Viewing Picks for May 4, 2015

All Times Eastern Arena Football Los Angeles KISS at Las Vegas Outlaws — CBS Sports Network, 10:30 p.m. College Baseball Louisville at Clemson — ESPNU, 7 p.m. ACC Monday Night — ESPNU, 6:30 p.m. College Bowling Women’s XBowling Intercollegiate Championships: Singles — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. College Softball Oregon State at Washington — Pac-12 […]


Your NBA Playoffs Announcing Schedule for 5/3 – 5/10

Sunday May, 3 G1: Washington Wizards at Atlanta Hawks (ABC 1 pm) Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown & Lisa Salters G1: Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors (ABC 3:30 pm) Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson & Doris Burke Monday, May 4 G1: Chicago Bulls at Cleveland Cavaliers (TNT 7 pm) Marv Albert, Chris Webber […]

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 14:  (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white.) A PGA TOUR logo is seen after play was suspended due to severe storms during the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship held at THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 14, 2011 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

PGA Tour will tee off new Over the Top video service

Coming this summer, golf fans who had only been able to watch three to hours of weekday afternoon PGA Tour on Golf Channel, will soon be able to access morning coverage on their computers, mobiles and tablets. PGA Tour Live is being developed in cooperation with MLB Advanced Media, the home of several online streaming […]


HBO’s Real Sports wins award for report on 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Last week, HBO’s Real Sports was honored by the Overseas Press Club for its reporting on the horrific conditions for migrant construction workers who have been building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. If you didn’t see the report when it originally aired on HBO last year, here’s a segment: Real Sports […]

Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated to produce documentaries

Over the past few years, ESPN’s 30 for 30 series has dominated the sports documentary genre taking over from HBO Sports which has been noticeably silent (except for its Sports in America series) since 2012. Now sports documentaries are getting a new producer and it’s not a traditional outlet. Sports Business Daily reports that SI […]

FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup

Fox fills out its Women’s World Cup studio roster

Earlier this year, Fox announced that Rob Stone and Sky Sports’ Kate Abdo would be studio hosts for the FIFA Women’s World Cup which begins next month in Vancouver. We now know who will join Stone and Abdo next month. Fox recently unveiled its studio analysts who we will see throughout the month-long tournament in […]


Viewing Picks for May 3, 2015

All Times Eastern College Basketball Indiana at Maryland — Big Ten Network, 11 a.m. Boston College at Virginia Tech — ESPN3, 1 p.m. South Alabama at Georgia Southern — ESPN3, 1 p.m. Florida at Georgia — SEC Network Plus, 1 p.m. Vanderbilt at Kentucky — SEC Network Plus, 1 p.m. Auburn at South Carolina — […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 11:  Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao pose together at the end of their Press Conference promoting their upcoming fight on March 11, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Outages reported nationwide on Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV

The pay per view cablecast for the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao has begun, but for viewers nationwide who have been trying to buy the fight in the hours leading up to the big event, they are finding some difficulty. Subscribers to some of the major cable and satellite providers report problems in accessing the […]


Rachel Nichols turns down Mayweather-Pacquiao credential after being banned from fight

Turner Sports reporter Rachel Nichols will not cover Saturday night’s Mayweather-Pacquiao fight. After a saga that began when Nichols and ESPN/HBO’s Michelle Beadle tweeted that they were being banned from covering the bout, Nichols released a statement that contradicted the explanation given by Mayweather’s camp: Have had a bunch of folks asking questions about the Mayweather issue. Here’s […]


Cubs fans want Harry Caray video for seventh inning stretch

The singing of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the seventh inning stretch is more of a tradition at Wrigley Field than other ballparks around the country. And Cubs fans want to embrace that tradition even more by going away from the “celebrity” guests that have done the singing over the last 16 years […]

Members of the media work in a tent ahead of the upcoming fight between WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 30, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two boxers will face each other in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas.

It won’t be that easy to see Mayweather-Pacquiao at a local bar

Typically when there’s a huge sports event airing on a weekend, fans will flock to their local sports bar to watch it on numerous large televisions, eat greasy good, and drink excessively. But it may be difficult for fans to find bars airing the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight tonight – simply because it’s too damn expensive for […]


MLB on Fox has started 2015 very well

2014 was a bit of a disappointing year of MLB on Fox, with games on Fox Sports 1 off to a poor start for their first season on the network. But in 2015, things appear to be turning around, with average viewership rising by 26% over the first three Saturdays of the season, good for […]


Viewing Picks for May 2, 2015

All Times Eastern Arena Football San Jose SaberCats at Arizona Rattlers — ESPN2, 9 p.m. Australian Rules Football Melbourne Demons vs. Fremantle Dockers — Fox Sports 2, 11 p.m. Boxing Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV Main Event — Pay per view, 9 p.m. Mayweather/Pacquiao Red Carpet — ESPN, […]


Sports and Entertainment Ratings Buzz: April 20-26

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. NBA on TNT Monday, April 20, 2015 “NBA Playoffs Pre-Game Show” (8:00-8:09 p.m.) 1.1 household rating, 1.623 million viewers -14% from 1.887 million on 04/21/14 Eastern Conference First Round Game 2: […]