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Disney's Iger Says ESPN Could Sell Direct To Consumer, But Not In Next Five YearsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 15
Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger yesterday said that he sees ESPN as a media property that "could be eventually sold directly to consumers like Time Warner's HBO, but not in the next five years," according to Matthew Belvedere of CNBC.com. Iger: "If we end up seeing more erosion in the so-called mult...
Avalanche playoff games through the first two rounds will be broadcast on free TV, unlike last year when all home games for the first two rounds were available locally only via PPV, according to Adria
The following lists household rating trends for The Masters on CBS Sports from ''77-96, complied by Nielsen Sports Marketing. ^ = indicates playoff (THE DAILY). YEAR RAT/SHR OOO''S WINNER YEAR RAT/SHR
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SI''s new sports magazine for women, "Sports Illustrated Women/Sport," will be unveiled today at a press conference in New York. The magazine will hit newsstands nationwide on April 21 (SI)....Despite
WA-based Progressive Networks and MLB will demonstrate the first live video broadcast of an MLB game over the Internet at the National Association of Broadcasters annual convention today in Las Vegas.
ESPN has reached a new multi-year agreement with TCI for distribution of ESPNEWS. The Disney/ABC network and TCI also extended their existing distribution agreements for ESPN and ESPN2 (ESPN). The HOL
CBS SportsLine will announce today that Cal Ripken, Jr. will join its stable of athlete-specific areas on its World Wide Web site (CBS SportsLine). In exchange for his participation in an official Cal
Lifetime Television has formed a sports division that will feature live women''s events and sponsorships, according to Stephen Battaglio of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The division "mostly formalizes even
The Newman/Haas Racing IMAX film "Super Speedway" is now being shown in IMAX theatres across the country. The 43-minute film, narrated by actor and team co-owner Paul Newman, provides a view from the
InterZine Productions has relaunched its flagship property, iGOLF. The relaunch includes a complete redesign of iGolf -- both on AOL and its World Wide Web site at www.igolf.com -- and features new co