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NBC Criticized For Not Airing Crosby's Chance At 1,000 Points; Strader Returns To BoothPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 20 / 17
The NHL's television deal with NBC "continues to be utterly baffling," according to Mike Harrington of the BUFFALO NEWS. NBC games featuring the Penguins and C Sidney Crosby are "total overkill." But on Thursday, with Crosby at 999 career points and fans "more than ready to check out his quest for 1...
CBS won the week ending November 28 and also placed first in the November sweeps, giving the net the lead in the ''98-99 TV ratings race, the first time in five years it has done so this "deep into a
Fox Sports Net, which is entering its second year, is examined by James Arndorfer of AD AGE under the header, "Taking Regional Games National, A Market At A Time." FSN is now in 62 million homes, up f
ONLINE: An "estimated" 16 million kids are hooked up to the Internet and "major sports sites are unveiling special sections to attract children," according to David Sweet of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. A
CNN/SI will be added to the DirecTV programming lineup beginning today. The sports news channel will be available to more than four million DirecTV subscribers, increasing CNN/SI''s total audience to
TV: The Bills-Patriots game drew a 36.3/57 on WBZ-CBS in Boston -- "one of the highest regular-season ratings" in Patriots history. The final 15 minutes earned a 47.7/67 (BOSTON GLOBE, 12/1)....Steve
Fox has sold about 90% of its ad inventory for its Super Bowl XXXIII telecast and ADWEEK sources report that "at least two advertisers" -- A-B and the WWF -- are paying more than the $1.6M asking pric
Commercials for a pair of hockey fight videotapes were aired "repeatedly" on Fox Sports Pittsburgh during a recent Penguins broadcast, but were quickly "rectified," according to THE HOCKEY NEWS. One v
Time Inc. "has decided not to continue publishing" Inside Stuff, which it has published "in tandem" with the NBA for three years, according to Alex Kuczynski of the N.Y. TIMES. After the January/Febru
The CBC''s Grey Cup telecast drew "just over three million" viewers, surpassing last year''s game audience of 2.54 million (EDMONTON JOURNAL, 11/27)....In its third week on the N.Y. TIMES Best Sellers
Fox Sports will not use the $50,000-per-game FoxTrax glowing puck in its final season of NHL coverage (USA TODAY, 11/27). In addition, Jim Abbott reported in Orlando that Fox Sports will not use any "