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College Football Viewing Picks for August 30, 2014

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy Eye on Sky and Air Sports Pregame and Studio Shows College Football Scoreboard — ESPN2, 8 a.m. College GameDay live from Fort Worth, TX — ESPN, 9 a.m. Fox Sports Live: College Football Countdown — Fox Sports 1, 10 a.m. SEC Nation — SEC […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 08/28/2014

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy Eye on Sky and Air Sports Studio and Pregame Shows CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Daily — ESPN2, 3 p.m. SEC Nation — ESPN2/SEC Network, 4 p.m. Pac-12 Football Weekly — Pac-12 Networks, 5 p.m. ESPNU College Football Kickoff — ESPNU, […]

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ESPN Scores with Cleveland-Washington NFL Preseason Game

Monday night’s Cleveland at Washington NFL preseason game gave ESPN its highest ratings and biggest audience in five years. ESPN’s Monday Night Football garnered a 4.5 rating and an average 6.898 million viewers. It’s the highest-rated and biggest audience since a 2009 Houston Texans-Minnesota Vikings preseason game (5.2 rating and 7.918 million viewers). ESPN won […]

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The 2014-15 ESPN/ABC NBA TV Schedule

On the networks that combine for a total of 90 games this season, ESPN/ABC will once again take viewers all the way to the end of the season with plenty of appearances by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bull, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks and the Oklahoma City Thunder. […]

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Bill Simmons Stomps His Feet Hard Enough to Get His Own TV Show

Well, this came over yesterday. ESPN has announced that the smarmy Bill Simmons, a.k.a. Captain Blowhard, will host his own NBA-themed show called “The Bill Simmons Ego Trip” “The Grantland Basketball Show.” This means that Simmons who never liked being on NBA Countdown and pouted over air time during the NBA Finals back in June, […]

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Charter Picks Up SEC Network

One of the final pieces of the puzzle for ESPN and the SEC Network was filled into place when Charter Communications picked up the new channel which will launch on August 14. The 4th largest cable provider in the United States will carry SEC Network and its 45 football games, over 160 men’s and women’s […]

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Suddenlink to Pick Up SEC Network, Longhorn Network and WatchESPN

As part of a comprehensive deal with Disney, Suddenlink with 1.4 million subscribers focused mainly in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas and West Virginia, has signed to carry SEC Network in time for the August 14 launch, Longhorn Network and WatchESPN. In addition to the three ESPN platforms, Suddenlink will also pick up the […]

ESPN Unveils 2014 College Football Announcing Teams

In this transition year for college football, ESPN transitions its announcing teams for the 2014 season. For the new College Football Playoff, ESPN has shuffled its announcers for a sport it does quite well. Brent Musburger will no longer be on the “A” team as he has been sent to the new SEC Network where […]

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Michelle Beisner Joins ESPN’s NFL Team

One of NFL Network’s longest on-air employees has moved to ESPN. Michelle Beisner who has been both an in-studio host and on-field reporter for NFL Network is joining ESPN for this season’s coverage of the National Football League. Starting in September, Beisner will be seen on ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown doing features and conducting player […]

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Time Warner Cable/Bright House Pick Up SEC Network

This coming yesterday, a big pickup for ESPN’s SEC Network, Time Warner Cable and Bright House which have customers in the Carolinas, Florida, Texas and other markets spread across the South, announced that they will carry the new college sports network when it launches on August 14. ESPN has been picking up cable providers rather […]

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Former Coaches Mack Brown and Butch Davis Join ESPN’s College Football Team

ESPN has two former college coaches joining its college football ranks this season. Former Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown will be on ABC with John Saunders and new studio analyst Danny Kanell on College Football Countdown on Saturdays at 3 p.m. ET and be part of the halftime and postgame shows for the 3:30 p.m. […]

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Comcast Picks Up SEC Network

As reported by Matt Yoder at Awful Announcing on Thursday, Comcast has picked up SEC Network and will make it available on its Xfinity platforms plus all TV Everywhere apps including Xfinity TV Go and the WatchESPN app. Up until now, pick ups for SEC Network had been going very slowly with only AT&T U-Verse […]

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