Monthly Archives: May 2010

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

GolfPGA Tour/Colonial Invitational, 2nd round – Golf Channel, 2 p.m. MLBAmerican LeagueBaltimore at Toronto – MASN/Rogers Sportsnet, 7 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Tampa Bay – Comcast SportsNet Chicago/Sun Sports, 7 p.m.Cleveland at New York Yankees – WKYC/YES, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Red Sox – Fox Sports Kansas City/NESN, 7 p.m.Oakland at Detroit – Comcast SportsNet […]

NESN Hires Kevin Millar As Studio Analyst

Not too surprising to see this. Kevin Millar was hired earlier this season to work as a studio analyst at MLB Network. He now joins the New England Sports Network to work pre and postgame shows for Red Sox games. KEVIN MILLAR JOINS NESN AS RED SOX STUDIO ANALYST BOSTON, MA – NESN, New England’s […]

Comcast SportsNet New England To Air WNBA Games

Comcast SportsNet New England which is sorely lacking for live game programming during the summer has some to add to the MLS New England Revolution. Starting this week, CSNNE will air 7 Connecticut Sun games sprinkled through August. Here’s your schedule. COMCAST SPORTSNET TO TELECAST CONNECTICUT SUN BASKETBALL IN HIGH DEFINITION THROUGHOUT NEW ENGLAND Mike […]

Preview of Tonight's World's Toughest Fixes on National Geographic Channel

One of my favorite shows is Nat Geo’s World’s Toughest Fixes. Tonight and next week, Sean Riley heads to Las Vegas where he’ll be helping to repair three famous locations in the city including one of my favorite places, the Stratosphere’s X-Scream. We have a preview of tonight’s show and next week’s as well. WORLD’S […]

Sports Media Weekly Podcast No. 34

After a week’s absence, the Sports Media Weekly Podcast returns with a vengeance with a super-sized edition. Keith Thibault of Sports Media Journal is back after a week’s vacation to discuss the latest sports media news with your humble blogger. In this edition, we talk about the record ratings for the NHL in the Conference […]

MLB Games On TV This Weekend

This is the weekend where Fox is experimenting with primetime baseball on Saturday night. Usually on Saturday afternoons, Fox will regionalize as many as three games. This Saturday, Joe Buck returns after a week off. He’ll have done five games out a possible seven for the season. Here’s the Fox Sports schedule and previews for […]

NBC Sports Airs Both NHL Conference Final Games This Weekend

NBC Sports will air both the NHL Eastern and Western Conference Finals this weekend. You’ll see both Games 4 of Montreal-Philadelphia and San Jose-Chicago series on separate days. Mike Emrick and Ed Olczyk will be in the booth for NBC for both games and unfortunately, America will be subjected to Pierre McGuire on ice level […]

Gathering The Thursday Linkage

Time for some linkage on this Thursday. Trying to get this in before I have to get some work done today. I’ll do as many links as I can. USA Today picks up a story from Ronald Blum of the Associated Press in which Fox Sports Ele Jefe del Mundo David Hill expects a big […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

Cycling Tour of California, Stage 5 – Versus, 5 p.m. GolfLPGA Tour/Sybase Match Play Championship – Golf Channel, 1 p.m.PGA Tour/Byron Nelson Championship, 1st round – Golf Channel, 3 p.m. MLBAmerican LeagueKansas City at Cleveland – STO, noonDetroit at Oakland – Fox Sports Detroit, 3:30 p.mToronto at Seattle – Rogers Sportsnet/FSN Northwest, 3:30 p.m.Minnesota at […]

Univeral Sports To Air Winter Olympics Special

Next Monday, Universal Sports airs a documentary on the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The Today Show’s Matt Lauer will narrate the special. Universal Sports Celebrates Great Moments of the 2010 Winter Olympics with Visions of Vancouver Premiering May 24 Documentary to feature stories of Lindsey Vonn, Shaun White, Apolo Ohno and numerous other stars […]

MLB Network To Air 2nd Annual Stand Up 2 Cancer Special

For the second year in a row, MLB Network will air the Stand Up 2 Cancer special that will air on several broadcast networks as well as a whole host of cable networks. MLB Network will be the only all-sports network that will clear time for Stand Up 2 Cancer which is one of the […]

Golf on Your Television This Week

We have the golf tournaments on Golf Channel and CBS over the last part of the week. Let’s take a look at the Golf Channel’s schedule first. Golf Channel Live Tournament Coverage: May 20-23 Top 64 Women in the World at Sybase Match Play Championship PGA TOUR Heads to Dallas for the HP Byron Nelson […]

John McEnroe To Open Tennis Academy In New York

I received this press release from good friend, Joe Favorito and I’ll post this. Famed tennis star and analyst John McEnroe has announced that he’s opening a World Class tennis academy on Randall’s Island in New York. It’ll begin operations after the US Open in September. We have a press release for you. Tennis Legend […]

Your NFL Network Schedule For Next Week

Here’s the NFL Network programming schedule for the next seven days. NFL NETWORK PROGRAMMING NOTES (5/19-5/25) SUPER BOWL XLVIII HOST ANNOUNCED LIVE ON NFL NETWORK TUESDAY, MAY 25 AT 3:00 PM ET Kurt Warner Serves as Guest Analyst for Arizona Rattlers-Iowa Barnstormers ‘Arena Football Friday’ Contest Friday at 8:00 PM ET Interviews with Cardinals WR […]