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Penguins again rock local-market TV ratings

04 / 14 / 14

For the fifth consecutive time, the Pittsburgh Penguins led the way among NHL clubs for local-market TV ratings for the league’s regular season. The ranking is based on an analysis of ratings information for clubs that make their Nielsen data available. The NHL’s regular sea...

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03/31/14
ESPN’s 25th year of MLB games

ESPN is about to embark on its 25th season of carrying Major League Baseball games with a new rights deal that will see several changes in the way the channel covers the games. The new eight-year, $5.6 billion deal gives ESPN more flexibility in picking games, allowing it to focus even more on te ...

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03/24/14
Truck to deliver better SNY broadcasts

New York Mets fans can expect to see better graphics, higher picture and sound quality, and more super slo-mo replays, thanks to a new production truck the team’s regional sports network commissioned during the offseason. SportsNet New York is leasing the truck, called “Amazin’, ...

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03/24/14
NBC Sports, Red Bull extend deal

NBC Sports and Red Bull Media House have extended their marketing and broadcast partnership for the Red Bull Signature Series. Under terms of a new revenue-sharing agreement, Red Bull will continue to run and produce the events. NBC Sports will show 20 hours of the events on NBC, and NBC’s ...

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03/17/14
NBA keeps media deal choices open

Moving the NBA on TNT off of Thursday night? Taking on a third TV partner? Bringing the NBA’s digital rights back in-house? These are three of the ideas that have been floated as the league starts the process of negotiating its next media deal. ...

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03/17/14
RSNs by the 3s

3 That Flew New England Sports Network Late in 1982, the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and rights holder WSBK combined to create NESN, a premium cable network that would launch in 1984. The Sox held 48 percent, the Bruins 32 percent and the TV station 20 ...

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03/17/14
HTS selling in-arena video ads

Home Team Sports has started selling in-arena video advertisements through a partnership with Access Sports Media. The move allows the Fox Sports-owned sales group to continue with a sales strategy it calls “surround the fan,” meaning packaging national TV spots on regional sports net ...

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03/17/14
Execs endorse value of connected fan

B ryan Srabian , the director of digital media for the San Francisco Giants, oversees nine social media accounts for the team: Facebook , Google Plus , Instagram , LinkedIn , Pinterest , Snapchat , Tumblr , Twitter and Vine . As all tea ...

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03/17/14
Strahan’s new projects include game show

Michael Strahan’s SMAC Entertainment has sold a game show that he will host in prime time to a major, over-the-air network, one of several entertainment projects the hall-of-famer turned sports broadcaster/morning show host is working on. Strahan is also the producer of an untitled major m ...

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03/17/14
The RSN conundrum

The Arizona Diamondbacks landed what was an eye-popping $250 million rights fee from Fox Sports Net a scant seven years ago. They are likely to come close to tripling the value of that deal when it expires at the end of 2015. The D-backs’ situation shows how much leverage pro teams have gai ...

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03/17/14
Directory of team RSN deals

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