November 16, 1993 |
Spanish-Language Sports Channel Debuts: La Cadena Deportiva Prime Ticket, a cable sports channel started by Los Angeles-based Prime Ticket, made its debut. The channel has signed contracts with some of Mexico's most popular soccer teams. The station plans an extensive slate of boxing matches as well as hockey games from the Los Angeles Kings and the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
January 24, 2013 |
How bad did Time Warner Cable want to get the TV rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers away from Fox Sports' Prime Ticket channel? So bad that the cable operator promised the team that it would cover fees from other distributors who don't sign on to carry the channel, people familiar with the deal said. The agreement is expected to be announced this week, perhaps later Thursday. In other words, if DirecTV, for example, does not sign on to carry the new Dodgers channel, Time Warner Cable will pay the subscription fees until a deal could be reached with the satellite broadcaster.
September 18, 1993
I am hearing impaired and I want to know if the Mighty Ducks' games on KCAL-Channel 9 will be closed-captioned. And will Prime Ticket close-caption hockey games for deaf people who love to hear it? STEPHEN PAGE Santa Ana Editor's note: Prime Ticket will not close-caption Kings' or Ducks' games this season. KCAL is "seriously exploring" the possibility for its 20 Ducks ' games, but no decision has been made.
December 1, 1990 |
The Rams and Raiders, along with the Clippers, Lakers and UCLA, USC and Pepperdine basketball teams, will be among the weekend viewing choices. The Lakers put their five-game winning streak on the line against the Phoenix Suns tonight (6:30 p.m., Channels 9, 51 and 63). The Clippers take on the defensive-minded Minnesota Timberwolves at 6 p.m. Sunday on Prime Ticket. Sunday's pro football kicks off at 10 a.m. when the Rams (4-7) visit the Cleveland Browns (2-9) (Channels 2 and 8).
February 19, 1989 |
An advertising division of the Los Angeles Lakers does not have an agreement with Prime Ticket to broadcast the California Collegiate Athletic Assn. postseason tournament March 4 and may have misrepresented that fact to conference officials. Sportsworks, an arm of California Sports Inc., parent company of the Lakers, approached the conference in October for the right to package a broadcast of the men's and women's championship games.
June 3, 2012 |
The Kings and Fox Sports have reached agreement on a new television contract, providing an immediate cash injection that could help the team retain star goaltender Jonathan Quick. The new deal keeps the Kings on Fox Sports West through 2024 and guarantees the team about $250 million, according to a person familiar with the agreement who was not authorized to discuss the terms. The contract ranks among the most lucrative local cable deals for any NHL team. The deal is expected to be announced Monday, before the Kings play the New Jersey Devils in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
December 26, 1990 |
It won't exactly be a case of double vision, but viewers tuning into either KCAL Channel 9 or cable's Prime Ticket Network at 7:30 tonight will see the Lakers-Clippers game. It is believed to be the first time a regional cable sports network will televise the same event as a broadcast station in the same market.