or


[10/09/13 - 10:57 AM]
39 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Matches on ESPN Networks Friday through Tuesday
The United States Men's National Team (USMNT) will face the Jamaican National Team on Friday at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN/WatchESPN.

[via press release from ESPN]

39 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Matches on ESPN Networks Friday through Tuesday

Mexico to Play Pivotal Qualifying Match Friday; Adrian Healey and Taylor Twellman to Host Tuesday's ESPN FC FIFA World Cup Whiparound on ESPN2

ESPN networks will showcase 39 qualifying matches for the 2014 FIFA World Cup - mostly from Europe - during the upcoming FIFA international match dates on Friday, Oct. 11, and Tuesday, Oct. 15.

The United States Men's National Team (USMNT) will face the Jamaican National Team on Friday at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN/WatchESPN. The USMNT qualified for Brazil 2014 in its last World Cup qualifying match in September against Mexico, but will be looking to solidify its roster for the June tournament. Ian Darke, Taylor Twellman and reporter Jeremy Schaap will call the action from Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. Following USA-Jamaica, Mexico will play a pivotal match against Panama on ESPNEWS/WatchESPN at 9:15 p.m. as "El Tri" faces a must-win situation at home. Commentator Fernando Palomo and analyst Alejandro Moreno will be onsite at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City with the call and reporter John Sutcliffe on the sidelines.

Also, ESPN2 will present whiparound coverage - which previously debuted during the September 2013 FIFA match dates - on ESPN FC FIFA World Cup Whiparound from 2:30-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The program will take fans through several live look-ins to on-the-field action and offer highlights of key moments in the games (goals, controversial referee decisions, etc.) from the topline FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Europe. Adrian Healey and Twellman return as hosts with the Whiparound show originating live from the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Fla.

Germany, a 2010 FIFA World Cup semifinalist, has the chance to qualify Friday in a match against Ireland, airing live on ESPN2 at 2:30 p.m. A total of 11 countries will earn 2014 FIFA World Cup berths by the end of Tuesday. In addition to Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Russia - all playing in matches that will be featured on ESPN networks - along with Uruguay, Colombia, Honduras and Chile could clinch a World Cup spot Friday.

Highlights:

· ESPN3 will be the digital home for 32 matches;

· ESPN Deportes, ESPN's Spanish-language network, will televise four matches live, including two showcasing 2010 World Cup champion Spain (Friday vs. Belarus, 4 p.m.; and Tuesday vs. Georgia, 3 p.m.);

· ESPN's third edition of WCQ whiparound coverage, ESPN FC FIFA World Cup Whiparound, on ESPN2/WatchESPN;

· ESPN FC, ESPN's dedicated soccer studio show, will have live specials - Friday, 4:45-6 p.m. (ESPN2) and Tuesday, 5-5:30 p.m. (ESPN2);

· ESPN Deportes' studio programs will provide day-long coverage on editions of Fútbol Picante (including pre- and post-match Mexico-Panama), Cronómetro, Fuera de Juego, Raza Deportiva, Jorge Ramos y Su Banda, Los Capitanes and SportsCenter.

Schedule:

Date Time (ET) Match Network(s)

Fri, Oct 11
11 a.m. Armenia vs. Bulgaria ESPN3
11:30 a.m. Lithuania vs. Latvia ESPN3
12 p.m. Croatia vs. Belgium ESPN Deportes / WatchESPN / ESPN3
12 p.m. Azerbaijan vs. Northern Ireland ESPN3
12 p.m. Moldova vs. San Marino ESPN3
1:30 p.m. Malta vs. Czech Republic ESPN3
2 p.m. Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Liechtenstein ESPN3
2:30 p.m. Luxembourg vs. Russia ESPN3
2:30 p.m. Netherlands vs. Hungary ESPN3
2:30 p.m. Estonia vs. Turkey ESPN3
2:30 p.m. Albania vs. Switzerland ESPN3
2:30 p.m. Andorra vs. Romania ESPN3
2:30 p.m. Germany vs. Ireland ESPN2 / WatchESPN
2:45 p.m. Greece vs. Slovakia ESPN3
2:45 p.m. Slovenia vs. Norway ESPN3
2:45 p.m. Iceland vs. Cyprus ESPN3
2:55 p.m. France vs. Australia (Friendly Match) ESPN3
3:45 p.m. Portugal vs. Israel ESPN3
4 p.m. Spain vs. Belarus ESPN Deportes / WatchESPN / ESPN3
6 p.m. United States vs. Jamaica ESPN / WatchESPN
9:15 p.m. Mexico vs. Panama ESPNEWS / WatchESPN

