Broadcast Nets Dropped From Class-Action Suit Buffalo Praised For NHL Draft Yahoo Praised For Draft Streaming Show Debut Vegas NHL Team Sets Sights On Practice Facility Gordon Reflects On NASCAR TV Debut Warriors Not In Need Of Drastic Changes Media Notes Excel Sports Reps Six First-Round Picks Predators' Freeman Sues Team, Fellow Owner NHL Prospects Coming From Warm-Weather Cities
Published May 3, 1995
Viacom announced a profit for the 1st quarter in large part due to the acquisitions of Paramount Communications and Blockbuster Entertainment. Viacom reported revenue of $2.7B and net earnings of $71M for the first three months of '95 (Mult., 5/3).....N.Y. POST's Phil Mushnick on the Nike logo on the Foxbots: "If Nike, proud sponsor of the NHL, held a genuine regard for the game, it would insist that its logo not be used to create an obstructed view of the game" (N.Y. POST, 5/3)....Through 13 games, Turner Sports' NBA playoff ratings are up 18% from last year with an average of 2.6. The biggest draw was Knicks/Cleveland on Monday night which ot a 4.5....ESPN's NASCAR race Sunday gained a 5.2 rating (Michael Heistand, USA TODAY, 5/3).