PPV Briefs


New York -- In an effort to generate last-minute interest
in its June 6 Evander Holyfield-Henry Akinwande fight, Showtime Event Television
will offer highlights of a heavyweight undercard fight prior to the start of the telecast.

The network will run highlights of the Ray Mercer-Marcellus
Brown undercard fight 30 minutes prior to the 9 p.m. start of the Holyfield-Akinwande
fight. Usually, the PPV networks offer a live preview show prior to the fight.

New York -- Viewer's Choice will distribute one
of rock guitar legend Jimi Hendrix's last concerts on pay-per-view July 31. Jimi
Hendrix at the Isle of Wight
documents Hendrix's Aug. 1970 concert at a summer
music festival, three weeks before his untimely death. The event will retail at a
suggested price of $4.95.