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TV Timeout: Can You Believe What He's Wearing?
November 14, 2013 03:03 PM
GLOBAL GROWTH: Golf Channel's Rich Lerner, on creating opportunities in Latin America through the PGA Tour: "They are intent on growing their Hispanic fan base; demographics demand that they make every effort. Hispanic population in the United States, as you know, is growing rapidly. Economies here in South America are expanding at a quick rate, the Olympic Games come to Rio in 2016, and I think the idea with this 14-event, eight country NEC series, places like Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, the idea is to maybe produce a singular star because stars, in the opinion of Tim Finchem and I think I would agree, stars attract potentially new fans to the game" (“Morning Drive,” Golf Channel, 11/14).
Elsewhere on the tube today:
- Joe Torre's Safe At Home Foundation will profiled on Saturday's "CBS This Morning"
- UFC President Dana White appeared on "SportsCenter" to promote Saturday's 20th anniversary event in Las Vegas