ESPN Previews Super Bowl Edition of Sunday NFL Countdown

ESPN has a four-hour edition of Sunday NFL Countdown starting at 10 a.m. ET. The show will have two sets, one from Herald Square in New York manned by Chris Berman and his band of analysts of Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Tom Jackson and Keyshawn Johnson. Suzy Kolber hosts the Countdown set at the New […]

ESPN Previews NFL Conference Championship Sunday 2014

ESPN begins its Conference Championship Sunday coverage with Sunday NFL Countdown at a special time, noon ET. Chris Berman and the gang will be live in Bristol to discuss the AFC and NFC Conference Championships. They’ll discuss a lot of Tom Brady-Peyton Manning leading up to the AFC Championship including a feature on their Saturday […]

ESPN Previews Week 6 of the 2013 NFL Season

ESPN has lots of stuff for Week 6. It has Sunday NFL Countdown, NFL Matchup, Monday Night Countdown and Monday Night Football. You can take a look at what will be covered below in black and white with a few colored logos in between. ESPN NFL Programming Update – Week 6 Sunday NFL Countdown: Robert […]

ESPN Previews Week 3 of the 2013 NFL season

Let’s see what ESPN has for us in Week 3. This spans Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown, Monday Night Football and anything else ESPN has in store for us. Check it out below. ESPN NFL Programming Update – Week 3 Sunday NFL Countdown: Tom Brady, A.J. Green, Saints Referee and more Sunday NFL Countdown […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, September 9 — 15, 2013

Well, let’s take a look at what’s ahead in the sports media for the upcoming week. It’s another busy week and we’ll preview it for you right now. TELEVISION NFL Premieres The NFL continues to dominate the week. Monday has the annual Week 1 doubleheader on ESPN with Philadelphia taking on the DC NFL Team […]

ESPN Tells Us About Its Extensive NFL Coverage for the 2013 Season

We have a 2,645-word press release from ESPN regarding its NFL coverage for the 2013 season. It not only discusses what you’ll see this season on Monday Night Football, but also its studio shows and the new analysts who have signed with the network bringing its army of NFL on-air staffers to somewhere in the […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 1 of the 2013 Season

Sunday, September 8 NFL Viewing Maps ( Pregame and Studio Shows NFL Matchup — ESPN, 6:30 a.m. NFL GameDay First — NFL Network 7 a.m. That Other Pregame Show (series premiere) — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Fox NFL Kickoff — Fox Sports 1, 10:30 a.m. (this […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, July 29 — August 4, 2013

I’ve been meaning to start a regular Monday feature and since Richard Deitsch has a weekly Monday column at and Tom Hoffarth has his Southern California Sports Calendar, I figured I would preview the upcoming week in the sports media. With a little luck, this will be a signature post on Fang’s Bites. Give […]

Some Monday Linkage

Trying to get back into the swing of things after a bad couple of weeks for this site. Been quite busy on the personal front. I hope to provide more original content for you from this point on. Some links for you as a token of appreciation for your patience. Let’s begin with John Ourand […]

ESPN Airs the 2013 Home Run Derby; Chris Berman Back to Bloviate

ESPN is back on the 2013 MLB Home Run Derby on Monday, July 15, the day before the MLB All-Star Game. The event usually does well on a night that has a minimum of sporting events. The event takes the air at 8 p.m. ET and supposedly will take two hours, but it never finishes […]

Back-to-Work Monday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage on this rainy Monday in Southern New England. It may not be raining where you are, but where I am, it’s Ark Building Time. Starting with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, we learn that ESPN’s NBA Countdown crew is expanding its reach when the NBA Finals get underway. Richard also breaks news […]

60 Minutes Sports Previews its Profile of Chris Berman and his Huge Wallet

On Wednesday, 60 Minutes Sports returns for another edition of various stories. Included in this week’s program will be a profile of golf course designer Pete Dye and a rather extensive one on ESPN’s Chris Berman. Now whether or not you like Berman is totally up to you. The man is rather polarizing. Either you […]

Nominees for 6th Annual Fang's Bites NFL TV Awards

Merry Christmas! Happy to provide you with the nominees for this year’s NFL TV Awards. Last year’s nominees ended up this way. And later, this was the result for the 2011 season. Let’s take a look at the nominees in each category. Best Play-by-Play: Ian Eagle (CBS), Kevin Harlan (CBS), Al Michaels (NBC), Brad Nessler […]

Your Week 1 NFL Viewing Guide

I hope to be doing this for you before each week of the NFL regular season and into the postseason. I’ll give you a few facts and pick a couple of games from each network to watch. So let’s give you some quick viewing facts for the very first week of the 2012 NFL season […]

Chris Berman Will Be At ESPN For A Very Long Time

Whether you like him or not, it appears that ESPN original Chris Berman will be at the network until late in the decade, almost to his 40th anniversary. It means social media will have Berman to kick around for a long time. Berman began with ESPN when it was a little cable network on September […]