Monthly Archives: May 2007

Primetime Viewing Choices

Interesting choices tonight. Get your TiVO’s ready. French Open Tonight – The Tennis Channel, 6:30 & 10 p.m.Pirate Master (Series premiere) – CBS, 8 p.m.Scripps Howard Spelling Bee – ABC, 8 p.m.NFL Classics/Houston @ Buffalo, Wild Card Playoff from 1993 – NFL Network, 8 p.m.The Memorial (1st Round) – The Golf Channel, 8:30 p.m.

More Thursday Links

Some more good stuff for you today. Jim Williams of the DC/Baltimore Examiner says TNT’s Charles Barkley helps to make a regular telecast interesting. Darren Rovell of CNBC has a new addition to his sports business blog and he discusses the Mark Cuban foray into a proposed new fall football league. While I made the […]

More College Football Schedules

In the last post, I gave you the SEC TV schedule for this fall as we know it. Here’s the Big Ten schedule on ESPN/ESPN2 and ABC. 2007 BIG TEN FOOTBALL ON ABC/ESPN/ESPN2 Sept. 8 — Notre Dame at PENN STATE, 6 p.m. EDT, ESPNSept. 22 — IOWA at WISCONSIN, 8 p.m. EDT, ABCSept. 22 […]

Thursday's Links

Back today as we look at the world of Sports Media and anything else in between. The Stanley Cup Finals may not be burning up the TV ratings (thank you, Versus and Gary Bettman), but there is some buzz. We mentioned last night that Don Cherry would be coming over to the US on Monday […]

Wednesday Night Links

A couple of more things since I last updated here. First, I finally heard Alicia Silverstone today! Remember I was asking if you remembered Alicia? She was on Sirius Satellite Radio talking with Alexis Stewart (yes, Martha’s daughter) and Jennifer Hutt on Whatever, a show that’s on the Martha Stewart channel. Before you go killing […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Choices

French Open Tonight – The Tennis Channel, 6:30 p.m. & 10 p.m.Cleveland at Red Sox – NESN/ESPN2, 7 p.m.Florida at Cubs – WGN, 8 p.m.Ottawa at Anaheim, Game 2, Stanley Cup Finals – Versus/CBC, 8 p.m.Cathouse, Season 2 – HBO, 11 p.m.

More Wednesday Links

Some more stuff for you on this Wednesday. The end of the day can’t come fast enough for me. Dan Snyder (yes, the Redskins owner) owns three radio stations to carry his team’s football games. Known as Triple X-ESPN Radio in the DC area, it has had to pick up some other inventory to fill […]

Wednesday Links

Today, it definitely feels like a Wednesday. Middle of the week and I’m ready for the weekend. Here are some links for you. Michael McCarthy of USA Today says NBA TV announcers would like to have the arenas tone down the Fire-and-Brimstone act. I do agree. It seems every time a basket is scored, music […]

Why You Should Watch the NFL Network during the NFL Offseason

#1 – Making the Squad – NFL Films’ look into women who try to make an NFL Cheerleading team. Really. If you don’t have the NFL Network, demand it now. So far, there have been three versions, one each for Miami, San Diego and Tampa Bay. The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders series on CMT doesn’t even […]

Tuesday's Primetime & Late Night Viewing Choices

French Open Tonight – The Tennis Channel, 6:30 p.m. & 10 p.m.Cleveland at Red Sox – NESN, 7 p.m.San Francisco at New York Mets – ESPN, 7 p.m.Ghost in a Teeny Bikini – Cinemax, 11:35 p.m.

Blazin' Blondie? Kieshka?

Thanks to Deadspin for pointing this out. At Hollywood Park the other day, there was a bikini race. Not horses in bikinis, mind you, but women in bikinis. Names of the women were strange, but why depict women as racing animals (credit Deadspin for that line)? I’m all for seeing women in bikinis (beach volleyball […]

Tuesday Links

Back after a long holiday weekend, I already gave you my review of the Tennis Channel’s first days televising the French Open. I will say that I do like the idea of having the matches online as well as I can see them at work, but there’s a strict cutoff time of noon ET thanks […]

Better Day for The Tennis Channel

Day 2 of the French Open and a much better day for The Tennis Channel. There was rain, but it was later in the day, but it still left some matches unsettled. Heavy hitters Ted Robinson and John McEnroe called the Roger Federer/Michael Russell match until the rains came. They have worked events for USA […]

Not What the Tennis Channel Had in Mind

Today was the day The Tennis Channel had been looking for since last year. It was the day when it would finally televise its first major, the French Open, live back to the United States. After months of planning and hiring some of the best on-air tennis talent, John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova, Bill Macatee and […]

Other Nominees for Hot Chicks Who Are or No Longer Are in Sports Broadcasting

Here’s one who is not in Sports Broadcasting right now, Thea Andews who was on ESPN2’s Cold Pizza and ESPN Hollywood. She’s currently free-lancing for Entertainment Tonight. She did some work at the Triple Crown last year. Would like to see her there again. One who’s in Sports Broadcasting, Stacey Dales who is mostly seen […]

More Hot Chicks in Sports Broadcasting

1. Amber Theoharis – MASN2. Lindsay Soto – Fox Sports West3. Lisa Dergan – FSN (may not be there anymore)4. Rachel Nichols – ESPN5. Mary Strong – FSN & DirecTV Maybe more later.

Weekend Viewing Picks

Edited at 5:16 p.m., 5/26/07 Saturday, May 26 PGA Golf – Crown Plaza Invitational, 3rd Round – CBS, 3 p.m.Cleveland at Detroit, Cubs at Dodgers or Phillies at Braves – Fox, 3:55 p.m.Red Sox at Texas – NESN, 8 p.m. Sunday, May 27 The French Open – The Tennis Channel at 5 a.m./ESPN at noonIndianapolis […]

Some Stuff I Missed

I can bring you more stuff because it’s fun to do. The Biz of Baseball website says the MLB Network will have the biggest cable/satellite launch ever, reaching some 47 million homes when it turns the switch on next year. That’s bigger than MSNBC when it launched in 1996. Of course, the cable universe was […]