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Published November 15, 1995
CBS and NBC each drew a 4.4 overnight for taped skating shows on Saturday -- a combined audience that outpaced college football. ABC's college football drew a 6.4 overnight, down 36% from '94 and leaving their season average down 13% (USA TODAY, 11/15)...Striking newspaper workers in Detroit will start their own paper to pick up loyal readers. About 3,000 copies of The Detroit Sunday Journal are expected to hit streets this weekend (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11/15)....Thomas Murphy, Chair and CEO of Capital Cities/ABC, is the cover story of the current issue of BROADCASTING & CABLE. Murphy, on the future of broadcast television: "There's more and more competition ... we're competing with ourselves with off-network programming on a lot of these cable channels. ... But we're still the only game in town that can deliver major unduplicated audience" (BROADCASTING & CABLE, 11/13)....NFL Sunday Ticket is offering the last six weeks of the season and the entire '96 season for a suggested retail price of $179. The special offer is available November 19 (NFL).