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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...
The U.S. national soccer team plays Brazil tonight in the semifinals of the Copa America in Uruguay, but U.S. TV viewers will only be able to see the game on pay-per-view, via satellite or at a bar. I
As officials at Westinghouse and several investment banks continue their effort to arrange financing for an expected bid for CBS for at least $80 a share, several media observers are examining whether
The billions of dollars Rupert Murdoch is pouring into sports broadcasting rights around the globe are radically changing "the rules of the game," and are helping him "tie up" viewer loyalty for his p
GE reports that its NBC unit had "its largest revenue growth spurt" in the second quarter since GE acquired NBC in ''86. GE doesn''t release specific figures for its businesses, but the company did sa
There were nine prime-time programs on the four broadcast networks Saturday night, and The Baseball Network''s "Baseball Night in America" on ABC finished eighth in the ratings, according to NEWSDAY''
Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. has assumed full ownership of Hong Kong-based satellite broadcaster, Star TV, after paying $346.6M for the 36.4% it didn''t already own (FINANCIAL TIMES, 7/19)....GE''s NB
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Chemical Bank and J.P. Morgan have each committed $1B to Westinghouse Electric''s pending bid for CBS Inc., "a sign that financing could be lined up for the expected $5 billion transaction," according
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"In the 1995-96 NFL marketplace, it is the sellers -- the networks -- who reign," according to Langdon Brockinton in INSIDE MEDIA. Just before July 4, ABC, NBC and Fox have already sold nearly 90% of
Westinghouse Electric Corp. is planning to make a bid to buy CBS from Chair Laurence Tisch, according to multiple reports this morning. Yesterday, CBS'' stock jumped 4 1/8 after CNBC financial analyst