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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...
Liberty Sports Inc., the sports programming division of TCI, will begin production on four new series this month and ultimately roll out 56 hours of original programming per week during the next two y
NBC''s five weekend NBA playoff telecasts gained an overnight rating of 7.8, up from 6.7 a year ago. The late Sunday Hornets/Bulls game drew an 11.4, up 52% from last year (N.Y. TIMES, 5/2)....Among t
Sean Connery, Bill Murray and Gary Player have accepted invites to participate in the $1M Lexus Challenge, televised on NBC from Dec. 13-17. They will join Michael Douglas, Clint Eastwood, Sylvester S
The NBA and Spurs are telling local businesses in the San Antonio area they "may face legal trouble if they show playoff games without authorization," according to the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. Lawren
CBS, Inc. stock "jumped" on Friday after reports that CBS Chair & CEO Laurance Tisch was negotiating to sell his stake in the company to Westinghouse Electric. CBS closed up 3 1/4 at 64 3/4 on the NYS
The NHL has announced that information on the league will be available worldwide on the Internet and America On-Line for this year''s playoffs, beginning in mid-May. Although the league will largely p
The Sharks announced that selected games will be on KNEW- radio, which will air four regular season games and any playoff games not carried by flagship KFRC due to A''s conflicts (Sharks)....Turner Sp
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Managing Editor Mark Mulvoy "plans to step down temporarily in two weeks in anticipation of his permanent departure" after the ''96 Games, according to this morning''s WALL STREET J
CBS''s recent name change from "Eye on Sports" to "The CBS Sports Show" will include some changes to the show''s format, the most significant of which will be new host Pat O''Brien. According to CBS S
The Sports Emmys were awarded April 25 at the Marriott Marquis in New York by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Howard Cosell was posthumously awarded the Sports Lifetime Achievement