January 18, 2017 12:00 AM ET


Company Overview of The Tennis Channel, Inc.

Company Overview

The Tennis Channel, Inc. operates a professional sports and tennis lifestyle based television channel. Its channel covers sports, health, fitness, pop culture, entertainment and travel programming, documentaries, and instructional and news shows. The company also sells apparel and accessories online. The Tennis Channel, Inc. was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Santa Monica, California. As of March 1, 2016, The Tennis Channel, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

2850 OceanPark Boulevard

Suite 150

Santa Monica, CA 90405

United States

Founded in 2001





Key Executives for The Tennis Channel, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 50
Senior Vice President of Tennis Industry Relations
Senior Vice President of Advertising Sales
Senior Vice President of Production and Executive Producer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Tennis Channel, Inc. Key Developments

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., The Tennis Channel, Inc. - M&A Call

To enter into a definitive agreement to purchase the stock of Tennis Channel for $350 million

Sinclair Broadcast Group Reportedly In Talks With Tennis Channel

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SBGI) has held talks over the past several months with the majority owners of the The Tennis Channel, Inc. to buy it, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation.

NeuLion, Inc. Signs on New Multi year Agreement With Tennis Channel

NeuLion, Inc. announced that it has signed a new multi-year agreement with Tennis Channel. The companies have agreed to collaborate on expanding to new markets and additional devices, following the success of the 2015 French Open on Tennis Channel Everywhere and Tennis Channel Plus channels powered by the NeuLionA Digital Platform. The agreement extends the one reached between NeuLion and Tennis Channel in May 2014 to support the launch of Tennis Channel Plus at the start of last year's French Open. During 2015 tournament, Tennis Channel, the primary U.S. rights holder, gave fans an inside look at the action taking place each day delivering 260+ hours of coverage, 140+ live matches and encore replays, and 120+ hours of nightly primetime show French Open Tonight, all powered by the NeuLionA Digital Platform. Leveraging tournaments such as the French Open, Tennis Channel has grown Tennis Channel Plus streaming subscriptions 400% year-over-year. On average, 25% of subscribers use the online service once daily, with 50% streaming video on their computers, 25% on tablets, 15% on media streamers Apple TV and Roku, and 10% on mobile phones.

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