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05/28/97
MEDIA NOTES

InterZine Productions, publisher of THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY, has launched a new site on the World Wide Web for mountain bikers. The site can be accessed http://www.iBike. com (THE DAILY)....Prelimin

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NBA, NBC, Media, TBS/TNT

05/28/97
ALBERT'S TRIAL DATE SET. COLUMNISTS REACT TO NBC'S MOVE

Marv Albert appeared in an Arlington, VA, courtroom yesterday "as his attorney told a Circuit Court judge that Albert will plead not guilty" to sexual assault charges brought against him by a VA woman

Tags: ESPN, NBA, NBC, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/28/97
CBS SHAKEUP HAS MCMANUS REPORTING DIRECTLY TO MICHAEL JORDAN

CBS announced that it will run its company-owned TV stations separately from the network for the first time, as part of a management "shake-up" that gives "sweeping new power" to Mel Karmazin, who had

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

05/28/97
THE MERCHANT OF PENANCE? HBO TO DECIDE ON BOXING ANALYST

Time Warner execs "are seriously considering benching" HBO boxing analyst Larry Merchant for the June 14 Oscar de la Hoya-David Kamau fight due to "loud and unceasing protest" and "threats of violent

Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

05/28/97
PUBLISHING EXECS PUT ESPN MAG STARTUP COSTS AT OVER $100M

Disney''s ESPN Magazine "is shaping up as one of the most expensive new launches ever," according to Michael Shain of the N.Y. POST. A dozen publishing execs contacted by Shain said that the "price ta

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

05/23/97
SPORTSLINE SETS LATE JUNE DATE FOR IPO

SportsLine USA "anticipates" its pending $46M IPO will go forward in late June, according to Robert Marich of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. An IPO preliminary prospectus shows that "though fast-growing," FL

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

05/23/97
THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO VROOM! RATINGS AT THE INDY 500

The following lists household rating trends from ''79 to ''96 for the Indianapolis 500 on ABC (Nielsen Sports). YEAR RAT/SHR WINNER YEAR RAT/SHR WINNER ''79 13.5/24 Mears ''88 8.5/29 Mears ''80 13.8/2

Tags: ABC, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

05/23/97
MEDIA NOTES

Peter Lund, President & CEO of CBS TV and Cable, resigned yesterday "over a plan to take away his responsibility for the network''s TV stations group," which will now report to CBS Radio Chair & CEO M

Tags: CBS, Cincinnati Bengals, ESPN, MLB, NBC, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/23/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. ABC separates its ratings for the Preakness into two programs. CBS Sports Show = Women''s Pro Gymnastic

Tags: ABC, CBS, GTE, LPGA, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, PBA, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/23/97
EVENT PRODUCTIONS: MARQUEE GROUP NAILS SKATING DEAL

The UPN Network has signed a multi-year deal with The Marquee Group to air the U.S. Open Professional Figure Skating Championships. The Championships marks UPN''s first foray into sports entertainment

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Motorola, Media, UPN, Viacom, Visa, Walt Disney

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