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NFL OPENING WEEKEND, PART II: MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Preliminary overnight ratings from Nielsen Sports Marketing for ABC''s Monday Night Football between the Cowboys-Bears. Note: Since these are preliminary overnights, numbers may differ from report (TH

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

09/04/96
NFL OPENING WEEKEND, PART I: MARKET-BY-MARKET RATINGS

Preliminary overnight ratings from this weekend''s network coverage of the NFL. Metered market is followed by NBC''s early game, Fox''s single game and NBC''s late contest. Patriots- Dolphins was show

Tags: Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, NBC, New England Patriots, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks, Media, Vulcan Ventures

09/04/96
MEDIA NOTES

SportsChannel OH plans to broadcast 43 Cavaliers games during the ''96-97 NBA season. The schedule includes 23 homes games and 20 road games (SportsChannel OH).... Television Production Partners, a co

Tags: ATT, Buffalo Sabres, Cleveland Cavaliers, Coca-Cola, MasterCard, McDonalds, NBA, Reebok, Sears, Media

09/04/96
WBIS STICKING WITH CLASSIC SPORTS NETWORK, TEMPORARILY

WBIS, the New York broadcast station owned by Dow Jones & Co. and ITT Corp., is "likely" to continue running the Classic Sports Network until the partnership is ready to launch its business news, spor

Tags: Media, Time Warner

09/04/96
WEB SITE OF THE WEEK: MLB@BAT READY FOR STRETCH DRIVE?

With less than a month left in MLB''s regular season, the league finds itself in the enviable position of tight divisional races and up to 11 teams in the hunt for the wild card. MLB''s official World

Tags: MLB, Media

09/04/96
NFL MEDIA NEWS AND NOTES: WHO'S HOT AND WHO'S NOT

The Panthers victory over the Falcons finished with a 16.4 rating on Charlotte''s WCCB-TV, compared to a 19.2 for last year''s first regular season game. David Poole writes that the overall number was

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Boston Red Sox, NBC, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media

09/03/96
NFL, WEEK ONE: MEDIA SCRIBES GIVE THEIR REVIEWS TO COVERAGE

After the NFL''s regular season kickoff this weekend, many media writers commented on network coverage. REVIEWS: In Toronto, Rob Longley notes "improvements were dramatic" on NBC''s hour-long pre-game

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

09/03/96
WARBURG PINCUS PLAYS DADDY WARBUCKS FOR CLASSIC SPORTS

Warburg Pincus Ventures has invested $20M in the Classic Sports Network, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. Warburg Pincus Ventures, a $2B fund controlled by E.M. Warburg Pincus & Compan

Tags: ATT, Media

09/03/96
MEDIA NOTES

In Boston, Jim Baker writes sources report the Red Sox "couldn''t get more" than this season''s $9.3M from rights holder WABU for their TV deal for ''97 or ''98 (BOSTON HERALD, 8/30)....In Washington,

Tags: Boston Red Sox, HBO, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner

09/03/96
TNT'S ALI TRIBUTE MET WITH POSITIVE REVIEWS

TNT will televise the documentary, "Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story," tonight at 8:00pm EDT. In Charlotte, Tom Sorensen notes the two-hour documentary, "does not tell the whole story," but brings Ali "b

Tags: Media, TBS/TNT

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