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LSU Sports Cable Network Plans (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-10-29

Duration: 00:08:07

Subjects: Sports | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Athletic Department | LSU Tigers (Football team) | TIGER STADIUM | Television | Cable Television | CABLE VISION | Athletic directors | Brodhead, Bob, 1937-


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Brodhead, Bob Interviewee
  • Currier, Tony Interviewee
  • Harmon, Bob Interviewee
  • Rush, Betty Interviewee
  • Dave, Charlotte Interviewee
  • Field, Mark Interviewee
  • Amedee, Ed Interviewee


This segment from the October 29, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with LSU Athletic Director Bob Brodhead on his department’s plans for a statewide LSU Sports cable network through two avenues, select event pay-for-view for football and basketball games and Tigervision, a channel that will broadcast events from all of LSU’s athletic programs. This report also includes an interview with Dr. Tony Currier, the president of Cablevision in Baton Rouge, on his company’s involvement in the production services for these projects. Host: Beth George