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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...
TCI and Viacom reached a "prelimary agreement to settle ongoing litigation" between the two companies. The possible settlement hinges on a "new affliation agreement that covers" TCI''s long term carri
DirecTV, the CA company that sells programming for the 18- inch home satellite dishes, "is close to a deal" that will offer subscribers 200 NHL games for $59. Company spokesperson Linda Brill said the
NBC Sports and Streetball Partners have created The Golf Skills Challenge National Tour, an amateur golf skills competition patterned after Golf''s professional Skills Challenge. The competitions will
Jim Kaat and Dave Cohen are expected to be the Yankees'' announcing team on MSG according to MSG Exec Producer Mike McCarthy. McCarthy: "Unless they come to blows."....Ken Schanzer, president of The B
Sunday''s Magic/Suns match up attracted the "largest regular season audience ever" for a daytime NBA game, according to Nielsen ratings in the United States'' 32 largest cities. In today''s BOSTON GLO
Accusations of influence-peddling on Capitol Hill are not Rupert Murdoch''s only problems, according to a report in U.S. NEWS. Earnings for Murdoch''s News Corp. are expected to be flat for the second
Fox and Reuters unveiled plans yesterday to create a TV news service in an effort to improve news broadcasts at local Fox stations. The deal will provide Fox affiliates with access to footage of natio
On Wednesday, the FTC said it was seeking to "bar the acquisition" of QVC, Inc. by TCI and Comcast Corp., "contending" that the $1.42B deal would give TCI too much "market power in the home shopping i
"At a recent meeting of broadcast and cable outlets, how to deal with ShamBall was a hot topic," according to Richard Samdomir in today''s N.Y. TIMES. TV Consultant Bryan Burns: "I think stations will
ESPN''s Mike Milbury will make his studio analyst debut tonight when the network cover the Rangers/Sabres game in New York. Milbury on the season: "The quality of the games is going to be so intense t