or


[06/22/12 - 07:12 AM]
NBA TV Draft HQ to Premiere as Part of Network's Extensive 2012 NBA Draft presented by State Farm Coverage
The 2012 NBA Draft presented by State Farm from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. airs on Thursday, June 28.

[via press release from NBA TV]

NBA TV Draft HQ to Premiere as Part of Network's Extensive 2012 NBA Draft presented by State Farm Coverage

NBA.com's "Playermetrics 360-Degree Camera" to Offer In-Depth Prospect Information; Sprint to Deliver Live Broadcast of Draft on Mobile

Current Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson III to Join NBA TV's Draft Coverage

NBA Digital will provide fans with extensive coverage across multiple screens leading up to, and continuing throughout, the 2012 NBA Draft presented by State Farm from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Thursday, June 28. Leading up to the draft, the network will premiere NBA TV Draft HQ on Friday, June 22, at 7 p.m. ET with host Vince Cellini, Steve Kerr, Mike Fratello and Ron Thompson offering an insiders' look of the draft process from the perspectives of a former NBA GM, coach, and scout.

Additionally, NBA.com will debut a "Playermetrics 360-Degree Camera," an application on the site which will allow fans to use 360-degree camera views to review key player information (e.g. height, wingspan, reach, etc.) on each draft prospect.

On June 28, NBA TV will air the 2012 NBA Draft Preview at 5:30 p.m. ET with current Georgetown Head Coach John Thompson III joining host Vince Cellini, analysts Seth Davis, Greg Anthony, Steve Smith and reporter David Aldridge as they count down to the draft with breaking news, updates, and predictions.

Following the draft, NBA TV will air the 2012 NBA Draft Recap at midnight highlighting all the night's events, including interviews with the top picks. NBA.com will feature video interviews with draft prospects from the green room, along with social commentary via Facebook and Twitter.

Sprint customers will be able to view a live broadcast of the draft, as well as receive access to a real-time draft board, draft alerts, breaking news, and video highlights, through the Sprint NBA Mobile app available in Google Play on Android 2.2 and 2.3 phones, and through the NBA Game Time app on iPhones offered in the app store. NBA Mobile will provide instant alerts and breaking news updates on draft picks for all fans through the NBA Game Time app.

During the week, additional content across NBA TV, NBA.com, and NBA Mobile for the 2012 NBA Draft presented by State Farm will include:

NBA TV

· 2012 NBA Draft Preview: The Lottery (Monday, June 25, 8 p.m. ET) - host Vince Cellini and analyst Sam Mitchell and sports reporter Chris Dortch will examine the needs of the 12 lottery teams and provide a forecast of each team's potential picks.

· Coming Attractions (Wednesday, June 27, 7 p.m. ET) - host Vince Cellini, analyst Seth Davis and sports reporter Chris Dortch will review the NBA.com "mock drafts" and preview potential selections on draft night.

· NBA Draft Review (Friday, June 29, 7 p.m. ET- Eastern Conference; 8 p.m. ET- Western Conference) - Matt Winer and Vince Cellini will share hosting responsibilities, working alongside analyst Greg Anthony and former NBA scout Ron Thompson to analyze the draft picks for every NBA team.

· "NBA Rooks: The Journey Begins" (Friday, June 29, 9 p.m. ET) - this half-hour special will provide viewers with an exclusive all-access look following six of the top 2012 draft prospects - including Anthony Davis, Austin Rivers, and Tyler Zeller - in the weeks leading up to, and during, NBA Draft night.

NBA.com:

· "Playermetrics 360-Degree Camera" - an application on the site which will allow fans to use 360-degree camera views to review key player information (e.g. height, wingspan, reach, etc.) on each prospect which was recorded during the combine. Click the link to see a photo: http://sports.turner.com/NBA/playermetrics/

· Exclusive Video Interviews - reporter Craig Sager will interview draft picks moments after they've been selected with each interview featured on NBA TV and NBA.com.

· Live Chats - NBA.com writer John Schuhmann will be on site and online to chat live with fans about activity surrounding one of the biggest nights in a player's career.

· Social Spotlight - NBA.com will showcase the best tweets, photos and videos from players, fans and NBA.com writers through NBA.com's Social Spotlight, a dynamic mosaic that flips every few seconds to highlight the conversation in the social media space.

· Virtual Green Room - featuring interviews conducted by Craig Sager, NBA.com will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the prospects as they tour New York City, get fitted for suits to wear on draft night, meet the media and other moments leading up to the NBA Draft presented by State Farm.

