Monday, August 20, 2007

TV Guide, August 20 to 31, 2007

  • Do read this! All times pacific, add +3 for eastern, adjust for other time zones... Listings can change at any time, please double check with your local provider prior to airtime... I am boycotting ESPNU tv listings until Comcast and ESPN reach compromise and make ESPNU available to their millions of customers

  • High school and recruiting-related tv coverage at Recruiting Wars (almost nothing this week)

  • Almost every 2007 NCAA men's college basketball tournament game on dvd

    College Basketball Game Repeats
  • Thur Aug 23, 2pm, Arizona at Washington, repeat from Jan. 4, 2007, Fox College Sports
  • Every 2007 NCAA men's college basketball tournament game on dvd

    FIBA Americas Championship LIVE from Las Vegas!
  • all times pacific, check local listings for details
  • Tue Aug 21, 3pm, Warm up for the upcoming non-stop action with a repeat of the State Farm USA Challenge from Las Vegas, where Team USA had a scrimmage with game conditions in front of a the Vegas crowd, on Fox College Sports
  • Wedn Aug 22, FIBA Americas Championship, LIVE!, starts on NBA-TV, ESPN2 and FSN.
  • Team USA games will be on one of the ESPN channels, while other countries will be featured on FSN and NBA-TV
  • Wedn Aug 22: Team USA plays Venezuela on ESPN Classic or ESPN2 (not sure). Three other games are shown on NBA-TV. Game repeats on NBA-TV
  • Thur Aug 23: Team USA plays on ESPN Classic/ESPN2, while NBA-TV and FSN show the other games.
  • Fri Aug 24: only repeats of games?
  • Sat Aug 25: Team USA faces off Canada at noon on ESPN2. FSN and NBA-TV cover the rest of the games
  • Sun Aug 26: Team USA faces Brazil at 6pm on ESPN2. Other games on NBA-TV and FSN. Team USA games will repeat on NBA-TV as well.
  • Mon Aug 27: Second round action begins, with Team USA playing on ESPN2, and NBA-TV with FSN showing other games
  • Tue Aug 28: More games, with TeamUSA on ESPN2, and FSN/NBATV the other games
  • Wedn Aug 29: More games - coverage same as above
  • Thur Aug 30: More games - coverage same as above
  • Fri Aug 31: break time!
  • Sat Sept 1: Semifinals. One on ESPN Classic. Listings to be continued next week...

    Documentaries and more
  • Mon Aug 20, 11am and 730pm, The Year of the Yao, Sundance Channel
  • Tue Aug 21, 830am, Books and Basketball: Bill Bradley, NBA-TV. Repeats Wedn Aug 22 at 830am, and Thur Aug 30 at 10pm.
  • Tue Aug 21, 6pm, Howard Stern: Naked Basketball, In-Demand Pay Per View. Oops! Why is this even listed here?
  • Wedn Aug 22, GLORY ROAD, on Encore. Repeats a few more times during the week on either Encore or Starz Blackz: Thur Aug 23, Fri Aug 24, Sun Aug 26, Tue Aug 28, Wedn Aug 29, Fri Aug 31. Check with your local listings for exact airtime and channel availability.
  • ACC All Access has a best of basketball highlight episode. Air times: thur aug 23, fri aug 24. All on Fox College Sports. On local FSN stations in ACC markets as well. Stories featured: Ivory Latta, Kay Yow, Rayshawn Terry, and Cameron Open Door Stadium at Duke.
  • Thur Aug 23, SEC-TV best of basketball. Fox College Sports. Also repeats on Fri Aug 24.
  • Tue Aug 28, 430pm, Pistol Pete Diaries on Fox College Sports
  • Wedn Aug 29, at 9pm: 2002 Hall of Fame enchrinement, repeat, on NBA-TV. Featuring: Lute Olson, Kay Yow, Larry Brown, Magic Johnson, Harlem Globetrotters and Drazen Petrovic.
  • Sat Sept 1, 4pm, Under the Lights featuring Bruce Pearl (repeat), Fox College Sports
  • Every 2007 NCAA men's college basketball tournament game on dvd

    NBA Summer League
  • NBATV and webcast schedule at for the whole month of July 2007

    Movies Movies Movies
  • The TV series "White Shadow" has some repeats on NBA-TV
  • The movie Glory Road (the story of the 1966 Texas Western with head coach Don Haskins) repeats multiple times on the Starz family of channels and now on Encore.
  • Other movies on rotation: Basketball Diaries on Sundance, Hoosiers on AMC, He got Game on Starz Black, Harvard Man on Showtime and TMC family of channels, Slam Dunk Ernest on Starz, Rebound (2005) on HBO, The Sixth Man on Starz and Encore, Air Bud on the Animal Planet, Blue Chips on CineMax
  • The series Arliss is repeating on ESPN Classic. Some episodes are basketball related.
  • please check with local listings for airtimes of the movies

    Directly from the Source
  • Listings for FSN and Fox College Sports (FCS) (actually all Fox related channels, including Soccer, Espagnol, Speed, but those dont usually show basketball games).

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