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ABC drew a 4.3 overnight rating for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon, which saw Juan Pablo Montoya capture his second win at the Brickyard. That figure is up from a 4.0 overnight for last year's dramatic finish, which saw Ryan Hunter-Reay hold off Helio Castroneves and Marco Andretti&nb...
Sports Illustrated is "looking to cash in on" its swimsuit issue by pitching it to advertisers as a "print showcase for new campaigns, much as the Super Bowl is used to introduce blockbuster TV commer
THE DAILY surveyed each NFL team and their radio partners for the ''97-98 season. The following lists the AFC teams'' flagship radio station(s), number of affils in the network and the cost of a 30-se
Johnson & Johnson "struck a deal" with Microsoft for its Motrin brand to be the "exclusive sponsor" on MSNBC''s official World Series site at http://www.mlbworldseries.com, according to AD AGE. The de
A source "close to the camp" of ex-CBS golf announcer Ben Wright told GOLFWORLD that Wright is in talks "to join the golf broadcast team of another network." Wright was let go by CBS at the beginning
SI Presents latest publication, The Boston Collection, has a print run of 475,000, according to MEDIA CENTRAL. Of those, 175,000 are for newsstand sales, which launched yesterday; 200,000 are to be di
RATINGS: The Bucs-Packers game was "the most-watched telecast for Tampa Bay" during Fox''s four years of NFL broadcasts. The game drew a 32 overnight rating with a 62 share in the Tampa market, and ha
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Last night''s Game Five of the Yankees-Indians series earned an 11.6/18 overnight rating on Fox. ABC''s "MNF" Patriots-Broncos game earned a 15.2/23 (THE DAILY). OTHER NUMBERS: Fox''s Sunday night cov
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CA-based Miller Publishing Group, which owns Spin and Vibe, has acquired a group of six tennis, sailing and skiing titles from The New York Times Co., according to Mary Huhn of the N.Y. POST. Miller g
Fox and NBC''s combined ratings for its first three prime-time games of the AL/NL Divisional Series are a 7.5, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. ESPN''s first four afternoon NL series games were
Fox/Liberty has reached a deal with International Family Entertainment to acquire a majority ownership interest in Fit TV. Fit TV will become a Fox/Liberty- managed entity and continue to be distribut