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NFL Schedule Reveal: CBS Primetime Package Highlighted By Divisional Rivalries04 / 24 / 14
The NFL revealed the '14 regular-season schedule last night, and for CBS' inaugural "Thursday Night Football" slate, the league on paper delivered a "much stronger package than they gave the NFL Network in previous years," according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com. The schedule "features 14 divisional...
In Washington, all-sports WTEM-AM was bought by Dallas-based Chancellor Broadcasting. Chancellor owns all-sports stations in Cincinnati and Minneapolis and paid $375M for Colfax Communications, WTEM''
Don Mitzner, President of Group W Satellite Communications, was interviewed in BROADCASTING & CABLE. Mitzner was asked during the Q&A about Fox/Liberty''s bid for team rights to the Bullets, Caps, and
Advertising on the World Wide Web is expected to total $110M this year but on-line ads could be worth almost $2B by 2000, according to Hal Kahn of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. The first "beneficiaries o
The ''96 major golf championship season was one of decreasing TV ratings, according to Dave Shedloski of GOLFWEEK. U.S. Open ratings were off 6%, the Masters 13%, the British Open down 37%. The PGA Ch
WPIX-TV''s 46-year relationship with the Yankees expires September 12, but the MSG Network "seems willing -- almost eager -- to extend WPIX a continued role," according to Phil Mushnick of the N.Y. PO
The Arena Bowl between Tampa Bay-Iowa will be shown on ESPN at 9:00pm EDT tonight on a taped basis (AFL)....Former CBS and NBC Sports Exec Producer Terry O''Neil is the featured guest columnist for US
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The expanded "NFL on NBC" pregame show will be an hour this season, but only the last half-hour will get a Nielsen rating. NBC''s affiliates, who gave up the 12:00-12:30pm ET slot for the expanded sho
CBS "has made an unfathomable fumble in its strange choice" of Danny Sheridan as their in-house "expert" for their college football studio show, according to Leonard Shapiro of the WASHINGTON POST. No