TBS Sees Uptick In Wild Card Rating FCC Could Ban Stations From Using "Redskins" CBSSN Airs Debut Of "We Need To Talk" Glut Of NFL Games Affecting Ad Rates Dish Dropping ESPN Classic For VOD Service Epix Going Heavy On Digital With NHL Media Notes FCC Ends Its Sports Blackout Rule "MNF" Sees Slight Overnight Ratings Dip SportsNet LA Impasse Could Be Turning Point
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Published October 25, 1994
In this week's AD AGE, a list of 100 top grossing magazines includes Sports Illustrated (4), Golf Digest (33), Golf Magazine (59) and Sporting News (86) (AD AGE, 10/24 issue)....WMAR-TV Channel 2 in Baltimore has decided to air the Baltimore CFL's last regular season game on November 5 in an effort "to make the station more attractive to football advertisers next fall" (Baltimore SUN, 10/25). ....In New York, Bob Raissman writes that ESPN and Fox both exercised a "double standard" over the report of Raiders coach Art Shell calling QB Jeff Hostetler a "white so- and-so." ESPN "soft-sold" Chris Mortenson's report and Fox "buried its head in the sand" by choosing to ignore it altogether (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 10/25)....SportsChannel New York has acquired the rights to televise the Japanese World Series. The games will be broadcast on a tape-delayed basis starting October 30. Announcers Ken Harrelson and Tom Paciorek will provide voice- overs (SportsChannel NY).