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FSN TO DEBUT TWO NEW SPORTS SHOWS IN '98; FOX CASH FLOW UP
Published December 16, 1997
Fox Sports Net will launch two sports news shows early next year, according to MEDIAWEEK. "Goin' Deep," a weekly sports newsmagazine to air Sundays from 9:00-10:00pm, is scheduled to begin in February. It will examine current sport issues. "The Last Word" will begin in early January and will debate "the day's top sports stories." It will air Monday-Saturdays at midnight (MEDIAWEEK, 12/15 issue). FOX TV: News Corp. VP/Finance William Sorenson said that Fox's TV stations will generate cash flow of about $650M for the FY ending next June. He said that is up from roughly $400M in '96, a 62.5% increase, and puts Fox "on target" to reach $800M by '98 or '99 (MEDIA CENTRAL, 12/15).