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.
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.
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 6, 2013 |
Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket has reached agreement with the Southern Section on a "long-term agreement" for web and television coverage. The new contract begins in 2014. Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket have been televising games since 1997 when it began a local game of the week. The contract is for six years, according to a source who was not authorized to speak publicly about the agreement. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.