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ESPN's Jessica Mendoza Draws Massive Praise For Debut On "Sunday Night Baseball"Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15
Jessica Mendoza "showed Sunday night that she belongs in ESPN’s regular rotation of baseball game analysts," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. Mendoza, who replaced the suspended Curt Schilling during the net's "Sunday Night Baseball" telecast, "did not sound nervous" or "push h...
Barry Diller, former "architect" of the Fox Network and Silver King Communications founder, is "ready to reveal his latest card" called Consumer''s Edge, according to Michael Krantz of TIME. The CA-ba
For Sunday''s NBA All-Star Game, NBC released a preliminary overnight ratings of a 12.7/20, down from a 12.9/21 in ''96 (THE DAILY)....Comedy Central will broadcast the first of its "Town Hall" Series
In New York, Mary Huhn writes, "Now that MSNBC on the Internet is six months old," the web half of the Microsoft/NBC joint news venture "can look forward to a total redesign and expansion of its site"
MD-based Home Team Sports and MN-based Midwest Sports Channel have reached an agreement with Fox Sports Net to join the cable network as affiliated carriage systems of its national programming. HTS an
In the aftermath of last week''s suit filed by the Mighty Ducks against Fox Sports for moving its games to its new RSN, Fox Sports West 2, sources tell Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER that Fo
The following chart indicates the growth of the NBA in both its broadcast and cable TV contracts (THE DAILY): CABLE BROADCAST SEASON NET AMOUNT SEASON NET AMOUNT ''79-82 USA $1.5M/3yrs ''73-76
According to NBA Dir of Interactive Programming Jamie Rosenberg, NBA.com, the NBA''s official web site, has been receiving over 700,000 visits per week, and is expecting more than 500,000 visits betwe
Ratings for the ''96 All-Star Game were up 9.3% from the ''95 game, but down 8.6% from ''92. The following chart lists All-Star ratings and shares from ''92-96, all on NBC (Nielsen Sports Marketing):
With the NBA''s broadcast and cable TV contracts up after the ''97-98 season, THE DAILY surveyed a panel of industry executives and media analysts to comment on the next round of TV negotiations. Amon
NBC''s "Meet The Press" on Sunday will feature a roundtable discussion with Tim Russert on the topic, "Basketball, Sports and Responsibilities." Guests include Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Grant H