The ACC Network Is Coming

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN The ACC Network is going to become a reality next year. ESPN announced this week that it will launch its new college sports network Aug. 22.  The network’s first college football broadcast will feature Georgia Tech on the road against Clemson on Aug. 29 for a Thursday night showdown. According to a news release from ESPN, the ACC Network is expected to broadcast...

December 2nd, 2018

Shout! Factory Kicking Off Kovacs Celebration Early

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory is getting a head start on the celebration of Ernie Kovacs’ upcoming birthday. January 23, 2019 will be the 100th birthday of the late, great entertainer, and in honor of the occasion, Shout! Factory is releasing a new box set this week featuring Kovacs’ most memorable moments in Ernie Kovacs: The Centennial Edition.  The nine-disc collection...

November 12th, 2018

‘MacGyver: The Complete First Season’ Hindered By, But Not Stopped By Content, Pricing Problems

Courtesy: CBS Home Entertainment/Paramount Home Entertainment By Philip Sayblack MacGyver is officially back.  No, not the new, younger MacGyver, but the man, myth and legend played by Richard Dean Anderson.  Thirteen years after the original MacGyver series was last released on DVD, Paramount Home Entertainment/CBS Home Entertainment has resurrected the first season of the timeless action series...

November 4th, 2018

‘The Beverly Hillbillies: The Official Fifth Season’ Is Another Welcome Addition To Fans’ Collections

Courtesy: Paramount/CBS/CBS Home Entertainment By Philip Sayblack The 1960s is one of the greatest eras of the television industry.  It was during this great age that American audiences were treated to what has since become some of the most memorable television series of all time over just three networks.  ABC had Bewitched, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and Batman.  NBC had Star Trek, Bonanza...

September 30th, 2018

Shout! Factory, Twitch Get Things “Revved Up” With ‘Street Hawk’ Marathon

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/ABC/Twitch By Philip Sayblack It’s time to go back to the 80s again with Shout! Factory TV and Twitch! Shout! Factory and Twitch have partnered for another retro TV marathon, this time featuring the full run of the 1985 action/crime series Night Hawk.  The 13-episodes series will be shown in full starting June 6 at 6 p.m. on Shout! Factory’s Twitch channel. For those...

May 24th, 2018
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ESPN To Offer Extensive Coverage Of 2018 NFL Draft

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack The 2018 NFL Draft is less than a week away, and ESPN will have extensive coverage of this year’s draft from beginning to end. This year’s broadcast of the draft marks the 39th consecutive year that ESPN will cover the draft.  It all begins with dual coverage of Round 1 next Thursday, April 26 at 8 p.m. from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.  Trey Wingo will...

April 20th, 2018
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ESPN Announces Special NFL Programming Schedule Leading Up To NFL Draft

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack The countdown to the 2018 NFL Draft is on, and in anticipation, ESPN is doing its part to build anticipation for the big pre-season weekend. ESPN announced Tuesday a schedule consisting of more than 40 hours of original NFL programming leading up to the big event later this month.  It all starts tonight at 10 p.m. on ESPN2 with the new limited weekly series Inside...

April 3rd, 2018
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‘Both Sides Of The Sky’ Available Now; Performance & More Planned For Celebration

Photo Credit: Mike Berkofsky By Philip Sayblack The wait is officially over for the latest Jimi Hendrix compilation. Both Sides of the Sky hit stores and online outlets today.  The 13-song record, co-produced by Hendrix’s lontime producer and friend Eddie Kramer, Hendrix’s sister Janie and fellow friend John McDermott, is available on CD, 2LP vinyl and digital platforms.  In celebration of the...

March 9th, 2018
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Warriors, Celtics Face Off Saturday In “Battle Of The Best” Live On ABC

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN’s NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC presented by YouTube TV continues its 2018 broadcast season this Saturday night with another cross-conference matchup. The Boston Celtics will be on the road Saturday night against the Golden State Warriors in a “Battle of the Best.”  Each team leads its respective conference and has an equal chance of taking the win in...

January 25th, 2018
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ESPN Announces NFL Pro Bowl Coverage Broadcast Schedule

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack The stage is officially set for this year’s Super Bowl, but before the big game, there will be one more game for NFL fans — the NFL’s annual Pro Bowl, and ESPN will carry full coverage of the annual NFL superstar showcase game. This year’s NFL Pro Bowl will be played this Sunday, January 28 live from Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.  ESPN’s coverage...

January 25th, 2018
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