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Published January 12, 1995
"Off the Record with Pat Summerall," a Raycom-Summerall Group production that has Summerall speaking with NFL and Super Bowl heros, will run in syndication from January 21-January 29. The hour-long show is cleared in approximately 80% of the country, and 17 of top 20 markets (Raycom)...ESPN led all basic cable networks in fourth quarter 1994 ratings. ESPN rating a 2.6 for primetime coverage, up from a 2.0 of last year. The USA Network rated second at 2.3, up from 2.2. Virtually all basic networks showed a ratings jump from last year, with only TBS and MTV showing slight drops (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 1/9 issue)....CBS Radio will air eight regular season NCAA basketball games from January 22-March 12 (CBS Radio)....Prime SportsChannel announced "wall-to-wall" coverage of Super Bowl week, January 23-29, on its network. Prime will cary live coverage of photo day, team interviews, Commissioner Tagliabue's address to the media, and coach's press conferences (NewSport)....The America 3 all-women's yacht team was profiled on last night's "Dateline NBC."... Sports Illustrated returns its Golf Plus section in the January 16 issue (SI).