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Published January 26, 1996
ACTV Chair & CEO William Samuels was interviewed on CNBC on his company's interactive TV device which allows viewers to choose various angles of coverage and get stats while watching a sports event. Samuels: "Each viewer becomes the director." Samuels hopes to have his product nationwide within the year ("Sports View," 1/25)....O.J. Simpson's hour-long interview on BET Wednesday evening earned 6.9 rating within BET's universe of about 44.2M cable homes. The rating was BET's all-time highest, and translates into about 3 million homes (AP/WASHINGTON POST, 1/26)....IBM and SportsTicker will provide SportsTicker's up-to- the-minute news to the IBM infoMarket NewsTicker. Any Web browser can download the software from the IBM infoMarket home page, at http://www.infomkt.ibm.com (IBM).