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12/13/96
MEDIA NOTES

Planet Hollywood International Inc. is planning to launch a syndicated talk show next year called "The Home Team", to be hosted by Fox''s Terry Bradshaw (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 12/13)....Former CBS and Tur

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, ESPN, Miami Heat, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

12/13/96
NETWORK NOTES: TNT ENDS YEAR AS TOP-RATED CABLE NET

"Buoyed by strong performances from its original movies and its coverage of the NBA and NFL," TNT for the first time ever will finish the year as cable''s highest-rated network in prime time, accordin

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, USA Networks, Walt Disney

12/13/96
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: ESPNET BEGINS CYBERCASTING NBA GAMES

Starwave Corp., ESPN Enterprises and the NBA began cybercasting NBA games on ESPNET SportsZone last night. Cybercast games are available as part of SportsZone''s premium service package, which require

Tags: ESPN, NBA, NCAA, Media, Walt Disney

12/13/96
COWBOYS LONG-TIME RADIO ANALYST DALE HANSEN GETS WAIVED

Two games before he planned to announce the end of his 12-year career as Cowboys'' radio analyst, Dale Hansen was fired by station KVIL, saying the "hubbub" surrounding his future was "distracting", a

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Media

12/13/96
LET THE GAMES BEGIN: CNN/SI HITS THE AIRWAVES

CNN/SI, the 24-hour, all sports network, debuted last night. "CNN/Sports Illustrated," which simulcast on CNN at 11:00pm ET, opened with a montage of its various anchors announcing: "Tonight we launch

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/13/96
B.E.T. ON IT -- CABLE NETWORK TO BROADCAST ABL

The ABL and Black Entertainment Television signed a two-year agreement for live TV coverage of ABL games, beginning in January ''97. ABL CEO Gary Cavalli: "With live telecasts of our games on Saturday

Tags: Media

12/12/96
INSIDE MEDIA NEWS & NOTES: POSTAL SERVICE MAKES DELIVERY

NBC has signed the U.S. Postal Service to sponsor the ''99 and 2001 Ryder Cups, according to Brockinton & Reynolds of INSIDE MEDIA. NBC recently sent sponsor proposals to five incumbents that bought t

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, DaimlerChrysler, Denver Nuggets, General Motors, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nike, PepsiCo, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/12/96
MLB TEAM NOTES: WILL JAYS HOLD OUT TO IMPROVE PRODUCT?

Sources close to the Blue Jays say the team will not negotiate a new TV contract until next year, according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Management "anticipates that its upgrading o

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals, News Corp./Fox, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

12/12/96
LEVIN AND TURNER SET TO IGNITE SWITCH FOR CNN/SI PREMIERE

CNN/SI, the 24-hour, all-sports channel, will officially launch today, with Time Warner Chair Gerald Levin and Vice Chair Ted Turner presiding over the premiere at 8:00pm ET from the Western Cable Con

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/12/96
MEDIA NOTES

NBC will have operating cash flow of $1B in ''96, according to NBC CEO Robert Wright. NBC is seeing "record profitability from its entertainment division (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 12/12). Total revenue, bo

Tags: NBC, Media

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