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YOUNG AMERICA, TAKE A SEAT: ARENABOWL LIVE IN ORLANDO
Published August 19, 1998
Orlando ABC-TV affil WFTV, which is "committed" to showing "Young America Outdoors" from 1:00-1:30pm ET on Sunday -- the start time for the AFL's ArenaBowl, will move the children's show to 9:00am and "risk the displeasure" of the FCC, according to Jerry Greene of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. The ArenaBowl features the Orlando Predators and the Tampa Bay Storm, and will be seen "in its entirety" in the Orlando area. WFTV Programming Dir Susan Adams Loyd: "We're running a risk of being in violation (of FCC requirements for children's programming), but we know Predator fans are both passionate and loyal" (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 8/19). STORMING THE WEB: The ArenaBowl will be Webcast for the first time, on CNNSI.com, along with broadcast.com. Broadcast.com also will carry AFL Commissioner David Baker's state of the league address on Sunday (AFL).