AT&T’s DirecTV continues to double down on high-end features and programming, in a bid to lure new customers and counter the ongoing threat of cord-cutting. The satellite broadcaster announced a deal…
Numbers are in for the first full week of national sports channel Fox Sports 1, and the net has left plenty of room for improvement. Nielsen estimates that FS1 averaged 161,000 viewers in primetime…
NBC Sports Network and CBS Sports Network are years into their maturation process and appear to be more focused than ever.
As media conglomerates other than owner Walt Disney launch their own sports-focused cablers, the question is whether the Bristol, Conn.-based powerhouse can dominate the field or if it must share the…
With negotiations remaining at a stalemate with DirecTV, the Pac-12 Networks has focused its energies on a new advertising campaign that aims to convince subscribers to the satellite distributor to…
The hits just keep on coming for Major League Baseball, with reports that several more big-name players will accept suspensions — with the most prominent rule-breaker being Yankees star Alex…
Dodgers Fever has officially hit Los Angeles — and local carrier KCAL 9 is a big beneficiary. Nielsen estimates that the blistering hot team’s victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night…
NBC won 10 kudos at the 34th annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York on Tuesday, part of 23 hauled in by the NBC Sports Group.
Major League Baseball has signed eight-year extensions of its TV rights deals with Fox, TBS and the MLB Network, effective in 2014, that double the value of their previous pacts.
MGM has promoted Scott Packman to senior exec veep, general counsel and secretary. Cheryl Rodman has joined the Lion as exec veep and deputy general counsel. Packman has been with MGM since 2002 and…
NBC won a network-best eight awards at Monday's Sports Emmys, including the live-series nod for its "Sunday Night Football" package.