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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 from this weekend''s network coverage of the NFL. Metered market is followed by NBC''s early game, Fox''s single game and NBC''s late contest. Patriots- Dolphins was show
SportsChannel OH plans to broadcast 43 Cavaliers games during the ''96-97 NBA season. The schedule includes 23 homes games and 20 road games (SportsChannel OH).... Television Production Partners, a co
WBIS, the New York broadcast station owned by Dow Jones & Co. and ITT Corp., is "likely" to continue running the Classic Sports Network until the partnership is ready to launch its business news, spor
With less than a month left in MLB''s regular season, the league finds itself in the enviable position of tight divisional races and up to 11 teams in the hunt for the wild card. MLB''s official World
The Panthers victory over the Falcons finished with a 16.4 rating on Charlotte''s WCCB-TV, compared to a 19.2 for last year''s first regular season game. David Poole writes that the overall number was
After the NFL''s regular season kickoff this weekend, many media writers commented on network coverage. REVIEWS: In Toronto, Rob Longley notes "improvements were dramatic" on NBC''s hour-long pre-game
Warburg Pincus Ventures has invested $20M in the Classic Sports Network, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. Warburg Pincus Ventures, a $2B fund controlled by E.M. Warburg Pincus & Compan
In Boston, Jim Baker writes sources report the Red Sox "couldn''t get more" than this season''s $9.3M from rights holder WABU for their TV deal for ''97 or ''98 (BOSTON HERALD, 8/30)....In Washington,
TNT will televise the documentary, "Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story," tonight at 8:00pm EDT. In Charlotte, Tom Sorensen notes the two-hour documentary, "does not tell the whole story," but brings Ali "b
Continuing a regular feature of THE DAILY, 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 Indiana