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  1. What's On In Sports?
    My service has been flawless until 2 weeks ago. I noticed that there was flickering on the screen while watching NHL or NBA basketball. This only happens during game action and not when the camera focusses on the bench or a closeup of the players. This is the only times where I have experienced...
  2. What's On In Sports?
    I use Shaw Cable in Vancouver and used to pay extra for their SportsNet World programming that gave excellent access to Rugby Union games being played in competitions around the world (Europe, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand). Recently SportsNet World stopped providing their Rugby Union...
  3. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Looks like David Pratt will be back on the air in Vancouver. Vancouver Sun story
  4. Industry News
    Bell Media has announced that RDS2, a secondary feed of the Canadian French language specialty channel RDS will launch in Canada on Friday Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. ET. The station will broadcast 24/7 in both high definition and standard definition on Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV and Shaw Direct...
  5. Industry News
    Score Media announced today that it has secured the English language Canadian broadcast rights to Copa América. Spanish language broadcasts will air on TLN. The Copa América (Spanish and Portuguese for "America Cup"), is Latin Americas biggest football event featuring the best soccer teams from...
  6. Industry News
    Bell Media this week has announced two new free Apple iOS apps, a CTV news app for the iPhone and a TSN app for iPad. The CTV news app features top news stories, editorial photography along with Local news, entertainment, health stories and, of course, the latest CTV television schedule. For...
  7. Industry News
    ATN, a Canadian broadcasting company specializing in Asian television channels for the Canadian market, announced this week it will soon launch a second television channel dedicated to cricket. 'Cricket Plus', the broadcasters first channel dedicated to the sport of cricket, launched in Canada...
  8. Industry News
    TSN this week announced its hockey schedule for the upcoming 2010-11 regular season. The schedule includes 76 games on TSN and 48 games on TSN2 with all 124 games available in high definition to subscribers of TSN HD and TSN2 HD. In addition, TSN and TSN2 have pre-season action featuring all...
  9. Industry News
    Madison Square Garden Network (MSG) announced last week that it will broadcast the 3D National Hockey League game on Wednesday March 24th. The game will be the first live 3D sports broadcast and will feature a match-up between the New York Rangers and New York Islanders. Longtime Rangers...
  10. EastLink
    New Channels always generate a lot of discussion so this thread is for discussing new channels in 2010. You're welcome to speculate and discuss new channels coming to Eastlink in 2010 but PLEASE unless it's been confirmed by an official press release, be clear about what is speculation and what...
  11. Industry News
    The 26th running of the Breeders Cup World Championships, thoroughbred racing's richest and most prestigious event, takes place at the Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California this weekend. Founded in 1982 by John R. Gaines, a leading thoroughbred owner and breeder, the event was created as a...
  12. Industry News
    Rogers Cable, Canada's largest cable provider, today announced the addition of the Big Ten Network to its Ontario digital cable line-up in both standard and high definition. Atlantic provinces will get the standard definition version only. The Big Ten Network is a U.S. regional sports network...
  13. What's On In Sports?
    Was 2008 the best sports year ever? At least in terms of viewer interest, there’s plenty of evidence to support that argument. Consider these U.S. TV sports highlights from 2008: The mostwatched global event ever (2008 Beijing Summer Olympics: 4.7 billion viewers) The mostwatched Super...
  14. What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.
    I like sports movies. Normally I'm not a sucker for predictable endings and I really don't watch that much sports now but I like Sports or Sports related movies. Recently, I watched and enjoyed Radio, Invincible, The Rookie and am looking for more sports movies, especially ones that I can watch...
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