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As expected, ABC/CapCities promoted ROBERT IGER to President/COO and named him a director, "ending months of speculation over the company's future" (mult., 9/21).... Prime Network announced that HAMMOND REYNOLDS has joined the national sports distribution service as Senior Coordinating Producer. Reynolds will be responsible for Prime's on-air content and "look" and for organizing operational efforts. Reynolds had been with Turner Sports for five years where he produced the '94 Goodwill Games and XVII Winter Olympics....ACOG has promoted DAVE MAGGARD to Managing Director of Sports within the Sports and International Relations Department (THE DAILY).
SHAQUILLE O'NEAL music fans can hear his new tune, "Biological Didn't Bother," September 24 during "Shaq Week" on the QVC cable network. Shaq's album, "Shaq Fu: Da Return" hits the stores November 8. On QVC, Shaq will also introduce his new line of collectibles; the Shaq Party Pack birthday accessories for kids; and the Shaq Pack, which includes a holographic card, poster, a gold trading card, and a Shaq pin ("Hollywood," N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 9/21).