April 24, 2013 |
After the coffee. Before starting a Morning Fix Kickstarter campaign. The Skinny: When do I have to start caring about the NBA playoffs. I'm trying but I'm just not feeling it yet. In the news today is Warner Bros. plan to sell tickets to "Man of Steel" at Wal-Mart. Also, did "American Idol" try to dump Mariah Carey and bring back Jennifer Lopez. Daily Dose: Jim Rome is missing in action in Los Angeles. Rome, whose popular radio show used to be on KLAC-AM (570)
April 10, 2013 |
Kobe Bryant did not hesitate when asked how he would have reacted if a coach like Rutgers' Mike Rice was being abusive and throwing basketballs at him during practice. "I would have smacked the hell out of him, no question about it," Bryant said in an interview for Jim Rome on Showtime, which airs Wednesday night at 9 Eastern and Pacific times. "It probably wouldn't have been the best way to react to it," Bryant added, "but that's probably how I would have reacted. " Rome mentioned that when the video of Rice pushing and shoving his players surfaced last week, eventually leading to his firing, the All-Star guard tweeted, "That's not coaching, that's a power trip.
March 5, 2013 |
Showtime, already on a winning streak with the acclaimed "Homeland" series and other hits, is muscling for more turf on the crowded field of TV sports. The premium network is making an aggressive push in the sports arena that is extensively covered by broadcast networks, specialty venues such as ESPN and the NFL Network, and its chief rival, HBO. The arena got even more crowded Tuesday when News Corp. announced plans for Fox Sports 1, a new national cable channel that hopes eventually to challenge the ESPN empire.
December 6, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week Dec. 2 - 8 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CBS This Morning CEO Jessica Herrin, Stella & Dot. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Mark Bittman. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Jesse Tyler Ferguson; Catherine Zeta Jones; Albert Brooks. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Rachael Ray Tony Bennett. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL Live With Kelly and Michael Keira Knightley; Donnie Wahlberg.
November 18, 2012 |
Jim Rome cut his teeth talking sports on Southern California radio, taking his show to locales such as Reuben's in Brea and the Rose and Crown pub in Anaheim to bond with fans and build an audience, delivering a smart, opinionated style. He succeeded. Rome this week will introduce the second of three series attached to his move to CBS this year, debuting "Jim Rome on Showtime. " Rome has a daily television show on CBS Sports Network, and his CBS radio show will launch in January.
July 20, 2012 |
On a fall Sunday early last decade, a young reporter living in Berlin wanted to follow a regular-season NFL game being played by his favorite team. But he had few means to do so. The closest American-themed sports bar was 20 miles away. An online written account would offer only scant details and hardly in real time. Television wasn't an option; the lone European sports network was four hours into a Formula One marathon. The reporter hit upon a solution: He called a family member in the U.S. and asked him to turn on a radio play-by-play call.