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10/28/96
MEDIA NOTES

Viacom and MCA could not come to terms on a private settlement over the ownership of the USA Network. A court case was recessed until Monday, so the two sides could meet, but "talks have since been te

Tags: Media, USA Networks, Viacom

10/28/96
MLB TO BOOST FOX: IT WINS TV WEEK AND REPORTS PROFIT

Game Six of the World Series Saturday drew a 22.2/37 preliminary overnight rating. Final numbers will be made available today. Fox CEO Chase Carey: "Baseball will be profitable for us this year" (USA

Tags: NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, YankeeNets

10/25/96
WALL STREET CABLE WORRIES LEAD TO DROP IN TCI STOCK

TCI stock traded at its lowest point in nearly five years yesterday due to "jitters about the future" of the cable TV business, according to Paul Farhi of the WASHINGTON POST. Investors are wary about

Tags: Media

10/25/96
NBC'S OHLMEYER WOULD "LOVE" TO GET OUT OF MLB INVESTMENT

NBC West Coast Division President Don Ohlmeyer said the network should "get out" of its five-year, $400M contract with MLB because the game''s ratings continue to underperform, according to Richard Sa

Tags: MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, YankeeNets

10/25/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S BLACKOUT MONITOR

The following NFL games failed to sell out this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets (THE DAILY). GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK San Francisco at Houston 12:00 Fox Jacksonville at Cincinnati

Tags: NBC, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media

10/25/96
FOX'S EARLY RATING OVER 20; NET HOPING FOR A SUPER SUNDAY

Fox reports its coverage of Game Five of the World Series Thursday night drew a preliminary overnight rating of 21.2/32 in 34 overnight markets. That is the highest rated Game Five since ''91 and give

Tags: Atlanta Braves, CBS, Dallas Cowboys, Edmonton Oilers, Miami Dolphins, MLB, News Corp./Fox, San Francisco 49ers, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

10/25/96
MEDIA NOTES

Male members of ESPN''s "SportsCenter," including Dan Patrick, Keith Olbermann and Steve Levy, are photographed modeling new styles in the latest issue of ESQUIRE (ESQUIRE, 11/95)....In Baltimore, Mil

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

10/24/96
TERRAPIN'S STATION: MARYLAND-DUKE LIVE OVER INTERNET

The Duke-Maryland football game on Raleigh''s WRAL-TV on Saturday will be carried over the Internet with full audio and video as well as broadcast, according to David Boraks of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER.

Tags: Media

10/24/96
THE GUS BUS STILL HAS ROOM. 'SKINS FANS NOT TUNING IN TEAM

Although the Redskins are off the a 6-1 start, their local TV ratings are down 24% from a similar point last year when the team lost five of its first seven games, according to Leonard Shapiro of the

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Media, Washington Redskins

10/24/96
ESPNEWS AND CNN/SI AIM TO WORK OUT CARRIAGE BEFORE LAUNCH

ESPNEWS, set to launch November 1, has yet to make any cable or satellite deals for carriage of its fledgling network, according to MEDIA DAILY. An ESPN spokesperson said ESPNEWS is "still in open dis

Tags: ESPN, McDonalds, Procter and Gamble, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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