NBA Mobile:

· Sprint NBA Mobile - Sprint customers will be able to view a live broadcast of the draft, as well as receive access to a real-time draft board, draft alerts, breaking news, and video highlights, through the Sprint NBA Mobile app available in Google Play on Android 2.2 and 2.3 phones, and through the NBA Game Time app on iPhones offered in the app store.

· NBA Game Time - fans on-the-go can receive instant alerts, breaking news, draft updates, and watch draft videos with NBA Game Time, the league's digital app.

· Courtside - users also can follow the big draft board through NBA Game Time Courtside, the official tablet application of the NBA, available via the iTunes App Store.

· NBA.com/mobile - the NBA.com mobile web site will provide users with an enhanced experience including a draft board, player profiles, and team picks.

NBA Digital is the NBA's extensive cross-platform portfolio of digital assets jointly managed by the NBA and Turner Sports including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA LEAGUE PASS Broadband, NBA Mobile, NBADLEAGUE.com, and WNBA.com.





  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[02/11/16 - 09:12 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets Premiere Date and Releases First Trailer for New Comedy Series "Dice"
The scripted, semi-autobiographical series will follow the life of renowned comedian, Andrew Dice Clay, chronicling the stops and starts of his career resurgence in his transplanted home base of Las Vegas.

[02/11/16 - 08:57 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX & NBC All Share Top Demo Spot
The Alphabet's "Modern Family" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/11/16 - 08:23 AM]
Video: Watch Will Arnett in His Brand New Netflix Show "Flaked"
Set in the insular world of Venice, California, "Flaked" centers on Chip, a celebrated self-appointed "guru" who falls for the object of his best friend's fascination.

[02/11/16 - 08:09 AM]
WE tv to Premiere Groundbreaking Unscripted Legal Docu-Series "Sisters in Law" Thursday, March 24 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Set in Houston, the eight-episode one-hour series follows a group of elite black female attorneys as they tackle some of the toughest cases in Texas and leave no stone unturned in order to seek justice for their clients.

[02/11/16 - 08:06 AM]
NASCAR Legend Ray Evernham Returns to Host Season Three of Velocity's Hit Series "Americarna"
In the all-new season, premiering Thursday, March 3 at 9:00/8:00c, Evernham opens the door to stories involving amazing cars and celebrity superstars.

[02/11/16 - 07:19 AM]
Bravo Media Brings Y'all "The Real Housewives of Dallas" Premiering April 11 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series delves into the lives of five sophisticated southern socialites - Cary Deuber, Tiffany Hendra, Stephanie Hollman, LeeAnne Locken and Brandi Redmond, along with their friend Marie Reyes - as they climb their way to the top of the city's most exclusive circle.

[02/11/16 - 07:04 AM]
Starz Announces "Outlander" Premiere Date
The eagerly awaited second installment will be 13 episodes and is based upon the second of eight books in Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling Outlander series, entitled "Dragonfly in Amber."

[02/11/16 - 12:15 AM]
"Top Gear" Unveils Its Magnificent Seven
Motorsport guru and Formula 1 commentator Eddie Jordan, world record-breaking German racing driver Sabine Schmitz, renowned motoring journalist and YouTube petrolhead Chris Harris, and car reviewer and TV presenter Rory Reid are all confirmed to join Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc.

[02/10/16 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "House of Cards" Season Four Trailer
Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright return in the new season, premiering Friday, March 4 on the streaming service.

[02/10/16 - 02:52 PM]
TV One's Premiere of 47th NAACP Image Awards Drives Network to Rank Among Top 2 Ad-Supported Cable Networks for the Night
TV One further spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/10/16 - 02:45 PM]
Netflix Confirms Additional Casting for "Gilmore Girls" (WT) Series
Milo Ventimiglia, Matt Czuchry, Liza Weil and Yanic Truesdale are set to return to their original characters.

[02/10/16 - 02:30 PM]
All-New Military-Inspired Competition Series "American Grit" to Debut Following Return of "Bones" on Thursday, April 14, on FOX
Starring John Cena, the series follows 16 of the country's toughest men and women as they are split into four teams and face a variety of military-grade and survival-themed challenges set in the wilderness of Pack Forest in Eatonville, WA.

[02/10/16 - 01:08 PM]
"The Late Late Show with James Corden" Breaks New YouTube Record
CBS spins the digital numbers for the series to date.

[02/10/16 - 12:48 PM]
USA Network Announces Series Pick-Up for "Shooter"
Ryan Phillippe and Omar Epps star in the project, based on the Mark Wahlberg-led feature of the same name.

[02/10/16 - 12:40 PM]
Kick-Ash Cast of Starz Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" Expands for Second Season
Lee Majors will play the role of Brock Williams, Ash's father, and Ted Raimi will play the role of Ash's childhood best friend, Chet Kaminski.