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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 14

CBS' Tony Gonzalez will appear on the net's "NCIS" at 8:00pm ET.

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08/23/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: FLYERS AIM TO BE CABLE READY

The Flyers'' season opens in six weeks and they still don''t have a cable outlet, according to Bill Fleischman of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. The team will have 31 road games carried by a local over-

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Houston Rockets, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning

08/22/96
RULING TO IMPACT FUTURE OF CANADA'S SPORTS CABLE LANDSCAPE

Canadian applicants for specialty cable channels will learn September 3 if they will receive licenses from the Canadian Radio-TV and Telecom Commission. The sports "wager with the highest stakes" is C

Tags: Media

08/22/96
NEWS CORP.'S RESULTS SHOW DROP IN PROFITS

News Corp. reported net profits down 25% in fiscal ''96 ended June 30, as the "strong performances" of its U.S. TV and U.K. newspapers were "offset by flat results at the 20th Century Fox movie studio

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Media

08/22/96
NO OLD MAN IN THIS SEA: ISLANDERS NEW RADIO DEAL ROCKS

The Islanders signed a three-year radio deal with rock station WLIR-FM, "which has promised coverage from Montauck to Manhattan and a major promotional pitch" to its 22-36-year-old listeners, accordin

Tags: New York Islanders, Media

08/22/96
MEDIA NOTES

The Raiders final exhibition game against the Jets on Friday will be blacked out in the Bay Area. Raiders spokesperson Mike Taylor said an appeal to the NFL to lift the blackout rule during the exhibi

Tags: CBS, NBC, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Media, Viacom

08/22/96
CBS EXPANDS THEIR SLICE OF NASCAR PIE WITH TEXAS 500 DEAL

CBS Sports and Texas Motor Speedway reached a multi-year deal to broadcast the Texas 500, the new NASCAR Winston Cup race in Ft. Worth. CBS will broadcast the event live Sunday, April 6, 1997 (CBS). T

Tags: CBS, ESPN, NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc., Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, TNN, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/21/96
CBS TO BE IN YOUR EYES: NET DETAILS CABLE CHANNEL

CBS announced it will launch Eye on People, a cable channel carrying "reality-based programming on contemporary and historical personalities." The channel will launch in March and CBS is offering it e

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

08/21/96
WEDNESDAY WEB SITE OF THE WEEK: EAT BEFORE YOU GO

If you have an appetite to survey the sites of Chicago, but just don''t have the time to actually visit the Windy City, a virtual tour of Michael Jordan''s Restaurant could hit the spot. The site, dev

Tags: Media

08/21/96
WILL NFL ALTER SCHEDULE TO INCREASE TV RIGHTS IN NEXT DEAL?

With their next TV package starting in ''98, NFL owners "are firmly in the driver''s seat," according to Steve Zipay of NEWSDAY. To increase rights fees, "some owners will propose expanding the regula

Tags: NFL, Media

08/21/96
LIBERTY'S JIM MARTIN REPORTEDLY NAMED COO OF FOX SPORTS NET

Jim Martin, President of Network Operations for Liberty Sports, has been named COO of Fox Sports Net, the domestic sports arm of the new Fox/Liberty venture, according to Scott Hettrick of HOLLYWOOD R

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, Washington Capitals

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