National Football League

  1. BBC Radio 1 Joins Sirius Line-Up

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Continuing its aggressive licensing of media brand names, Sirius Satellite Radio has inked an agreement with BBC Radio International to broadcast the British network's modern music Radio 1 station. Continuing its aggressive licensing of media ...

  2. Moonves: CBS Would Benefit From Split-off

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Viacom co-president and co-chief operating officer Leslie Moonves assured CBS affiliates at their annual conference here that the network stands to benefit should Viacom be split up into two entities LAS VEGAS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Viacom co ...

  3. Clear Channel Names Sales VPs

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Foy, McDonald, Peikon brought on board. Clear Channel Entertainment Properties has named three sales VPs as the market for branded live entertainment expands. Chris Foy, Jim McDonald and Andy Peikon have joined the division, and report to CCEP pre ...

  4. NFL Stadiums Finalize Operations

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pamela Fallon to oversee operations. The Gridiron Stadium Network, an advocacy group geared toward booking more concerts and entertainment events into National Football League stadiums, has finalized its operating organization. The GSN has elected ...

  5. NBA Tosses Ball Around Via 5 Vid Game Deals

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST The National Basketball Assn. signed long-term videogame licensing deals with five publishers on March 22, bucking the trend of sports leagues making exclusive arrangements with a single company. (Reuters) -- The National Basketball Assn. signed l ...

  6. XM On Course With PGA Partnership

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio said March 16 that it will add professional golf to its sports lineup, becoming the official celestial radio partner to the PGA Tour. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- XM Satellite Radio said March 16 that it will add professional gol ...

  7. Karmazin Quashes Sirius-XM Merger Rumor

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sirius upbeat on 2005. Mel Karmazin characterizes a New York Post report of a potential merger between XM and Sirius Satellite Radio as the “third rumor” he has had to deal with in his first eight weeks as Sirius CEO. The comment came as Sirius is ...

  8. Stadiums Team Up To Lure Tours

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Venues form group to build awareness. Ten National Football League stadiums have joined forces to form the Gridiron Stadium Network, a not-for-profit advocacy group focusing on luring concerts and other events to stadiums. The GSN will lobby indus ...

  9. ESPN, Electronic Arts Sign 15-year Game Deal

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Electronic Arts and ESPN have sealed a 15-year agreement for the development and integrated marketing of EA Sports games featuring ESPN content beginning in 2006. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Electronic Arts and ESPN have sealed a 15-year agreement ...

  10. Entercom Stations Face Indecency Fines

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Two Entercom Communications Corp. radio stations in Kansas that aired sexually explicit language could face $220,000 in total fines for violating federal decency standards, U.S. communications regulat WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) -- Two Entercom Com ...

  11. Behind the Deal: Mel Karmazin On Radio

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST <i>Mel Karmazin made his first public appearance since his departure last summer as president/COO of Viacom during the 12th annual National Assn. of Broadcasters' European Radio Show, held Nov. 7-9 in Mel Karmazin made his first public ...

  12. Testimony Continues in Disney Shareholders' Suit

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The trial continues in the suit brought seven years ago by shareholders against the Walt Disney Co. over the hiring of former president Michael Ovitz. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The trial continues in the suit brought seven years ago by sharehold ...

  13. XM Strikes $650 Million Baseball Deal

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged an 11-year, $650 million deal with Major League Baseball. NEW YORK (Billboard Radio Monitor) -- Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival S ...

  14. XM Strikes $650 Million Baseball Deal

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged an 11-year, $650 million deal with Major League Baseball. Raising the stakes in its programming battle with rival Sirius Satellite, XM Radio has forged a ...

  15. FCC's Powell Makes DTV Pitch

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Federal Communications Commission is injecting itself into another NFL halftime show, only this time it's not cracking down on a "wardrobe malfunction," but is attempting to sell the nation on dig WASHINGTON ( The Hollywood Repo ...

  16. Sirius Names Two Presidents

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius Satellite Radio has named two executives to newly created president roles. Scott Greenstein is now president of entertainment and sports, and James E. Meyer is president of operations and sales Sirius Satellite Radio has named two executive ...

  17. Venue Manager SMG Renews Reliant Pact

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Philadelphia-based facility management firm SMG has been awarded a renewal contract to continue managing Houston's Reliant Park Complex. The Harris County Sports and Convention Corp. extended SMG's co Philadelphia-based facility manageme ...

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