History[edit] SportsChannel Los Angeles launched on June 30, 1989; it served as the successor to Z Channel, an avant-garde movie service focusing on a variety of high-profile and lesser-known but critically acclaimed films.[1][2] Like its predecessor, SportsChannel Los Angeles operated as a premium cable service, requiring cable subscribers to pay an extra monthly fee to receive the network, a distribution method that many regional sports networks had utilized at the time of its launch; however unlike its predecessor, it did not broadcast 24 hours a day at first, offering programming from 2:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on weekdays and from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. on weekends.[1] Officials with Rainbow Media thought that it would give SportsChannel Los Angeles a financial advantage compared to Prime Ticket, which had the regional cable television rights to the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Kings but, in direct contrast, operated as a basic cable service. In the spring of 1991, the network acquired the regional television rights to the Los Angeles Clippers, effective with the 1991–92 season, assuming the local rights to the NBA team's game telecasts from Prime Ticket after one year. The tactic backfired, as SportsChannel's Los Angeles subscriber base ultimately never matched that of Prime Ticket. After it replaced Z Channel, the network had about 120,000 subscribers; that number dropped sharply to around 67,000 subscribers by 1992.[3] Because of this, the network attempted to reboot itself as a basic cable network on April 1, 1992; however, it chose to maintain premium exclusivity to selected events such as marquee Dodgers, Angels, Lakers and Stanley Cup Finals games, still requiring those events to be purchased on a pay-per-view basis, while all of the network's other programming including regular-season NHL games, college basketball and live and replayed horse races held at Santa Anita races were made available to all cable subscribers. However, because of the surcharge that would have to be passed to subscribers by carrying SportsChannel as a part-time premium/basic service, the plan did not sit well with some providers such as Cencom Cable Associates (which served parts of the western San Gabriel Valley, including Pasadena) and Paragon Cable (covering the suburbs of Torrance and Garden Grove), which decided to drop the network altogether.[4] In addition, the network's decision to operate as a pay service caused some complaints from viewers, none more so than on May 3, 1992, after it became a part-time premium channel. Because of the riots that rocked Los Angeles following the acquittal of officers involved in the brutal beating of Rodney King, an NBA Playoff game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz was moved to the Anaheim Convention Center and the game's telecast was removed by NBC and moved to TBS, whose telecast of the game – due to NBA broadcasting rules – had to be blacked out in the Los Angeles market. SportsChannel Los Angeles then inherited the exclusive local rights to televise the game. However, the network chose not to unscramble its signal; in letters to the Los Angeles Times and other sources, viewers complained that the game should have been made available to all subscribers as a public service. As a result of the problems with its business structure, Cablevision/NBC announced in November 1992 that it would shut down the network.[5] SportsChannel Los Angeles ceased operations on December 31, 1992.[3] Prime Ticket (now Fox Sports West) subsequently acquired the broadcast rights to the Angels and Clippers;[6] it was the acquisition of those rights as well as that of the Los Angeles Dodgers that led to the creation of Fox Sports West 2 (now the present-day Prime Ticket) in January 1997.

Programming[edit] SportsChannel Los Angeles held the regional cable television rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers and California Angels Major League Baseball franchises, and the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA. The network also carried college basketball, baseball and football games from the Big West Conference. It also showed National Hockey League games, horse races from Santa Anita Park, and through its affiliation with SportsChannel America, college football and basketball games from various other collegiate athletic conferences.

