Monthly Archives: March 2010

In The Middle of The Flood Zone

As I’m dealing with a flood in Rhode Island and while my native North Kingstown got hit with the most rain in the State, it’s not as bad as you can see in the picture below: That’s in Warwick near the Pawtuxet River and it comes courtesy of the Fox Providence site. Luckily, my town […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballMen’sNational Invitational Tournament – Ron Franklin/Bill Raftery/Fran FraschillaSemifinals Dayton vs. Mississippi – ESPN2, 7 p.m.URI vs. North Carolina – ESPN2, 9:30 p.m. Women’sNCAA Tournament – All Games on ESPN Dayton Regional Final – Bob Wischusen/Stephanie White/Rebecca LoboUConn vs. Florida State – 7:04 p.m. Kansas City Regional Final – Pam Ward/Deb Antonelli/Beth MowinsKentucky vs. Oklahoma […]

Promo for 24, Season 8, Hour 15 "Tick Tock, Mr. Bauer"

Now that we have the Dana mess taken care of and we know she’s the mole, the show has ramped up, although I want someone to kick the living tar out of Rob Weiss for killing Ethan Kanin. Well, he’s not dead, but the man is suffering a heart attack and General Brucker (the great […]

Fang's Bites Grade for 24, Season 8, Hour 14, 5 a.m. – 6 a.m.

Sequence: Helicopters comb the river and Jack and Renee get ready to go into Manhattan – A. Ortiz tells Hastings that a cab with Samir’s men left a location heading into Manhattan – B. Chloe finds the cab – A. Cole hears Arlo tell of the location – A. Dana tells Samir what’s going on […]

ESPN To Debut New Studio Shows This Saturday

In an attempt to stem ABC affiliate complaints about reduced sports programming on the weekend, ESPN will begin airing a two hour block of programming each Saturday from 4-6 p.m. ET before and after the college football season. Hannah Storm will anchor the block and introduce two programs, one will be a rotation of ESPN […]

ESPN UK To Air Monday Night Football

Thanks to its modified agreement with the NFL that gives it streaming rights in the US, ESPN can now air Monday Night Football in the UK on its owned and operated channel, appropriately named, ESPN UK. Actually it’s named ESPN in the UK, but for our purposes, it’ll be ESPN UK. It’ll air live in […]

Big Ten Network Brings You Spring Football!

One of the advantages of having your own network is being able to show what you want. MLB Network does this and so does the Big Ten Network. If you want to add basketball games, you can. If you want to show hockey games, you can. If you want to show spring football to fill […]

Versus Adds Four Games To Its NHL Schedule

Versus is tacking four games to its NHL schedule including two this week as the regular season is coming to an end and the playoff chase is heating up. I like seeing four games a week. I wish Versus did this throughout the regular season instead of just during special times. VERSUS ADDS FOUR BONUS […]

NFL Network Sets Announcing Crew for Arena Football League Games

After obtaining the rights to the Arena Football League earlier this year, NFL Network has now set its announcing lineup for AFL games this spring. The games actually start this week. Take a look at the press release and the schedule of games. NFL NETWORK NAMES ANNOUNCERS FOR ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE DEBUT Paul Burmeister & […]

Monday's Quick Links

Let’s do some linkage on this wet Monday in the Northeast. I’m building an ark and gathering animals 2×2. If you want to help, let me know. First, we have this story from the Sports Business Journal. A rare triple byline. John Ourand, Terry Lefton and Daniel Kaplan combine for a story in which ESPN […]

DirecTV Will Launch ESPN3D In Time For The World Cup

DirecTV is jumping into 3-D headfirst in July with the MLB All-Star Game, but first, it will help to launch ESPN3D in June with a slew of World Cup games. Of course, only those who own a 3-D TV set costing somewhere in the neighborhood of 80 million dollars will be able to watch it. […]

MLB Network Goes 30 Games and 30 Clubs in 30 Days in April

MLB Network has announced an ambitious Opening Month schedule carrying all 30 MLB clubs throughout the month of April. This is why you like MLB Network, it can pick up any game it wants as long as it doesn’t interfere with MLB’s other TV partners, ESPN, Fox and TBS. Perhaps down the road, MLB Network […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketballwomen’sNCAA Tournament – All Games on ESPN Memphis Regional Final – Dave O’Brien/Doris Burke/Holly RoweBaylor vs. Duke – 7:04 p.m. Sacramento Regional Final – Dave Pasch/Mary Murphy/Cara CapuanoXavier vs. Stanford – 9:07 p.m. English Premier LeagueManchester City vs. Wigan – ESPN2, 2:55 p.m. GolfPGA Tour/Arnold Palmer Invitational, final round conclusion – Golf Channel, noon […]