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DTL
05-09-2002, 12:19 PM
From Fritz Quindt's article at SportingNews.com (link (http://www.sportingnews.com/voices/fritz_quindt/20020508.html))

Because of a journalists' lockout, the CBC's French telecasts of Bruins-Canadiens had no announcers, just in-arena audio. And viewership doubled.

MFFL
05-09-2002, 10:04 PM
The NFL tried that a couple of times - it was a disaster.

Drbio
05-10-2002, 07:23 AM
not the first time. ABS Monday Night Football did this in the Howard Cosell days. It flopped big time even though they simulcasted a radio broadcast.