Starting up the links before Game 2 of the Rockies-Phillies series begins.
Kent Gibbons of Multichannel news reports that Cox Communications has rolled out TBS HD in a bunch of markets, but exactly where isn’t clear.
King Kaufman at Salon.com has a couple of items on TBS’ coverage. First, he says because Game 1 of the Angels-Red Sox ended so quickly, Ernie Johnson, Jr., Frank Thomas and Cal Ripken were forced to fill an hour before the Cubs-Diamondbacks. And Kaufman writes TBS missed the first batter of the 3rd inning of the Angels-Red Sox game.
Maury Brown of the Biz of Baseball website reports that DirecTV has added five Regional Sports Networks in HD including NESN and YES.
Mel Bracht of the Daily Oklahoman talks with ESPN’s Bonnie Bernstein who will be on the sidelines of Saturday’s Oklahoma-Texas game. Last year’s game gave Bonnie some painful memories. Bracht also has some viewing picks for this weekend.
Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun writes that retired NHL player Scott Mellanby will have a role on Hockey Night in Canada.
William Houston of the Toronto Globe and Mail enjoyed watching the debut of Mike Milbury on TSN last night.
The Canadian Press has a story on CBC, Roger Sportsnet and TSN all showcasing Sidney Crosby in their NHL coverage this season.
Primetime Viewing Picks next.