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Warriors' Clinching Win Over Rockets Marks ESPN's Most-Viewed NBA Game Since '12Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 29 / 15
The Warriors' Western Conference Finals-clinching Game 5 win over the Rockets on Wednesday averaged 8.9 million viewers on ESPN, making it the most-watched NBA Playoffs game on any network this season. The game also was the most-watched NBA contest on ESPN since Game 7 of the '12 Heat-Celtics Easter...
MLB Giants announcer Hank Greenwald will step down after the season. He has been with the Giants 16 years, and has covered the Yankees and NBA Warriors (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 8/28)....In Chicago, Geo
SportsLine USA, the Ft. Lauderdale-based sports on-line service, launched their all-sports radio station on the Internet. Initially, the station will provide 20 hours of live programming each week bef
VARIETY examines Warner Bros. marketing strategy for the animated, "Space Jams," starring Michael Jordan, to be released November 15. The studio is hoping the movie will bring in $1B in merchandising,
With the NFL''s current $4.4B TV deal set to expire after the ''97 season, VARIETY''s Gary Levin writes CBS will "no doubt try to claw their way" into the mix, "as long as it doesn''t get gouged too b
College football opened over the weekend and Saturday''s ABC''s coverage of the Pigskin Classic featuring BYU and Texas A&M earned a Nielsen preliminary overnight rating of a 4.0 and 12 share. Top mar
TNT''s new $20M-plus promo for its NFL coverage "revs up this week" and will include a "mix of image and tune-in sports linked by splashy, Hollywood-like production values," according to Jeff Jensen o
In Washington, all-sports WTEM-AM was bought by Dallas-based Chancellor Broadcasting. Chancellor owns all-sports stations in Cincinnati and Minneapolis and paid $375M for Colfax Communications, WTEM''
Don Mitzner, President of Group W Satellite Communications, was interviewed in BROADCASTING & CABLE. Mitzner was asked during the Q&A about Fox/Liberty''s bid for team rights to the Bullets, Caps, and
Advertising on the World Wide Web is expected to total $110M this year but on-line ads could be worth almost $2B by 2000, according to Hal Kahn of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. The first "beneficiaries o
The ''96 major golf championship season was one of decreasing TV ratings, according to Dave Shedloski of GOLFWEEK. U.S. Open ratings were off 6%, the Masters 13%, the British Open down 37%. The PGA Ch