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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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Media Man Podcast Ep. #16 – OTT Channels, VOD Strategy & NBA TV Contracts

In this episode of the Media Man Podcast, Uzo Ometu talks about the increasing likelihood of a channel going over-the-top, why sending indie movies (nearly) straight to VOD makes perfect sense, and how the NBA plans to milk ESPN and … 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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