Monthly Archives: August 2008

Labor Day Viewing Picks

College FootballFresno State at Rutgers – ESPN, 4 p.m.Tennessee at UCLA – ESPN, 8 p.m. GolfPGA Tour/Deutsche Bank Championship, final round – NBC, 2 p.m. MLBNew York Yankees at Detroit – TBS/YES/FSN Detroit, 1 p.m.Atlanta at Florida – SportSouth/FSN Florida, 1 p.m.New York Mets at Milwaukee – SNY/FSN Wisconsin, 2 p.m.Philadelphia at Washington – CW57/MASN, […]

Videos of the Week: 2008 Olympics – Various Opens and Closes

Now that the Olympics are over, I can find some worldwide TV partners opens and closes. This includes the BBC and NBC. I did find some extensive CBC stuff from the Closing Ceremonies and also, the network’s bidding farewell to the Olympics, but unfortunately, the person who put them up won’t allow embedding, so until […]

A Saturday Linkfest

Well, it’s a drab day in Southern New England, lots of rain and plenty of overcast skies, plus people all go to the Post Office at the same time to send out packages. It’s never fun waiting at the Post Office. Anyway, time to get to our links. Starting off with Friend of Fang’s Bites, […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, August 30 College FootballSee College Football Viewing Picks English Premier LeagueEverton vs. Portsmouth – Setanta Sports, 9:45 a.m.Blackburn vs. West Ham – Fox Soccer Channel, 10 a.m.Newcastle vs. Arsenal – Fox Soccer Channel, noonBolton vs. West Bromwich Albion – Setanta Sports, 2:15 p.m. (tape)Middleborough vs. Stoke City – Setanta Sports, 4 p.m. (tape) GolfPGA […]

Real Time Review of Real Sports for 08/26/08

Here is my real time review of Real Sports as it airs on HBO, August 26, 2008. Four stories as usual, three new, one update. Let’s get to tonight’s episode without further delay. Segment #1 – Pay To Stay Reported by Bryant Gumbel, this story deals with the financial raping of sports fans through the […]

Another Amazing Race 13 Promo

Thanks to puddin, the Governor of Alaska and current running mate of John McCain (I keed! I keed!), over at the Reality Fan Forum, I have another promo of Amazing Race 13. This includes the siblings and frat boys and a few other assorted scenes. As usual, great stuff. If you want to find out […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College FootballTemple at Army – ESPN Classic, 7 p.m.SMU at Rice – ESPN, 8 p.m. MLBChicago White Sox at Red Sox – Comcast SportsNet Chicago/NESN, 7 p.m.Baltimore at Tampa Bay – MASN2/FSN Florida, 7 p.m.Toronto at New York Yankees – Rogers Sportsnet/YES, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Detroit – FSN Kansas City/FSN Detroit, 7 p.m.Seattle at […]

CBS Accidentally Leaked Its SEC Schedule

Thanks to the Southern Saturday blog which happened to find this and to the Eye on Sports Media blog for linking to it, here’s the projected SEC on CBS schedule for this season. This looks like a very strong schedule. 09/13 – 3:30 p.m. – Georgia @ South Carolina (CBS HD)09/20 – 3:30 p.m. – […]

Your Labor Day Weekend Megalinks

As we head into a three day weekend, it’s time to give you your Friday megalinks. As always, we go into the Weekend Viewing Picks first. College football has already begun with some games played on Thursday. Among the highlights for Saturday, USC takes on Virginia, Michigan hosts Utah, Appalachian State visits LSU and Alabama […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 08/30/08 (All Times Eastern)

Just as I did last year, I will post College Football Viewing Picks every Friday. I get the information from Matt’s College Sports on TV Website as he updates the regional ESPN on ABC broadcasts right up until Thursday when the Alleged Worldwide Leader makes its selections for the weekend. The site is an excellent […]

Roger Ebert vs. Jay the Rat

I never thought I would ever link to Roger Ebert in this blog, but here I am, about to give you Ebert’s open letter to Jay Mariotti. I love Roger. He’s one of the best movie critics in the country and I watched his show, “Siskel & Ebert” just to see one of them rip […]

BREAKING NEWS: Big Ten Network Carves Deal with Cox

Two in one day for the Big Ten Network. While Cox Communications does not have a huge presence in the Midwest, it does have subscribers in suburban Cleveland. Here’s the announcement: Cox Launches the Big Ten Network in Ohio in Time for Buckeye Football Season PARMA, Ohio and Chicago – Cox Communications announced that it […]

BREAKING NEWS: Big Ten Network Hashes Out Deal With Mediacom

The very last hurdle for the Big Ten Network has been cleared as far as Big Cable is concerned. As Wolf Blitzer of CNN would say, “Happening now…” BTN has reached an agreement with Mediacom to have the channel appear on Mediacom systems in Iowa and Minnesota. JOINT STATEMENT FROM MEDIACOM COMMUNICATIONS AND BIG TEN […]

We Have Our Winners!

We have our winners in the Olympics Opening Ceremonies DVD giveaway. Thanks to those who e-mailed over the last 24 hours. The answers: What was the highest rated night of the Olympics and what was the final rating?Day 4 or August 12. The rating was 19.9 with a 34 share, overall 82 million people tuned […]