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04/24/97
SPORTS TV'S BIG NIGHT ENDS UP WITH NBC THE BIG WINNER

NBC was the top winner with 12 Sports Emmy awards, ten of them for its coverage of the Atlanta Games, at the annual Sports Emmy Awards ceremony presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & S

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/24/97
WAS TCI'S DEAL WITH ESPN A "WIN/WIN" AGREEMENT?

TCI''s recent deal with ESPN was examined by John Dempsey of VARIETY who writes TCI "is telling everybody in the industry that it struck a win/win deal ... But some cable operators who have sounded ou

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

04/23/97
MEDIA NOTES

Although MLB has asked teams and radio stations to stop carrying webcasts of games locally while it seeks a national internet partner, BROADCASTING & CABLE reports that the Orioles are "ignoring" MLB

Tags: ABC, American Skiing Co., Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, MLB, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

04/23/97
SUPERSTATION TBS WANTS TO BRAVE THE SWITCH TO BASIC CABLE

Turner Broadcasting System is negotiating to have Superstation TBS switched to a basic cable channel, leading to "behind the scenes negotiations" between the Braves carrier and ESPN and Fox in an atte

Tags: Atlanta Braves, ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

04/23/97
CNN/SI DEFENDS DECISION TO HOLD ZOELLER'S REMARKS FOR A WEEK

CNN/SI''s Managing Editor Steve Robinson said yesterday that the network "could have aired" Fuzzy Zoeller''s controversial remarks regarding Tiger Woods earlier in the week, but held off because it wa

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

04/23/97
NEW DISNEY/ESPN SPORTS MAG EXPECTED TO LAUNCH NEXT SPRING

Disney and ESPN are expected to announce the launch of ESPN Magazine this week, according to AD AGE. Disney Publishing President John Skipper will leave that post to head up the new magazine, which wi

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

04/22/97
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: STARWAVE LOOKING TO GET ITS AT BAT?

WA-based Starwave is reportedly "close" to announcing a deal making it "the provider" of MLB''s official site on the World Wide Web, MLB@Bat, at www.majorleaguebaseball.com. The deal would give Starwa

Tags: MLB, Media

04/22/97
MEDIA NOTES

In Toronto, Garth Woolsey reviews SI''s Women/Sport, noting it "might strike some readers here as too U.S.- oriented. But that''s the target audience ... This is great reading, great presentation" (TO

Tags: NBC, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

04/18/97
PGA TOUR BEGINS ITS DRIVE FOR DOUGH

The PGA Tour will meet later this month with TV networks officials to discuss the process of a new TV rights package starting with the ''99 season, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. Wit

Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Media, USGA, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/18/97
FINAL NETWORK RATINGS FROM LAST WEEKEND'S SPORT EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sports events. All times are eastern. The numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Int''l Team Gymnasti

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Cablevision, CBS, Champ Car World Series, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Toyota, Viacom, Walt Disney

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