Thursday, October 23, 2008

Free one week preview of NBA League Pass

Check out your local cable or satellite provider! NBA League Pass will be having a FREE one week preview, starting on October 28 and going through November 4, 2008. This can get you up to 40 games from around the country per week. We know this is available for Comcast, we don't know if it's available for others as well.

At the same time they are running a promotion that gets you $20 off the regular price if you buy the package for the whole year during this special promotion period, namely before November 4.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

College Basketball previews on ESPN

Good news for hoops fans, ESPN will be running college basketball reviews, starting on Sunday October 26. And by ESPN, we mean ESPN the actual channel! Good news for those who don't have access to ESPNU. The first two conferences featured will be the SEC and the ACC.

In parallel to that, ESPN2 will be showing a rebroadcast of their critically acclaimed series "Black Magic" that premiered during the 2008 March Madness season.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Media Days and Midnight Madness on TV

Believe it or not, it is time for Media Days and Midnight Madness already. How time flies and we are fleas on its wings ;-)

On Thursday, CSTV (CBS College Sports) will be showing the C-USA (Conference USA) Men's and Women's Media days. The men's media day, which includes of course the 2007-2008 co-champions, the Memphis Tigers, starts at 5pm eastern time. If you miss that, it will repeat on Monday.

As far as Midnight Madness, ESPNU will have a Friday special feature with all the usual suspects and visits to the campuses of Kansas, Davidson, and more. ESPNU of course is not available in all markets because of a petty dispute between ESPN and Comcast! Arggg!

Update: Big Ten Network 2.5 hour special!
The Big Ten Network will have a Midnight Special tonight according to Big Ten Network, featuring Indiana, Michigan State, Minnesota, Purdue and Wisconsin. This will be 2.5 hours long and will start at 9pm eastern on Friday October 17, 2008!

Update II: CSTV One hour special
It may be hard to find in the TV listings, but CSTV will be having a one-hour Midnight Madness special edition of their "College Sports Tonight" show at 11pm Eastern time tonight. The schedule is here. Notice the bottom of the page.

Friday, October 03, 2008

NHL Center Ice free preview on Comcast

For all the hockey moms out there, Comcast (and other cable providers perhaps) are having a free 12-day preview of NHL's pay per view package, Center Ice. The promotion runs from October 4 to October 15, and during this period you can watch up to 40 games for free, just like a paying subscriber. They also have a $10 off promotion for those who do wish to subscribe.

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