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MARCUS CABLE COMPANY, L.P. ANNOUNCES PURCHASE AGREEMENT

 DALLAS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcus Cable Company, L.P. announced today that Marcus Cable Partners, L.P., one of the operating partnerships of which Marcus Cable Company, L.P. is the general partner, entered into a purchase agreement with Star Cablevision Group and Star Mid America Limited Partnership providing for the purchase of certain cable television systems owned by the Sellers in Wisconsin and Minnesota for $149,000,000 in cash. At closing, it is anticipated that the systems will pass approximately 107,000 homes and serve 68,900 basic customers who subscribe to approximately 48,000 premium service units. The systems serve the areas in and around Fond du Lac, Sheboygan and West Bend in Wisconsin and Apple Valley, Lakeville, Rosemount, Red Wing and Northfield in Minnesota. The areas served by the systems are adjacent to the existing operating region of Marcus Cable Partners, L.P. in Wisconsin. Waller Capital Corporation is serving as financial advisor to the sellers in the transaction.
 The closing of the purchase is expected to occur during the first quarter of 1994, and is subject to certain conditions, including, the receipt of consents from various franchising authorities and contracting parties, and federal regulatory approvals. The purchase is currently anticipated to involve a combination of debt and equity financing.
 Marcus Cable Company, L.P. through its affiliated partnerships owns, operates and develops cable television systems in three operating regions -- Wisconsin, Texas and Delaware/Maryland. At Sept. 30, 1993, these systems passed approximately 207,000 homes (and an additional 17,500 commercial units in hotels, apartment buildings and similar establishments) and served 142,161 basic service customers who subscribed to 101,588 premium service units.
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 /CONTACT: Mark Biersmith, chief financial officer of Marcus Cable Company, L.P., 214-521-7898/


CO: Marcus Cable Partners, L.P.; Star Cablevision Group; Star Mid
 America Limited Partnership ST: Texas, Wisconsin, Minnesota IN: TLS SU: TNM


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