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NBA TV averaged 920,000 viewers for Tuesday night’s Heat-Pacers game, marking the best viewership yet for a telecast on the cable network, including NBA playoff games. The game, which aired as part of the net’s NBA Fan Night vote, peaked at over 1 million viewers during the 9:15-9:30pm E...
Since the showdown between Michigan State''s Magic Johnson and Indiana State''s Larry Bird in ''79 set a ratings record with a 24.1, the men''s NCAA basketball title game has never drawn less than 18.
ESPN, which was to televise last night''s opener between the Mets and Marlins, instead carried an extended "SportsCenter," NCAA Final Four films and a tape delay of an America''s Cup race. Other cable
Yesterday''s premiere of the NHL on Fox received a 2.5 rating and a 6 share in Nielsen overnights, according to Fox Sports spokesperson Vince Wladika. Wladika noted that their 2.5 is up 47% from ABC''
The Sports Emmys will be awarded April 25 at the Marriot Marquis in New York. The nominations in 26 categories were announced last week by the the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The n
TV sports columnists are examining the effect of this weekend''s possible replacement opening on the baseball''s advertisers and broadcasters. In Washington, Leonard Shapiro writes, "No one really kno
With Fox debuting its coverage of the NHL this Sunday at 3:00pm (ET), many columnists offer final advice and critiques. In Toronto, Rob Longley writes, "Hockey purists consider this a warning: Fox Spo
A source close to Viacom Chair Sumner Redstone believes that he will go after NBC when that network is officially "in play," according to the N.Y. POST. The price will be as much as $6B, and all of it
Atherton Communications and Liberty Sports Inc. have reached an agreement providing Liberty with the exclusive sales and production rights to the worldwide TV and radio broadcasts of the annual John W
PASS Sports is airing a series of live 30-second ads on Detroit''s WDIV-TV designed as updates from events being televised live on PASS Sports. The first ad aired March 29 during PASS Sports'' Knicks-
Sprint, and its cable TV partners TCI, Comcast and Cox Communications, announced that they would invest $4.4B in the "biggest challenge yet to the Baby Bells and the GTE Corp" (N.Y. TIMES, 3/30)....U.