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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...
Time Warner Cable has acquired the exclusive local TV rights to the home games of the Memphis Pharaohs of the Arena Football League. In addition, the deal calls for a home shopping show for next seaso
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Susan O''Malley, president of the Bullets and Capitol Region Sports Marketing, announced an agreement yesterday for WFTY-TV to broadcast Bullets and Capitals games beginning in ''95-96. WFTY will repl
On Friday, officials from ITT termed as "fiction" a N.Y. POST report that ITT and Barry Diller had made an unsuccessful run at CBS. The same day, ITT announced that it had sold the remaining assets in
The management of Canada''s The Sports Network (TSN) "has lined up partners" in Montreal, Vancouver and the U.S. in a bid to keep control of the all-sports cable network when Labatt''s ownership ends,
Raycom is expected to sell a controlling interest in the company to Liberty Sports within the next 60 days, "forming one of the nation''s biggest sports programmers," according to the issue of the Cha
The NBA Finals'' Game One received a 14.7 rating and a 26 share, making it the third highest rated Game One in NBA Finals history, according to NBC Sports. The mark represents a 17% gain over last yea
The Justice Department''s antitrust division is looking into how the planned Microsoft Network, expected to be launched this August, might affect the on-line industry, according to a report in this mo
The Golf Channel has acquired the rights to televise the LPGA Fieldcrest Cannon Classic September 28-October 1. The tournament is a partnership between Raycom and DWA Golf (The Golf Channel)....Media
Former QVC head Barry Diller and ITT chief Rand Araskog "came within a whisker" of completing a $5B deal for CBS, according to the N.Y. POST, but CBS Chair Laurence Tisch "wanted too much." Tisch, who