Monthly Archives: January 2011

ESPN Family of Networks College Basketball Games For 2/3 Through 2/6/11

Yup, we have your college basketball games for this weekend including where College GameDay is headed. Men’s College Basketball: No. 1 Ohio St. Twice & College GameDay at No. 11 Kentucky at No. 23 Florida ESPN’s upcoming men’s college basketball schedule includes two telecasts involving undefeated No. 1 Ohio State and College GameDay at No. […]

ESPN & ESPN Radio Live Schedule From Fort Worth For Tuesday

Day 2 of Super Bowl Week for ESPN begins once again with Mike & Mike in the Morning on ESPN2 and ESPN Radio. And you have a whole slew of live programming from Sundance Square in Fort Worth. Hannah Storm also joins the fray hosting Media Day from Cowboys Stadium with Darren Woodson. Check out […]

Golf Channel Welcomes NBC Personalities To Morning Drive

To celebrate the marriage of Comcast and NBC, Golf Channel’s Morning Drive show will welcome several NBC on-air personalities to its airwaves. People from CNBC and NBC Sports will be guests on the show co-hosted by the arrogant Erik Kuselias and Gary Williams. I haven’t seen the show since it premiered and until Kuselias is […]

CBC Sees Great Ratings for NHL All-Star Weekend

This was a great weekend for the NHL All-Star Weekend on both TSN and CBC. Canada’s public network had the NHL All-Star SuperSkills Competition and the All-Star Game. Both events garnered record ratings. Just under 2.4 million Canadians watched the All-Star Game. We have the official press release from CBC Sports. 2011 NHL ALL-STAR GAME […]

ESPN 2011 BracketBusters Field Is Set

ESPNU announced the teams that will take part in the 9th annual BracketBusters event. It’s now expanded to a three day event. Eleven games will be played involving mid-Major teams that hope to make an impression on the NCAA Tournament Committee in March. Let’s take a look at the field. ESPN BracketBusters: 11 Games, Teams […]

ESPN on ABC Gets Good Overnight Rating for Celtics-Lakers

For yesterday’s late NBA game on ABC, the network received a 5.0 overnight rating for the glamor matchup between the Boston Celtics and defending champions, Los Angeles Lakers. Pretty good and the it’s ties the highest rated non-Christmas Day NBA game on the network. Celtics/Lakers Delivers 5.0 Overnight Rating; Ties Highest Rating for Non-Christmas NBA […]

Comcast SportsNet in Philly & DC to Celebrate Black History Month

Got releases from both Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic over their programming throughout February which is Black History Month. Both regional sports networks will air special programming and have features to celebrate the history of African-Americans and note their contribute to sport in both areas. First, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia’s release. COMCAST SPORTSNET CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY […]

Fox To Air “Road To The Super Bowl”

It’s an annual part of Super Bowl Weekend, the NFL Films-produced “Road To The Super Bowl” program which usually airs on the network broadcasting the Big Game. This year, Fox will have it and it’s scheduled to air on Sunday at noon Eastern time. We have details in this release from the National Football League. […]

NFL Crows About Pro Bowl Ratings

Just as Fox crowed about its Pro Bowl ratings, the NFL is doing so as well. Again, the ratings were 7.7 with a 12 share. The total viewership added up to 13.4 million people on average making last night’s game the most watched in 14 years. 2011 PRO BOWL MOST WATCHED  NFL ALL-STAR GAME IN […]

Urban Meyer Joins ESPN As College Football Analyst

He retired last year only to return for one more year and then retire once again. This time, Urban Meyer won’t be returning to coaching, at least for the foreseeable future. The former Utah and Florida coach joins ESPN to become a game and studio analyst. Meyer will contribute to College GameDay as well as […]

HBO To Re-Air “Lombardi” Documentary This Week

One good thing about HBO is that if you miss the original airing of a program, you have multiple chances to see it. This week, the critically-acclaimed documentary, “Lombardi” which originally aired in December returns for five re-airings. The doc will be shown twice this week on HBO, three more times on HBO2. HBO SPORTS® […]

ESPN Announces New ESPN Radio iPhone App

Just out today is the latest version of the ESPN Radio iPhone mobile app. It means you can listen to your favorite ESPN Radio shows without a radio. In addition, you can hear podcasts as well as local radio SportsCenters. It’s all on the iPhone app. New ESPN Radio iPhone App:  Unprecedented Personalization and Social […]

Westwood One Announces Its Crew For Super Bowl XLV

The NFL-related releases keep rolling in. Westwood One Radio tells us that Kevin Harlan will call his first Super Bowl for a national audience this Sunday. He’ll be joined by Boomer Esiason in the booth and James Lofton and Mark Malone on the sidelines. Also joining Westwood One for Super Bowl Sunday will be Jim […]

Sirius XM Announces Coverage Plans for Super Bowl XLV

The official satellite radio partner of the National Football League has announced coverage plans including international broadcasts of the Super Bowl. In addition to the multiple language broadcasts (14 in all or XIV in Super Bowl vernacular), we have special Super Bowl-themed programming as well as Mad Dog Radio broadcasting live from Radio Row at […]

Today’s Viewing Schedule For NFL Network

This is what we have for you today on NFL Network as it starts its Super Bowl Week coverage in earnest. NFL NETWORK & NFL.COM SUPER BOWL XLV PROGRAMMING NOTES – MONDAY, JAN. 31 Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year Award Announced on NFL Network’s NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl at 7:00 […]