Recent Posts tagged with regional sports networks

Sinclair Taps Universal Studios Vet Steve Rosenberg as President of Local Sports

Sinclair Broadcast Group has appointed industry veteran and former Universal Studios executive Steve Rosenberg as president of local sports. In this new role, Rosenberg will oversee the company’s regional sports networks (RSNs), Sinclair’s streaming sports channel Stadium, and the company’s high school sports division that operates in local markets across the country. Rosenberg will join […]  More

In Age of Coronavirus, Sinclair, Altitude, and AT&T RSNs Test MTVG ‘Cloud Control’ To Customize Feeds Remotely

Although no one in the industry can be totally sure what live sports productions will look like when major U.S. leagues return to play, one thing is certain: the footprint and workflow of the production compound will have changed. Instead of the typical setup for an MLB, NBA, or NHL compound often handling three concurrent […]  More

Sinclair Broadcast Group Closes Deal With Disney for 21 Fox RSNs

It’s finally official: Sinclair Broadcast Group has closed its deal with The Walt Disney Company to acquire the equity interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports, which were acquired by Disney in its deal with 21st Century Fox. The transaction, which closed Friday after getting the green light from the U.S. Department […]  More

DOJ Approves Disney’s $71B Bid for Fox on the Condition That It Divest All 22 Fox RSNs

The Department of Justice approved the Walt Disney Company’s $71 billion bid for the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox on Wednesday on the condition that Disney divest all of Fox’s 22 regional sports networks, which it has agreed to do. The government’s approval likely throws a wrench in Comcast’s competing bid for Fox’s assets […]  More

YES Network Names Former NBC RSN Chief Jon Litner as President

FOX Sports has named Jon Litner President of the YES Network.  Most recently, Litner had been President of NBC Sports Group, responsible for the eight NBC Regional Sports Networks and Golf Channel. Litner has also held the titles of President, SportsNet NY (SNY), guiding the network through its launch, and Executive Vice President and Chief […]  More

Fox Sports’ MLB Coverage Is All About National/RSN Synergy

Thirty-two games on Fox. Thirty-nine games on FS1. 2,260 games on Fox Sports Regional Networks. Simply put, no one produces more live baseball than Fox Sports. To produce and deliver all this action, Fox last season instituted a production philosophy that encourages synergy between its national networks and regional networks and leverages the growing technological […]  More

RSN Roundup: NBC Sports, NESN, and MASN Go to Bat for Local Fans

Baseball season is back, and baseball-starved fans are tuning into their local regional sports network in droves for live game coverage, up-to-the-minute news, and behind-the-scenes looks at their favorite teams. Throughout the season, RSNs like the NBC Sports Regional Networks, NESN, and MASN will provide a home for their fervent fan bases. Here’s a look […]  More

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