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Published February 5, 1998
In Chicago, George Lazarus wrote that Super Bowl XXXIII is 50 weeks away but "already nervous advertisers are wondering what Fox" will charge for its 30-second spots. The "early guessing" is that Fox will charge between $1.4- 1.5M "and have no trouble" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 2/4)....NBC has stopped running promos for its new sitcom "Working," that parodied the new Nike "I Can" campaign, after Nike execs "asked NBC to withdraw the spots" (N.Y. TIMES, 2/5)....Since the Rams' Craig "Iron Head" Heyward debuted in the Zest Body Wash spots in October, "sales have more than doubled" (Gary Strauss, USA TODAY, 2/5)....NY-based Jay Advertising was named the ad agency of the Bills (Bills).