Friday, March 9, 2018

Failed Cable Networks: Lorimar Sports Network

Before the days of ESPN’s dominance, there were other cable channels that sought to bring sporting events to television. Oddly enough, television syndicator Lorimar threw its hat into the ring with the Lorimar Sports Network. Mainly a conglomeration of regional sports team rights, the channel struggled and eventually died on the vine. Lorimar put the network out of its misery after it had lost all of its rights deals.