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Posted by Bill Hofheimer on October 21, 2014

Monday Night Football Helps ESPN Win the Night

Last night’s Monday Night Football game – a Pittsburgh Steelers’ 30-23 victory over the Houston Texans – helped ESPN win the night among all networks in viewers, households and all key male and adult demos. The game ranked as the top telecast of the night across cable and broadcast among the key male demos, as [...]

Category: Football, NFL

College GameDay - October 17, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on October 21, 2014

Notre Dame-Florida State: Most-Viewed October College Football Telecast across All Networks on Record

Most-Viewed Game of Season & Largest on ABC/ESPN Since 2012 ESPN and ABC have Televised the Eight Most-Viewed Games involving Notre Dame since 2005 ABC Wins Saturday Night Among Households, Viewers & Key Demos WatchESPN Posts Regular-Season College Football Records Birmingham & Columbus Top Markets Most Social Game of the Season The ABC Saturday Night [...]

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Posted by Gracie Blackburn on October 21, 2014

SEC Network Hires Gail Goestenkors; Announces Roster of Women’s Basketball Commentators

SEC Network has hired Gail Goestenkors as part of a staple of women’s basketball commentators set to cover more than 190 Southeastern Conference games scheduled across the network’s television and digital platforms this season. The newly launched SEC Network will air more than 60 games on television this season with a doubleheader every Sunday and [...]

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Posted by Teri Couch on October 21, 2014

The Grantland Basketball Hour with Bill Simmons & Jalen Rose Premieres October 23 on ESPN

Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers to Appear as First Guest ESPN will premiere The Grantland Basketball Hour on Thursday, October 23, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. The first Grantland-branded television series will feature editor-in-chief Bill Simmons and ESPN NBA analyst Jalen Rose, along with special guests Michelle Beadle, Jeff Van Gundy, Zach [...]

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Posted by Derek Volner on October 20, 2014

Virginia Tech: Thursday Night Record

ESPN’s Thursday night telecast will pit Miami (Fla.) at Virginia Tech at 8 p.m. It will mark Virginia Tech’s second straight ESPN Thursday night game this season and the program’s 29th overall, the most among all programs. The Hokies – with a 20-8 overall record and 11-4 at home in Thursday night games – have [...]

Category: College Football

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Posted by Gracie Blackburn on October 20, 2014

SEC Network Football: SEC Nation Spends Saturday in Kentucky; Tripleheader Game Schedule

SEC Network heads into week nine of the 2014 college football kicking off Saturday, Oct. 25, with SEC Nation live in Lexington, Ky. from 10-noon ET followed by a tripleheader of Southeastern Conference gridiron action. Tim Tebow, Marcus Spears, Paul Finebaum, host Joe Tessitore and reporter Kaylee Hartung will bring the sights & sounds of [...]

Category: College Football

Ole Miss Rebels - October 4, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on October 20, 2014

College Football: Six Saturday Prime Time Telecasts including No. 3 Ole Miss, No. 4 Alabama & No. 5 Auburn

ESPN’s college football game schedule for Saturday, Oct. 25, will include six prime time telecasts involving at least one ranked team, highlighted by three of the top five: undefeated No. 3 Ole Miss at No. 24 LSU (7:15 p.m. ET on ESPN), one-loss No. 4 Alabama at Tennessee (7:30 p.m. on ESPN2) and one-loss No. [...]


Posted by Derek Volner on October 20, 2014

“ESPNU Road Trip” Visited Tallahassee for No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 2 Florida State

ESPNU Road Trip (Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m.) traveled to Tallahassee, Fla., this past weekend for a top 5, primetime showdown between No. 5 Notre Dame and No. 2 Florida State. Highlights include: All-Access: Seminoles running back Karlos Williams, who scored two touchdowns including the game winner vs. Notre Dame, gave ESPNU Road Trip [...]

Category: College Football