Winners of the 37th Sports Emmy Awards

On Tuesday, May 10 at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in New York, the Sports Emmy Awards were handed out to the national sports networks nominated in a number of categories. FS1 was the network that received the most with 8 awards. NBC was next with 7 followed by with 6 then […]

CBS/Turner Extend NCAA Tournament Rights Through 2032

In a move that had been expected, the NCAA, CBS Sports and Turner Sports have announced an eight-year extension of their agreement that was going to expire in 2024. It keeps the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on CBS/Turner Sports through 2032 and keeps ESPN from getting its hands on the coveted property until at least […]

One Shining Moment 2016

TBS’ first NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship Game could not gone any better after a Final Four that could not have gone worse. A barnburner between North Carolina and Villanova with dueling three pointers at the end with Marcus Paige hitting a game-tying three pointer with 4.7 seconds left, then Kris Jenkins hitting the buzzer […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 04/02-03/2016

All Times Eastern Saturday, April 2 Men’s College All-Star Game, NRG Stadium, Houston, TX East vs. West — CBS, 1 p.m. (delayed from 4/1) NCAA Tournament Division I Men’s Championship National Semifinals, NRG Stadium, Houston, TX Studio and Pregame Shows With a Kiss — CBS, noon NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 1:30 […]

2016 NCAA Final Four Tip Times on TBS/TNT/truTV Announced

With Turner Sports airing the Final Four® for the third straight year, we get the “Team Stream” concept a.k.a. the “Homer calls.” It means that TBS will have the main call with Jim Nantz, Grant Hill, Bill Raftery and Tracy Wolfson while TNT and truTV will have the homer calls for the four teams in […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/26-27/2016

All Times Eastern Saturday, March 25 Men’s Studio and Pregame Shows Best of College Basketball 2016 — CBS, 2 p.m. NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 4 p.m. Road to the Final Four — CBS, 5 p.m. NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m. NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/19-20/2016

All Times Eastern Saturday, March 19 Men’s National Invitation Tournament 2nd Round (Home Sites) Wagner at Creighton — ESPN, noon (Doug Sherman/Daymeon Fishback) NCAA Tournament 2nd Round Pregame and Studio Shows NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 4 p.m. NCAA Tip-Off — TNT, 5:30 p.m.NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 8 […]

2016 NCAA Tournament 2nd Round Tip Times and Announcing Assignments for 03/19/2016

After an exciting day of NCAA Tournament action which saw Yale get past Baylor, Arkansas-Little Rock parlay a miracle 30 foot tying shot in regulation into a two-overtime win over Purdue and Providence somehow advancing in a last-second win against USC. With that in mind, let’s provide the tip times, networks and announcing assignments for […]

2015 American and National League Championship Series Schedules

We have the schedules for the American and National League Championship Series. The AL will be aired on Fox and FS1. Fox airs the Game 1 with FS1 taking the rest of the series including a potential Game 7 on Saturday, October 24. Calling the American League Championship Series on TV will be Joe Buck, […]

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 […]

Announcing Assignments for MLB Wild Card Games

We gave you the schedules for the early portion of the MLB Postseason last hour. Let’s provide you with the announcing assignments for the Wild Card Games which air tonight on ESPN and tomorrow on TBS. ESPN Radio has both games. So let’s provide you with the men and woman who will call the games […]

MLB Wild Card and League Division Series Schedules Through 10/11/2015

The MLB Postseason begins tonight with the American League Wild Card Game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees on ESPN. It’s ESPN’s only playoff game on TV while ESPN Radio will carry every MLB Postseason contest as long as it takes. As for the National League Wild Card Game, TBS carries that on […]

The 2015 MLB Postseason Schedule

Major League Baseball has released the schedule for the 2015 Postseason and for the third time, the World Series will start in very late October, in fact, this year’s Fall Classic begins on Tuesday, October 27, the second time it will do so. Back in 2001, the World Series began on October 27 due to […]

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 […]

Over 28 Million Watch Duke-Wisconsin on …. CBS

CBS ends 34 years of consecutively airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Championship Game on a high note. After last year’s game between UConn and Kentucky which averaged a 12.5/20 final rating/share, this year’s contest pitting Duke and Wisconsin saw a rise of 28% to 16.0/28. Viewership also saw a big jump as Duke-Wisconsin averaged […]

2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four Scores for Turner Sports

The Turner triumvirate of TBS, TNT and truTV couldn’t be happier with the numbers from this year’s Final Four. First, the Kentucky-Wisconsin game broke the rating and viewership record of last week’s Kentucky-Notre Dame Midwest Regional Final on TBS becoming the most-watched college basketball game in U.S. cable television history. The game averaged a 12.4 […]