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Overnight Ratings: PGA Tour Deutsche Bank Championship, U.S. Open Tennis

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 02 / 14

The chart below lists overnight ratings from sports telecasts over Labor Day weekend on broadcast TV ( THE DAILY ). TELECAST DATE NET TIME (E...

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ESPNEWS PREMIERE EARNS GOOD REVIEWS

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11/04/96
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11/04/96
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BUSINESS WEEK profiles Robert Pittman''s new position at AOL in running its core online service. Barrett & Eng write that Pittman will bring the "sort of marketing savvy that AOL needs" (BUSINESS WEEK

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11/01/96
NBA NETWORKS LOOKING FOR STRONG RATINGS AGAIN THIS SEASON

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11/01/96
MEDIA NOTES

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11/01/96
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! ESPNEWS, FOX SPORTS NET ON THE AIR

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11/01/96
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11/01/96
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10/31/96
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10/31/96
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