Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC Female Audience Strong For World Cup ESPN Denies Wanting To Dial Down Olbermann IndyCar Gets Best Cable Audience In Years Xfinity Series Audience Lower On Fox Sports U.S.-Germany Sets Fox Soccer Record Media Notes Discovery Looking To Sublicense Olympic Rights Sources: FS1 Cutting Back News Operation ESPN Changes Format For MLB ASG Reveal
Published September 21, 1994
On Monday, the Cable Television & Communications Association of IL filed a complaint with the IL Commerce Commission charging Ameritech with illegally entering the field of cable TV. The trade group presented regulators with a July 15 letter from an Ameritech official outlining Ameritech's plans to enter the cable industry. The group wants the commission to investigate what Ameritech is doing and whether the company is "illegally charging ratepayers to build a cable system" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 9/20)....In Baltimore, Milton Kent notes David Letterman's many jokes about CBS Sports: "Letterman's jokes help feed a perception, warranted or not, that CBS Sports is ailing or, worse, worn down by a series of losses of valuable properties, announcers and production staff" (Baltimore SUN, 9/21)....