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ESPN is All Over NCAA Tournament Selection Sunday

ESPN will carry the ACC and SEC Championship Games as well as provide the selections for the 68-team field NCAA Tournament. While ESPN is not the official network to provide the brackets for the tournament, it can do them once the announcements are made on CBS. So once the games are over, ESPN will have […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/14 through 03/16/2014

All Times Eastern Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Women’s Schedule courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Friday, March 14 Men’s Studio and Pregame Shows Inside College Basketball: Bracket Week — CBS Sports Network, 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show 2014 — Big Ten Network, 6 p.m. Inside College Basketball: […]

The 7th Annual Fang’s Bites College Football TV Awards

The fact that this is the 7th time that these awards have been handed out shows that your humble blogger has been doing this for a long time. With that said, it’s time to look at the best and worst in college football broadcasting in 2013. There’s been a lot of moments to consider. Let’s […]

SEC on CBS Rules College Football on Television for the 5th Straight Year

For the 5th straight year, the SEC on CBS is the highest-rated regular season college football package on sports television. The games averaged a 4.5 rating with a 10 share. In addition, three SEC on CBS games were the highest-rated college football contests of the 2013 season. Nice bookends for CBS as the SEC Championship […]

CBS Sports Airs a Unique College Football Championship Doubleheader

CBS will air the SEC Championship Game as usual today. But in a first, it will air the Mountain West Championship and not immediately following the SEC. You’ll get a rest in between the SEC Championship and Mountain West games. The SEC Championship will air live from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta at 4 p.m. […]

Iron Bowl Draws Second Highest SEC on CBS Overnight Rating of the 2013 Season

Saturday’s Iron Bowl rivalry game between Alabama and Auburn drew very good numbers for the Columbia Broadcasting System. CBS saw an 8.6 overnight rating with an 18 share. That’s up a whopping 291% for last year’s Iron Bowl which resulted in a blowout and saw a low 2.2/5. Thankfully, a close game and a wild […]

Some Sunday Sports Media Thoughts

Let’s do a few thoughts today in this last day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. First, some thoughts and prayers to the victims and families who were in the Metro North train derailment in the Bronx in New York. Four people lost their lives and scores more were injured. This holiday weekend won’t be the […]

UGA-Auburn Rates Well on CBS

Saturday’s unbelievable last-minute win by Auburn over Georgia did well for the SEC on CBS. As the Tigers kept its hopes for an unbeaten season, the SEC Championship and a potential BCS title shot alive in a miraculous tipped pass, CBS earned an overnight rating of 3.5 with an 8 share, up huge over last […]

ESPN Unveils College Basketball Announcers for 2013-14

ESPN has provided us with the men and women who will be involved in calling and reporting college basketball in 2013-14. The networks of ESPN will begin airing college basketball games for the new season this weekend. One major change for ESPN, the loss of the Big East to Fox Sports 1 and CBS and […]

SEC on CBS Scores Once Again

CBS’ SEC offering of LSU at Georgia did well for the Tiffany Network. I didn’t get to watch any sports on Saturday as I was at a wedding, but I can still report on the sports media for you. The overnight ratings pulled a 4.9 with a 12 share up big from Tennessee at Georgia […]

Alabama-Texas A&M on CBS Receives A Huge Overnight Rating

To say interest was high for Alabama-Texas A&M was an understatement. While the game was a blowout in the middle, but became a barnburner at the end. CBS got out of the gate with a massive 9.0/21 rating for its SEC season opener. It’s the highest-rated regular season college football afternoon game on the Tiffany […]

CBS Airs Alabama-Texas A&M Today

As if you didn’t know, CBS has the biggest college football game of the week with Alabama at Texas A&M live from College Station, TX. This is so big, CBS has sent its pregame show, College Football Today to the site, something it rarely does. Alabama at Texas A&M also marks the season premiere for […]

College Football Viewing Picks for September 6 & 7, 2013

Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing assignments courtesy of Your Eye on the Sports Sky and Air Friday, September 6 Studio and Pregame Shows CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPNU, 5 p.m. This Week in SEC Football — CBS Sports Network, 6:30 p.m. BTN Football Report — Big Ten […]

Bringing Out Some Wednesday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage while I can. We’ll begin with Anthony CrupiCrupiCrupi who has some classic lines in his story on Keith Olbermann’s return to ESPN2. So funny. In the Sherman Report, Ed Sherman is amazed that the napalmed bridges at ESPN have been repaired for Olbermann to come back. I wrote two stories about […]

The 2013 SEC on CBS Schedule

CBS has released its college football schedule for 2013 SEC season. Its 16 game season spanning 13 weeks begins on Saturday, September 14 with Alabama at Texas A&M. In addition to the SEC, CBS will air two service academy games including Air Force at Navy as well as Army vs. Navy. Other announced SEC games […]

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