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Published December 11, 1995
The Nashville Network's "Inside Winston Cup Racing" will expand to one hour beginning January 6, with a new look and new title -- "Inside NASCAR" (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 12/10). ....After a "gushy" piece and cover story on Fox's "Party of Five" in the News Corp. owned-TV Guide, execs at competing networks are responding. NBC West Coast Division President Don Ohlmeyer wrote to TV Guide Editor-in-Chief Steven Reddicliff with a "veiled threat" that NBC would stop advertising (N.Y. TIMES, 12/11)....One of the leading internet 4th quarter advertisers includes Sportsline with $218,000 dollars spent. Top ad revenues include ESPNET's SportsZone with $600,000 (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 12/11).