Athlete 360 is a television program that runs on Fox Sports Net channels across the United States. The only television show focused exclusively on sports medicine, Athlete 360 takes the form of interviews with a different athlete each episode. The athletes, some working and some retired, have all had extensive, season One of Athlete 360 is currently airing for the second time. The show initially aired beginning in September,2009 on Fox Sports Houston before being picked up by other Fox Sports networks, the first seasons second run began on April 12,2010. Dr. Mark Adickes, the shows host, is a professional football player turned orthopedic surgeon. As a member of the Washington Redskins NFL team, Adickes helped his team win Super Bowl XXVI in 1992, Dr. Adickes played for the Kansas City Chiefs and, as an undergraduate, he was named an All-American for the Baylor University Bears. Following his football career, Adickes decided to go to medical school, to prepare to take the MCAT, Adickes studied science and math at George Mason University before going on to Harvard University Medical School.
Now, Dr. Adickes is the Co-Medical Director of the Memorial Hermann Hospital Sports Medicine Institute, Dr. Adickes is official doctor for the NBA team the Houston Rockets, the United States Ski Team, and for RodeoHouston. The company is focused on building and branding talent and developing media properties that become a showcase for that on-camera expert, Serious Fun Productions, LLC is led by President & Executive Producer Tricia Bradley. Adickes Memorial Hermann Newsroom, Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine Institute Stars in New Fox Sports Series Serious Fun TV, About Mark Adickes
CBS Sports Spectacular
CBS Sports Spectacular is a sports anthology television program that is produced by CBS Sports, the sports division of the CBS television network in the United States. The program continues to air on a basis on weekend afternoons, especially during the late spring. Normally it airs pre-recorded time-buy sports events produced by companies, such as supercross or skiing competitions. Hosts of the program have included John Bud Palmer, Jack Whitaker, Brent Musburger, Pat Summerall, Jim Kelly, Dick Stockton, Tim Brant, Greg Gumbel, Pat OBrien, Andrea Joyce, under its current format, the program does not have a regular host. 1979 Daytona 500 – The first 500-mile race to be broadcast in its entirety live on television in the United States. Game 6 of the 1980 Stanley Cup Finals – The New York Islanders would defeat the Philadelphia Flyers in overtime, 5–4 and this would be the last National Hockey League game to air on American network television until the 1990 All-Star Game aired on NBC. 2008 Reebok Grand Prix – Usain Bolt breaks the mens 100m world record for the first time with a sprint of 9.72 seconds, an original composition by Edd Kalehoff featuring scat vocals was used as the theme for The CBS Sports Spectacular beginning in 1970.
From 1976 to 1978, the Electric Light Orchestras Fire on High was used as the theme for the program, in 1979, the program switched to an in-house version of American composer Aaron Coplands symphonic instrumental Fanfare For The Common Man, which was used until 1980. For CBS Super Bowl XVI coverage at the end of the 1981 NFL season, the music itself could be considered a hybrid of the theme used at the time for The NFL Today and their original college basketball theme. ESPN Sports Saturday Wide World of Sports Sportsworld CBS Sports Spectacular at the Internet Movie Database Schedules – CBS SportsLine. com CBS Sports Saturday
Ball Four (TV series)
Ball Four is an American sitcom that aired on CBS in 1976. The series is inspired by the 1970 book of the name by Jim Bouton. Bouton co-created the show with humorist and television critic Marvin Kitman, Bouton starred in the series. Ball Four followed the Washington Americans, a minor league baseball team. Like the book, the series covered controversial subjects including womanizing players, drug use, homosexuality in sports, the series included a gay rookie ballplayer, one of the earliest regular gay characters on television. The trio began developing the series in 1975, looking to other series like M*A*S*H, CBS expressed interest and the creative team developed a script. CBS shot the episode and ultimately bought the series. Ball Four aired at 8,30 PM Eastern time, which was during the Family Viewing Hour, the writers had some trouble with the networks Standards and Practices in their attempt to portray realistic locker room scenes, especially the language used by the players. Pseudo-profanity such as bullpimp was disallowed, while horse-crock and bullhorse were approved, Ball Four debuted on September 22.
