U.S. Open "Super Saturday" Coverage To Begin at 11 a.m. on CBS Sports Network

Originally, Super Saturday, the men’s semifinals at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadow was supposed to begin at noon ET on CBS. For many CBS affiliates, that is where the coverage will begin. However, the USTA has decided to begin the semifinals an hour earlier at 11 a.m. ET. With CBS locked into its Saturday […]

CBS Gets Ready For Championship Weekend At US Open With Women's Semifinals

The women’s semifinals are set at the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadow, NY. Number one seed Victoria Azarenka will face #3 seed Maria Sharapova in the first match. And the lone American in the singles, #4 seed Serena Williams will face the #10 seed Sara Errani. CBS will air both matches. The women’s semis will […]

Some Wednesday Links

Can you believe it’s Wednesday already? Holiday on Monday makes the work week go faster. To the linkage which has been too scarce on the site. Michael Hiestand of USA Today looks at some of the changes on the NFL’s TV partners this season. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal talks about the fierce bidding […]

A Few Back To Work Tuesday Sports Media Thoughts

I hope you enjoyed your Labor Day Weekend. Let’s do a few sports media thoughts for you on this back to work Tuesday. They’re in bullet form as always. In this week’s Sports Business Journal, John Ourand reports that both Fox and CBS/Turner are looking to combine packages to force the other out of the […]

CBS Outlines Its Labor Day US Open Coverage

For its third of three days of Labor Day weekend coverage, CBS Sports notes that it will have men’s #1 seed Roger Federer and women’s #4 seed Serena Williams on the docket. CBS Sports Network will continue carrying matches from outer courts while the CBS Mothership will air the action from Arthur Ashe and Louis […]

CBS/CBS Sports Network Begins U.S. Open Coverage on Saturday

It’s a big day of sports on CBS. It begins at 9 a.m. ET with Notre Dame-Navy in Ireland, then the U.S. Open at noon ET. CBS Sports Network will air its first ever U.S. Open coverage on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. with “Today at the U.S. Open” followed by live tennis at 11 […]

U.S. Open Begins on ESPN2 & Tennis Channel Today

The Office Move From Hell set me back in posting over the last two weeks so I’m trying to catch up with a few things. On Monday, the final tennis Grand Slam begins with the U.S. Open in New York. There will be four networks bringing this event to viewers. It’s to the point where […]

The Olympics Are Here; Let's Do Some Links

Olympics start today with women’s soccer and there’s more soccer action tomorrow on the men’s side. Let’s bring you some linkage before I get distracted by the live streaming. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand reports that Erin Andrews will get some high profile NFL assignments working with the Fox Sports “A” announcing team of Joe Buck, […]

The Pre-Olympic Linkage

The Olympics get started tomorrow with women’s soccer action and while the Games don’t officially begin until Friday with the Opening Ceremony (live in most countries except the United States), today is really the calm before the Olympic storm. Starting tomorrow and going through August 12, this site will be awash in Olympics sports media […]

What Should Be The Official Theme Tune For Each Sport?

Since television began, theme songs have helped us to identify our favorite programs. This is certainly the case in sports where the theme for Monday Night Football, Sunday Night Football, Wide World of Sports, the Olympics, The Masters and others have become iconic. I thought about writing a post on which themes should be the […]

Putting Together A Few Thursday Links

I’ll give you some linkage. Won’t be able to give you a whole set, but I’ll give you what I can as I have to do the Friday features, Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks, College Football Viewing Picks, NFL Viewing Picks and Weekend Viewing Picks tonight. I won’t be able to blog extensively on […]

Your Mid-Week Linkage

Let’s do some links on this Wednesday. It’s going to be busy for me later on and I’ll be away from internet access for a bit this afternoon so I’m going to the links now. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand looks at the circuitous path NFL Network RedZone host Scott Hanson took to getting to getting […]

The Tuesday Evening Linkage

Because I was a jobsite for most of the morning and into the early afternoon, I wasn’t able to supply links today. I’ll get to them now. Austin Karp leads the Sports Business Daily team in looking at the overnight ratings for the Monday Night Football doubleheader on ESPN. Eric Fisher of Sports Business Journal […]

US Open Men’s Final Ratings Up From Last Year

The four set marathon men’s final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ended up with a 2.6 rating with a 6 share. That’s up from last year’s 2.2/6 when Djokovic and Nadal met as well. However, last year’s coverage ended up being delayed and sent to ESPN2 after rain forced coverage from CBS. CBS’ coverage […]

U.S. Open Women’s Final Doubles Audience From Last Year

Good news for CBS regarding the U.S. Open Women’s Final. It literally doubled its audience from the year before, going to a 4.2 overnight rating with an 8 share, exactly 100% better than last year’s coverage on late Sunday afternoon for the Men’s Final which was filled with rain delay coverage. Comparing this year’s Women’s […]

Some Sunday Linkage

I wasn’t able to link yesterday due to some personal commitments. I’ll be doing some today. Mike McCarthy of USA Today says ESPN yanked teams with anti-Semitic names from its fantasy football leagues. Daniel Riley of GQ speaks with the best baseball announcer of all-time, Vin Scully about his greatest calls. John Eggerton of Broadcasting […]

CBS Sports Previews U.S. Open Tennis Championship Finals

CBS has the Women’s Finals between Samantha Stosur and Serena Williams today following its NFL regional coverage. And on Monday, CBS carries the Men’s Final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. Both are schedule to hit the air at 4 p.m. ET. Now on Monday, some local CBS affiliates may not carry the match and […]

CBS Airs Both Men’s Semifinals & One Women’s Semi on Saturday

We have this update from CBS Sports regarding their U.S. Open coverage on Saturday. The men’s semifinals will go as scheduled and be aired starting at noon Eastern. However with the rain delays this week, the men’s and women’s finals were pushed back a day. Women’s finals will air Sunday at 4 p.m. ET on […]

CBS Sports’ Live Coverage of The U.S. Open Resumes Today

Due to the craziness from the bad weather up and down the East Coast, the U.S. Open has experienced weather delays up the wazoo. The finals have been pushed back a day as a result. Today would have been the women’s Semifinals on CBS, but instead, it’s the men’s quarterfinals and two Americans, Andy Roddick […]