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Published February 14, 1995
The NBA All-Star Game on NBC gained a 12.0 overnight rating, an 18% improvement from last year. If the national rating holds up close to a 12.0, it will be the forth highest All-Star Game since '74 (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 2/14)....Time Warner's recent purchases and potential segmentation into smaller divisions is examined in this week's BUSINESS WEEK. Time Warner believes that "segregating" their new cable companies would allow investors to enjoy the growth potential of a "clean" entertainment company (BUSINESS WEEK, 2/20 issue). N.Y. NEWSDAY columnist Allen Sloan writes of "embattled" Time Warner Chair Gerald Levin: "If I ever decide to pick a consultant to help me predict Wall Street fads, I don't think I'll hire Gerald Levin" (WASHINGTON POST, 2/14).