Iger Talks ESPN Going Straight To Consumer Bills' Brandon Replaces Black As Sabres President PGA Tour Debuting OTT Service This Week Virtual Reality TV Possible For '24 Olympics? Social Studies: Twins President Dave St. Peter NHL Faces Several Off-Ice Incidents This Summer Media Notes Coyotes, Suns Discussed Sharing New Arena Cowherd's Tenure At ESPN Ends Early ESPN To Air Cowboys Training Camp Special
Published January 8, 1997
NHL Productions will release "NHL Power Players," a video that includes on-ice highlights and exclusive interviews and player profiles, on January 28, after the '97 Coca-Cola NHL All-Star Weekend (NHL)....USA TODAY examined "new and notable" web sites. Mentioned was NHL.com, which was called "nicely designed, informative" (USA TODAY, 1/7). ...Petersen's Golfing magazine will suspend operations until late April and relaunch with a May issue targeting a younger golf audience. The new publisher will be James Lane, who was GM of JSA Publishing in L.A. (AD AGE, 1/8)...."Home Team," the new daytime show hosted by Terry Bradshaw, has been "cleared on" Fox TV stations representing about 40% of U.S. households (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 1/8)....Jeff Foxworthy will host the ESPY Awards show on February 10 (ESPY). ...SI President Don Elliman expects to spend under $1M on the initial two test issues of Sports Illustrated Woman which will run in April and August. Nike has signed on as a charter advertiser (AD AGE, 1/6)....In Baltimore, Milton Kent reviews CNN/SI and ESPNEWS, writing the "only thing" they have in common "is the relative blandness of the on-air personnel." But the "substantial differences between the two channels ... will make the inevitable choice for cable operators a tough one. Both channels are appealing for different reasons" (Baltimore SUN, 1/7).