Monthly Archives: January 2012

The NBA on TNT Has Another Thursday Nght Doubleheader

This week on TNT, the NBA’s Network of Record will have another two games. The early game will involve the Chicago Bulls taking on the New York Knicks while the late contest will have the Los Angeles Clippers hosting the Denver Nuggets. Action begins at 8 p.m. and it concludes with Inside the NBA at […]

UFC Scores in Younger Male Demographics For Fox

UFC on Fox’s official debut last Saturday scored lower than its November special premiere, but when you look inside the numbers, Fox is happy with the ratings in the 18-34 and 18-49 categories. For advertisers, that’s what they want to hear. The final rating for the mixed martial arts tripleheader was a 2.6 with a […]

"Costas Tonight" Premieres With A Town Hall Meeting Live From the Super Bowl

One of Bob Costas’ favorite formats, the Town Hall meeting, returns with his new show on NBC Sports Network, aptly titled “Costas Tonight.” The show premieres Thursday night at 8 as Costas will have a plethora of NFL guests including Commish Roger Goodell, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft, the […]

Highlights of NBC Sports Super Bowl Conference Call

On Tuesday, NBC Sports’ Sunday Night Football crew, both on-camera and off discussed their thoughts on the upcoming game between the New England Patriots and New York Football Giants. Included in the conference call were NBC Sports Group Fearless Leader Mark Lazarus, producer Fred Gaudelli, host Bob Costas, play-by-play man Al Michaels, analyst Cris Collinsworth […]

ESPN's Super Bowl XLVI Coverage Continues Wednesday

The ESPN Family of Nets are out in force once again with TV and radio shows from Indianapolis tomorrow. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN Radio will be represented. Here’s what will be aired on the ESPN Family on Wednesday. ESPN and ESPN Radio Super Bowl XLV Programs Originating Live from Pan Am Plaza in […]

NFL Network's Super Bowl Week Day 2 Quotage Plus Day 3 Schedule

For much of the day on Wednesday, NFL Network will be live from Indianapolis airing press conferences from both the New England Patriots and New York Giants. Included in the coverage will be a live 7 hour Super Bowl Live beginning at 11 a.m. ET. Plenty of stuff to be shown on NFL Network. And […]

Mike & The Mad Dog Back Together Again… For 15 Minutes

It took the Super Bowl and Radio Row in Indianapolis to bring WFAN’s Mike Francesa and SiriusXM’s Chris Russo back together again. The duo had been together at WFAN in New York, part of the legendary Mike and the Mad Dog show fom 1989 until 2008 when Russo was lured to Sirius Satellite Radio to […]

Cranking Out Your Tuesday Links

Since late last night, I’ve been culling linkage for today. Let’s get to them. Terry Lefton and Daniel Kaplan at Sports Business Journal discuss how Indianapolis hotels are gouging customers for Super Bowl Week. Anick Jesdanun of the Associated Press reviews NBC’s online presentation of the Super Bowl for this Sunday. Sergio Non of USA […] is Live and Mobile Too

The National Football League wants you to know that is up and running. In addition, the site is now mobile-ready meaning you can access it through your cell phone and tablets. The site has video, 3-D maps of Indianapolis and the official Super Bowl guide as well as the official game program. For visitors […]

United Football League Commissioner Resigns

The United Football League which was hoping to gain fans in its three years of operation has announced that Commissioner Michael Huyghue has resigned. He has been the Commissioner since the league’s inception in 2009. The league has played with four or five teams in its three seasons. Plans for the 2012 season will be […]

NFL Pro Bowl Attracts 12.5 Million Viewers…12.5 Million????

People complain about the Pro Bowl and say they won’t watch, but when the numbers come out, especially in the last few years, the ratings show that people do indeed watch the game. According to Nielsen and the following joint press release from NBC and the National Football League, an average of 12.5 million people […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball Men’s Michigan State at Illinois — ESPN, 7 p.m. Clemson at Virginia — ESPN2, 7 p.m. Tennessee at Virginia — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Seton Hall at Marquette — Big East Network: Bright House/Cox Sports Television/CSS/MASN/SNY, 8 p.m. Wisconsin at Penn State — Big Ten Network, 8 p.m. Oklahoma State at Texas Tech — […]

ESPN's Super Bowl XLVI Coverage Continues Tuesday

ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Radio will be back at it at Pan Am Plaza in Indianapolis from its indoor studio. We have the details of its programming for tomorrow. Check it out. ESPN and ESPN Radio Super Bowl XLV Programs Originating Live from Pan Am Plaza in Indianapolis – Tuesday, Jan. 31 ESPN’s multimedia coverage […]