Monthly Archives: September 2010

ESPN 30 for 30 DVD Gift Set, Volume 1 To Be Released in December

The critically acclaimed ESPN 30 for 30 documentary series is coming out on DVD just in time for the holiday shopping season. On December 7, the first half of the series will be released on six DVD’s. In this set includes King’s Ransom, The Band That Wouldn’t Die, June 17th, 1994 among others. Included will […]

SI.com and Turner Sports Team Up For New Video Series

Starting on Friday, Sports Illustrated and Turner Sports will team up for a new video series that will be seen at SI.com. It will involve various broadcasters who will discuss the latest news in the sports they cover, plus go in-depth on current issues. This sounds quite interesting and has some good potential. The good […]

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Goes 3-D, Not Once, But Twice

This just in, CBC is jumping on the 3-D bandwagon in a big way. Two Hockey Night in Canada games will be produced in the format, one the traditional Montreal Canadiens-Toronto Maple Leafs rivalry on December 11 and the outdoor Heritage Classic in Calgary on February 20. We have the press release from CBC Sports. […]

Packers-Bears Becomes 5th Most Watched Program in US Cable TV History

Is Monday Night Football a cable TV success? Is the Pope Catholic? Staggering numbers for MNF on ESPN for the Packers-Bears game. It helps the game went down to the final seconds, plus you had both teams undefeated. The Bears are an attraction for the NFL and when Chicago does well, it normally gets very […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

CONCACAF Champions LeagueSeattle vs. Marathon – Fox Soccer Channel, 10 p.m. FIBA Women’s World ChampionshipAustralia vs. United States – NBA TV, 2 p.m. MLBAmerican LeagueSeattle at Texas – FSN Northwest/Fox Sports Southwest, 2 p.m.Oakland at Anaheim – Comcast SportsNet California/Fox Sports West, 3:30 p.m.Detroit at Cleveland – Fox Sports Detroit/STO, 4 p.m.Baltimore at Tampa Bay […]

CBS Hits With Alabama-Arkansas on Saturday

Final ratings are in for the SEC on CBS and unlike ABC which is experiencing a downward trend for its first four weeks of college football action, CBS garnered its highest ratings in 11 years for an SEC broadcast. It’s also the highest regular season afternoon college football telecast since 2003. Let’s take a look […]

Four NFL Network Releases

I’m going to combine four NFL Network releases into one post. Saves you from getting hit with four notices on your Twitter timelines or your RSS fees and it also allows you to see what I see in the Fang’s Bites inbox. Starting with what you’ll see on NFL Replay tonight. NFL REPLAY TO “ENCORE” […]

NBC’s Ratings For Jets-Dolphins Tops Primetime Programming

For the third week in a row, Sunday Night Football won the primetime ratings for the night and the week. And the average viewership for the first three weeks of the NFL season is the highest since Monday Night Football on ABC back in 1996. It’s quite good. Now the final ratings for SNF are […]

Bringing You Tuesday Links

I give you some linkage on this Tuesday. Finished some paperwork and now it’s time for the links on this date. First, Michael Hiestand of USA Today looks at NBC going with tape delayed coverage of the Ryder Cup all day Saturday. Ten hours of taped golf. That’s just great. I can see people looking […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

CONCACAF Champions LeagueToronto FC vs. Real Salt Lake – Fox Soccer Channel, 8 p.m. FIBA Women’s World ChampionshipUSA vs. Belarus – NBA TV, 2 p.m. MLBAmerican LeagueBaltimore at Tampa Bay – MASN2/Sun Sports, 7 p.m.Detroit at Cleveland – Fox Sports Detroit/STO, 7 p.m.New York Yankees at Toronto – MLB Network/WWOR/Rogers Sportsnet, 7 p.m.Red Sox at […]

Two Golf Channel Announcements

We have a couple of Golf Channel press releases. One involving Ryder Cup coverage and the other focusing on the new season of Big Break which premieres on Wednesday. Let’s give you the Ryder Cup release first since coverage begins on Tuesday. Golf Channel has the Ryder Cup Covered Nearly 20 Hours of News Coverage […]

NBA TV Quotage On Media Day

With today being Media Day across the NBA, we have quotage from an NBA TV special from earlier today. Notes from NBA TV’s Coverage of NBA Media Day – Monday, September 27, 2010 ****    ****    ****    **** NBA Game Time: Media Day Matt Winer, Chris Webber and Craig Sager Webber on Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo […]

Jeremy Roenick Joins Battle of the Blades As A Judge

This just seems like a natural fit for Jeremy Roenick. The man who did a great job during the Olympics and Stanley Cup Final for NBC now becomes a permanent judge joining the very lovely choreographer Sandra Bezic as a fixture on the show. Battle of the Blades pairs former hockey players with current and […]

The New NHL On Versus Promo

Thanks to Puck Daddy and Puck The Media for this video. Versus has released its NHL Season Premiere promo and it’s very good. It has Mike Emrick talking about the excitement of the start of the 2010-11 campaign. Versus begins the season with a gaggle of games on October 7.

Preview of ESPN 30 for 30: Into the Wind

On Tuesday, ESPN will air a documentary directed by two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and Ezra Holland on one of the Greatest Canadians Terry Fox. You might be familiar with his story. Fox was diagnosed with cancer and decided that he would try to raise $1 for every Canadian for cancer research and start the […]

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