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Clippers' Ballmer Reportedly Declines Prime Ticket's Extension Offer, Wants OTT NetworkPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15
Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer "has turned down" a $60M-a-year offer from FS Prime Ticket for local-TV rights and is instead "forging ahead with a plan to start his own over-the-top streaming network," according to Claire Atkinson of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that if he "follows through on the plan,...
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NBC and News Corp. are among the companies looking to partner with Comcast Corp. in buying a controlling stake in the E! Entertainment TV cable network (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 1/24)....Al Michaels is the
After HTS extended TV rights deals for the Orioles, Bullets and Capitals last October at over a 150% markup by "fending off a bid" from Fox/TCI, Milton Kent of the Baltimore SUN questions whether the
The following are the ratings for the last eleven Super Bowls since Super Bowl XX in January, ''86, at the Louisiana Superdome (Nielsen Sports Marketing Research). SUPER BOWL TEAMS NETWORK RATING/SHAR
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