I’ll give you some links tonight.
First, I’ll send you to Awful Announcing which has a clip of ESPN’s Mike Tirico ragging on NBC’s “Universal is Green” campaign that started on Football Night in America. Yes, the gimmick was silly. Yes, the Ravens-Steelers game was a blowout, but there’s no need to rag on another network, Mike. Classless. Very classless.
This story should get more play. Alan Kreda in his Playbook blog at Conde Nast Portfolio says the NFL Network is looking to expand its schedule of 8 regular season games as well pick up college football regular season games. Chris Yandek of Chicago Sports Review talks with NFL Network host Rich Eisen.
CBS Sports says 66.4 million viewers watched part or all of the Patriots-Colts game on Sunday.
The Denver Post reports the NFL has moved the Denver-Chicago game on November 25 from a 1 p.m. ET start to 4:15 p.m.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell looks at Under Armour who’s CEO sold off a lot of stock just days before the price fell under $50 for the first time in four months today.
From the Sports Media Watch blog, we find that NBA TV is going to be moving to the digital basic tier of Time Warner Cable.
USA Today picks up a story from Rachel Cohen of the Associated Press about the debut of Dennis Miller’s new show on Versus tonight.
William Houston of the Toronto Globe and Mail reports that CBC Sports has moved back the start times of two CFL semifinal playoff games this Sunday so not to conflict with Remembrance Day services. And Houston says Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean got on his soapbox with Colin Campbell of the NHL.
Dave Wadell of the Windsor Sun has former Hockey Night in Canada Executive Producer Ralph Mellanby critical of NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman about TV exposure in the US.
Dennis Miller’s show is about to come on. I may have a review of it later on.