Tag Archives: The Worldwide Leader in BS

NBC Sports Group, NHL agree to blockbuster deal

Courtesy: Vancouver Sun In what is to believed to be the biggest U.S. television deal in its history, the National Hockey League announced it would continue its relationship [..]

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ESPN becomes The Bowl Network

When it comes to December and January, ESPN should rename themselves BPN: The Bowl Programming Network. ESPN announced Thursday it has acquired yet another Bowl game – this [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack – Olympic sized fun

A midweek edition of T Dog’s Four Pack: What’s not – and what’s not: Worthy of Gold Olympic hockey. Nothing hokey about it – most watched program ever [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack

Here’s what working for me this week… Yes. – Chicago broadcasters branding together to help Haiti. If you read this blog on a regular basis, then you know [..]

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TCA: ABC

The final day of the press tour came Saturday, and it was ABC’s turn to face the press. ABC – During the ABC executive session, Stephen McPherson talked [..]

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Breaking News: Matt Millen, you still suck

Remember a few days ago when I said Chicago media is one big freak show? Well, I think Detroit may have us beat… WDIV in Detroit ran a [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack

It is sad I could barely scrape up four positive items to put in this week’s four pack. It just goes to show you how bad this business [..]

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Fox dumps BCS; heads for ESPN

Chalk up another victory for The Worldwide Leader in B.S. And the coup involves an organization that put the B.S. in BCS. After Fox Sports rejected to match [..]

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Welcome to Floptober

Forget the goat, it’s this guy’s fault the Cubs didn’t win. There’s only one Floptober… Remember when I said Darkmane (from those X Games spots) couldn’t foil the [..]

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Who’s in your four, Edition V

There’s going to be a new name for this, I swear… T Dog’s Fab Four – America Ferrera slams The Hills, 90210, and Gossip Girl. The Ugly Betty [..]

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Who’s in your four?

It’s been dreary around here lately, so let’s lighten the mood a little bit with a new feature: Introducing T Dog’s “Who’s in your four?” T Dog’s Fab [..]

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FavreWatch lands in the Big Apple

Photo courtesy of Fox Sports.com. The naked city just got one more story to add to its eight million. Television’s most fascinating drama landed in New York City [..]

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T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag

Some news, not enough time: – Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting has sold its three low-power TV stations in South Bend, Ind. to Schurz communications, owners of dominant CBS affiliate [..]

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TCA Notes

Cable continues its ride through the press tour, with an emphasis on going green: Discovery Networks (Discovery, Animal Planet, TLC.) -Discovery: The Discovery Channel had a panel at [..]

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Bobby Knight to feed hand that bites him

ESPN, whose Jeremy Schaap berated Bobby Knight in an interview several years ago, and made a mockery of him in the made-for TV movie Season On The Brink, [..]

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