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01/19/96
MEDIA NOTES

Fox''s aggressive foray into sports TV is profiled in a lengthy feature by Sam Donnellon in today''s PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. Fox Sports President David Hill, asked if Fox would ever try to alter a sp

Tags: Boston Red Sox, CBS, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Oakland Athletics, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom

01/19/96
FOX TRAX: THE BEST THING FOR HOCKEY SINCE THE CURVED STICK?

In a demonstration yesterday at Boston''s FleetCenter, site of the 46th NHL All-Star Game, Fox Sports unveiled "FoxTrax," a new system that will allow the puck to "appear graphically enhanced" on NHL

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media

01/19/96
FOREMAN-MOORER FIGHT OFF, AGAIN. THIS TIME FOR GOOD?

Time Warner Sports President Seth Abraham confirmed a report that the George Foreman-Michael Moorer fight for February 29 at Madison Square Garden if off, according to Greg Logan of NEWSDAY. The dispu

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

01/19/96
U.S. 500 GETS AIR TIME ON ESPN, GOES UP AGAINST INDY 500

ESPN will carry live coverage of the first running of the U.S. 500 at the Michigan International Speedway on May 26, the same day ABC covers the Indianapolis 500. ESPN will provide 3 1/2 hours of live

Tags: ABC, Champ Car World Series, ESPN, Int'l Speedway Corp., IndyCar, Media, Walt Disney

01/18/96
IS SUPER BOWL WEB ADVERTISING AS HOT AS THE HYPE?

Philip Morris''s Kraft Foods is one of "a handful of advertisers" planning to have a presence on the NFL/NBC Super Bowl Web site (http://superbowl.com), but "only a few Super Bowl advertisers have sig

Tags: Microsoft, MLB, NBA, NBC, NFL, NHL, Media

01/18/96
HEADING INTO SECOND YEAR, GOLF CHANNEL SEES HOPEFUL SIGNS

The Golf Channel, celebrating its first anniversary, is featured in USA TODAY. TGC is "finally ... beginning to climb, perhaps not walking as steadily as hoped, but at least on its feet after some fal

Tags: Media, Time Warner

01/18/96
DON'T LOOK FOR "THE MEN OF NBC" ON PLAYBOY PPV

"Entertainment Tonight''s" Mary Hart reported on Playboy''s pay-per-view special "Real Men Don''t Watch Pregame," which will air live from the Bahamas at the same time as Super Bowl XXX pregame festiv

Tags: NBC, NFL, Media

01/18/96
MEDIA NOTES

In a "stunning move," Viacom Chair Sumner Redstone fired longtime friend and CEO Frank Biondi. Redstone: "Frank''s style is very laid back ... I saw the need for a different style -- the (Rupert) Murd

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, ESPN, HBO, NBA, New York Knicks, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/18/96
IOC INKS AUSTRALIAN TV DEAL FOR FOUR OLYMPIC GAMES

The International Olympic Committee announced another long- term marketing deal, selling Australian TV rights for the 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2008 Olympic Games to The Seven Network Limited for an estima

Tags: IOC, News Corp./Fox, Media

01/17/96
DISNEY TO SELL OFF KCAL TO ENSURE CAP CITIES DEAL

The Justice Department approved Walt Disney Co.''s acquisition of Cap Cities/ABC after Disney said it would sell its L.A. TV station, KCAL-TV Channel 9, to "appease federal regulators," according to t

Tags: ABC, LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

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