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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...
The Redskins announced agreement with WJFK-FM to broadcast their games for the next three years. WJFK is owned by Infinity Broadcasting, which now has the radio rights to seven NFL franchises. WJFK sa
Microsoft Corp. CEO Bill Gates said the company will soon preview its Windows 95 program by sending out 400,000 test copies to selected users this month. The "much-touted, much-delayed upgrade" is sch
Former Oilers Coach Bum Phillips will not opt for another season of broadcasting Oilers games for KTRH radio (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 3/10)....ABC''s "Day One" recently featured the "extremes to which NASC
ESPN plans an on-line sports service with Microsoft co- founder/Blazers Owner Paul Allen, offering scores, statistics, rotisserie baseball, and eventually ticketing, over the Internet and the planned
Fox Broadcasting "slammed" a submission to the FCC by the NAACP as "false, ''misleading, illogical'' and counterproductive." The NAACP is attempting to overturn an ''85 ruling approving Fox''s purchas
Beginning this month, regional sports networks that are owned or affiliated with Liberty Sports will all use the same name, Prime Sports. All the stations will also have a unified logo, with purple, w
Despite MSG Network''s "plea for financial relief if replacement Yankees play into the regular season," the team insists that it will not rebate a cent of the cable network''s estimated $42M payment f
ESPN and Creative Sports Marketing have struck a 6-year, $13M deal for basketball rights to the new 12-team "National Conference" that includes Louisville and DePaul (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 3/9)....
UMass Coach John Calipari will be the focus of a four-minute piece on ABC''s "World News Tonight" expected to air early during the NCAA basketball tournament. ABC''s Armen Keteyian: "The theme of the
CBS and ABC are making "early pitches" for their potential college football championship games, which begin next January on CBS with the Dial Fiesta Bowl, according to Eric Schmuckler in the current i