2015 World Series Coverage Details

The World Series gets underway tonight with the Kansas City Royals getting home-field advantage thanks to the American League winning the All-Star Game back in July. Tonight, the Fall Classic begins as Fox will air the games. ESPN Radio will carry the games for the listening audience and MLB International will handle the viewership abroad. […]

2015 MLB League Division Series Schedules and Announcing Assignments (Updated)

Let’s provide the schedule for the American and National League Division Series. As you’re probably aware by now, FS1 will carry the ALDS while TBS will have the NLDS. TBS lucks out this year as it will have the top three markets in the country, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago along with perennial power […]

36th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winners

The 36th Annual Sports Emmy Awards were handed out in New York on Tuesday, May 5. NBC’s coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games was a big winner, but in several technical categories. We can’t say the usual suspects won because Bob Costas did not pick up the Outstanding Studio Host Award. Ernie Johnson won […]

MLB Viewing Picks for 04/11-12/2015

All Times Eastern Saturday, April 11 Studio and Pregame Shows MLB on Fox Sports 1 Pregame — Fox Sports 1, 12:30 p.m. MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 2 p.m. MLB Epic Moments: A Battle in the Bronx — Fox Sports 1, 4 p.m. MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 10 p.m. Quick Pitch — MLB Network, […]

2014 World Series Schedule With TV and Radio Announcers

With the World Series finally about to get underway, we have the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants ready to start. Fox and ESPN Radio are the national rightsholders to the Fall Classic. There won’t be any Fox Sports 1 simulcasts as we had during the National League Championship Series. FS1 will have […]

2014 MLB League Championship Series Schedule and Times

As the League Championship Series is about to start, Major League Baseball has set the times for all of the games in both the American and National League. The ALCS begins Friday at 8:07 p.m. ET on TBS. The NLCS starts Saturday at 8:07 p.m. on Fox and Fox Sports 1. We have all of […]

Fox Sports 1 Will Be All Over the National League Division Series

In its second year of existence, Fox Sports 1 will air all but two games of the National League Division Series. Fox will air the San Francisco-Washington Nationals series and St. Louis Cardinals-Los Angeles Dodgers series. One game in each series will be given to MLB Network and in each case, the most of the […]

2014 MLB League Division Series Schedule

Now with the eight teams set for the MLB League Division Series, let’s post the date and start times for the LDS games. Unlike the period between 2007 and 2013 when TBS aired all of the games with the exception of a couple saved for MLB Network. Now, we have Fox Sports 1 joining TBS […]

MLB Network to Air Two NLDS Games

This from MLB Network. It will air two National League Division Series games, one coming this Saturday, October 4 from Los Angeles when the St. Louis Cardinals take on the Dodgers in Game 2 of the series. Interestingly enough, it’ll be Bob Costas joining what is will be the Fox Sports 1 crew calling the […]

Fox Unveils Its MLB Postseason Crews

After seven years of airing only the League Championship Series and World Series, Fox Sports begins a new era with taking back the League Division Series. This season, Fox and Fox Sports 1 will be the home of the National League and will air two League Division Series and the League Championship Series. It will […]

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 […]

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 […]

REPORT: Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci to Replace Tim McCarver on Fox

This being reported by Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead. Fox has decided to team  Harold Reynolds and Sports Illustrated baseball insider Tom Verducci with lead MLB announcer Joe Buck for the 2014 season. Reynolds and Verducci would replace Tim McCarver who left after last season. It’s an intriguing choice. Reynolds has been the main […]

MLB Network Unveils Offseason Lineup Including Hot Stove in the Mornings

Now that the 2012 baseball season is over, MLB Network will be transitioning to offseason mode. Most of the offseason shows will begin next Monday, November 5, but the big move is Hot Stove becoming a live morning show the following Monday, November 12 airing at 9 a.m. ET. Matt Vasgersian and Harold Reynolds will […]

MLB Network Receives 8 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

Receiving the first of the Sports Emmy Awards nominations press releases. MLB Network celebrates eight nods including two for Bob Costas (Outstanding Studio Host and Outstanding Play-by-Play), two for MLB Tonight (including Outstanding Daily Studio Show), one for Harold Reynolds (Outstanding Studio Analyst) and another Studio 42 with Bob Costas. So the MLB Network has […]

Attempting The Friday Night Megalinks

I’m going to try to finish off the megalinks tonight while watching the NCAA Tournament. This is not guaranteed to work, but I’ll do my best. The Weekend Viewing Picks have everything you need for your TV planning. Let’s get to your links. National USA Today’s Dueling Mikes return, Michael Hiestand and Mike McCarthy argue […]

MLB Network To Review 2010

If you want to avoid the bowl games or if the NHL Winter Classic is in a weather delay which is highly possible, MLB Network gives you some counterprogramming with various season reviews such as a look at the American League, National League, pitching, the season awards and other shows. Bob Costas will be a […]

Your Back To Work Tuesday Links

It was a three day weekend for most of you. It wasn’t for me as I worked all three days, but you don’t want to hear my complaints, you want to see the linkage so I’ll do that. Plenty of stuff to get to. Sean Leahy of USA Today surveys all 32 NFL teams and […]

MLB Network's Live Game Schedule For This Week

I’m amazed how quickly MLB Network can pick up games. In a snap of a finger, it can air a game and this week, MLB Network will carry five games including the Civil Rights Game in Cincinnati on Saturday. That game will be an MLB Network production featuring Matt Vasgersian, former Reds shortstop Barry Larkin […]

1st Ever Fang's Bites MLB TV Awards

With baseball ending its season with the World Series, it’s time to do the 1st Ever Fang’s Bites MLB TV Awards. This follows the 1st Ever Fang’s Bites Tennis TV Awards, the 1st Annual NHL TV Awards, the College Football TV Awards and the NFL TV Awards. I hope to do a College Basketball TV […]