Bringing Out Some Tuesday Links

Let’s do some linkage for you on this Tuesday. Earlier today, actually very early today, I wrote Some Tuesday Olympic Sports Media Thoughts. I hope it makes sense. Austin Karp of the Sports Business Daily says NBC saw its second drop in the overnight ratings for the 2012 Olympics. Michael Hiestand of USA Today says […]

Looking at the Next Generation of Olympic Announcers

As we go into the second week of the 2012 London Olympics or the Games of the XXX Summer Olympiad, I thought I would take the opportunity on this middle Sunday to look ahead for the next set of Games on television. We know that NBCUniversal will carry the Olympics through 2020, that’s two Winter […]

Your US Olympics Viewing Guide

With the Games of the XXX Summer Olympiad in London starting this week, it’s time to provide you with a breakdown of coverage that you’ll see on the networks of NBCUniversal. While the Opening Ceremony will officially start the Games on Friday, soccer action will begin on Wednesday. MSNBC starts the coverage Wednesday morning with […]

2012 NBC Olympics Hosts and Commentators

Ok, NBC’s press release on its 2012 Olympics hosts and announcers has yet to arrive. Thanks to an alert reader, I was tipped off to NBC Sports Group’s press release website which has the talent bios of its announcers for London. I’m not sure if NBC wants to make that site public, so I won’t […]

NBC To Offer 800 Million Hours of Olympic Coverage

Ok, maybe that’s being facetious, but NBCUniversal between its cable, over the air and online platforms will offer over 5,500 hours of coverage of the 2012 London Olympics, or known to the International Olympic Committee as the XXX Olympic Summer Games. For NBC, it’s the seventh consecutive Summer Olympics dating back to 1988 in Seoul, […]

Some Monday Morning Sports Media Thoughts

Let’s do some sports media thoughts for you on this back to work Monday. As usual, they’re in bullet form. Last week’s news that TBS would pick up the new single elimination MLB Wild Card Playoff games for this year and next was not a surprise. TBS has pleased MLB with its postseason coverage since […]

NBC Unveils Olympic Coverage For 3 Cable Networks

This from NBC. We have some more info on NBCUniversal’s Olympics coverage on cable. CNBC as it was in 2004 and 2008 will be the home of Olympic boxing. Fred Roggin will host. Bravo will air Olympic tennis from the hallowed grounds of Wimbledon. Pat O’Brien is the host for Olympic tennis. And MSNBC will […]

Some Sunday Linkage

Ok, I have some free time to do some linkage now. I was hoping to get this posted in the morning, but recently, weekends have become busier than my workweek. I really don’t understand how this happened. However, with the next few hours free, I should be able to give you some good posts here. […]

Tiger Woods To Make “Special Anouncement” on Golf Channel Monday

I did not receive a press release on this, but did see on Twitter various posts on the fact that Tiger Woods will appear Monday on Golf Channel with Kelly Tilghman to announce something. What that is exactly has come under plenty of scrutiny. Ryan Ballengee of Pro Golf Talk has his speculation. Shane Bacon […]

Golf Channel & NBC Sports Kick Off PGA Tour’s Florida Swing

On Thursday, the PGA Tour comes East after spending the first two months in Hawaii and the West Coast. Now the Florida swing begins with the Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens. This marks the second tournament where Golf Channel and NBC Sports will collaborate. Kelly Tilghman returns to the 18th tower this weekend for […]

Golf Channel’s Kelly Tilghman Speaks With Arnie

I wished I received this earlier. Golf Channel airs an interview that host Kelly Tilghman conducted with Arnold Palmer. They discussed a whole array of topics. Take a look. Golf Central – Arnold Palmer One-on-One InterviewAirdate: Tonight (Friday), 6-6:30 p.m. Dec. 17 – Arnold Palmer sat down with Golf Channel’s Kelly Tilghman earlier this week […]

First Work Week Links

I was out of the office yesterday which prevented me from doing linkage. And I had to catch up on paperwork today so I’m giving you linkage for the first time during this work week. You’re owed big time so let’s get right to them. Writing for the Indiana University National Sports Journalism Center, Eric […]

Transcript of Golf Channel's Interview with Tiger Woods

Golf Channel was the first to air its interview with Tiger Woods right at 7:30 this evening. ESPN followed at 7:45 p.m. This is the transcript of the interview conducted by Golf Channel’s Kelly Tilghman. Interview Transcript with Tiger Woods and Golf Channel’s Kelly Tilghman ORLANDO, Fla., (March 21) –The first televised interview with Tiger […]

Golf Channel Speaks With Tiger Woods

Not to be outdone by ESPN, Golf Channel’s Kelly Tilghman also procured an interview with Tiger Woods which will also air at 7:30 p.m. GOLF CHANNEL TALKS TO TIGER WOODS 1-ON-1; FIRST PUBLIC INTERVIEW SINCE THANKSGIVING- NIGHT CAR CRASH   ORLANDO, Fla. (March 21, 2010, 6:30 p.m.ET) – The first televised interview with Tiger Woods […]