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ABC drew a 4.3 overnight rating for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon, which saw Juan Pablo Montoya capture his second win at the Brickyard. That figure is up from a 4.0 overnight for last year's dramatic finish, which saw Ryan Hunter-Reay hold off Helio Castroneves and Marco Andretti&nb...
Preliminary overnight ratings for Saturday''s MLB coverage on Fox was a 3.4/9. ABC''s coverage of Notre Dame-Texas earned a 6.3/18. For full market-by-market ratings from Saturday''s Fox MLB telecasts
The WALL STREET JOURNAL profiles Warner Bros. marketing of "Space Jam" starring Michael Jordan. An executive close to the project said Jordan will "get at least 10% of the merchandise''s wholesale rev
The following NFL games failed to sell out this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets (THE DAILY). GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Arizona at New Orleans 12:00 Fox Seattle at Tampa Bay 1:00 NB
The case between superstation WGN and the NBA is examined by Peter Vecsey of the N.Y. POST. The suit, over how many Bulls games WGN is allowed to show on its superstation, has cost the NBA teams and o
Even though the Flyers will make three preseason games available on basic cable, the team "does not rule out" having the club''s regular-season games on PRISM this season, according to Bill Fleischman
In a "slap" to Rupert Murdoch''s cable news "ambitions," Time Warner will carry the all-news network MSNBC on half of its systems as part of its deal with antitrust regulators. Time Warner is the nati
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No one "expected great ratings" for Fox''s Saturday MLB games, so "no one has been disappointed by the results," according to Bob Wolfley of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Fox''s weekly package of re
Notre Dame, USC, Univ. of California, Univ. of Arizona, Texas Tech and the Big 12 Conference are charter members of University Netcasting''s network of official athletic sites on the World Wide Web. U
Home Team Sports VP/GM Jody Shapiro said last night the regional sports network has retained the cable TV rights to the Orioles, Bullets and Capitals, according to Milton Kent of the Baltimore SUN. Sh
NBC will offer Intercast content with the broadcast of NFL football for one game a week. This will allow viewers to watch TV on their PC''s while viewing Web pages and other data simultaneously. Part