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The Indianapolis 500 this Sunday on ABC will have "no shortage of compelling story lines," leaving TV execs "feeling confident about another bump in viewership this year," according to Dave Skretta of the AP. Ratings for the race "dropped precipitously throughout the 1990s," and while there have "be...
AT&T Corp. announced yesterday "that it too was officially joining the pack" of companies offering consumers and businesses a way onto the Internet. While AT&T is a "latecomer to the Internet world,"
Several analysts cast doubt on the likelihood that Ted Turner would join forces with Microsoft for a bid at CBS, as reported yesterday. Smith Barney''s John Reidy: "This to me just doesn''t click as a
The Capitals will switch radio partners from WMAL-AM to WTEM-AM, DC''s all-sports station, for next season, according to the WASHINGTON POST. WTEM will now air both the Bullets and Capitals. The Bulle
Several members of Congress have asked Sports Illustrated to stop accepting advertising from tobacco companies, saying that the companies are "using your magazine to hook children." In a letter to Tim
"Since there are precious few sports events available for cable and TV stations to use as substitutes for NBA games during the fourth quarter of the year, most observers say the regional sports networ
Walt Disney Co. announced yesterday that it has hired Michael Ovitz, Chair of Creative Artists Agency which he founded in 1975, to become the No. 2 at the company. Disney Chair & CEO Michael Eisner, a
NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol said the Peacock is raising ad rates for the ''96 Summer Games for the second time in four months, according to Jeffrey Scott of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Scott: "Ebe
Turner Broadcasting is reportedly holding "serious discussions" with Microsoft about selling a $1B-$2B stake that would help Turner make a bid for CBS Inc., according to the L.A. TIMES. Jane Hall and
Princeton Electronic Billboards used its video insertion system for the first time in over-the-air TV during the Parmalat Cup soccer tournament earlier this month. The Parmalat logo was placed in the
GTE will join Walt Disney Co. and three regional phone companies in a $500M venture to provide interactive entertainment and programs. GTE will contribute $100M as an equal partner. Disney is currentl