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Published October 8, 1996
New York City cable operator Liberty Cable began carrying the Fox News Channel yesterday afternoon. Liberty also plans to add ESPNEWS to its lineup (INSIDE MEDIA ONLINE, 10/7). Liberty will pick up the Classic Sports Network full-time starting October 15 (N.Y. POST, 10/8). ..Beginning October 20, SportsChannel will air a weekly, one hour program called SportsFair Television, in which viewers can purchase authentic and licensed apparel and merchandise (SportsChannel)....NBA Commissioner David Stern will be the Keynote Speaker at the Worldwide Television Summit Conference, to be held November 25 in NY (NATAS)... Asked by Diane Mermigas of ELECTRONIC MEDIA on his investment in Fox Sports Net domestically, "even with TCI as a partner," News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch said: "About $300 million, but with all the areas of sports we're getting into, it's more like $400 million" (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 10/7 issue)....Disney's "D3: The Mighty Ducks" debuted in fourth place in box office sales with $6,170,358 ("Showbiz," CNN, 10/7).