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35th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winners

Here’s the listing of the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. They were handed out in New York tonight to an appreciative audience at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Time Warner Center. Overall, NBC led all networks with six Emmy Awards, Fox/HBO Sports/MLB Network won 5 and ESPN received four. In an upset, Bob […]

Sunday Night Football

The 2014 NBC Sunday Night Football Schedule

The Sunday Night Football schedule is now out. As usual, it’s a blockbuster including the season opener on Thursday, September 4 with defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle hosting the Green Bay Packers in the Great Northwest. Also included in the schedule is Indianapolis at Denver as Peyton Manning faces his former team at Mile Hile […]

The Nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

The nominees are out. A few interesting developments for this year’s Emmys. In the play-by-play category, Al Michaels is noticeably absent. Marv Albert, Mike Breen, Joe Buck, Bob Costas (?) and Mike Emrick are nominees. I guess the Academy decided to put Bob in this category in addition to his customary Studio Host nomination. For […]

NBC Kicks Off Super Bowl Week with the Pro Bowl

NBC will air the last Pro Bowl on broadcast television until 2022 at least. Starting in 2015, ESPN will get the Pro Bowl every year like it used to from 1989 until 2006. Since the 2007 game, the Pro Bowl has been on broadcast TV except for 2010 when CBS relinquished the rights to ESPN. […]

CBS Sports Family of Networks to Cover Super Bowl XLVIII Like a Wet Blanket

This from the fine people at CBS Sports. With Super Bowl Week fast approaching, the various sports television networks have unveiled their plans to provide programming for the days leading up to the Big Game in New Jersey. I’ll post what you can expect to watch on CBS, ESPN and NBC’s Family of Networks today. […]

NBC Unveils its On-Air Talent Roster for the 2014 Sochi Olympics

Ok, NBC has finally set its lineup for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Sochi is a warm water city in Sochi which averages 50 degrees in February and cost over $51 billion to construct. This are a few revisions from the lineup I posted earlier this month from the NBC Sports Pressbox website. […]

NBC’s Announcers and Hosts for the 2014 Sochi Olympics

We don’t have a press release yet, but based on the information from NBC Sports’ public relations website, we’re able to cull the announcers for each sport for the 2014 Winter Olympics which will be held in Sochi, a warm weather city in Russia that averages 50 degrees in February. I’ll list the on-air commentators […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Wild Card Weekend, 01/04 & 01/05/2013

All Times Eastern Saturday, January 4 Studio and Pregame Shows NFL Matchup — ESPN2, 8:30 a.m. NFL GameDay First — NFL Network, 10 a.m. Sunday NFL Countdown — ESPN, 11 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, noon Football Night in America — NBC, 4 p.m. NFL GameDay Scoreboard — NFL Network, 7:30 p.m. NFL […]

The 7th Annual Fang’s Bites NFL TV Awards Nominees

Ok, I’ll write the Awards tonight, but in the interim, here are the nominees for the seventh annual incarnation of my NFL TV Awards. The Pat Summerall Award for Best Play-by-Play: Kenny Albert (Fox), Kevin Burkhardt (Fox), Ian Eagle (CBS), Al Michaels (NBC), Brad Nessler (NFL Network), Mike Tirico (ESPN) Best Game Analyst: Cris Collinsworth […]

NBC’s Football Night in America Quotage for Week 17 of the 2013 NFL Season

Time to finish our Sunday NFL pregame quotage for the regular season with NBC’s Football Night in America. We have one more post this evening and that will be the Wild Card Weekend playoff schedule. NOTES & QUOTES FROM “FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA” — WEEK 17 “Packers fans are going to remember that…you’re going to […]

Sunday Night Football Airs NFC East Championship Game for Season Finale

For the third straight year, NBC’s Sunday Night Football airs the NFC East Division championship game involving the Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys will host the Philadelphia Eagles in Arlington, TX. The winner will head to the playoffs and host a postseason game. The loser will go home and watch the playoffs on TV. Al […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 17 of the 2013 Season

Normally, these aren’t posted until Thursday or later as I wait for the official press releases from the networks, but as assignments began leaking out today through Twitter, we have all of the games and announcers for the double doubleheaders on CBS and Fox and of course, the Sunday Night Football game on NBC. Because […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 16 of the 2013 Season

All Times Eastern Blackout: Buffalo Sunday, December 22 NFL Viewing Maps (the506.com) DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket Channel Assignments Studio and Pregame Shows NFL Matchup — ESPN, 6:30 a.m. NFL GameDay First — NFL Network, 7 a.m. That Other Pregame Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Mike […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 15 of the 2013 Season

All Times Eastern Thursday, December 11 Studio and Pregame Shows Around the League Live — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN, 3 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m. Football Night in America: Coach’s Clicker — NBCSN, 5 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Total Access Kickoff: Thursday Night […]

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