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Cleveland on Saturday "arguably will be the busiest sports city in America," as "all three pro sports venues downtown will host games simultaneously." There are a "variety of other events going on," so that there will be "as many as 100,000 people downtown at the same time." Progressive Field will h...
Primestar Partners, backed by TCI and five other cable companies, will have to bid for the remaining direct broadcast satellite slots, according to a decision to be handed down by the FCC today. While
CBS has reported a 43% decline in net income to $33.4M for the third quarter vs. a year ago. Net sales rose only 1% to $733.2M. According to AD AGE ONLINE, the company cited lower prime-time ratings a
ESPN''s Bonnie Bernstein was profiled in the PHILA. DAILY NEWS. Lynn Zinser writes that "one of ESPN''s biggest strengths" is finding new talent such as the 25-year-old Bernstein (PHILADELPHIA DAILY N
MLB''s TV committee is negotiating "with these three basic points in mind," according to Glenn Dickey of the S.F. CHRONICLE. No regionalization of broadcasts; returning game of the week telecasts; and
Today: The NFL, week 7. The following NFL games failed to sellout for this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets: GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Seattle at Buffalo 1:00 NBC Minnesota at Tampa
HBO "is close to signing multi-million-dollar deal" with WBO welterweight champion Pernell "Sweetpea" Whitaker, according to John Phillips in this morning''s VARIETY. Phillips reports that HBO head Se
"Perhaps we shouldn''t be surprised at the lack of taste shown by TNT in the billboard ads for its NFL telecasts. ....Almost as bothersome is a series of ESPN ads for its college football telecasts,"
The arrival of Pat Riley into the Heat organization "has brightened the outlook for the Heat''s TV carriers," the Sunshine Network and WBFS-Ch 33, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. WBFS-
The Celtics will move their radio broadcasts to WRKO-AM from all-sports WEEI. The switch assures the team will have all preseason, regular season games, and any post-season games on one outlet. Spence
Tuesday Night''s LCS opener got a ABC 14.6 Nielsen rating, the highest LCS rating since the Mets and Dodgers generated a 16.4 in ''88. The rating is also 29% higher than LCS numbers from ''93. In Seat