CBS Sports to commemorate US Open partnership

CBS Sports serves up farewell coverage of its long ties with the US Open Tennis Championships starting Saturday at 11a with men’s and women’s third-round action and wraps up with the men’s singles championship on Monday, Sept. 8 at 5p. Over 37 hours are on deck with lead play-by-play announcer Bill Macatee and Mary Carillo and John McEnroe in the booth. Jim Courier returns as analyst and calls the action alongside Ian Eagle. Mary Joe Fernandez serves as reporter, and Adam Zucker as a contributor. On Sunday at 1:30p, the network slated CBS Salutes the US Open, looking back at the moments and champions that have highlighted CBS Sports’ 46 years of US Open coverage through the announcers who called the action. Bill Macatee hosts. In addition, legendary announcer Dick Enberg returns on Sunday, Aug. 31 to call a match along with McEnroe and Carillo

Related Stories

Wendy Williams heads to late night on Bounce

The Wendy Williams Show heading to late night on Bounce.

The Wendy Williams Show is heading to late night. Bounce secured day and date repurpose rights to the talk show from Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury and will begin airing it weeknights at 11p starting Monday, March 5. “The opinionated voice of The Wendy Williams Show has come to symbolize pop culture,” said Jonathan Katz, President and CEO […]

Sinclair gets Raw

Sinclair gets Raw

With Sinclair Broadcasting’s acquisition of Tribune Media likely a few weeks from final approval, the Federal Communications Commission’s independent watchdog is investigating dealings between Sinclair and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, reports the New York Times. The probe, looking at whether Pai and aides improperly pushed for rule changes timed to benefit Sinclair, has been in […]

FOX launches Daytona drones

FOX launches Daytona drones (Facebook)

FOX Sports paved its road for the upcoming Daytona 500, mapping out production details for its coverage of Sunday’s race, which will run at 2:30p on FOX. This year will see the addition of aerial drone coverage as well as a record number of in-car cameras for the event with 14 in the cards. In […]

The NBA on TNT gets a demo bounce

The NBA on TNT gets a demo bounce (Facebook)

Ahead of NBA All-Star festivities, Turner Sports announced that NBA on TNT’s live game coverage this season is delivering the net’s most viewed season-to-date viewership since 2013-14 with an average of 1.9 million viewers through 44 telecasts. That is up 20% over last year with double-digit growth across all key demos – People 18-34 (+20%), […]

The CW supersizes with Sunday

The CW supersizes (Guy D'Alema)

The CW is adding a 2-hour Sunday primetime block next season. Nine years ago the CW returned Sunday to its affiliates, but now, up 3% year-to-date in total viewers and boasting the youngest median age in broadcast, the net has inked agreements for clearances on 6 nights. “As one of the largest CW affiliate groups, […]

CynCity

Cynsiders

Instagram