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LIN DRAWING RECORD RATINGS FOR MSG CHANNEL

February 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The MSG Network scored its highest ratings in history on Friday and Monday, all seemingly the courtesy of New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin. Friday’s telecast (Knicks vs. Hornets) drew 541,000 viewers, while Sunday’s chalked up 783,000. According to TVbythe Numbers.com, those figures were boosted in the final periods to 1.02 million and 937,000 respectively. […]

CABLE BLACKOUT MAY NAPSTERIZE TV

January 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

While no progress was reported in the stalled talks between the MSG cable network and distributor Time Warner Cable — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is expected to meet with the two sides sometime this week — it is becoming clear that with a little Internet savvy, New Yorkers can access MSG’s telecasts of […]

NO NEW TALKS SCHEDULED IN MSG-TIME WARNER CABLE DISPUTE

January 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The dispute between the MSG cable network and the Time Warner Cable company is not following the script laid out by most other similar disputes. Ordinarily they are resolved a few days before the contract deadline or within a few hours after one side of the other pulls the plug. MSG carries the New York […]

MSG CABLE CHANNEL YANKED FROM TIME WARNER CABLE

January 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The MSG cable channel went dark on Time Warner Cable Sunday night as the two sides failed to reach a new license fee agreement. The result is that 2.3 million Time Warner Cable customers in parts of New York City and the upstate area are now unable to watch the New York Knicks’ basketball games, […]

ANALYST PUZZLED BY MSG’S ADS IN BATTLE WITH TIME WARNER

December 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

As part of its ongoing battle with Time Warner Cable over carriage fees, the MSG cable sports network serving the New York area is distributing flyers and buying ads notifying TWC subscribers that they may not be able to watch New York Knicks basketball games beginning Jan. 1 and urging them to switch to rival […]

CABLEVISION AIRS FIRST 3D SPORTS COVERAGE

March 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

New York’s Cablevision cable system and its MSG Network hailed Wednesday night’s 3D coverage of the NHL contest between the New York Rangers and the New York Islanders, which they said was the first sports event ever broadcast in 3D on cable. MSG Media President Mike Bair was quoted in Broadcasting & Cable as calling […]