YOUNG AMERICA, TAKE A SEAT: ARENABOWL LIVE IN ORLANDO
Orlando ABC-TV affil WFTV, which is "committed" to
showing "Young America Outdoors" from 1:00-1:30pm ET on
Sunday -- the start time for the AFL's ArenaBowl, will move
the children's show to 9:00am and "risk the displeasure" of
the FCC, according to Jerry Greene of the ORLANDO SENTINEL.
The ArenaBowl features the Orlando Predators and the Tampa
Bay Storm, and will be seen "in its entirety" in the Orlando
area. WFTV Programming Dir Susan Adams Loyd: "We're running
a risk of being in violation (of FCC requirements for
children's programming), but we know Predator fans are both
passionate and loyal" (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 8/19).
STORMING THE WEB: The ArenaBowl will be Webcast for the
first time, on CNNSI.com, along with broadcast.com.
Broadcast.com also will carry AFL Commissioner David Baker's
state of the league address on Sunday (AFL).