By Alfred Branch, Jr. A day after announcing its secondary ticketing deal with the National Football League, Ticketmaster signed a similar agreement with the National Hockey League. Financial terms were not disclosed. Ticketmaster will be the official secondary ticket reseller for the league, which just three years ago was... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. Ticketmaster and the National Football League today announced the two titans are teaming up to sell NFL tickets on the secondary market. The deal, which TicketNews reported on earlier this month, calls for Ticketmaster to resell tickets from its TicketExchange website, which fans will be... Read more
By Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen Super Bowl Halftime shows have become one of the most anticipated music events of the year, as evidenced by the nearly 140 million viewers in the U.S. that watched Prince rock out last season. For this season’s halftime show, the NFL chose Rock... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. A day after news that Liberty Media may try to acquire Ticketmaster, it appears as if the world’s largest ticketing company is poised to land the biggest whale in the sports marketplace, the National Football League. Ticketmaster stands to become the official ticket reseller for... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 11/26/07 – 12/02/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 4 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2 2 BCS Championship Game 3 n/a Hannah Montana 4 3 Jersey Boys 5... Read more
By Tim Fraser On New Year’s Day 2008, the NHL will be taking their game back to where it all began: outdoors. The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Buffalo Sabres will square off at Buffalo’s Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, in only the second regular season... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 10/29/07 – 11/04/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 4 Hannah Montana 2 3 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 3 5 Jersey Boys 4 6 Bon Jovi 5... Read more
Variety is reporting that movie producer Jerry Bruckheimer is talking to the National Hockey League about ponying up as much as $250 million to create a professional hockey team in Las Vegas. Joe Roth is linking up with Paul Allen’s Vulcan Sports & Entertainment to try to attract a... Read more
Rockies Lose Series But Win Ticket Sales Battle By Stacey Willets Colorado spends a second and final week as king of the mountain. At the close of the World Series the Rockies stand atop the summit of the Top Events rankings, though after being swept in four games by... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. Another day, another ticketing server crash. Following the debacle last week with hacked servers selling Colorado Rockies World Series tickets, the servers offering tickets to the Beijing Olympics crash earlier today, the first day tickets became available. Officials for the Beijing Organizing Committee for the... Read more