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THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO VROOM? CBS GETS 6.5 OVERNIGHT

CBS received a preliminary overnight rating of a 6.5 and a 16 share for its coverage of the Daytona 500 on Sunday (Nielsen Sports Marketing Service). That is up 5% from last year''s telecast. CBS exec

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02/20/96
MEDIA NOTES

TNT''s "Inside the NBA" on Tuesday will feature "Music Night," with a live performance by popular singer Monica. She will headline a segment that will look at the musical careers of Shaquille O''Neal

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02/16/96
GET WELL CARD TO DICK EBERSOL FROM THE HOME OF THE OLYMPICS

NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol is featured in an extensive profile in this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Jeffrey Scott writes that "if, in the rest of the world," the Olympic Games belong to IOC

Tags: IOC, NBC, Media

02/16/96
TURNER BOARD EXPECTED TO VOTE ON CNN/SI SPORTS CHANNEL

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is expected to create a 24- hour sports news cable channel by the end of the year, according to Bill Carter in this morning''s N.Y. TIMES. A Turner executive said the

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

02/16/96
MEDIA NOTES

Fox TV said yesterday it will begin rating the programs it airs for sexual and violent content. ABC, NBC, and CBS have agreed "in principle" to such a system, but are seeking an "industrywide agreemen

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

02/16/96
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME NASCAR?! DAYTONA 500 RIDES SUNDAY

During coverage of the Daytona 500 Sunday, CBS Sports Director Bob Fishman will have 60 different camera angles focusing on the race. In Chicago, Steve Nidetz notes "that''s more shots than a director

Tags: CBS, NASCAR, Media, Viacom

02/16/96
TRIBE FLAGSHIP STAKES CLAIM ON NO. 1 SPORTS RADIO STATION

Cleveland''s WKBR-AM all-sports radio station is touting itself as the "No. 1 all-sports radio station in America," citing Arbitron ratings for Fall ''95. During the time, which included the baseball

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Media

02/15/96
NBC TO LOCK IN RYDER CUP; ESPN ANNOUNCES BASEBALL COVERAGE

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02/15/96
GET YOUR MOTOR RUNNING, GET OUT ON THE (SUPER)HIGHWAY

The producers of ESPNet''s SportsZone and NASCAR have joined to announce NASCAR online, the official Web site of NASCAR. The service will be produced by ESPN and Starwave Corporation and can be access

Tags: ESPN, NASCAR, Media, Walt Disney

02/15/96
MEDIA NOTES

Jeff Gralnick, Exec Producer of "NBC Nightly News," has been named to head ABC''s planned 24-hour news channel. He will be responsible for content and production (N.Y. TIMES, 2/15)....The Phoenix Fire

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