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08/26/97
THE UBIQUITOUS PAT O'BRIEN GOES HOLLYWOOD, ONCE AGAIN

CBS Sports'' Pat O''Brien will join the syndicated "Access Hollywood" starting September 8. He will co-host the program with Giselle Fernandez ("Access Hollywood," 8/25). O''Brien says his current ass

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

08/26/97
MEDIA NOTES

Preliminary overnight ratings from this weekend''s sports events: On CBS, the NEC World Series of Golf earned a 3.8/11 on Saturday, and a 5.4/13 on Sunday. The U.S. Women''s Hardcourt Championships ea

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/26/97
OVER-THE-AIR CARRIERS NOT EXACTLY JUMPING OVER NUGGETS GAMES

Nuggets games won''t return to KWGN-TV this season, according to Mike Monroe of the DENVER POST. KWGN, which has televised the Nuggets for all but two of the past 20 years, "sought significantly highe

Tags: Denver Nuggets, News Corp./Fox, Media, UPN

08/26/97
NEW SPORTS STATION LOOKING TO GO ONE-ON-ONE WITH N.Y.'S WFAN

One-on-One Sports, with a 5,000-watt signal, is "expected" to go on the air Monday in the New York-area, "right next door" to 50,000-watt WFAN, according to Paul Colford of NEWSDAY. One-on-One Sports

Tags: Media

08/25/97
PATRIOT FEVER IN NEW ENGLAND AS TEAM BEEFS UP BOTTOM LINE

The Patriots-Eagles preseason game on Boston ABC affil. WCVB last Thursday earned a 16 rating, making this the highest-rated cumulative exhibition season in team history, according to Howard Manly of

Tags: ABC, Miami Dolphins, NBC, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

08/25/97
DISNEY AND FOX SETTLE LEGAL DISPUTES OVER COVERAGE/CARRIAGE

Anaheim Sports and Fox Sports West issued a statement stating they have "resolved the issues which led to several lawsuits between the two companies," and the parties will dismiss all pending legal ac

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

08/25/97
MEDIA NOTES

Fox''s MLB regional action on Saturday, starting at 4:05 ET, earned a 4.3/12, the highest overnight ever for the network''s Saturday regular season coverage (THE DAILY) ....After Fox''s Yankees-Marine

Tags: Cablevision, Denver Broncos, ESPN, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Mariners, Media, SportsLine.com, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

08/25/97
ACQUISITION OF SFX COULD VAULT HICKS MUSE PAST CBS RADIO

Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst will soon announce a $2B deal to acquire SFX Broadcasting that will make the Dallas-based radio company the nation''s largest, according to sources cited by John Kirkpatrick

Tags: CBS, Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Dallas Stars, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Viacom

08/22/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. "MLB on Fox" games were TEX-NYY; PHI-HOU; ATL-STL; SEA-CWS. The numbers were gathered from the networks (TH

Tags: ABC, CBS, Denver Broncos, IndyCar, MLB, NBC, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/22/97
IMPROVING REGIONAL TV BROADCASTS AMONG DRYDEN'S FIRST QUESTS

Maple Leafs President Ken Dryden "is unhappy with the quality" of Leafs'' TV and radio broadcasts "and is doing something about it," according to Ken McKee of the TORONTO STAR. Dryden named his assist

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, News Corp./Fox, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs

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