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Chicago Hope: Blackhawks' Local Audience Helping Drive NBC, NBSN Ratings
The Blackhawks' local ratings in the Chicago market during the NHL playoffs are "having a huge impact on the overall national rating for their games on NBC and NBC Sports Network," according to Ed Sherman of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. NBC Sports Net's Blackhawks-Red Wings Western Conference Semifinals Gam...
CBS'' UCLA-Arkansas NCAA men''s basketball final drew a 19.3 national rating -- down 11% from last year''s Arkansas-Duke matchup. This year''s rating is the lowest since Kansas-Oklahoma got an 18.8 in
The CFL announced yesterday that they have signed a new three-year contract with TSN. With the agreement, TSN is ensured of having the largest CFL football schedule on Canadian network TV for the ''95
Liberty Sports Sales has acquired the local and national representation rights for PASS Sports, a Detroit-area regional sports network, effective immediately, according to Liberty Sports Sales Preside
TBS and its Chair Ted Turner are profiled in the current issue of U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT. In his piece, Dan McGraw explains why Turner would like to buy CBS. CBS would more than double TBS'' annual
THE HOCKEY NEWS and the Canadian Hockey League announced the launch of RINKNET, an online hockey information service. RINKNET is an electronic bulletin board service which provides hockey leagues, med
In the debut airing of HBO''s "Real Sports," Frank Deford took a critical look at The Masters tournament and the Augusta National Golf Club. Deford: "The Masters is the last dictatorship in sport. It
"ESPN''s Total Sports" is the name of the new sports magazine to be published jointly by Hearst Corp.''s Magazine Division and ESPN, according to INSIDE MEDIA''s Chuck Ross and Langdon Brockington. He
KLSX-FM, the station that carries Howard Stern''s nationally syndicated show, will replace KFI as the Raiders'' flagship radio station. KLSX signed a multi-year deal with the team on Friday. Scott Ned
Since the showdown between Michigan State''s Magic Johnson and Indiana State''s Larry Bird in ''79 set a ratings record with a 24.1, the men''s NCAA basketball title game has never drawn less than 18.
ESPN, which was to televise last night''s opener between the Mets and Marlins, instead carried an extended "SportsCenter," NCAA Final Four films and a tape delay of an America''s Cup race. Other cable