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Record numbers of women, adults tuning in for Women's World Cup

...Independence Day will inspire more Americans to root for the home team. Maybe all the way to more records falling.Network executives prefer to shy away from publicly predicting the size of audiences. But with all the indicators so far, Mulvihill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-03/record-numbers-women
Tiger Woods | The Masters

...Posted: 04/06/10 However the Tiger Woods saga plays out, CBS Sports will cover the story in its entirety, network executives said in a conference call Monday. Tiger Monday Posted: 04/06/10 Tiger Woods joined Fred Couples for a morning...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Tiger_Woods.shtml
Many factors come into play on NFL scheduling

...when it broadcast Monday Night Football. He took over the league's scheduling before the 2006 season.Current network executives who televise the NFL are always quick to credit Katz when they're asked about the sport's robust ratings. Of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-26/many-factors-come-play-nfl-sc
Premier League ends with 10 simultaneous TV games on Sunday

...ESPN2 and Fox Soccer a year ago.Sunday morning's broadcasts are the latest ? and biggest ? example of network executives' shift toward letting audiences pick for themselves. CBS and Turner Sports are four years into their deal to air...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-10/premier-league-ends-
Bias is best for new NCAA Final Four 'Teamcasts'

...predict which four teams will advance. The Final Four won't be set until six days before the semifinals.So network executives have been meeting weekly for the four months since the plan was announced to prepare for that mad scramble. Turner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-11/bias-best-new-ncaa-final-
FX orders 90 more episodes of Sheen sitcom

...used with the Ice Cube sitcom Are We There Yet? and on Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Meet the Browns.FX Networks executive vice president Chuck Saftler said he's confident the producers and cast will be able to produce the full order...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2012-08-30/fx-orders-90-more-e
Cable TV begins its holiday programming blitz

...off its biggest success in years, October's Steel Magnolias remake with Queen Latifah, which surprised even network executives with its potency.Its movies feature Mira Sorvino, Shelley Long, George Wendt and Lea Thompson. Wendt and Long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2012-11-16/cable-tv-begins-its
History channel blocks Civil War ads

...the ads during its series on the war.Jack Bridwell, the commander of the Georgia Division of the SCV blasted network executives for hypocrisy."We find it more than interesting that the History Channel has no problem airing shows with controversial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-04/history-channel-blocks-civil-
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Pat Summerall dead at 82

...keep calling NFL games with Madden. He had hoped to keep working with CBS for other events like the Masters, but network executives saw it otherwise. At the time, Nantz said he was "very saddened" that Summerall didn't get to leave CBS under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-04-16/pat-summerall-dead-82
'Everyman' commentator Rooney known for insights

...Emmy Award. In 1970, when CBS refused to air another of his specials, "An Essay on War," Rooney quit the network. Executives told him they thought the piece was too long, but they also may have been worried about the fact that it expressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-11-05/andy-rooney-dies-age-92