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)





[07/25/17 - 01:09 PM]
Legendary Survivalist Les Stroud Set to Return to TV in "Alaska's Grizzly Gauntlet" on Nat Geo WILD
"Les Stroud has inspired millions of people to explore the wild like no one else," said Geoff Daniels.

[07/25/17 - 01:08 PM]
National Geographic Begins Filming Season 2 of the Critically Acclaimed Series "Mars"
This second season's six-part arc jumps ahead several years into the future after the Daedalus astronauts have built a full-fledged colony - Olympus Town.

[07/25/17 - 01:07 PM]
National Geographic and Explorer-in-Residence James Cameron Mark 20th Anniversary of Blockbuster Film Titanic with One-Hour Documentary Global Event Special
"Titanic: 20th Anniversary" will look back at all the critical choices made during the film and put them to the test against a wealth of new sources - including new underwater footage, computer-generated simulation and scholarly research.

[07/25/17 - 01:06 PM]
National Geographic Honors Pioneering Primatologist's Legacy in "Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist," with Journal Entries Read by Sigourney Weaver
This is the story of one woman's extraordinary destiny, new insights into her murder and her battle to save the greatest primate on Earth.

[07/25/17 - 01:05 PM]
National Geographic Announces New Season of "StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson" Following Third Emmy(R) Nomination to Return in October
Each episode features an intimate interview between Tyson and a guest from pop culture, politics, sports or news, in which they discuss how science and technology have affected their lives and careers.

[07/25/17 - 01:04 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Unleashes the Wild Side of Costa Rica in New Season of Digital Series "Untamed"
In its second season, "Untamed" will give audiences an immersive experience into the most unique and unimaginable wildlife stories that Costa Rica has to offer.

[07/25/17 - 01:03 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Greenlights "The Road to Westminster," An All-Access Look at What It Takes to Be Best in Show
This is a peek behind the curtain of the Super Bowl for dogs.

[07/25/17 - 01:02 PM]
National Geographic, Martha Raddatz, and Lincoln Square Productions Announce Greenlight of Companion Documentary Special to Upcoming Drama "The Long Road Home"
"The Long Road Home" scripted series and its companion documentary special will air globally in November.

[07/25/17 - 01:01 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Presents "Diana: In Her Own Words"
The special weaves archival footage and photography with these rarely heard recordings and is the latest presentation under the National Geographic Documentary Films banner.

[07/25/17 - 11:04 AM]
Season Four of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's "Broad City" Premieres Wednesday, September 13 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
The series moves back from its previously announced Wednesday, August 23 premiere.

[07/25/17 - 11:03 AM]
Comedy Central Announces One-Hour Sketch Comedy Special from "Goatface" Comedy Quartet
Hasan Minhaj, Asif Ali, Fahim Anwar and Aristotle Athiras star in the special, which uses sharp, playful sketch work to satirize a vast spectrum of topics including sports, music, politics, media, family relations, social issues and more.

[07/25/17 - 11:02 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Series Extension for "The President Show"
Beginning Thursday, September 28, "The President Show" will premiere at midnight, following new late night series "The Opposition with Jordan Klepper."

[07/25/17 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Announces Series Extension for "The Jim Jefferies Show"
After a brief hiatus, new episodes from this extension will begin on Tuesday, September 19 following the fall season premiere of "Tosh.0."

[07/25/17 - 11:00 AM]
"The Opposition with Jordan Klepper" - Comedy Central's Newest Late Night Series Launches Monday, September 25 at 11:30 P.M. ET/PT
The series will satirize the hyperbolic, conspiracy-laden noise machine that is the alternative-media landscape on both the right and left.

[07/25/17 - 10:59 AM]
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show With Trevor Noah" to Tape in Chicago for a Special Week of Shows from October 16-19 at the Athenaeum Theatre
Said stunt is entitled "The Daily Show Undesked Chicago 2017: Let's Do This Before It Gets Too Damn Cold."