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It’s time to make your opinion known as the 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is underway. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * How often do you watch live sports on a mobile device? ...

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08/13/96
MEDIA NOTES

Saturday''s Ravens-Giants game received an 8.3 rating and a 26 share in the Baltimore area. Milton Kent notes "with token counterprogramming" and a new team, the rating seems "disappointing" (Baltimor

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, CBS, ESPN, New York Mets, PGA Tour, San Diego Padres, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/13/96
WILL ST. LOUIS FANS HAVE THE BLUES IN TV DISPUTE

Negotiations have broken down between St. Louis'' KPLR-TV and Prime Sports, the regional cable channel which holds exclusive broadcast rights to Blues games. The "result of the face-off will be fewer

Tags: Media, St. Louis Blues

08/12/96
CBS FINALLY GETS A CLOSE FINISH FOR THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIPS

CBS had "a nail bitter" for its coverage of the PGA Championship (which ended with Mark Brooks winning in a playoff), and "with a few jarring exceptions, the network was up to the challenge," accordin

Tags: CBS, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom

08/12/96
MEDIA NOTES

NBC is reportedly pushing Jackie Joyner-Kersee for the WNBA (N.Y. POST, 8/12)....Phil Mushnick gives credit to MSG Network VP Joe Cohen for negotiating a "peace that will keep MSG on expanded basic" f

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Cubs, Madison Square Garden, NBC, Media, WNBA

08/12/96
REVIEWS FOR HBO'S "ARLI$$": A MAN OF THE PEOPLE

TV critics continue to offer reviews of HBO''s "Arli$$." In Boston, Frederic Biddle notes Arli$$ is a "slam dunk! Home Run! And score!" (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/9). But in DC, Richard Leiby notes the show "is

Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

08/09/96
RAINBOW PROGRAMMING HOLDINGS'S TO LAUNCH ALL-NEWS CHANNEL

Rainbow Programming Holdings, "which controls" Prism and SportsChannel Philadelphia, said yesterday it would launch a 24- hour cable news channel for the Philadelphia region, according to the PHILADEL

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies, Media

08/09/96
MEDIA NOTES

In DC, Leonard Shapiro examines Fox/Liberty''s bid for the Bullets, Capitals and Orioles'' TV rights, and its effect on regional sports network Home Team Sports. Shapiro notes that without the teams,

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, IBM, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Capitals

08/09/96
BOOST IN INSERTABLE SUBSCRIBER COUNT LEADS TO NEW ESPN PROMO

From December ''95-July ''96, the subscriber base of ESPN2 affiliates inserting local ads increased 57% from 7 million to 11.1 million. Building on this local ad success, ESPN is launching the "ESPN N

Tags: Denver Broncos, ESPN, NFL, San Diego Chargers, Media, Walt Disney

08/09/96
SPORTS SATIRE DEBUTS TOMORROW: IS "ARLI$$" ON THE MONEY?

HBO''s new series "Arli$$," based on the life and times of fictional sports agent Arliss Michaels, played by Robert Wuhl (who also writes and produces), debuts tomorrow night at 10:00pm EDT. Reviewers

Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

08/08/96
SPORTSCHANNEL FLORIDA AND PANTHERS COME TO TERMS

SportsChannel Florida and the Panthers announced a multi- year agreement yesterday which enables the RSN to televise up to 65 regular season games starting this season. The schedule will make up the l

Tags: Miami Heat, Media

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