NFL Week #12: Thanksgiving is here! Announcer critiques; Tirico gets both NBC games; Al Michaels off

Week #12 Byes- Arizona and Kansas City For late changes – Check The 506 – […]


10 ex-network voices whose work we miss today and 10 voices still on-air who are annoying

Sitting around this weekend and hearing one indistinguishable voice after another, particularly on an unending […]


Fox Sports’ World Series pre-game shows were silly, a bad mix of participants and directionless TV

During the World Series, I thought I’d do something a bit different. So I […]


The Mannings and 3 of their guests, Lynch, Brady and Brees, were informative and fun, Bird miscast

Monday Night’s ManningCast returned to ESPN2 last night. The side by side show had […]


In the 90s, broadcast coach Marty Glickman evaluated top network voices; Most had some flaws

As mentioned in Friday’s Glickman piece, I got to know Marty fairly well in […]


Starting its last season of Thursday Night Football, Fox Sports’ Buck, Aikman and crew excel

Fox Sports began its last season covering Thursday Night Football. Next year, Amazon Prime […]


‘You are Looking Live’: A closeup of CBS’ The NFL Today; The circus days of Brent, The Greek and Phyllis

Columnist Rich Podolsky has written a dandy. It’s about a time when television was smaller […]


NBC did nice job covering Brady’s return to NE; After kickoff, Michaels, Collinsworth and Tafoya settled in

The anticipation was as inflated as expected. Tom Brady’s return to New England on […]


Fox’ Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt and Jenny Taft get off to a decent start in Ohio State’s win over Minnesota

Fox Sports’ College Football A-Team of play-by-play announcer Gus Johnson, color commentator Joel Klatt, […]


Playing Musical Chairs with sports programming: Fox’ “Saratoga Live” was impossible to follow

We’ve written some very positive things about Fox Sports Two’s racing show “Saratoga Live.” […]


A sensible and thorough break down of NBC’s Olympic coverage which didn’t get rave reviews overall

Generally speaking, NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympics didn’t qualify for any medal. And […]


NBC avoided Olympic controversies; Holt stuck to journalism first; Guthrie didn’t; Costas missed

Go back for a moment to a Variety story on April 14th. It set […]