References[edit] ^ a b Dennis McDougal (June 26, 1989). "Getting Hooked on Cable Sports : Pay TV Competition Begins to Resemble Playing-Field Rivalry". Los Angeles Times. Times Mirror Company. Retrieved April 12, 2015.  ^ Peggy Ziegler (June 25, 1989). "The Death of Z Channel--What Now? : The History : Beset by troubles, quirky station will switch to all-sports". Los Angeles Times. Times Mirror Company. Retrieved April 12, 2015.  ^ a b Larry Stewart (November 6, 1992). "SportsChannel L.A. Quits on Dec. 31". Los Angeles Times. Times Mirror Company.  ^ Larry Stewart (March 6, 1992). "Basically, SportsChannel Tries Again". Los Angeles Times. Times Mirror Company. Retrieved April 12, 2015.  ^ Larry Stewart (November 6, 1992). "SportsChannel Paid the Price". Los Angeles Times. Times Mirror Company. Retrieved April 12, 2015.  ^ Larry Stewart (January 15, 1993). "Angels, Prime Ticket Sign a Five-Year Deal : Baseball: Station will carry 20 home games in 1993. Dodgers might not have cable contract this year". Los Angeles Times. Times Mirror Company. Retrieved April 12, 2015.  v t e SportsChannel Affiliates Bay Area Chicago Cincinnati Florida Los Angeles New York New England Ohio Philadelphia Programming Canadian Football League Major League Baseball National Hockey League NASCAR The Sportswriters on TV World Basketball League Professional wrestling AWA War in the Windy City Extreme Championship Wrestling Universal Wrestling Federation (Herb Abrams) Windy City Pro Wrestling Related television networks Comcast SportsNet Fox Sports Net Hawkvision Midwest Sports Channel NewSport Prime Network PRISM Sportsvision Z Channel Owners Cablevision/Rainbow Media NBC Related articles Defunct television networks in the United States Regional sports network Sports Plus Network v t e Sports television in the United States Broadcast divisions English CBS Sports ESPN on ABC Fox Sports NBC Sports Stadium Turner Sports Spanish Azteca Deportes Telemundo Deportes (Telemundo/Universo) Univision Deportes National channels English beIN Sports CBS Sports Network ESPN ESPN2 FS1 FS2 NBCSN Olympic Channel Spanish beIN Sports en Español ESPN Deportes Fox Deportes Univision Deportes Network Specialty channels College Big Ten Network ESPNU Fox College Sports Pac-12 Network SEC Network Single sport Cricket TicketO ESPN College Extra ESPN Goal Line & Bases LoadedP Fox Soccer PlusP GOL TV Golf Channel In DemandP MAVTV MLB Network MLB Extra InningsO MLB Strike ZoneP MLS Direct KickO NBA League PassO NBA TV NFL Network NFL RedZoneP NFL Sunday TicketO NHL Network NHL Center IceO Tennis Channel TVG TVG2 Willow Ride TV Outdoors The Cowboy Channel Frost Great Outdoors Outdoor Channel Sportsman Channel World Fishing Network Pursuit Channel Other Eleven Sports Network ESPN Classic ESPNews ESPN PPVP Syndicators ACC Network (Raycom Sports) ESPN Events Broadband Fox Sports Go Global Wrestling Network Honor Club MLB.tv UFC Fight Pass WatchESPN (ESPN3; ACC Network Extra) WWE Network WWNLive Video on demand The Ski Channel Surf Channel v t e Regional sports television networks in the United States AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh Rocky Mountain Southwest Root Sports Northwest (part-ownership) Fox Sports Networks Arizona Detroit Florida / Sun Midwest Indiana Kansas City North Ohio / SportsTime Ohio Southeast / South Carolinas Tennessee Southwest Oklahoma New Orleans West / Prime Ticket San Diego Wisconsin YES Network NBC Sports Regional Networks (Comcast) Bay Area Boston California Chicago Northwest Oregon Sports Network Washington Philadelphia Spectrum Sports (Charter) Florida Kansas City Los Angeles SportsNet/Deportes SportsNet LA SportsNet New York (part ownership) Ohio Wisconsin Independents Altitude Sports Buckeye Cable Sports BYUtv Sports Cox Sports TV FiOS1 Longhorn Network Mid-Atlantic Sports Midco Sports MSG Network Plus Western NY NESN SportsNet NY SWX Right Now v t e Defunct television sports networks in the United States National America One American Sports Classics American Sports Network Back9Network Baseball Network Big 12 Network CNN SI ESPN 3D Football Network Fox Soccer Lorimar Sports Network Mizlou NASCAR Hot Pass NewSport One World Sports ONTV SEC TV Speed SportsChannel America Sports Network Universal Sports Network Regional 4SD Carolinas SE Cox Sports Empire Hawkvision MountainWest PASS Sports Prime PRISM Royals Sports SportsChannel LA Sportsvision Sports Time Victory Out-of-market ESPN Full Court ESPN GamePlan Mega March Madness O. Out-of-market sports packages P. Premium channel Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=SportsChannel_Los_Angeles&oldid=812580615" Categories: SportsChannelDefunct local cable stations in the United StatesSports in Los AngelesTelevision channels and stations established in 1989Television channels and stations disestablished in 1992Los Angeles Dodgers broadcastersLos Angeles Clippers broadcastersCalifornia Angels broadcasters

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