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The 7th Annual Fang’s Bites College Football TV Awards

The fact that this is the 7th time that these awards have been handed out shows that your humble blogger has been doing this for a long time. With that said, it’s time to look at the best and worst in college football broadcasting in 2013. There’s been a lot of moments to consider. Let’s […]

Army-Navy Flat For CBS

The 114th Army-Navy game received a decent rating for CBS. Putting the game away from the conference championships and on its own day has worked. The annual Armed Forces game received a 4.2 rating and a 9 share. It’s up 2% from last year’s game. ARMY-NAVY MARCHES ON WITH HIGHEST RATING IN 14 YEARS CBS […]

CBS Airs Army-Navy Game; CBS Sports Network Airs “March On” Special

Saturday ends the college football regular season as Army takes on Navy for the 114th time. The game takes place at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. CBS will carry the game live at 3 p.m. Uncle Verne Lundquist will call the game with Gary Danielson. Tracy Wolfson will be the sideline reporter. College Football Today […]

SEC on CBS Rules College Football on Television for the 5th Straight Year

For the 5th straight year, the SEC on CBS is the highest-rated regular season college football package on sports television. The games averaged a 4.5 rating with a 10 share. In addition, three SEC on CBS games were the highest-rated college football contests of the 2013 season. Nice bookends for CBS as the SEC Championship […]

Fox to Air the Cotton Bowl on January 3, 2014

Fox Sports’ college football season will end with the Cotton Bowl on Friday night, January 3, 2014. It’ll pit old rivals Missouri, now in the SEC, against Oklahoma State which remained in the Big 12. Gus Johnson, Charles Davis and Kristina Pink will be at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX. The Fox College Saturday crew […]

2013-14 College Football Bowl Games

The schedule is courtesy of Matt’s College Sports. I’ll add announcing assignments as they become availableAll announcing assignments have been updated. All times are Eastern. Here’s the grid. Saturday, December 21, 2013 Game Network Coverage Notes Announcers Time New Mexico Bowl Colorado St. vs. Washington St. ESPN/ESPN Radio University Stadium Albuquerque, NM ESPN: Mark Jones/Brock […]

Fox Sports Scores with Big Ten Championship

On Saturday, a close Big Ten Championship between the Michigan State Spartans and the Ohio State Buckeyes which saw Sparty spoiling the Buckeyes chances at the BCS Championship Game gave Fox a primetime win on Saturday. The network received a very good 7.9 rating with a 14 share. Viewership averaged a very good 13.9 million […]

CBS Sports Airs a Unique College Football Championship Doubleheader

CBS will air the SEC Championship Game as usual today. But in a first, it will air the Mountain West Championship and not immediately following the SEC. You’ll get a rest in between the SEC Championship and Mountain West games. The SEC Championship will air live from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta at 4 p.m. […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 12/05 — 12/07/2013

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Thursday, December 5 Studio and Pregame Shows CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. ESPNU All Access: Auburn Football — ESPNU, 4 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN2, 5 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 7 p.m. […]

ESPN/ABC Marks College Football Championship Week with Five Championship Games

We are now in Championship Week for college football. Several conferences will have championship games and the ESPN Family of Networks will carry five such games this week. The ESPN Family college football schedule is highlighted by the ACC Championship on ABC and the Pac-12 Championship on ESPN. In addition, the networks will air the […]

Iron Bowl Draws Second Highest SEC on CBS Overnight Rating of the 2013 Season

Saturday’s Iron Bowl rivalry game between Alabama and Auburn drew very good numbers for the Columbia Broadcasting System. CBS saw an 8.6 overnight rating with an 18 share. That’s up a whopping 291% for last year’s Iron Bowl which resulted in a blowout and saw a low 2.2/5. Thankfully, a close game and a wild […]

Some Sunday Sports Media Thoughts

Let’s do a few thoughts today in this last day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. First, some thoughts and prayers to the victims and families who were in the Metro North train derailment in the Bronx in New York. Four people lost their lives and scores more were injured. This holiday weekend won’t be the […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 11/28 — 11/30/2013

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing assignments courtesy of Your Eye on the Sports Sky and Air Thursday, November 28 Pregame Show Fox College Thursday — Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m. 4 p.m. Stillman at Alabama State — ESPNU (Mark Neely/Jay Walker) 7:30 p.m. Texas Tech at Texas — Fox Sports […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 11/21 — 11/23/2013

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy of Your Eye on the Sports Sky and Air Thursday, November 21 Studio and Pregame Shows College Football Live — ESPN, 7 p.m. Fox College Thursday — Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m. Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Inside College […]

A Few Tuesday Links

After a whirlwind in the sports media world, things have been slowing down and maybe that’s a good thing. So in lieu of constantly posting press releases, I provide some linkage on this Tuesday. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch looks at NBC’s approach for the Sunday night game between Denver and New England. In Sports Business […]

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