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12/06/96
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. NOTE: The Raiders play at home Monday night. As of press time, it had not been determined whether

Tags: ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Media, Walt Disney

12/06/96
MSG NETWORK REPORTEDLY EYEING YANKEE RADIO RIGHTS

The MSG Network has "emerged as a radio suitor" for the Yankees'' radio package, according to Bob Raissman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Industry sources close to the Yankees say MSG Network has had discuss

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, New York Yankees, Media, YankeeNets

12/06/96
MEDIA NOTES

Fox spokesperson Vince Wladika on the network''s dispute with Nielsen Media Research over national NFL ratings: "We''ve offered some suggestions, but Nielsen has been extremely arrogant. They''ve refu

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bulls, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/05/96
NOT A SUNNY FISHING FORECAST FOR NEXT SEASON?

Orlando-based Sunshine Network lost TV rights to "at least" 35 Marlins games, according to Alan Byrd in the ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL. The Marlins have inked a contract with SportsChannel FL to pick-up

Tags: Miami Marlins, Media

12/05/96
HE'S GOTTA HAVE IT -- SPIKE LEE TO START AD AGENCY WITH DDB

Director Spike Lee has teamed up with DDB Needham to create a new ad agency, Spike/DDB, according to Sally Goll Beatty of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The agreement calls for both parties to share equal o

Tags: Anheuser Busch, McDonalds, Nike, PepsiCo, Media, Wieden Kennedy

12/05/96
NETWORK NOTES: FOX SPORTS WEST SEQUEL IN L.A.

TCI is preparing a "major cost-cutting effort, including salary cuts for executives, a request that directors reduce their fees and some layoffs," according to Geraldine Fabrikant of the N.Y. TIMES. T

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Cablevision, ESPN, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, UPN, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/05/96
COLUMNIST TAKES TO THE COMIC ICE WITH "HOCKEY SCHTICK"

Calgary Sun columnist Jamie Wayne has teamed with artist David Rutherford and launched a four-panel comic strip called "Hockey Schtick." The hockey-oriented comic strip now appears daily in the Calgar

Tags: Media

12/05/96
MEDIA NOTES

N.Y. station WBIS+, set to launch in January ''97, has named Tony Guida as lead anchor of its daily three-hour business-news broadcast. WBIS+ will air business and sports programming (WBIS+)....USA TO

Tags: ABC, CBS, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/04/96
MEDIA NOTES

Federal regulators "are preparing" to grant MCI a DBS license "as early as this week." In doing so, the FCC "would dismiss" requests by cable-TV rivals to have the decision delayed until the agency de

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

12/04/96
CALL THE CABLE GUY: FOX AND TIME WARNER EXCHANGE BARBS

The Fox network, which is looking to put its new 24- hour news channel on Time Warner cable systems, is "threatening" to remove its Tampa affiliate from the Time Warner cable system in Tampa and in si

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner

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