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Encyclopedia > SportsChannel Los Angeles

SportsChannel Los Angeles aired from 1989 to 1993 in the southern California area; it was a regional sports network. Southern California Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Southern California, sometimes abbreviated SoCal or colloquially, the Southland, is an informal name for the megalopolis and nearby desert that occupies the southern-most quarter of the U.S. state of California. ... A Regional Sports Network, or RSN, is a cable television station that presents sports programming to a local market. ...


SCLA featured live play-by-play of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the California Angels, and the Los Angeles Clippers. It also showed National Hockey League games, college football and college basketball through an affiliation with SportsChannel America. Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,4,19,20,24,32,39,42,53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912), (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) (Also referred to as Trolley Dodgers 1911-1931) Brooklyn... Major league affiliations American League (1961-present) West Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Angel Stadium of Anaheim (1966-present) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 2002 AL Pennants (1) 2002 West Division titles (5) 2005 â€¢ 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1982 1979 Wild card berths (1) 2002 The Los Angeles Angels... The Los Angeles Clippers are a professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California. ... NHL redirects here. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was devised by James Naismith in 1891. ... SportsChannel America was a cable television network that existed in the 1980s and early 1990s. ...


SCLA was the successor to Z Channel, a famous avant-garde movie service still fondly remembered by local movie fans. Like its predecessor, SCLA was a premium cable service; in other words, cable subscribers had to pay an extra monthly fee to receive it. Officials obviously thought it would give SCLA a financial advantage compared to Prime Ticket, which had cable rights to show the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Kings games. Prime Ticket was a non-premium service (as was, and is, ESPN). The Z Channel was one of the first pay cable stations in Los Angeles. ... A work similar to Marcel Duchamps Fountain Avant garde (written avant-garde) is a French phrase, one of many French phrases used by English speakers. ... Fox Sports Net West and Fox Sports Net Prime Ticket, or simply FSN West and FSN Prime Ticket, are Los Angeles-based cable sports networks serving Southern California, southern Nevada, and Hawaii. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California, who play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... ESPN (formerly an acronym for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ...


But the tactic backfired, as SCLA's subscriber base never matched that of Prime Ticket. Also, the system caused viewer complaints, none more so than on May 3, 1992. Because of the riots that rocked Los Angeles, a playoff game between the Clippers and Utah Jazz was moved to the Anaheim Convention Center and the game broadcast was taken off NBC and placed on TBS, which had to be blacked out in the L.A. area. SCLA then inherited the exclusive local rights. SCLA chose not to unscramble its signal, and, 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. May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The 1992 Los Angeles riots, also known as the Rodney King uprising or the Rodney King riots, were sparked on April 29, 1992 when a mostly white jury acquitted four police officers accused in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King, after he fled from police. ... The Utah Jazz is a National Basketball Association team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... Anaheim Convention Center is a major convention center in Anaheim, California. ... NBC, (Formerly an acronym for the National Broadcasting Company until 2004), is an American television and radio network based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... TBS also stands for Tokyo Broadcasting System, a Japanese television network. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In 1996, SportsChannel America folded and the remaining systems were placed into National Sports Partners, a holding company owned by Cablevision. SCLA was not on that list, as local officials had pulled the plug more than two years earlier. The Angels and Clippers immediately joined the Prime Ticket (now FSN West) lineup, while the Dodgers signed with Fox Sports West 2 (now FSN Prime Ticket) in 1997. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... Cablevision Systems Corporation NYSE: CVC is a cable television company that serves parts of the Northeast of the United States, with most customers residing in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. ... Fox Sports Net West and Fox Sports Net Prime Ticket, or simply FSN West and FSN Prime Ticket, are Los Angeles-based cable sports networks serving Southern California, southern Nevada, and Hawaii. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


 
 

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