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Didnt NBC use to own Sportschannel Of America

Discussion in 'Sports Programming and Events' started by sniller, May 17, 2011.

  1. sniller

    sniller Cool Member

    Apr 8, 2011
    I see that Comcast Sports Net is gonna become NBC sports net. Didn't NBC own sportschannel of America in the 90s or am I mistaken.
  2. russinpa

    russinpa AllStar

    Aug 11, 2010
    I'm pretty sure Sportschannel America was owned by Cablevision. I dont think NBC had anything to do with it.
  3. SamC

    SamC Hall Of Fame

    Jan 20, 2003
    SportsChannel America belonged to Cablevision. Late in its life it merged into a joint venture between Cablevision, NBC, and Liberty Media which also owned NewSport (similar to ESPNews) and ASC (similar to ESPN Classic) which proceded the ESPN versions by a half-decade, but which could not get on cable systems and died out. NBC never actually owned any part of SC-A.

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