Canadian Olympic Broadcast Consortium Programming For Day 3 of 2012 Olympics

Now let’s move to the Canadian Olympic Broadcast Consortium’s programming schedule for Monday. Lots of stuff on CTV, Sportsnet, TSN, RDS, V and others. Day 3 Highlights: Monday, July 30 Canada Takes on Great Britain in Women’s Basketball; British Diving Phenom Tom Daley Set to Make a Splash; USA’s Ryan Lochte Goes for More Gold […]

Canada's Olympic Broadcast Consortium Programming for Day 2 of the 2012 Olympics

Canadians will have plenty of action to watch on Sunday. Clara Hughes is back in the Summer Olympics cycling for the first time since 2000. In women’s diving, the Maple Leaf has two medal chances. Take a look at what the Olympic Broadcast Consortium has in store for Canadians on Sunday. Day 2 Highlights: Sunday, […]

The Olympics Are Here; Let's Do Some Links

Olympics start today with women’s soccer and there’s more soccer action tomorrow on the men’s side. Let’s bring you some linkage before I get distracted by the live streaming. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand reports that Erin Andrews will get some high profile NFL assignments working with the Fox Sports “A” announcing team of Joe Buck, […]

CTV To Air Olympic Opening Ceremony Live Across Canada

Here’s CTV’s press release on its plans for the Olympic Opening Ceremony. It will air pre-Opening Ceremony special at 2 p.m. ET followed by …. wait for it… the Opening Ceremony live at 4 p.m.! Yes, a network that is actually airing the event live! And it’s followed by an immediate re-airing in primetime on […]

The Thursday Linkage

So weird to have the 4th of July in the middle of the week. You get the holiday after two work days and then have two work days afterwards. Some of you have the entire week off which is good, but for me, there’s no such thing as a vacation. In fact, I haven’t had […]

Breaking Out Some Wednesday Linkage

Time for some Wednesday links. Won’t be a full set as I’ll be monitoring NBC’s Olympic conference call. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio discusses Chris Berman heading to the Monday Night Football booth for two games. Matt Yoder of Awful Announcing says national nightmare Berman in the booth is not what NFL fans want. Doug […]

Your Tuesday Linkage

Let’s do some Tuesday links. We’ll start with Matt Hayes of AOL Sporting News and he writes that the BCS is looking for a $5 billion TV deal over a decade for its new college football playoff. In the Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center, Michael Bradley says the new college football playoff still can […]

Some Thursday Links

After an outage that ruined things from Sunday through Tuesday and being busy yesterday, my goal to have links every day this week has gone out the window. However, I can get a few links out to you today. Let’s get to them. Starting with Ed Sherman from the Sherman Report who talks with ESPN […]

Olympic TV Promos From Abroad

Let’s take a look at Olympic television promos from outside the United States. I provided you with NBC’s Olympic trailer. I’ll provide you with promos from other rightsholders. This is from 9 Network in Australia. The theme for its coverage is “One Heart/Million Voices” from the band New Empire. This is not bad. The footage […]

On The 100 Day Mark To The London Olympics, Relaunches

NBC Sports Group has announced that the website has relaunched today, this being the 100 day mark to the XXX Olympic Summer Games in London. Not only will the site be updated with the latest results and news, but it will also stream live video of all Olympic events. NBC says all 32 Olympic […]

Your Monday Linkage

Back to work for many of you. Let’s get some Monday links in. Mike McCarthy at USA Today says the networks have missed a competitive Tiger Woods. Tom Weir of USA Today adds that Cleveland Cavs owner Dan Gilbert has pulled his Quicken Loans ads from Rush Limbaugh’s radio show over a budding controversy. The […]

Quick Pre-Super Bowl Links

Let’s do some Super Bowl Sunday links today. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News says media analysts are predicting another record viewership for the Super Bowl. Mike says MSG Network remains off Time Warner Cable systems for the fifth consecutive week with no agreement in sight. Kate Fagan of espnW has a look at what Super […]

Time For Our Thursday Linkage

Let’s do our linkage now. Lots of good stories. First, Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch speaks with NBC’s NFL crew on what we’ll see on Super Bowl Sunday. Richard’s latest Media Circus podcast is up and his guest this week is NBC’s Cris Collinsworth who will call Sunday’s game with Al Michaels. Good on Jason McIntyre […]

Bringing Out Friday Megalinks

The last few Fridays, I haven’t been able to provide you with the megalinks. I have to do some today otherwise you’ll stop visiting me. We begin as always with the Weekend Viewing Picks and there are quite a few for this snowy weekend in Southern New England. Now to your links. National Michael Hiestand […]

Back With The Friday Megalinks

Due to a crazy schedule for most of this week and then having a medical procedure done yesterday, I have not been able to blog like I’ve wanted to. Links have been scarce, but I’m available to do them now and hopefully, won’t be interrupted. Your Weekend Viewing Picks have your sports and entertainment programming […]

Let’s Do Some Monday Links

Time for some links. I expect press releases galore today announcing NFL ratings news so before they come fast and furious, I’ll do some linkage. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand says the NFL and its TV partners handled their 9/11 tributes yesterday as best as they could. Scott Woolley at writes that cable operators are […]

Some Sunday Linkage

I wasn’t able to link yesterday due to some personal commitments. I’ll be doing some today. Mike McCarthy of USA Today says ESPN yanked teams with anti-Semitic names from its fantasy football leagues. Daniel Riley of GQ speaks with the best baseball announcer of all-time, Vin Scully about his greatest calls. John Eggerton of Broadcasting […]