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RSNs Push MLB For Local Streaming Rights As Concerns Grow About Mobile Viewers03 / 07 / 14
RSNs across the U.S. are "pressing Major League Baseball to get the rights to stream local games to portable devices," according to Josh Kosman of the N.Y. POST. Baseball fans "can't watch live games on their tablets or smartphones outside their home, and the RSNs fear they could be losing viewers w...
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ESPN will have live coverage of Cal Ripken''s record-breaking game on September 6, as well as the post-game ceremonies. In addition, ESPN''s "Outside the Lines" will examine Ripken''s streak on Septem
IMG and Hamburg-based UFA Film and Television, a subsidiary of German media giant Bertelsmann, have made a joint bid of $1B for world broadcasting rights to the 2002 World Cup. That amount is four tim
NBC''s Bob Costas, on Friday''s "Baseball Night in America" broadcast: "The thing I like best about the wild-card race is that it has what all great drama requires: clarity" (USA TODAY, 8/28). In Balt
Barry Diller''s purchase of Silver King Communications, the nation''s 6th largest station group, is seen by many to be the start of his bid to form a seventh broadcast network. With other media giants
Charlotte''s WCCB-TV, a Fox affiliate, faces the possible loss of $680,000 if the Panthers'' six home games on Fox are blacked out due to non-sellouts at Clemson Stadium, according to the latest issue
The Mets and WFAN-AM have agreed to a two-year extension of their partnership. The deal that expires this year paid the Mets $28M over five years or $5.6M per year. But since baseball and the Mets are
Seth Abraham, President of Time Warner Sports, met with reporters to give his version of the November 4 pay-per-view dispute as well as a history lesson on Don King. Time Warner''s TVKO has Bowe-Holyf
Turner Broadcasting had no comment on an ATLANTA CONSTITUTION report yesterday that Microsoft was close to investing $1B in the company (DAILY VARIETY, 8/25). But Microsoft Chair Bill Gates said there
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