While Bouton and other members of the cast received praise for their performances, CBS cancelled the show after five episodes. John as Rayford Plunkett Jaime Tirelli as Orlando Lopez Samuel E. Wright as C. B, travis Ball Four at the Internet Movie Database
Eastbound & Down
Producers Will Ferrell and Adam McKay received an order for six episodes for the first season from HBO. The series was produced by Will Ferrells production company, Gary Sanchez Productions, the show premiered February 15,2009, at 10,30 p. m. Its second season, consisting of seven episodes, began on September 26,2010, on October 27, HBO announced they were renewing the show for a third season. At PaleyFest 2011, it was announced that the third season, however, on July 2,2012, it was announced that HBO had picked up the comedy series for a fourth season, which consisted of eight episodes. On June 6,2013, HBO announced that the season would be the shows last. The fourth season premiered on September 29,2013, and ended its run on November 17,2013, still trying to reclaim his fame he starts on a comeback—righting his previous wrongs along the way—only to unwittingly sabotage his own efforts. While not based on the life of former Major League Baseball relief pitcher John Rocker, former major league pitcher Mitch Wild Thing Williams has often been cited as the inspiration for the Powers character.
Ken Marino as Guy Young Tim Heidecker as Gene Jillian Bell as Dixie Jon Reep as Jed Forney Omar Dorsey as Dontel Benjamin Production on the season of the show began in May 2010. The setting moved to Mexico, with shooting actually occurring in Gurabo, the new season brought several changes to the cast, including new faces Michael Peña and Ana de la Reguera, who play the owner of a Mexican baseball team and Kennys new love interest, respectively. Don Johnson appeared in the role of Kennys father, who Kenny, all of the supporting cast from the first season are absent or only make cameo appearances, with the only exception being Steve Little as Stevie Janowski, who follows Kenny to Mexico. Ben Best is not a writer for Season 2 but returns in a role as Clegg. Adam Scott returns in two episodes as the now cocaine-free baseball executive Pat Anderson, actor Deep Roy joined the cast as Aaron, one of Kennys new Mexican sidekicks. The Mexican baseball team owned by Peñas character Sebastian Cisneros, the Charros, is coached by Roger Hernandez, co-director Jody Hill described the season as a cross between the films Amores perros and The Bad News Bears.
Hill directed four episodes in two, while David Gordon Green directed three. Season 2 premiered on September 26,2010, vice magazine reported on August 31,2010 that its worthy of the original and is its own different, more somber beast. And he would have said, ‘I went down to the butthole of the Carolinas. ’ We actually thought about setting the season in Myrtle Beach instead of in Mexico. I gotta say, the Myrtle Beach idea was pretty brilliant and it would have really been something. Maybe he ends up there next season, Season 3 saw Jason Sudeikis join the cast, and the returns of Matthew McConaughey as Texas scout Roy McDaniel, and Will Ferrell who reprised his role as car salesman Ashley Schaeffer
Ball Boys was an American reality television series shown on ABC. The series premiered on March 24,2012, noted experts such as Richard Albersheim of Albersheims and Troy Kinunen of MEARS are amongst the noted experts who help them out. Ball Boys official site Robbies First Base
Baseball Tonight is a program that airs on ESPN. The show, which recapitulates the days Major League Baseball action, has been on the air since 1990 and its namesake program airs on ESPN Radio at various times of the day during the baseball season, with Marc Kestecher as host. Baseball Tonight is the title of a daily podcast hosted by Buster Olney with frequent appearances by Jayson Stark, Tim Kurkjian, Karl Ravech, and Jerry Crasnick. Baseball Tonight appears nightly on ESPN throughout the season at 10,00 p. m. ET and 12,00 a. m. ET on ESPN2. The 10 PM show airs on ESPN2 in the event of a conflict, following the cancellation of The Trifecta in late 2006, the 12,00 a. m. run of Baseball Tonight was expanded to a full 40 minutes. The show has permission from Major League Baseball to show in-progress highlights, the show is seen at 12,30 p. m. ET and 7,00 p. m. ET on Sundays, the latter show leading up to the Sunday Night Baseball telecast. The midnight edition usually re-aired at 12,00 p. m. ET the following day and that practice ended Monday August 11,2008, when SportsCenter went to live editions in the mornings. e.
A show from the rooftop at Fenway Park and a show one of the Wrigley Rooftops at Wrigley Field in 2005. It aired live from the field at Fenway Park on April 26,2009 before the Sunday Night Baseball game between the Yankees–Red Sox game, which featured an interview with Dustin Pedroia. On June 28,2009, it aired from Citi Field in anticipation of that nights Subway Series game between the Mets and the Yankees, the ESPN Baseball Tonight Theme music was written by Jon Cobert for Roger Tallman Associates in 1990. Cobert and Tallman are listed as writers on the Copyright form, the theme has been arranged and re-arranged many times over the years, but the original melody still remains the same. On January 3,2000, the segment Web Gems was coined and created by then-producer Judson Burch, the segment originally featured great defensive plays followed by viewer internet voting on the web. The phrase web gem is now common vernacular in baseball broadcasts, in 2002, the home run segment Going, Gone, complete with the immensely popular screaming baseball animation was replaced with a tamer segment Touch Em All sans screaming baseball.
