Monthly Archives: August 2009

Erin Andrews to Cry on Oprah's Shoulder on 9/11

The date is correct. On the 8th anniversary of 9/11, Erin Andrews will be making her first comments about the infamous hotel tape to Oprah Winfrey. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch broke the story late this afternoon. Erin returns to ESPN for Thursday Night Football this week where she will be on the sidelines for the […]

Only Place to See This Week's NFL Exhibition Games is NFL Network

With CBS, ESPN, Fox and NBC finished with their NFL exhibition game schedules, the only place to see any of this coming week’s games is on the NFL Network. It will air three live games including the Cowboys at Minnesota on Friday, but I doubt you’ll see Brett Favre in that game. Here’s the schedule […]

Giving You The Monday Links

Time to do the links today. Once again, I ask if you could be so kind to donate to the Fang’s Bites TV fund. Trying to get two HD sets in time for the NFL season. Even if I can get half of the $1,200 target, that would be fine. So far, I’ve raised $66 […]

Chicago-Denver Gets Good Ratings for NBC

Last night’s intriguing Bears-Broncos game signaling the return of former Denver QB Jay Cutler to the Mile High City gave NBC a primetime win on Sunday night, but also gave the NFL its highest exhibition overnight ratings in five years. “NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” SCORES BEST NFL PRESEASON OVERNIGHT IN 5 YEARSSunday Night Football Dominates […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

MLB American LeagueTampa Bay at Detroit – Fox Sports Florida/Fox Sports Detroit, 1 p.m.New York Yankees at Baltimore – YES/MASN, 7 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Minnesota – Comcast SportsNet Chicago/Fox Sports North, 8 p.m.Toronto at Texas – Rogers Sportsnet/Fox Sports Southwest, 8 p.m.Anaheim Angels at Seattle – Fox Sports West/FSN Northwest, 10 p.m.Kansas City at […]

The Playmaker Joins NFL Network and So Does Stacey Dales!

The fact that Michael Irvin, the Playmaker was joining NFL Network has been reported everywhere from the Dallas Morning News to O Globo in Rio de Janeiro. But to have Fang’s Bites fave Stacey Dales as a co-host of the expanded NFL Gameday Morning? That’s a surprise and welcome in these parts as well. After […]

US Open TV Schedule

This is the schedule for the US Open. It used to be simple. USA Network with the weekday sessions from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and the night sessions starting from 7:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. CBS would take over the weekends from 11:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. USA would have the night sessions. Now […]

Mad Men Sneak Peek, Episode 304 "The Arrangements"

Well, I’ve read the tweets about tonight’s episode, how the Campbells danced the Charleston and how Joan made playing the accordion sexy, plus she sang in French. I wish I could have seen that (yes, I know iTunes leaked the episode early, but I missed it), but you know the story of my broken TV’s […]

Clip of Plax Speaking to E:60

Here’s a clip of former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress speaking with Jeremy Schaap for tomorrow’s E:60. This clip has already aired on SportsCenter and Monday Night Countdown. In this clip, Plaxico explains how his gun went off on the night that changed his life. You can follow along with this transcription from […]

Mad Men Sneak Peek, Episode 303 "My Old Kentucky Home"

Because I don’t have a TV, I wasn’t able to watch last night’s episode and forgot to post the sneak peek for next week’s show. Thankfully, it’s available online so I can catch up later, but still, it would be nice to watch it as it airs “live” on the East Coast. Here’s your peek […]

Golf Channel Programming for This Week

I wanted to get this up before it gets outdated. This is Golf Channel’s release for original programming this week. COMING UP ON GOLF CHANNEL… Aug. 24-30, 2009 Palmer’s Legacy Featured on Golf in America Season Finale Golf Central on the Road at The Barclays Original Programming Premieres and Highlights (All times eastern) Golf in […]

Plax Speaks to E:60

In a big get for ESPN, former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress will speak to Jeremy Schaap for tomorrow’s edition of E:60. Excerpts of the interview begin airing on SportsCenter tonight. Former Giants Wide Receiver Plaxico Burress Speaks Exclusively to E:60 Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. ET; Excerpts to Debut on SportsCenter, […]

Get Ready for Tennis Channel's Coverage of the US Open

Tennis Channel is also getting ready for cover the US Open and its programming will begin at 11 a.m., two hours before ESPN2 begins its daily coverage. As with the other Grand Slams, Bill Macatee will be involved in the US Open for Tennis Channel. And add former ESPN SportsCenter and current Entertainment Tonight reporter […]

Get Ready for ESPN2's Coverage of the US Open

For the last 25 years, we’ve been treated to USA Network’s coverage of the US Open. It was quite a joy to watch, however, the only problem was that when streaming online coverage became prevalent, USA only streamed its Labor Day coverage because of WWE commitments and because the matches were seen on CNBC for […]

NFL Network To Debut New Show with A New Analyst

Coming up next month, NFL Network will premiere a new studio show featuring analysts Steve Mariucci and Jim Mora, host Charles Davis and newly hired Mike Martz. The NFL Network has just announced the hiring of Martz, former coach of the St. Louis Rams and offensive coordinator for the Lions. Here’s the announcement. “THE NFL […]