ESPN’s plans for 2016 Championship Week Presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods is set to include 148 men’s college basketball conference tournament games across 23 Division I conferences. Games run across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, SEC Network and ESPN3 starting today with four Atlantic Sun quarterfinal matchups on ESPN3 and conclude Sunday, March 13, with the SEC, Sun Belt and American title games. Conferences are set to include the ACC (13), America East (7); American (9); Atlantic Sun (7); Big South (7); Southland (7); Big 12 (9); Horizon (9); MEAC (11); SEC (13); Southern (9) and Sun Belt (7). On the tech front, ‘ESPN Virtual 3’ –which illuminates the 3-point line for every 3-point shot attempt – will debut on a college telecast from the New York Life ACC Basketball Tournament on March 8.
Chris Klein (Election) signed on as a super villain Cicada for season five of CW’s The Flash, launching Tuesday, October 9 at 8p, while Ramona Young (Blockers) and Tim Wilson (The Informant) have been added to the season four cast of the net’s Legends of Tomorrow. Joining Supergirl is transgender activist Nicole Maines (Royal Pains) […]
In more news from San Diego, series stars Mayim Bialik and Kumal Nayyar popped into the Big Bang Theory writers’ room panel to join the discussion about what’s ahead for season 12. Among the tidbits: Kathy Bates and Teller will be back as Amy’s parents.
With hot competition at The Open and Tiger Woods in contention, NBC Sports/Golf Channel report that Saturday scored the highest-rated third round at The Open since 2013, reeling in a 3.0 in Nielsen overnight numbers and up 25% over 2017. Friday’s action, meanwhile, hand Golf Channel with a TAD of 1.141 million average viewers, up […]
Organizers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics unveiled the official mascots for the events on Sunday. The mascot for the Olympics is named Miraitowa while the Paralympic mascot is Someity. According to Reuters, Miraitowa is a combination of the Japanese words for future and eternity while Someity comes from a popular cherry blossom variety […]
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