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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...
SportsChannel debuted this summer a new logo and on-air look linking its regional networks, and SportsChannel Regional Network Senior VP Michael Bair says that advertisers and customers alike "are rea
Officials from Westinghouse Electric and CBS Inc. "yesterday continued to hammer out terms of a Westinghouse bid for the broadcaster, amid signs that Westinghouse may be willing to pay $81 a share, $1
The Raiders yesterday officially announced that KSAN-FM will be the team''s flagship radio station, with games to be simulcast on KNEW-AM, according to this morning''s SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE. The ann
"SportsNight," the "hip" sports news info show on ESPN2, will be pulled off the air at the end of this week, ESPN Inc. officials said yesterday. The network has apparently decided that sports news on
ABC''s coverage of the British Open received a 5.2 overnight Nielsen rating, up 24% from a year ago. The broadcast "peaked" at a 7.7. from 2:30-2:45pm EDT, at the end of the Daly-Rocca playoff. Richar
Westinghouse Electric Corp., "in need of cash to finance a widely expected $5 billion takeover of CBS Inc.," agreed yesterday to sell its real estate unit in a $556M deal, according to REUTERS. The sa
In his annual state of the conference address, ACC Commissioner Gene Corrigan said that "he is concerned about overexposure" with the conference''s TV arrangement that starts in ''96, despite the fact
US West is in talks to buy a 40% stake in Cablevision Systems Corp., the U.S.''s 6th largest cable operator, operator of regional sports channels and part-owner of MSG with ITT. The deal would be for
Officials from Westinghouse and CBS are meeting this morning "to negotiate the terms of a formal takeover offer that Westinghouse hopes to make for CBS within the next several weeks," according to tod
As expected, coverage of the World Series will be split between The Baseball Network''s two broadcast partners, ABC and NBC, as will the League Championship Series and the Divisional Playoffs. ABC get