Tag Archives: Cable Sports

Media Man Podcast #28 – NBA Stays w/ ESPN & TNT; FS1 Left Out

In this episode, Uzo talks about the NBA’s new deal with ESPN & TNT that keeps Fox Sports 1 out of the major sports broadcasting club. Uzo also talks about Softbank’s investment in content and Netflix’s investment in…Adam Sandler?   … Continue reading

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Has the NFL Finally Over-Saturated its Viewers?

The NFL wants you to watch it. And they want you to watch a lot of it. This season alone, the NFL released two new products. The first being “NFL Now,” a new online and mobile app video service that … Continue reading

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Fox Sports 1: One Year Later…

It has been a year since I did my now infamous series on Fox Sports 1 launching as the chosen challenger to ESPN. At the end of that series, I concluded that Fox Sports 1 (FS1) would eventually be on … Continue reading

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Steve Balmer Isn’t Paying for the Clippers, Cable Subscribers Are

Everyone out there is commenting on the fact that Steve Ballmer is paying too much for the Los Angeles Clippers. And while I would love to get into a Gladwell-esque philosophical debate about why sports teams shouldn’t even be considered … Continue reading

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Here Comes Fox Sports 1, Part 4 of 5: Are Sports Propping Up the TV Ecosystem?

This Saturday, August 17, 2013, Fox Sports 1 will launch and become the newest entrant in the sports network business. In the five days leading up to Fox Sports 1’s launch, Uzo will take a daily look at the sports network business, … Continue reading

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