Upcoming Conferences and Events
Published September 29, 1994
With the news that CBS was "soundly beaten" as it came in third in the net ratings reports its stock finished down 8 1/4 points ("Business Insiders," CNBC, 9/28)....NBC Sports announced that it reached a multiyear agreement to continue televising the Bayou Classic football game, between Grambling State and Southern University (THE DAILY)....PRIME announced a College Hockey Game of the Week schedule that includes 25 games from four conferences: CCHA, Hockey East and the ECAC. The package includes post-season tournaments (THE DAILY)....ESPN announces today an "interactive sports entertainment center," possibly called ESPN World, at Disney World in FL. Patrons can watch about 50 TV screens -- or see ESPN create programming on-site (USA TODAY, 9/29)....CBS Sports announced the addition of two nights of prime-time figure skating, featuring Nancy Kerrigan and Oksana Baiul. The event will be shown on Nov. 9 or 10 as well as Nov. 12 from the Nassau Coliseum. The November dates could "provide maximum impact during the network sweeps period in November" (Richard Sandomir, N.Y. TIMES, 9/29).