ESPN Sues Verizon Over TV Bundles AOL Making Move Into Sports How HBO, Showtime Will Co-Produce Big Fight Record Ratings For Padres Games On FS San Diego Cowherd Complains About Televised eSports CBS, Time Warner Promoting Fight NBC Ratings Down For NHL Over Weekend Outlook Murky For Dodgers' RSN After Deal Collapse Comcast Drops Plans To Acquire TWC Cablevision Offering Cord-Cutting Package
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Published September 30, 1994
In her review of Ken Burns' "Baseball," Paula Span notes that ratings were high enough "to propel a mighty marketing effort for related products" (WASHINGTON POST, 9/30)....CBS stock fell for the second day in a row after the network fell to third place in viewership ratings. It fell $16, to $320, NYSE trading (WASHINGTON POST, 9/30). ....HBO Sports President Seth Abraham says "neither NBC nor we will renew our Wimbledon deals in the exclusive" re-negotiating period which expires today. Rudy Martzke notes both CBS and Fox/fX (Fox's cable channel) will likely be bidders (USA TODAY, 9/30). Other possible bidders: Turner, USA Network, ABC and ESPN (N.Y. TIMES, 9/30).