Xfinity Series Audience Lower On Fox Sports U.S.-Germany Sets Fox Soccer Record Media Notes Discovery Looking To Sublicense Olympic Rights Sources: FS1 Cutting Back News Operation ESPN Changes Format For MLB ASG Reveal Media Notes Discovery Lands European Oly Rights Through '24 Fox, USGA "Pleased Overall" With U.S. Open Coverage U.S.-China Draws 5.7 Million Viewers To Fox
Published November 5, 1996
The St. Jude Liberty Bowl has signed a multi-year deal with ESPN. The contract runs past 2000. AutoZone and FedEx are two new sponsors of the game (St. Jude Liberty Bowl)....TBS will provide prime time coverage for the MasterCard PGA Grand Slam, featuring the winners of golf's four major events, next Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:05-11:05pm ET. Ben Crenshaw will make his TBS announcing debut (TBS)....VARIETY reports that when the Westinghouse Electric board of directors meets Tuesday it will consider "spinning off its entertainment operation from its industrial businesses" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 11/5).