Airing begins in March during spring training and ends after the World Series in October, in 2006, Baseball Tonight introduced new graphics. The opening sequence features players on baseball cards moving and a ball going from one to another via a throw or off a bat, a much longer variation of this is used to open ESPNs live game broadcasts. The theme music was updated from the orchestral treatment to a livelier rock vamp. In 2007, a new segment entitled Thats Nasty. was introduced, the new segment featured top pitching performances of the day, including the best individual pitches. These clips often include extremely high velocity fastballs, 12–6 curveballs, prior to the 2007 All-Star Game, a modified version of the opening sequence was used which featured various San Francisco landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge
Breaking Away (TV series)
Breaking Away is a 1980 American comedy-drama television series that was based on the 1979 film of the same name. It was created by Steve Tesich, who wrote the film. As a prequel, the series was set during the prior to the events of the film. Shaun Cassidy took over the role of Dave Stohler, a man mad about bicycle racing. Barbara Barrie, Jackie Earle Haley and John Ashton reprised their roles from the film, the television series was set in Bloomington, but was actually shot in Athens, Georgia. The show was caught up in the 1980 Screen Actors Guild Strike, while heavily promoted by ABC, it was overlooked by TV audiences once it got on the air and suffered low ratings. It was cancelled after eight episodes were filmed, though only seven episodes aired during its original run, ABC showed reruns of the show during the summer of 1981, and it was rerun by the Arts & Entertainment cable channel during 1985–1987
2 Minute Drill (game show)
2 Minute Drill is an ESPN game show based on the general knowledge UK game show Mastermind. The program aired from September 11,2000 to December 28,2001, ESPN Classic currently airs reruns of the series daily at 11,30 AM Eastern. Kenny Mayne hosted the show, and began each players turn at the front game by telling them, the show featured a four athlete/celebrity panel. The scoreboard was an eggcrate display, sometimes it malfunctioned, such as a transition from a number. If a contestant got a right in any category, they could continue to play it or pick another category. Each correct answer was one point, and one bonus point was awarded if the contestant swept a category. The lowest scorer at the end of the first round was eliminated, two players competed as opposed to three. This time, the scoreboard was computerized to match the graphics. To accommodate this, players could no longer interrupt during the question, for each contestants turn, they would be given 2,00 to answer sports trivia questions from 4 categories.
This time, contestants would pick an athlete/celebrity, and they would all of their questions. The contestant could select another celebrity after the current celebritys questions were completed. In addition, each category had only 4 questions in it as opposed to 5, because there were only two players, nobody is eliminated at the end of the round. In the second round, the contestants faced a rapid series of general knowledge sports trivia questions from the panel for two minutes. One at a time, each panelist asked a question and the contestant had to wait for a question to be completed before they could answer, in season one, the panel included host Kenny Mayne, who sat in the center position at the panel desk. When the show made its aforementioned aesthetic changes for two, Mayne got his own desk and sat to one side of the panel, he thus ceased to be an active part of the front game. Whoever had the highest score after this round won $5,000 in cash, an ESPN Experience, the winner would get a question in a category that they chose as their area of expertise.
In the second and third seasons, Mayne called it the Question of Great Significance, answering it correctly doubled what they won in the front game. Each player in 2 Minute Drill was part of a tournament, the six winners of the quarterfinal advanced to the semifinals, with another Experience and $30,000 with a chance to double it to $60,000 given to the winners
4th and Long
4th and Long is a reality television series hosted by Michael Irvin that premiered on Spike on May 18,2009. The winner of the show earned a spot at the Dallas Cowboys training camp - with a shot of making the roster, the show puts six wide receivers against six defensive backs. The show was filmed at the Cotton Bowl, with Joe Avezzano as the coach for the receivers, the athletes have varying backgrounds, including national champions, CFL players, arena league veterans, semi-pro players, and those who have tried to make NFL rosters. The contestant was summoned to the war room, the contestant was cut immediately after a drill or practice The contestant performed the best or won the challenge therefore winning the reward. The contestant performed the best or won the challenge therefore winning the reward but was called into the war room. In episode 6, all of the players were safe. In episode 7, all of the players returned to compete for one of the remaining players jersey. First aired May 18,2009 Three of the players were called into the coaches room.
