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Volume 24 No. 117
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     Due to the NHL lockout, ESPN will televise the Cadillac
Breeders Crown live on Friday, October 21.  ESPN had originally
planned to televise the event later in the evening on a tape-
delayed basis (Cadillac)....The Sports Collector's Radio Show has
announced the addition of 20 new station affiliates.  The show is
broadcast live to over 42 states every Sunday from 8-10 p.m. EST
(Sports Collector's Radio Show)....Home Shopping Network's net
sales increased in the third quarter to $276.6M compared with net
sales of $260.5M in the same period last year.  This resulted in
gross profit of $97.6M, or 35.3%, compared with $90.1M, or 34.6%,
in the same period last year (HSN).... "Hardball," the Disney-
produced sitcom on Fox -- and "the last vestige of baseball on
TV" -- has been canceled.  The show had averaged only a 7.4
rating, 12 share in its first five airings while following "The
Simpsons" (VARIETY, 10/18). ....ESPN will televise the US's
"Miracle on Ice" Olympic hockey victory over the USSR as part of
their replacement NHL programming.  It airs October 21 at 8:30pm