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…
Sports fans, get ready to shell out more coin to watch your fave teams skirmish on TV. Not a sports nut? Well, you're going to pay more, too, if you want to get traditional television service from a…
There is one area where both expansion and dilution are clearly having a deleterious effect -- sports television.
Forget Walter White. Netflix may be “the one who knocks.” If there were any skepticism left about the clout the streaming service possesses, it may have been put to the rest Sunday after the AMC…
"There's more to football than the violence, but the violent nature contributes to its appeal." Steve James is an award-winning filmmaker whose pics include "Hoop Dreams" and "The Interrupters." His…
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…
The Stanley Cup Finals are still a couple of weeks off, but if the puck rolls NBC's way, there is a possibility of an attractive bicoastal New York-Los Angeles matchup.
Alternately brutal and graceful, as befits its subject, Alex Gibney's pro-hockey docu "The Last Gladiators" sports a slew of archival goon-fight footage and has an indelibly articulate central figure…
The National Hockey League is pacting with Disney to help bring younger fans closer to the game.
Canadians love their hockey. Everyone already knows that. But the Olympic Canadian men's hockey team has generated the sort of out-of-this-world ratings on Canuck TV that has astonished folks in the…