The six-episode (so far) series premieres Oct. 4 on Starz.To read more or comment...
The official word: The Main Event Speaker Series, a popular author series featuring prominent voices from the worlds of literature, the arts, politics and journalism, resumes with author and actor John Hodgman Wednesday, October 22, 7 p.m. in the Main Library auditorium in downtown Akron.
Before he went on television, John Hodgman was a simple writer and humorist. He has been the Humor Editor for the New York Times Magazine, a frequent contributor to "This American Life," advice columnist for McSweeney's, comic book reviewer for the New York Times Book Review, and a freelance journalist specializing in a wide variety of subjects.
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The official word: It’s a brand new era for the Browns and a brand new era for 19 Action News as Browns legend Bernie Kosar joins the new Serpentini Tailgate 19 pregame show.
With a new head coach and highly touted group of new players, the Browns are one of the most talked about young teams in the league. A round table of revolving talent to provide fresh perspective throughout the season will include former Browns players Bernie Kosar, Bob Golic, Hanford Dixon, and Joe Jurevicius; current Browns player Billy Winn; and radio commentators Michael Reghi and Chuck Booms. 19 Action News Sports Anchor Tony Zarrella will serve as the host.
Coverage of the 2014 season of Cleveland Browns football kicks off September 7th with Tailgate 19 when the Browns take on the Pittsburgh Steelers live on CBS 19. 14 of 16 regular season games will air exclusively on WOIO CBS 19 including the local broadcast rights to the NFL Network’s coverage of Thursday Night Football between the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals scheduled for Thursday, November 6th.
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The official word: Former NFL Defensive Player of the Year Jason Taylor and longtime NFL coach Kevin Gilbride will join Mike Florio and new co-host and veteran NFL commentator Paul Burmeister to discuss the hottest NFL topics this season on Pro Football Talk, NBCSN’s weekday NFL news program. In addition, Mike Ryan, who boasts 26 NFL seasons of athletic training experience, will join PFT to provide perspective on injuries and sports medicine.
For the first time, the show will feature consistent daily guest appearances by NBC Sports football analysts. Beginning the week of September 8, Tony Dungy will appear every Tuesday throughout the season; Hines Ward on Wednesdays; Cris Collinsworth on Thursdays; and Doug Flutie on Fridays. Taylor will appear every Monday as well as other days of the week.
The new additions mean that Pro Football Talk will draw upon a combined eight Super Bowl titles and 169 seasons of NFL experience from its analysts to provide viewers with wide-ranging perspectives during the 2014 NFL season.
“Viewers this season will be treated to our deepest and most consistent roster of NFL experts ever,” said Matt Casey, producer, Pro Football Talk. “Paul, Jason, Kevin and Mike all bring long-term and unique NFL perspectives to the show that – combined with Mike Florio’s unprecedented insider access -- will allow us to surround and dive deep on virtually any topic.”To read more or comment...
Here's the note from WKYC about tonight's pre-emptions.
•8:00 PM - Running Wild with Bear Grylls will air Wednesday night/Thursday morning from 3 A.M. to 4 A.M.
•10:00 PM - American Ninja Warriors will be shown on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning from 2:05 A.M. - 4 A.M.
We apologize for any inconvenience this causes fans of these shows. It is our hope that you can record these programs and watch them at your convenience!
If you are unable to DVR the shows, you can always watch them at www.nbc.com.To read more or comment...