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Rogers Getting High Marks For Hiring Of Stroumboulopoulos For Hockey Broadcasts03 / 11 / 14
Rogers Communications yesterday hired the CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos to host "Hockey Night In Canada," and in doing so is "seeking a personality it hopes will help it reach out beyond the hard-core hockey fan currently watching its Sportsnet network," according to Simon Houpt of the GLOBE &...
ESPN Radio "has secured the rights to the NBA broadcasts," according to this morning''s BOSTON GLOBE. In previous years, the NBA has handled radio in-house then sold broadcast to individual stations.
ESPNET''s SportsZone has added Levi''s 501 Jeans, Pizza Hut, New Balance, Lincoln-Mercury, Microsoft and Worlds Inc. as new advertisers on the Web service, according to an announcement by ESPNET GM To
Fox Sports has announced an agreement with the Int''l Skating Union to broadcast five events of the new Skate International Champions Series. Fox will carry four of the five Series events (Canada, Nov
Noting that Time Warner has agreed to pay TCI $360M in stock and cash to acquire Southern Satellite Inc., the TCI-owned company that distributes Turner''s WTBS Superstation to cable operators, the WAL
Reviews are in for NBC''s handling of the Ryder Cup. In New York, Richard Sandomir calls the event "the perfect televised golf tournament" and says "NBC''s production usually captured its essence." He
The criticism continues of The Baseball Network''s regionalized playoff coverage -- Divisional and League Championship playoff games all played simultaneously with fans seeing only one. In Boston, Jac
The $7.5B Turner-Time Warner merger may face another lawsuit. Continental Cablevision is considering action to secure the same terms received by TCI in exchange for its shares in TBS (N.Y. POST, 9/26)
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With the Kings'' recent move to cable in Sacramento and surrounding areas, only three NBA teams are without cable packages -- the Pacers, Bucks and Clippers -- and that list could soon shorten to two.
The Ford Motor Co., Metro Detroit Ford Dealers and WXYZ-TV have purchased the remaining tickets for tonight''s Lions-49ers game ensuring the ABC "Monday Night" broadcast will be shown locally (DETROIT
Time Warner Chair Gerald Levin and Turner Broadcasting Chair Ted Turner made official Friday Time Warner''s $7.5B purchase of TBS, although their announcement was met with protest from Time Warner sha