Monthly Archives: May 2009

Wednesday Night Linkfest

Ok, I’m finally doing links for you. I was busy today. First, I was at the dentist’s office having a temporary crown placed on a back tooth. Then I got to the office around midday and immediately started working plus I’m still organizing a move. So I have that to deal with plus I’m trying […]

Nuggets-Lakers Sets A Ratings Record Again!

The NBA Western Conference Finals seems to have struck a chord with sports fans. Here’s ESPN’s press release. Nuggets/Lakers Game 4 – Most-Viewed NBA Game Ever on Cable Most-Viewed Cable Telecast of the Year; ESPN’s Most-Viewed Basketball Telecast ESPN’s exclusive telecast of the NBA Western Conference Finals Game 4 between the Los Angeles Lakers and […]

NFL Commish Goodell Speaks About Comcast Deal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will meet the media and talk about the league’s long-term deal to put the NFL Network on Comcast’s digital basic tier. He’ll speak at about 12:30 p.m. I’ll monitor. If there’s anything earthshattering, I’ll put it up here. If not, I’ll wait for the press release and post it when it […]

MLB Network Announces Live Game Schedule Through June

MLB Network has sent us a release announcing its Thursday and Saturday Night Baseball through June. This includes a Yankees-Red Sox matchup and the annual Civil Rights Game. MLB NETWORK ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE OF LIVE GAMES THROUGH JUNE Games to air on “Thursday Night Baseball” and “Saturday Night Baseball” Saturday coverage to include Gillette Civil Rights […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

MLB American LeagueToronto at Red Sox – TSN2/NESN, 7 p.m.Baltimore at New York Yankees – MASN/WWOR, 7 p.m.Oakland at Tampa Bay – Comcast SportsNet California/Sun Sports, 7 p.m.Texas at Detroit – KDFI/Fox Sports Detroit, 7 p.m.Cleveland at Kansas City – STO/Fox Sports Kansas City, 8 p.m.Minnesota at Chicago White Sox – Fox Sports North/Comcast SportsNet […]

ESPN Odds and Ends

And I have some ESPN releases. Crazy day today. It all started around 9:25 this morning when Comcast and NFL Network announced an agreement and it hasn’t stopped since. I may have to work through lunch break. Insane. Three ESPN-centric releases and let’s go over the first one. This one deals with Mike Tirico leaving […]

ESPNU Carriage News

Two pieces of news for ESPNU. First, Comcast which seems to be picking up sports networks left and right this week, is adding ESPNU and broadband carrier ESPN360. ESPNU will be added to Comcast’s Southern systems in time for college football season and the beginning of the SEC package. Here’s the release: COMCAST ADDS ESPNU […]

ABC's 2009-10 Primetime Schedule

Announced today in the midst of the craziness of the Comcast/NFL Network agreement and an ESPN upfront presentation today, ABC announced its primetime schedule for next season. MONDAY: 8:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars (two-hours) 10:00 p.m. Castle TUESDAY: 8:00 p.m. Shark Tank 9:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars the Results Show 10:00 p.m. The […]

Joint Comcast and NFL Press Release on Agreement

This is the official joint press release from Comcast and NFL Network on the long-term agreement. Comcast and National Football League Reach Long-Term Carriage Agreement for NFL Network Philadelphia and New York – May 19, 2009 Comcast Corporation and the National Football League announced today that they have reached a new, long-term agreement regarding carriage […]

Press Release Leftovers

I forgot to post these press releases last night as I was so focused on the 2 hour 24 finale. So I’ll post these now and free up some space in the Fang’s Bites inbox. TNT says the ratings for Game 7 of Magic-Celtics was the most watched second round NBA playoffs game in cable […]

Fang's Bites' Grade for 24, Season 7, Hour 24, 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Opening Sequence: Chloe is having trouble finding out the transmission – A. Kim tells Renee they don’t have much time – A. Jack squeezes through an opening into a garage and tries to break out by using a taxi – A. Tony finds him and starts shooting – A. Tony uses a forklift to open […]

Fang's Bites' Grade for 24, Season 7, Hour 23, 6 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Opening Sequence: Olivia meets with the Deputy Attorney General investigating Jonas Hodges’ death – B. President Taylor meets with the Cabinet – B. President Taylor tells the Cabinet that “The Group” is ready for another attack – A. Jack is with Tony as he’s being transported and Cara instructs him to get ready to break […]

The Official Fox/MLB World Series Announcement

Here’s the official joint announcement from Fox Sports and Major League Baseball on the earlier start times for the World Series. It begins this year. Actually, it begins when Fox airs the American League Championship Series. Here’s the announcement. FOX AND MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TO MOVE UP START TIMES FOR WORLD SERIES AND AMERICAN LEAGUE […]

Monday Afternoon Links

I wasn’t expecting to do afternoon linkage, but there are enough to do them for you. Plus, I need to pay full attention to the season finale of 24 tonight. MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann shares a story on his MLB blog that Vin Scully almost became the Voice of the Yankees in the mid-1960′s. Amazing. John […]