After careful consideration, Irvin sends Andrews home, Irvin tells Andrews that he is cut and could still play in the NFL, just not for Dallas. Before Steve Gonzalez leaves the room to go back to the sky box, Irvin pulls out a bag of jerseys and gives one to Gonzalez. Bottom 3, Stephen Andrews, Steve Gonzalez, Montrell Jones Bottom 2, Stephen Andrews, Steve Gonzalez Cut, Stephen Andrews for his poor showing in the punt return drill. First aired May 25,2009 While in the war room, Irvin tells Steve he is safe and lets him continue in the competition. The final two are lectured by the three coaches, Irvin tells McGann he could play in the NFL, just not for Dallas. Preston leaves the room and writes a note to the remaining cast members, Irvin pulls out a set of playbooks and gives one to Jones tells Jones not to lose it or he will be cut immediately. Jones agrees and is given the rest of the playbooks to give to the team. Before Jones leaves the war room, Irvin tells him to tell the others not to lose their playbooks or they will be cut immediately as well as Jones for not stressing the importance of the book.
Bottom 3, Preston McGann, Steve Gonzalez, Montrell Jones Bottom 2, Preston McGann, Montrell Jones Cut, Preston McGann for his perceived lack of interest in getting physical during the drills. First aired June 1,2009 In a game with unnumbered players rounding out roster spots on two teams, the DBs take on the WRs to see who is better at their positions
Arliss is an American sitcom about a sports agent and his group of associates. The series premiered on HBO in 1996 and ended in 2002, oscar-winning actor James Coburns 2002 appearance in the episode The Immortal was his last television performance before his fatal heart attack in 2002. Joining Scott Hudson and Bobby The Brain Heenan, Robert did not appear as himself but was named as Arliss and he announced that the WCW would appear on Arliss because none of the Big Three networks would have WCW. Arliss stayed in character on color commentary as Randy Savage, Gorgeous George, Arliss said he was scouting Dennis Rodman, who was doing his third stint with the company. Wuhl appeared for cross-promotion as WCW was owned by Time Warner, in the Arliss episode entitled To Thy Own Self Be True, WCW creative head Eric Bischoff guest stars along with wrestlers Lex Luger, Randy Savage and Gorgeous George. On the 10th of February 2002, the show, which ran for seven seasons, is a prime example of how HBO differs from traditional networks due to its nature as a network its viewers specifically pay to be able to watch.
Arliss was cited by so many viewers as the reason that they paid for the network that its relatively small fan base was able to keep the show on the air for a lengthy run. Entertainment Weekly consistently referred to it as one of the worst shows on television, the show frequently used obscure sports references, making the humor something only die-hard sports fans could appreciate. Simmons noted that HBO was forced to reschedule the show because it wasnt able to hold enough viewers before Six Feet Under, simmons viewpoint notwithstanding, ESPN acquired the rights to air content-edited reruns of Arli$$ for several years on ESPN Classic. Arliss at the Internet Movie Database
Bella and the Bulldogs
Bella and the Bulldogs is an American sitcom that premiered on Nickelodeon on January 17,2015. The series was created by Jonathan Butler and Gabriel Garza, the series follows cheerleader Bella Dawson whose life in Texas takes an unexpected twist when she is recruited to become the new quarterback for her schools football team, the Bulldogs. At first, the rest of the team do not want her as quarterback, the second season premiered on September 30,2015. Actress Brec Bassinger stated in a Twitter message about the episode airing on June 25,2016, Bella and the Bulldogs premiered on March 18,2015, on YTV in Canada and on Nickelodeon in Australia and New Zealand on April 4,2015. The series premiered on the Southeast Asian feed of Nickelodeon in Singapore and the Philippines on April 6,2015, in the United Kingdom and Ireland, Nickelodeon debuted the series on May 4,2015. In Africa, the pilot debuted on June 26,2015, official website Bella and the Bulldogs at the Internet Movie Database
Back in the Game
Back in the Game is an American sitcom that aired from September 25,2013, to December 11,2013, on ABC. The series stars James Caan and Maggie Lawson and aired during the 2013–14 American television season as a Wednesday night entry, Back in the Game was co-created and executive-produced by brothers Mark and Robb Cullen for 20th Century Fox Television. The series was green-lit by ABC for a series order pickup on May 10,2013, on November 1,2013, ABC announced it was cancelling Back in the Game. Following its tenth aired episode, ABC pulled the series from its schedule, on February 23,2014, the remaining episodes were released on iTunes and other streaming services. Robert Bianco of USA Today gave the show 3 out of 4 stars, david Hinckley of the New York Daily News gave the show 2 out of 5 stars. Mary McNamara of the Los Angeles Times said Caan owns the screen whenever hes on it, Lawson holds her own, Back in the Game at the Internet Movie Database