Sun, Oct 13
9 p.m. Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders ESPN / ESPN Deportes / WatchESPN

Tue, Oct 15
1 p.m. Israel vs. Northern Ireland ESPN3
1 p.m. Portugal vs. Luxembourg ESPN Deportes / WatchESPN / ESPN3
1 p.m. Azerbaijan vs. Russia ESPN3
1 p.m. Lithuania vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina ESPN3
1 p.m. Greece vs. Liechtenstein ESPN3
1:30 p.m. Cyprus vs. Albania ESPN3
2 p.m. Switzerland vs. Slovenia ESPN3
2 p.m. Turkey vs. Netherlands ESPN3
2 p.m. Hungary vs. Andorra ESPN3
2 p.m. Romania vs. Estonia ESPN3
2:10 p.m. Latvia vs. Slovakia ESPN3
2:15 p.m. Bulgaria vs. Czech Republic ESPN3
2:30 p.m. ESPN FC FIFA World Cup Whiparound ESPN2 / WatchESPN
2:30 p.m. Serbia vs. Macedonia ESPN3
3 p.m. San Marino vs. Ukraine ESPN3
3 p.m. Montenegro vs. Moldova ESPN3
3 p.m. Scotland vs. Croatia ESPN3
3 p.m. Belgium vs. Wales ESPN3
3 p.m. Spain vs. Georgia ESPN Deportes / WatchESPN / ESPN3
3 p.m. France vs. Finland ESPN3





  [october 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


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









[12/18/14 - 02:07 PM]
ABC Family to Air an Exclusive Look at the "Pretty Little Liars" Winter Premiere During "The Hunger Games" on Monday, December 29
The network's flagship series returns Tuesday, January 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/18/14 - 01:13 PM]
British TV Star Chronicles Body Transformation in Two-Part TLC Special "Fat and Back" (WT)
Said installments are set for Thursday, January 18 and 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Handily Outperforms ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition for Week of Dec. 8-12
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 8-12.

[12/18/14 - 10:18 AM]
Video: All-New Promo for Season Two of "Salem" Set to Return to WGN America in April
In the spot, Mercy transforms the symbol of her torment at the hands of the town's witches into a signal of the Witch War to come.

[12/18/14 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Wins 2014 as Basic Cable's #1 Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 09:40 AM]
USA Network Continues Unprecedented Ratings Streak with 9th Consecutive Year as #1 in Cable in Total Viewers
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/18/14 - 09:14 AM]
New Five-Part ESPN Series "Snoop & Son: A Dad's Dream" Set for January 14
The series will air four consecutive Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN (re-airs on ESPNU) with a fifth and final episode airing in mid-February.

[12/18/14 - 09:09 AM]
Spike TV and Ace Hardware Announce Major Partnership for the Network's Innovative New Series, "Framework"
The series will showcase the nation's best emerging furniture designers as they compete for a $100,000 cash prize and the opportunity to launch their furniture nationally.

[12/18/14 - 09:03 AM]
New Season of "Brain Games" Tunes Up Your Brain to Give You the Upper Hand, Starting Jan. 19 at 9 PM
Host Jason Silva will be taking you behind the scenes of mind-blowing hidden camera social experiments that reveal startling truths about your own brain and the brains of people around you.

[12/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
Beth Behrs, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Ellen Degeneres, Kat Dennings, Kevin Hart, Hunter Hayes, The Band Perry and More to Attend "People's Choice Awards 2015"
The event, airing Wednesday, January 7, will be hosted by Anna Faris and Allison Janney.

[12/18/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" Couples, Fan Favorites and Host Chris Harrison Will Share Their Love With Millions of Viewers on the First-Ever "Bachelor" Float in the 126th Rose Parade(R)
Chris Soules, Trista and Ryan Sutter, Jason and Molly Mesnick, Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried are among those participating.

[12/18/14 - 09:00 AM]
Hulu Announces Exclusive Multi-Year Licensing Agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution for FX Networks' Original Series Produced by FX Productions
Said pact includes the studio's upcoming series "Man Seeking Woman," "The Comedians," "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," "Taboo" and "Wayward Pines."

[12/18/14 - 08:44 AM]
"The Sing-Off" Ties for #2 in Its Slot Among the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 17.

[12/18/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Wraps Season on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/18/14 - 08:26 AM]
Alfonso Ribeiro Comes to Cooking Channel in New Year with "Unwrapped 2.0"
The newcomer launches Monday, February 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.