Canada's commercial broadcasters held their annual upfront presentations last week to promote their lineups of new U.S. skeins bought at last month's L.A. Screenings, as well as to show off their new…
The combination of a marquee matchup and thrilling games has vaulted the ratings for this year’s Stanley Cup Finals, which is on pace to become the most-watched on record for pro hockey’s…
NBC edged out Fox as the demo leader on Wednesday with the overtime game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins in hockey’s Stanley Cup Finals. Elsewhere, Fox’s “MasterChef” remained the…
The NHL Stanley Cup Finals are off to a great start for NBC, with Wednesday's Game 1 between Boston and Chicago — which went into triple overtime — delivering the best opening-night hockey numbers in…
To help get the word out about its National Hockey League broadcasts as well as other sports programming, NBCUniversal's NBC Sports Network cabler is tapping something of a distant relation.
MONTREAL -- The National Hockey League lockout is a minor disruption for TV networks in the U.S., where the sport's share of the ratings pie is modest at best. But the lack of NHL games on TV in the…
Phase 4 Films has acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to Alex Gibney's hockey documentary "The Last Gladiators," which premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.
Hockey rules Canadian ratings, so when rival broadcasters and telcos Bell Canada and Rogers Communications teamed to buy the Toronto Maple Leafs, the TV world predicted a big sports rights shakeup…
The concluding game of hockey's Stanley Cup Finals was the top television draw on Wednesday night, lifting NBC past Fox and its two-hour ''So You Think You Can Dance.''
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