Recent Posts tagged with RSN

RSN-Veteran Len Mead Named New NBC Sports Northwest GM

NBC Sports Regional Networks has named Len Mead as the new GM of NBC Sports Northwest. Mead will oversee NBC Sports Northwest, managing the day-to-day operations of the networks and the network’s relationship and exclusive media partnership with the Portland Trail Blazers. Mead reports to Bill Bridgen, President and Group Leader, NBC Sports Regional Networks. Mead succeeds Larry Eldridge, who […]  More

Root Sports Adds Bloomberg Sports Data To Bring Fans Inside the Diamond

Now entering the third MLB campaign branded as Root Sports, DIRECTV’s trio of RSNs in Colorado, Washington, and Pittsburgh have gradually carved out an identity that, on their own, reflects each of their respective markets. However, the three former Fox Sports Net RSNs continue to draw on one key philosophy: bringing the ballpark experience right […]  More

Michael White: DirecTV to Expand RSNs, Focus on 3D

Recently named DirecTV CEO Michael White outlined his strategy for the satellite provider during a conference call with analysts this week. He plans include further expansion of DirecTV’s 3D capabilities as well as a possibly adding to its trio of regional sports networks. According to Multichannel News, White sees DirecTV’s position in the sports realm […]  More

Comcast Will Fight FCC’s “Loophole” Ruling on RSNs

Comcast plans to fight the FCC’s ruling that closed the “terrestrial loophole” that keeps Comcast RSNs off satellite TV. According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Comcast executive David L. Cohen spoke on WIP-AM 610 sports radio in Philadelphia, saying that the company will challenge the FCC’s ruling in an administrative process.  He also said that Comcast […]  More

FCC Votes to Eliminate RSN Loophole

Cable operators that do not share their owned terrestrially delivered regional sports networks with their competitors will be presumed to be in violation of FCC rules against unfair acts or practices. According to Multichannel News, the FCC’s majority ruling on Wednesday aims to take action against what it sees as a loophole for multichannel video […]  More

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