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Time Warner Cable/Bright House Pick Up SEC Network

This coming yesterday, a big pickup for ESPN’s SEC Network, Time Warner Cable and Bright House which have customers in the Carolinas, Florida, Texas and other markets spread across the South, announced that they will carry the new college sports network when it launches on August 14. ESPN has been picking up cable providers rather […]

BREAKING NEWS: Comcast to Buy Time Warner Cable

In a move that Americans are trying to wrap their proverbial heads arounds, news broke Wednesday night that the largest U.S. cable provider, Comcast, has entered into an agreement to purchase the second largest, Time Warner Cable. According to CNBC (owned by Comcast), this megadeal is worth $159 per share or somewhere in the neighborhood […]

Return of Some Long-Lost Linkage

My apologies for not doing what was the bread-and-butter of this site and that has been the linkage. A change of schedules in the morning have prevented me from gathering links and they have hurt the content. I hope to get back to a normal publishing schedule. Here is what we have today. Tripp Mickle […]

College Football Viewing Picks for October 24 — 26, 2013

Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments Courtesy of Your Eye on the Sports Sky and Air All Times Eastern Thursday, October 24 Studio and Pregame Shows CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN2, 5 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 7 p.m. Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, […]

CBS Sports Network Gets an Upgrade on Time Warner Cable

This from CBS Sports Network. As from now on, CBS Sports Network will increase its distribution on Time Warner Cable. It will be part of the cable system’s Digital TV package. That brings CBS Sports Network into 53 million homes. Here’s the announcement. CBS SPORTS NETWORK ADDED TO TIME WARNER CABLE’S WIDELY DISTRIBUTED DIGITAL TV […]

BREAKING NEWS: CBS Back up on Time Warner Cable Systems

Just announced by CBS and Time Warner Cable, a new carriage agreement that ends a month-long stalemate between the two companies. Viewers in New York, Dallas and Los Angeles lost their local CBS affiliates as they’re all owned by the Tiffany Network. In addition, all Time Warner Cable subscribers get Showtime as well as Smithsonian […]

The Rare Thursday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage today. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch talks with ESPN’s Chris Fowler and looks at the first days of Fox Sports 1. Richard talks with new Fox Football Daily analyst Randy Moss. Paul Sanford at Sports Business Daily compares and contrasts Wednesday night’s edition of ESPN’s SportsCenter to Fox Sports 1′s Fox Sports […]

Some Quick Monday Linkage

I have too many tabs slowing down my browsers, so that means I should do some linkage for you. Here goes. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch has his weekly Monday column which includes a talk with ESPN’s Jay Bilas and a look into NBC’s English Premier League coverage which kicks off in earnest this Saturday. Deitsch […]

Some Thursday Sports Media Thoughts

Whomever thought July and August 2013 would be boring for sports media news certainly underestimated what the Big Three in Sports Television would do. We’ve seen the return of Keith Olbermann to ESPN, NASCAR ousting ESPN and Turner in favor of NBC, and Fox increasing its commitment to the sport, Fox Sports 1 making a […]

CBS, Showtime, The Movie Channel Pulled from Time Warner Cable Systems

Well, after several starts and stops on Monday, Time Warner Cable has finally pulled CBS and its affiliated cable networks, Showtime, the Movie Channel, FLIX and the Smithsonian. CBS Sports Network has not been affected. In addition, CBS-owned and operated stations in New York, Dallas and Los Angeles have been pulled from Time Warner systems. […]

Grinding Out the Tuesday Linkage

Ok, lots of linkage to get to. Let’s not waste any time. Ken Fuchs, the Vice President of Yahoo Global Media talks about two new programs being co-produced by Yahoo and NBC Sports. John Ourand and Tripp Mickle in Sports Business Journal recap how NBC was able to land a huge NASCAR contract which will […]

Doing Some Thursday Linkage

It’s Thursday already? My goodness, the time flies. Lots of links to get to, so little time. Let’s not delay any further. Jon Weisman at Variety recaps Keith Olbermann’s appearance at the TV Critics Association Tour and notes that his famous “Worst Person in the World” feature from Countdown will move to his new ESPN2 […]

Some Tuesday Linkage

Let’s do some links today. Brian Steinberg of Variety reports that Fox Sports is bundling Fox Sports 1 to potential Super Bowl XLVIII advertisers. That’s one way to get ads on the new network. Brian Lowry of Variety says Tennis Channel is crying foul at Comcast in trying to gain carriage on the cable provider’s […]

A Much Too Rare Case of Wednesday Linkage

I’ve been neglecting a couple of things that have been staples of this site, linkage and sports media thoughts. I’m taking care of linkage today. I hope to have a sports media thoughts post this week. It’s all about managing time. Let’s go. Richard Deitsch of Sports lllustrated has his usual weekly media column. He […]

Some Quick Tuesday Linkage

On my way to New York for the Fox Sports 1 unveiling and I’m going to try to do some links with the limited wifi that Amtrak has provided. It’s not the best, but it’ll do for what I need today. Let’s begin with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch who along with Matt Yoder from Awful […]

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