First, Darren Rovell of CNBC has a few things in one entry including a blurb on GoDaddy.com which is about to hire a new spokesperson who looks like this woman (Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard), not that I object.
The Sports Media Watch blog says Monday Night Football finally saw a ratings uptick last night.
CBS Sports says it and CSTV combined will provide 9 hours of college football coverage this Saturday.
The Detroit Free Press reports the Big Ten Network has picked up Michigan and Michigan State games for October 13.
SI.com picks up an Associated Press story about MLB tweaking the postseason schedule in hopes of bringing in more TV viewers. Neil Best of Newsday has a column for Wednesday about TBS using familiar baseball announcers for its playoff coverage. We had this story yesterday, but I’ll link to it again today. SNY’s Ron Darling has been hired by TBS to join its postseason announcing lineup. Roman Modrowski of the Chicago Sun-Times writes that Cubs fans will have to stay up late for the first two games of the series with Arizona, then have to contend with the Chicago Marathon for a possible Game 4. Peter Mucha in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer warns residents without cable that they’ll have to listen to the radio or internet to catch the Phillies-Rockies series.
TV Week’s Chris Pursell writes in his Pressbox blog about the NFL Network airing its first regular season college football game this weekend. Last December, the NFL Network had some bowl games, but now, the channel is branching out into regular season college football.
OMG! Ron Borges has launched his own website!!! Tell me this isn’t true. Thanks to Boston Sports Media Watch for the link.
I forgot to mention it yesterday, but Dan Patrick began his new radio show for the Content Factory on Monday. You can hear it live from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on his website.
That’s it for now.