a plan to start his own over-the-top streaming network," according to Claire Atkinson of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that if he "follows through on the plan,...
Marv Albert appeared in an Arlington, VA, courtroom yesterday "as his attorney told a Circuit Court judge that Albert will plead not guilty" to sexual assault charges brought against him by a VA woman
CBS announced that it will run its company-owned TV stations separately from the network for the first time, as part of a management "shake-up" that gives "sweeping new power" to Mel Karmazin, who had
Time Warner execs "are seriously considering benching" HBO boxing analyst Larry Merchant for the June 14 Oscar de la Hoya-David Kamau fight due to "loud and unceasing protest" and "threats of violent
Disney''s ESPN Magazine "is shaping up as one of the most expensive new launches ever," according to Michael Shain of the N.Y. POST. A dozen publishing execs contacted by Shain said that the "price ta
SportsLine USA "anticipates" its pending $46M IPO will go forward in late June, according to Robert Marich of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. An IPO preliminary prospectus shows that "though fast-growing," FL
The following lists household rating trends from ''79 to ''96 for the Indianapolis 500 on ABC (Nielsen Sports). YEAR RAT/SHR WINNER YEAR RAT/SHR WINNER ''79 13.5/24 Mears ''88 8.5/29 Mears ''80 13.8/2
Peter Lund, President & CEO of CBS TV and Cable, resigned yesterday "over a plan to take away his responsibility for the network''s TV stations group," which will now report to CBS Radio Chair & CEO M
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. ABC separates its ratings for the Preakness into two programs. CBS Sports Show = Women''s Pro Gymnastic
NBC Sports announced yesterday that Marv Albert will work on its NBA telecasts despite being indicted on sexual assault charges. In a statement, NBC said that Albert "has vehemently denied all the ser
The UPN Network has signed a multi-year deal with The Marquee Group to air the U.S. Open Professional Figure Skating Championships. The Championships marks UPN''s first foray into sports entertainment