Monthly Archives: February 2014

2014 NASCAR TV Schedule

On the eve of the Daytona 500, here is the TV schedule for every NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race this season. The Daytona 500 is in bold, race names in italics are Chase races, and networks in bold are cable. All times Eastern. Countdown Time Net NASCAR: Daytona 500 2014-2-23 13:00:00 GMT-05:00 2/23 1:00 PM […]

What does the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger mean for you?

It certainly doesn’t sound good when the two largest cable operators, substantially bigger than any of their non-satellite rivals (a year ago TWC had 12.2 million subscribers; even counting telco companies Verizon had only 4.7 million), announce they’re going to merge. As part of the deal, Comcast announced it would sell off systems representing 3 […]

Making sense of the Thursday Night Football deal

After over two years of speculation, the NFL has finally sold half of its Thursday Night Football slate… in a way no one could have anticipated. As the NFL started ramping up the bidding process for the new package over the past month, some of the details that started coming out were head-scratching. The NFL […]

The Studio Show Scorecard for Week of December 16-22

PT Rnk MM Rnk TD Rnk Nov Distr. (000) PT Vwr (000) LW/LY TD Vwr (000) TD HH TD Vwr LW/LY MM Vwr (000) MM HH 1 = 1 = 1 = 97370 3060 -12% 1161 0.8 -2% 624 0.5 = = 84% 3060 -14% 1161 -3% -10% 624 -5% 2 +1 2 = 2 […]

2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Watch – The Top 50 Active Resumes

Surefire first-ballot players: QB Peyton Manning QB Tom Brady These two stand far and away on top of the pack. Borderline first-ballot players: TE Tony Gonzalez S Ed Reed CB Champ Bailey QB Drew Brees DT Kevin Williams Tony Gonzalez, who just completed his last season, is by most standards, the greatest tight end of all […]