Saying Goodbye to Dave

As David Letterman leaves the airwaves, people have been lining to say goodbye. Whether it’s at the iconic Ed Sullivan Theater which has been the home to the Late Show since 1993 or online or in articles, people have been showing their support to Letterman who has been on the air hosting a show in […]

Thursday’s Sports Media Notebook — 01/15/2015

Let’s do a notebook for this Thursday. NEWS NBC held a big press conference on Wednesday at its World Headquarters in Rockefeller Plaza in New York. It announced a multi-year agreement with Haymon Boxing to air the Premier Boxing Champions series starting with 20 events this year, 14 of which will be in primetime on […]

Some Tuesday Linkage

Let’s do some links today. Brian Steinberg of Variety reports that Fox Sports is bundling Fox Sports 1 to potential Super Bowl XLVIII advertisers. That’s one way to get ads on the new network. Brian Lowry of Variety says Tennis Channel is crying foul at Comcast in trying to gain carriage on the cable provider’s […]

Drew Brees Talks "Bountygate" with David Letterman on CBS

On tonight’s Late Show with David Letterman, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees talks about “Bountygate” and the effects the scandal has had on his team. The show airs at 11:35 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. QUARTERBACK DREW BREES SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE “BOUNTYGATE” ACCUSATIONS SURROUNDING HIS TEAM, THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS, WHEN HE VISITS CBS’s […]

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 […]

NY Mets Pitcher Johan Santana To Appear On Late Show With David Letterman

The man who pitched the Mets’ first-ever no-hitter in the team’s history, Johan Santana, will make an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight. He’ll provide the Top Ten list. And Dave will also have Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti among his guests. Take a look. THIS JUST IN… …from CBS Entertainment NEW […]

Perfect Game Pitcher Philip Humber To Give Top Ten List on Letterman

Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber who threw MLB’s 21st perfect game on Saturday against Seattle, gets an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman on CBS this evening at 11:35 ET. He’ll do the Top Ten list. PITCHER PHILIP HUMBER, WHO THREW A PERFECT GAME FOR THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX ON SATURDAY, TO […]

Masters Champion Bubba Watson To Appear on Late Show with David Letterman

Announced today by CBS, the Late Show with David Letterman will have this year’s Masters champion, Bubba Watson as a guest on Tuesday. THIS JUST IN… …from CBS Entertainment 2012 MASTERS CHAMPION BUBBA WATSON TO VISIT CBS’s “LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN,” TUESDAY, APRIL 10 NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 – 2012 Masters champion Bubba […]

Our Tuesday Links

Let’s provide some links now. John Ourand and John Lombardo of Sports Business Journal write that local NBA TV ratings are up thus far. Eric Fisher of SBJ writes that sports arenas have an issue with providing more bandwidth as fans demand wifi access. Paul White at USA Today says the newly-renamed Miami Marlins are […]

Biff Henderson Kisses The Super Bowl Trophy

If you’re a regular viewer of Late Show with David Letterman, you’ll know that Dave sends out stage manager Biff Henderson to do interview segments from various events including Super Bowl XLVI. As the Vince Lombardi Trophy was being carried by Hall of Famer Raymond Berry to the podium where the New York Giants were […]

Abby Wambach & Hope Solo of US Women’s Soccer Team To Appear On Letterman

Two key members of the US Women’s National Team will be guests on the Late Show With David Letterman on Tuesday. Striker Abby Wambach and goaltender Hope Solo will talk with Dave about the month-long competition in Germany which ended on Sunday. While the end result wasn’t desired, the reception for both of them should […]

Madden ’12 Cover Athlete Peyton Hillis On Late Show with David Letterman

Coming up tonight on the CBS Television Network, Cleveland Browns running Peyton Hillis will make an appearance to present the Top Ten list on the Late Show with David Letterman. Hillis was announced yesterday as the cover athlete of the Madden ’12 NFL video game. Today, he’s in New York to shoot the cover and […]

CBS/Turner Announce Coverage Plans for 2011 NCAA Final Four

Just received this from the CBS/Turner collaborative regarding this Saturday’s Final Four®. This is the first year that Turner will have a hand in the coverage and an extensive pregame show will be aired on truTV before CBS’ coverage starts at 4 p.m. Eastern. Then the games will air, Butler-VCU at 6:09 p.m. then Kentucky-UConn […]

Finally Getting To The Linkage

Being surprised earlier today by a sudden trip to a jobsite threw me off today so I’m late getting to the linkage, but it’ll be here. Let’s go. First, Kelly McBride of the Poynter Institute pens the first column as the ESPN Ombudsman. She and two other Poynter Institute faculty will write monthly columns, sometimes […]

Some Tuesday Linkage

Not sure how much I’ll be able to get done today so I’ll do as many links as I can. I expect to get interrupted in the middle so don’t be surprised if there are just a few links here. Brian Lowry at Fox Sports says you’re now in control of what you watch at […]

Thursday’s Linkage

Let’s do some links for you on this Thursday. I hope to be able to do a bit more in the later part of the week unlike previous weeks where the links stop on Wednesday. Plenty of stuff to go over. Michael Hiestand has a couple of articles on CBS/Turner changing the way we’ll watch […]

Some Quick Wednesday Linkage

Ok, this may turn out to be a busy day for me so I’m going to try to sneak some links in. You may see this in multiple parts so here goes. We’ll begin with Tom Weir in USA Today’s Game On blog discussing Tucker Carlson of Fox News wanting Michael Vick executed? Michael Hiestand […]

Amar’e Stoudamire To Present Top 10 on Late Show with David Letterman

New York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudamire will make an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight and we have highlights. NEW YORK KNICKS STAR AMAR’E STOUDEMIRE PRESENTS THE “TOP TEN REASONS AMAR’E STOUDEMIRE IS EXCITED TO PLAY BASKETBALL IN NEW YORK” ON CBS’s “LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN,” FRIDAY, OCT. 29 Also Visiting […]