All Times Eastern

Saturday, December 23

College Basketball Viewing Picks

College Football
Birmingham Bowl, Legion Field, Birmingham, AL
Texas Tech vs. South Florida — ESPN, noon

Armed Forces Bowl, Amon Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
San Diego State vs. Army — ESPN, 3:30 p.m.

Dollar General Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL
Appalachian State vs. Toledo — ESPN, 7 p.m.

English Premier League
Matchweek 19
Everton vs. Chelsea — NBCSN, 7:25 a.m.
Manchester City vs. Bournemouth — NBCSN, 9:55 a.m.
West Ham vs. Newcastle — Universo, 9:55 a.m./CNBC, 10 a.m.
Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Watford — NBC Sports Gold, 10 a.m.
Southampton vs. Huddlesfield Town — NBC Sports Gold, 10 a.m.
Stoke City vs. West Bromwich Albion — NBC Sports Gold, 10 a.m.
Swansea City vs. Crystal Palace — NBC Sports Gold, 10 a.m.
Burnley vs. Tottenham Hotspur — NBC, 12:30 p.m.
Leicester City vs. Manchester United — NBC, 2:45 p.m./Telemundo, 2:55 p.m.

Premier League Live — NBCSN, 6:30 a.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN, 9:30 a.m.
La Liga Premier Previo — Universo, 9:30 a.m.
Goal Rush — NBC Sports app, 10 a.m.
Premier League Live — NBCSN, noon
Premier League Live — NBC, 2:30 p.m.
La Liga Premier Previo — Telemundo, 2:30 p.m.
Premier League Live — NBC, 4:45 p.m.

Mixed Martial Arts
UFC  Ten: Monumental Moments — FS1, 7 p.m.
UFC Countdown: UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm — FS1, 7:30 p.m.

NBA
NBA Inside Stuff — NBA TV, 6:30 p.m.
NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 7 p.m.
NBA CrunchTime — NBA TV, 9 p.m.
NBA GameTime — NBA TV, 10:30 p.m.

NFL Viewing Picks

NHL
Hockey Night in Canada
Toronto at New York Rangers — NHL Network, 7 p.m.

Detroit at Boston and Winnipeg at New York Islanders Bonus Coverage — NHL Network, 3 p.m.
NHL/MLB Network Challenge — NHL Network, 4 p.m.
NHL Network Countdown: World Junior Hockey Championship All-Time Moments — NHL Network, 4:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight: World Junior Hockey Championship Preview — NHL Network, 5 p.m.
Top Shelf — NHL Network, 6 p.m.
Hockey Central Saturday — NHL Network, 6:30 p.m.
NHL Tonight: Bonus Coverage — NHL Network, 10 p.m.
On the Fly — NHL Network, 11 p.m.
On the Fly: St. Louis at Vancouver and Los Angeles at San Jose Bonus Coverage — NHL Network, midnight
On the Fly — NHL Network, 1 a.m. (Sunday)

Soccer
The Xtra-Weekends — beIN Sports, 4:45 p.m.

Sports Talk
SportsCenter — ESPN, 7 a.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 7:15 a.m.
30 for 30: Youngstown Boys — ESPN Classic, 8 a.m.
SportsCenter Special: My Wish — ESPN2, 9 a.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 9:15 a.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN, 10 p.m.
ESPN Films: Catching Hell — ESPN Classic, 10 a.m.
ESPN Films: The Fab Five — ESPN Classic, noon
SC Featured — ESPNews, noon
30 for 30: Requiem for the Big East — ESPN Classic, 2 p.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 2:15 p.m.
30 for 30: The Best That Never Was — ESPN Classic, 4 p.m.
E:60: Stories of the Year — ESPNews, 5 p.m.
SC Featured — ESPNews, 6 p.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN2, 6:30 p.m.
SC Featured — ESPNews, 7 p.m.
30 for 30: Catholics vs. Convicts — ESPN Classic, 10 p.m.
Premios Univision Deportes — Univision Deportes, 10 p.m.
SportsCenter at Night — ESPN, 10:30 p.m.
Titulares y Más-Fin de Semana — Telemundo, 11 p.m.

Sunday, December 24

College Football
Hawai’i Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI
Fresno State vs. Houston — ESPN, 8:30 p.m.

English Premier League
Match of the Day — NBCSN, 6 a.m.
Match of the Week — NBCSN, 8 a.m.

NFL Viewing Picks

Soccer
ESPN FC — ESPN2, midnight

Sports Talk
SportsCenter — ESPN, 7 a.m.
E;60: Stories of the Year — ESPN2, 8 a.m.
E:60: 10 Years — ESPN2, 9 a.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 9:15 a.m.
30 for 30: Celtics/Lakers: Part 1 — ESPN2, 1 p.m.
Sport Today — BBC World News, 2:15 p.m.
30 for 30: Celtics/Lakers: Part 2 — ESPN2, 3 p.m.
30 for 30: Celtics/Lakers: Part 3 — ESPN2, 4 p.m.
SportsCenter — ESPN, 6 p.m.
30 for 30: Believeland — ESPN2, 6 p.m.
SEC Storied: The Play That Changed College Football — ESPNU, 6 p.m.
ESPN Films: Baltimore Boys — ESPNU, 7 p.m.
30 for 30: When the Garden Was Eden — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.
ESPN Films: Morningside 5 — ESPNU, 8:30 p.m.
30 for 30: The Bad Boys — ESPN2, 9 p.m.
30 for 30: One and Not Done — ESPNU, 10 p.m.
Titulares y Más-Fin de Semana — Telemundo, 11 p.m.
SportsCenter at Night — ESPN, midnight
República Deportiva — Univision Deportes, midnight
The Best of Golic & Wingo — ESPN2, 6 a.m. (Monday)
Claressa Shields: Boxing’s History Maker — BBC World News, 6:40 a.m. (Monday)

About Ken Fang

Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013.

He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television.

Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.