And so it begins. NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs opens with a trio of games on Wednesday night and sets the stage for two months of programming that spans NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and NHL Network. First-round games on cable are subject to local blackouts. Opening games will include a doubleheader on NBCSN at 7:30p with Jackets/Penguins. Mike “Doc” Emrick and Pierre McGuire will have the call. At 10p, the channel offers Stars/Ducks with John Walton and Butch Goring handle broadcast duties. Wednesday will also see the Canadiens/Lightening at 7p on CNBC. Jim Hughson, Craig Simpson, Glenn Healy and David Amber will call the series. On Thursday, CNBC carries Flyers/Rangers at 7p and Wild/Avalanche at 9:30p. NBCSN handles Blackhawks/Blues at 8p and Kings/Sharks at 10:30p.
Kim Raver will co-executive produce a trilogy of films for Lifetime based on novels by international best-selling author Jane Green. Tempting Fate, the first of the batch, will also be Raver’s in directorial debut. Additional titles are To Have and to Hold and Family Pictures. Tempting Fate, from Raver, Manu Boyer (To Whom It May […]
Podcastic: Spotify and Amy Schumer teamed for a new original podcast Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith, which launched yesterday on the streaming service. In the series, Schumer talks about intimate aspects of her life alongside her best friends and comedians Rachel Feinstein, Bridget Everett and Keith Robinson… Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations will feature a […]
Allie LaForce has a new home, formally announcing a deal to move to Turner Sports courtesy of a multi-year deal, and officially departing her role at CBS Sports. She will serve as a reporter for NBA on TNT regular season and playoffs coverage as part of her expansive role and continue as reporter for Turner […]
The NHL revealed its 2018-19 regular season with play set to begin on Oct. 3, with a four-game slate, highlighted by the Capitals raising their first Stanley Cup championship banner before facing the Bruins at Capital One Arena. The 1,271-game regular-season schedule wraps up on April 6, 2019. The other three games on the first […]
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