Steph Curry of the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors is the new face of the NBA, succeeding LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers. He’s the reigning MVP fans come early for, to watch his pregame dribbling routines and shoot-around. But what makes Curry so popular? His everyman quality, said ESPN analyst Jalen Rose during a media call with P.J. Carlesimo previewing ESPN/ABC’s slate of five NBA games Christmas Day, including ABC’s telecast of Curry’s Warriors against James’ Cavaliers (5 p.m. ET). Jalen added that at 6’3,” 190 pounds, Curry could be your neighbor, vs. a physical marvel like the 6’8,” 250 pound James. Not to mention a giant, like the 7’1” 325 pound Shaquille O’Neal.
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In more Netflix news, the streamer canceled two comedy talk shows, The Break with Michelle Wolf and The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale. McHale debuted in February; Wolf premiered in May. Netlfix isn’t giving up on launching new efforts – Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Norm Macdonald Has a Show, and panel show The […]
New animated series Star Wars Resistance debuts with a one-hour premiere Sunday, October 7 at 10p on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD, with subsequent airings on Disney XD. Disney Channel’s new live action family comedy, Coop & Cami Ask the World, arrives five days later, on Friday, October 12 at 8:30p.
As the demand for boxing content continues to rise, this week sees the relaunch of reality series, The Contender. This version, which marks the fifth season, begins Friday night at 9p and run until November, moving to EPIX for the first time and a format that will feature full fights for the first time. In […]
ESPN saw its Monday Night Football preseason game featuring a Redskins’ victory over the Jets draw a 2.1 overnight rating according to Nielsen metered markets numbers. That marks a rise of 11% over last year’s preseason opener, featuring the preseason debut for ESPN’s new Monday Night Football commentator team of play-by-play voice Joe Tessitore, analysts […]