Published 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).