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 October 18, 1994
Paramount sources have indicated that the company is interested in purchasing Boston station WSBK Channel 38 as an affiliate in its planned fifth network. WSBK carries the Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics, and one "highly placed source" said WSBK's sports programming "won't get in the way -- at least for a few years." WSBK is owned by New World Communications (Jim Baker, BOSTON HERALD, 10/18)....WFCT, Tampa Bay has agreed to televise 12 games of the Lightning's IHL affiliate, the Atlanta Knights (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 10/18)....The Hawks yesterday held tryouts for a new public address announcer (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/17).