I’ll provide some more linkage tonight. Sorry about the lack of posting during the day, but until my laptop gets fixed, I’ll be doing more blogging at night. My apologies.
The Sports Media Watch says the NFL did not draw great numbers in primetime for Week 12.
Linda Moss of Multichannel News writes that Nielsen might have overstated overall ratings for the NFL Network cablecast of the Jets-Patriots game, but at the same time, understated viewership on three local stations carrying the game. What?
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving is fast becoming a turkey of a telecast.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News talks about the birth of the Cowboys Salvation Army Halftime show which you’ll see again on Thanksgiving Day.
Multichannel News says ESPN won the cable primetime ratings by a razor thin margin.
When I saw a blurb for this column on Fox Sports.com, I knew I should have put it in this afternoon’s links, but I was so eager to get off my slow computer, that I ignored it and it’s now become the talk of the blogosphere. It’s Jason Whitlock of the Kansas City Star ripping ESPN for its inattention to Ball State. Good take no prisoners column from Jason.
KSL-TV in Salt Lake City, Utah says the mtn. saw a ratings surge for BYU-Utah last Saturday.
Diane Pucin of the Los Angeles Times says the 76 Classic will be played in Anaheim in front of a host of empty seats this holiday weekend, but ESPN could care less.
Roger van der Horst of the Raleigh News & Observer has the times and channels for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell feels two ads featuring Maria Sharapova and Paula Creamer are too made up.
Joe Favorito says in times of trouble, minor league baseball can be a great source of innovation and affordable entertainment.
Tim Lemke of the Washington Times was surprised to hear that Microsoft dumped LeBron James as an endorser of Windows Vista because he did not know a deal existed in the first place.
Steve Lepore of the Puck The Media blog remembers when Owen Nolan had a hat trick during the 1997 NHL All-Star Game on Fox. I liked Fox’s coverage of the NHL, but I did hate that blue puck.
Curt Schilling announces that he’s moving his blog from his 38 Pitches site to WEEI.com. Interesting.
That’s it for now. I could be back on Thanksgiving morning with some quick links. Have a great Thanksgiving and enjoy your holiday.