Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NHL Rangers' Sather Passes GM Torch To Gorton Female Audience Strong For World Cup What I Like With ESPN's Michelle Beadle 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 Bettman, Coyotes Deny N.Y. Post Report Media Notes
Published October 19, 1994
Due to the NHL lockout, ESPN will televise the Cadillac Breeders Crown live on Friday, October 21. ESPN had originally planned to televise the event later in the evening on a tape- delayed basis (Cadillac)....The Sports Collector's Radio Show has announced the addition of 20 new station affiliates. The show is broadcast live to over 42 states every Sunday from 8-10 p.m. EST (Sports Collector's Radio Show)....Home Shopping Network's net sales increased in the third quarter to $276.6M compared with net sales of $260.5M in the same period last year. This resulted in gross profit of $97.6M, or 35.3%, compared with $90.1M, or 34.6%, in the same period last year (HSN).... "Hardball," the Disney- produced sitcom on Fox -- and "the last vestige of baseball on TV" -- has been canceled. The show had averaged only a 7.4 rating, 12 share in its first five airings while following "The Simpsons" (VARIETY, 10/18). ....ESPN will televise the US's "Miracle on Ice" Olympic hockey victory over the USSR as part of their replacement NHL programming. It airs October 21 at 8:30pm (ESPN).