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.email@example.com
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.
May 10, 2012 |
Already the largest cable television provider in Los Angeles, Time Warner Cable Inc. now wants to become the dominant sports programmer in the region. On Oct. 1, the New York company will launch two regional sports networks: Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Spanish-language network Time Warner Cable Deportes. The cable operator has shelled out billions of dollars to snag the Los Angeles Lakers away from Fox Sports West and now has its eye on the Dodgers too. The company is tired of being held hostage by high-priced sports channels and has decided to stop fighting the competition and begin imitating it. The cable operator, which has about 2 million subscribers in Southern California, is taking steps to cut out the middle man. That middleman is News Corp., parent of local cable channels Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket and a formidable opponent.