Monthly Archives: November 2009

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 11, 11/22/09

NFL Gameday Morning – NFL Network, 10 a.m.The NFL Today – CBS, noon 1 p.m.CBS Coverage MapBuffalo at Jacksonville – Bill Macatee/Steve BeuerleinCleveland at Detroit – Don Criqui/Randy CrossIndianapolis at Baltimore – Greg Gumbel/Dan DierdorfPittsburgh at Kansas City – Ian Eagle/Rich Gannon Fox Coverage MapAtlanta at New York Giants – Kenny Albert/Daryl Johnston/Tony SiragusaNew Orleans […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 11/21/09, All Times Eastern

College Gameday live from Tucscon, AZ – ESPN, 10 a.m. noonOhio State at Michigan – ABC Louisville at South Florida – Big East Network Maine at New Hampshire – Comcast SportsNet New England/Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic Minnesota at Iowa – ESPNNorth Carolina at Boston College – ESPN2Duke at Miami (FL) – ESPNU Maryland at Florida State […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball Coaches vs. Cancer Classic3rd Place Game/Ohio State vs. Cal – ESPN2, 5 p.m.Championship/Syracuse vs. North Carolina – ESPN2, 7:20 p.m. Puerto Rico Tip-OffConsolation/Georgia Tech vs. George Mason – ESPNU, 1 p.m.Semifinal/Dayton vs. Villanova – ESPNU, 3:30 p.m.Semifinal/Ole Miss vs. Kansas State – ESPNU, 8:30 p.m. Toledo at Michigan State – Big Ten Network, […]

Thursday Night Football Quotage

Nice of the NFL to send this quotage from tonight’s Miami-Carolina game within minutes of the finish of the broadcast. That’s efficient! Thursday Night Football Telecast NotesPlay-by-Play: Bob Papa Analyst: Matt Millen Quotes from Miami Dolphins vs. Carolina Panthers Nov. 19, 2009 on NFL Network FINAL: DOLPHINS 24, PANTHERS 17 FIRST HALF: “It all starts […]

Some Late Thursday Links

I am seeing some stories for Friday, but I’ll leave those for the megalinks. I can provide you with a few links before closing my eyes for the night. Staci D. Kramer of notes that Fox Sports Net is softly launching local versions of its websites to rival the local sites offered by Comcast […]

One More National Geographic Expedition Week Special

National Geographic has announced the discovery of five ancient crocodiles and this development will be part of a new special on crocs called, “When Crocodiles Ate Dinosaurs”. As usual, with our National Geographic Channel previews, we have a program description and some videos for you. EXPEDITION WEEK: When Crocs Ate Dinosaurs Saturday, November 21 at […]

Michelle Wie Drives Golf Channel to Good Ratings

Michelle Wie’s win in the LPGA’s Lorena Ochoa Invitational, her first career Tour win, sent Golf Channel to new ratings heights for women’s golf. Wie’s win on Sunday gave Golf Channel its second highest ratings for an LPGA round this year. Wie’s Win Pulls Top Rating for GOLF CHANNEL and LPGA Tour ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. […]

Programming for Next Week

Well, I have some releases for next week. And starting on Sunday, Tennis Channel airs live matches from the season ending ATP World Tour Finals live from London. Tennis Channel will have the entire tournament including the singles and doubles finals on November 29. This is something I look forward to watching every morning. TENNIS […]

Quotage Releases

I have two releases that contain quotage. First, from NFL Network, we have a transcript of various statements NFL Commish Roger Goodell made tonight before the Miami-Carolina game announcing the Player Advisory Forum to be headed up by former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Discusses New NFL Player Advisory Forum Tonight […]

Previews of Weekend Programming

I’ve given you the college football and NFL previews. Let’s give you previews of other weekend programming. NBC Sports airs plenty of figure skating and will air Skate Canada this weekend. SKATE CANADA COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS & UNIVERSAL SPORTS THIS WEEKEND FROM KITCHENER, ONTARIOUniversal Sports to Provide Coverage Throughout the CompetitionNEW YORK – Nov. […]

NFL Previews for Week 11

We go to the NFL TV partners and what they’ll be discussing on their pregame shows as well as the storylines they’ll be covering over the weekend. Beginning with ESPN and the features you’ll see on the pregames shows on Sunday and Monday. ESPN’s Weekend and Monday NFL Studio Features ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown will […]

College Football Previews for Week 12

Let’s post some college football previews. Usually I do this on Friday night, but I have some time tonight so I’m doing this a night early. Starting with Fox Sports Net and its SEC Gridiron Live program complete with predictions. SEC Gridiron LIVE – Week Twelve They Said It: Randy Cross on the Philips HD […]

My Take on The Top 25 Football Announcers

Lists by publications are made to stir debate and also give them a bit of publicity. The list that was published today by The Sporting News and sister publication Sports Business Daily/Sports Business Journal certainly does that. Already, I’m a bit perturbed that college and NFL announcers are mixed together as are play-by-play callers and […]

Your Thursday Links

The stuff is hitting the fan work wise so I’m doing these links now while I can. I may not be able to do the megalinks on Friday. Keep your Twitter and RSS feeds updated. USA Today’s Michael McCarthy writes about the NFL trying to crack down on extended tailgating in hopes of curbing drunkenness. […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball Puerto Rico TipoffQuarterfinal, George Mason vs. Villanova – ESPNU, 2 p.m.Quarterfinal, Indiana vs. Ole Miss – ESPN2, 5 p.m. Charleston ClassicQuarterfinal, UNC-Wilmington vs. Penn State – ESPNU, 4 p.m.Quarterfinal, LaSalle vs. South Carolina – ESPNU, 9:30 p.m. Coaches vs. Cancer ClassicSemifinal, Syracuse vs. Cal – ESPN2, 7 p.m.Semifinal, North Carolina vs. Ohio State […]

Late Night Linkage

It’s been quite some time since I have done late night links. Usually, I reserve late night for posting the press releases, but since I still don’t have a TV and there was a minimal amount of sports that I wanted to see, I was quite productive posting the release earlier tonight so I can […]

Sports Media Weekly Podcast No. 10

This week, the podcast that is co-hosted by yours truly and Southeastern New England media mogul Keith Thibault of Sports Media Journal explores a whole host of topics. For the entire half hour, our guest is Tom Hoffarth, sports media writer of the Los Angeles Daily News. Among the topics we discuss are Jon Gruden’s […]

National Geographic Channel Programming for Next Few Days

If you’ve been watching National Geographic Channel this week, then you know it’s Expedition Week, where programs have been exploring recent discoveries and major expeditions. I have a preview DVD set of the entire week of programming and it’s been tremendous to watch. Plus, you learn a few things in a very entertaining way. Let’s […]

More Wednesday Press Releases

We keep getting the releases at Fang’s Bites and that’s a good thing for you. I enjoy posting them. Let’s begin with ESPN and its coverage of the college basketball holiday tournaments and something the network likes to call “Feast Week” during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Men’s College Basketball: Extensive Coverage of Tournaments & Start […]

Some Wednesday Press Releases

I have a few press releases to provide you. A couple of quotage releases and a two other general releases for you are on the docket for this particular post. Then if all goes well, I might do a late night links session. I haven’t done one in a very long while. First, we have […]