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Published August 7, 1998
After "weeks of speculation," Toronto's "The Fan," CJCL-AM, "finally has decided to pull the plug on the syndicated Fabulous Sports Babe" (TORONTO SUN, 8/7). The station canceled The Babe "because of poor ratings" (TORONTO STAR, 8/7)....The Golf Channel (TGC) is profiled by Jerry Greene in the ORLANDO SENTINEL. TGC, in its fourth year, is approaching availability in 21 million households. TGC VP/ Business Affairs Chris Murvin: "We're absolutely past the point of wondering if we're going to make it" (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 8/7)....Outdoor Life Network began its coverage of the '98 Mercury Tour, an event sponsored by the Int'l Cycling Union, with a preview last night. Outdoor Life will feature nine hours of original programming (Outdoor Life).