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Cleveland Hosting Bevy Of Big-Time Sporting Events SaturdayPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 14
Cleveland on Saturday "arguably will be the busiest sports city in America," as "all three pro sports venues downtown will host games simultaneously." There are a "variety of other events going on," so that there will be "as many as 100,000 people downtown at the same time." Progressive Field will h...
The billions of dollars Rupert Murdoch is pouring into sports broadcasting rights around the globe are radically changing "the rules of the game," and are helping him "tie up" viewer loyalty for his p
GE reports that its NBC unit had "its largest revenue growth spurt" in the second quarter since GE acquired NBC in ''86. GE doesn''t release specific figures for its businesses, but the company did sa
There were nine prime-time programs on the four broadcast networks Saturday night, and The Baseball Network''s "Baseball Night in America" on ABC finished eighth in the ratings, according to NEWSDAY''
Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. has assumed full ownership of Hong Kong-based satellite broadcaster, Star TV, after paying $346.6M for the 36.4% it didn''t already own (FINANCIAL TIMES, 7/19)....GE''s NB
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Chemical Bank and J.P. Morgan have each committed $1B to Westinghouse Electric''s pending bid for CBS Inc., "a sign that financing could be lined up for the expected $5 billion transaction," according
ABC SPORTS: Cap Cities/ABC and Stella Interactive Inc. have announced a partnership to "produce and develop a series of interactive college sports CD-ROM reference titles in conjunction with ABC Sport
"In the 1995-96 NFL marketplace, it is the sellers -- the networks -- who reign," according to Langdon Brockinton in INSIDE MEDIA. Just before July 4, ABC, NBC and Fox have already sold nearly 90% of
Westinghouse Electric Corp. is planning to make a bid to buy CBS from Chair Laurence Tisch, according to multiple reports this morning. Yesterday, CBS'' stock jumped 4 1/8 after CNBC financial analyst
The Baseball Network received a 6.5 rating and a 13 share in Nielsen overnight ratings for its Saturday night debut of "Baseball Night in America." Viewership is down 13.3% from last year''s opener (S
The final issue of New York Newsday was published yesterday after parent company Times Mirror decided to close the "money- losing" paper. Newsday will go back to publishing a Queens edition, as it did