Some Long Overdue Tuesday Sports Media Thoughts

I’ve been bottling up some sports media thoughts from the last time I wrote a similar post. You’re due for some more. Let’s provide you with some. They’re below in bullet form as always. We’re getting closer to seeing Fox Sports 1 coming to fruition. While Fox is not saying anything official, behind the scenes, […]

Back For Some Tuesday Links

Let’s do some linkage. I need to do this more than twice a week. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch looks at the potential replacements for Jon Gruden in the Monday Night Football booth should he decide to leave as rumored. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal has a plethora of subjects in his latest media column. […]

UFC on Fox Announces 2013 Broadcast Schedule

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and the Fox Sports Media Group have announced their broadcast schedule for the upcoming year. There will be four UFC on Fox events, the first one in 2013 to be held in January in Chicago. The other UFC on Fox events take place in April, July and December. In addition to […]

What is Fox Sports 1? How Does It Affect You?

As we speed into the last quarter of 2012 and prepare for what’s ahead in 2013, there is one thing that is on the horizon for US sports fans and that is the expected appearance of a new all-sports cable channel. No, it’s not NBC Sports Network, although its trials and tribulations this fall will […]

Your Week 2 NFL Viewing Picks

Let’s go over what’s coming up on the next NFL Sunday. Our NFL Week actually began on Thursday? – Yup. First of 13 Thursday Night Football games on NFL Network this season. So I won’t hear a disclaimer for “60 Minutes” on CBS at 7 p.m.? – Not when the Tiffany Network has the NFL […]

Fox Sports Announces Programming For NFL Singleheader Sundays

In a repeat of last year’s successful programming of NFL Sundays, Fox Sports has decided to bring back tape delayed English Premier League games and UFC shows to help fill the period before or after NFL regional action on five separate weeks. Fox found an audience for the English Premier League games and the UFC […]

Checking Out Some Wednesday Linkage

Let’s provide some mid-week linkage before I get too busy later on. Austin Karp of Sports Business Daily writes that NBC’s overnight rating for Tuesday’s Olympic primetime was up from the comparable night four years ago. Tripp Mickle of SBJ says NBC is about to set up a set of exhibition beach volleyball matches between […]

It's the UFC on Fox! In Primetime!

UFC hits the New York market and primetime on Fox tomorrow night. From the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ, UFC has a card of four fights including the headliner, lightweights Nate Diaz against Jim Miller for a title shot. This marks the first time for UFC in East Rutherford since 2001. Curt Menefee will […]

Unveiling Some Thursday Links

Let’s get to some linkage. Four days in a row. Let’s keep up the momentum. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that the NFL is considering suspending the Pro Bowl. Stuart Kemp of the Hollywood Reporter writes that BBC’s staff to cover the London Olympics will outnumber the British athletic contingent to the Games. Tim Baysinger […]

Let's Do Some Thursday Linkage

Why not do some links while I can? We begin with USA Today and the national NFL TV schedule for this upcoming season. Carolyn Giardana with the Hollywood Reporter writes that NBC will utilize Avid Technology systems to develop video feeds for the London Summer Olympics. George Winslow at Broadcasting & Cable says NESN has […]

Some Sunday Morning Media Thoughts

I haven’t done a sports media thoughts post in a while and there has been so much that has transpired since the last time I wrote one. As always, they’re in bullet form. Let’s do this. Just four days into the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and I like how the networks of NBC are handling […]

Fox Sports Announces Primetime Saturday Schedule

We now will post the entire Fox Sports Saturday primetime press release. No need to reinvent another introduction. Read the press release. For reals. Seriously. SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALRIGHT FOR FOX SPORTS Big Events Dominate Saturday Nights from April to December Almost 100 Hours of MLB, College Football, NASCAR, NFL & UFC Scheduled New York & […]

Fox Sports' Saturday Primetime Schedule Through 12/08/2012

I’m away from my computer and not able to post the complete Fox Sports press release on its Saturday Primetime schedule. It starts this Saturday, April 14 with the NASCAR Sprint Cup event in Texas and goes all the way to December 8. Fox Sports will fill 28 out of the 32 week span with […]

Grinding Out Some Monday Links

Let’s do some links on this Monday. Michael Hiestand of USA Today says the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game has become a showcase for upcoming NBA talent. Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News writes that NBC Sports Network will get a lion’s share of coverage for the London Summer Olympics. Brian Stelter of the New York […]

Late Monday Night Links

As promised earlier today, I’m giving you more links. I was out earlier today and I’ll be out again tomorrow so it’s going to be a bit crazy for me. So let’s get to the linkage right now. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch looks at the media circus that was the Tim Tebow press conference at […]