Nuggets-Lakers Sets A Ratings Record Again!

The NBA Western Conference Finals seems to have struck a chord with sports fans. Here’s ESPN’s press release. Nuggets/Lakers Game 4 – Most-Viewed NBA Game Ever on Cable Most-Viewed Cable Telecast of the Year; ESPN’s Most-Viewed Basketball Telecast ESPN’s exclusive telecast of the NBA Western Conference Finals Game 4 between the Los Angeles Lakers and […]

Press Release Leftovers

I forgot to post these press releases last night as I was so focused on the 2 hour 24 finale. So I’ll post these now and free up some space in the Fang’s Bites inbox. TNT says the ratings for Game 7 of Magic-Celtics was the most watched second round NBA playoffs game in cable […]

Game 6 of Lakers-Rockets Sets Ratings Record for ESPN

Thursday seemed to be a record setting day for sports TV ratings. Earlier today, I told you about NESN’s record ratings for the Game 7 of the Bruins-Carolina series. Now ESPN gives us this release about Lakers-Rockets Game 6. Lakers/Rockets Game 6 – ESPN’s Most-Viewed Basketball Telecast Ever Highest-Rated NBA Playoff Game in 2009; ESPN […]

Your Monday Links

I’ll have to give you some quick links as I have to leave the office momentarily. Reid Cherner from USA Today’s Game On blog does the Sports media column today and he talks with CBS’ Clark Kellogg and Greg Anthony about the NCAA Tournament. From the Sports Business Journal, Terry Lefton writes that Major League […]

Saturday Links, Finally

It sucks when your day is planned for you and you find that you keep getting interrupted for silly little things. I’m at work again, stuck in the home office and trying to actually get work done and hoping to get a link or two in, but I’m finding it extremely difficult today. As I […]

Wednesday Night Links

Just when you think it’s safe to be free from linkage, you get some more. You know that game show Wipeout ABC was promoting during the NBA Finals? The show looks like a ripoff of Ninja Warrior on G4. Well, Awful Announcing has discovered who the host will be. The one good thing is the […]

The Monday Night Update

There’s a lot to get to including CBS naming the announcing team for the Elite XC mixed martial arts event it will carry later this month, plus a few other things. So let’s get to them now. First, Phil Swann of the TV Predictions website says Fox Sports Net plans to broadcast its entire lineup […]

Saturday Links

Sorry for the delay in fresh material. Last night, my computer shut down on me and I thought I would not get it back. And I had to leave my house early this morning and just returned so I give you some overdue links. First, the Dallas Morning News’ Barry Horn writes that the NBC […]

It's Your Monday Night Update

Time to give you an update this evening. First, thanks to Neil Best, I give you the farewell column by Dan Le Batard as he leaves the Miami Herald. In his column, Le Batard mentions that he’s also leaving ESPN, but will return from time to time. Speaking of Neil, he mentions that Sirius Satellite […]

Quickie Thursday Night Links

I’m going to try to give you some links in between segments of Lost. Here we go. Ted Hearn of Multichannel News reports that FCC Chairman Kevin Martin will not adopt any special rules to help the NFL Network in its fight against Comcast. Newsday’s Neil Best says YES Yankees analyst John Flaherty is looking […]

A Few Monday Night Links

I’ll give you some linkage here as I watch the Red Sox-Tigers game. Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated has his media power rankings for April and he has some thoughts on the Costas Now muscle-tuscle between author Buzz Bissinger and Deadspin’s Will Leitch. Three links to the Sports Media Watch. First, the SMW says Game […]

Media Odds and Ends

Here are a couple of items for you. The NBA and NHL postseason are causing some conflicts and programming conflicts. First, the NHL has an advisory for Versus viewers in case tonight’s Pittsburgh-New York Rangers game goes over the 10 p.m. start time for Detroit-Colorado. OVERTIME SCENARIO FOR VERSUS’ EXCLUSIVE STANLEY CUP CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS DOUBLEHEADER […]

Late Thursday Links

I wasn’t planning on giving more links today, but there are enough stories for me to give you an update. Two things from Darren Rovell’s Sports Business blog at First, Darren looks into who bought the David Ortiz Red Sox jersey that had been buried in the new Yankee Stadium foundation. Next, Darren is […]

Some Monday Night Stuff

Ok, let’s give you some linkage as it appears the Montreal Canadiens will advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs. Starting with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, he has his weekly Media Circus column. Bruce Allen of the Boston Sports Media Watch has news from the Comcast SportsNet New England people stating that Game […]

Patriots Day Holiday Links

As I’m in my office in Massachusetts, most of the building is empty as many businesses in the area took Patriots Day off. My office chose not to take it off and it’s actually nice not to have the other offices around today. And it also means the Boston Marathon is underway and the Red […]