MEDIA NOTESPublished November 14, 1997
In N.Y., Bob Raissman writes that the Evander Holyfield-Michael Moorer fight on Saturday "produced around" 550,000 PPV buys last Saturday. Raissman: "Anyway you slice it, Showtime took a bath here and probably lost between $7 million and $8 million" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 11/14).....SI's David Davis profiles Randy Hermes of CA-based Aerial Video Systems, inventor of the "Catcher Cam." Hermes is now "busy perfecting" the "Goalie Cam" for Fox Sports' NHL broadcasts this season (SI, 11/17 issue)....Jim Lampley will host UPN's primetime telecasts of the U.S. Open Pro Figure Skating Championships on Saturday, November 29 and Sunday, November 30 (UPN). Former Olympic skaters JoJo Starbuck and Christopher Bowman will provide analysis (Marquee Group).