or


[03/31/14 - 01:05 PM]
ESPN to Showcase Top High School Signees and Recruits in Five Marquee Basketball Events Throughout April
ESPN will televise five marquee high school basketball events and a College Basketball Signing Day Special between Monday, March 31 and Friday, April 18.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN to Showcase Top High School Signees and Recruits in Five Marquee Basketball Events Throughout April

ESPN 100 Players Participate in Three All-Star Games Hosted in NBA Arenas and National Tournament Concluding at Madison Square Garden

ESPN will televise five marquee high school basketball events and a College Basketball Signing Day Special between Monday, March 31 and Friday, April 18, to conclude the 2013-14 high school basketball season. Duke signee Jahlil Okafor, No. 1 on the ESPN 100, uncommitted recruit Myles Turner, No. 2 on the ESPN 100, and a plethora of other ESPN 100 signees highlight the rosters in three prestigious all-star games held in NBA arenas - The McDonald's All American Game at the United Center in Chicago, Ill., Nike Hoop Summit at Moda Center in Portland, Ore., and Jordan Brand Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. A field which includes seven of the top 8 high school teams in the country, and ten ESPN 100s competing with their high school teams for the last time, participate in the DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Tournament in New York City, which concludes at Madison Square Garden. The POWERADE Jam Fest puts boys and girls McDonald's All Americans individual talents on display in the annual skills competition. ESPNU's College Basketball Signing Day Special completes college basketball's recruiting season with a one-hour special which evaluates college basketball's 2014-15 incoming freshmen and top programs' recruiting classes.

· 2014 McDonald's All American Games, POWERADE Jam Fest in Chicago, Ill.: Monday, March 31, at 9 p.m. on ESPNU

· Girls and boys McDonald's All Americans participate in a skills and three-point shooting competition. The boys will also participate in a slam dunk competition. The annual event is a prelude to the McDonald's All American Game. More information: Click Here

· 2014 McDonald's All American Games from the United Center in Chicago, Ill: Wednesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. on ESPNU (girls) and 9:30 p.m. on ESPN (boys)

· Twenty-four ESPN 100s participate in the annual all-star game. Jahlil Okafor, No. 1 on ESPN 100 and Duke signee and Myles Turner, No. 2 on ESPN 100 and uncommitted, highlight rosters which feature the top 15 and 19 of the top 20 ESPN 100s. McDonald's All Americans have signed with many top schools including Arizona, Duke, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio State, Seton Hall, SMU, Stanford and UCLA.

· The girls' McDonald's All American roster includes the top 13 espnW HoopGurlz Top 100. A'ja Wilson, No. 1 on the espnW HoopGurlz 100, highlights the roster and remains undecided. McDonald's All Americans have signed with California, Duke, Florida State, Illinois, Kentucky, Notre Dame, Ohio State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, UCLA and UConn among others. More information: Click Here

· 2014 DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Tournament from New York City, Championship in Madison Square Garden: Thursday, April 3, through Saturday, April 5, across ESPNU, ESPN2 and ESPN

· Debuting in New York City, the DICK'S Sporting Goods National High School Tournament features impressive fields in both the boys' (eight teams) and girls' (four teams) tournament. The boys' tournament will feature seven of the top eight teams in the USA Today High School Super 25 rankings, including No. 1 Montverde Academy (Fla.), and ten ESPN 100s playing with their high school team for the last time. Also featured in the tournament, seven ESPN 60s (class of '15) and two ESPN 25s (Class of '16). ESPN 100s participating have signed with Arizona, Gonzaga, Kansas, Louisville, NC State, and Providence.

· The girls' tournament features two ranked teams in the USA Today High School Girls Super 25, No. 10 Riverdale Baptist (Md.) - who won the tournament in 2012 - and No. 19 Miami Senior (Fla.). Fremont (Utah) and Edgewater (Fla.) round out the tournament's field. More information and full schedule: Click here

· 2014 Nike Hoop Summit - USA Basketball Junior National Select Team vs. World Select Team from the Moda Center in Portland, Ore.: Saturday, April 12, at 7 p.m. on ESPN2

· Eleven of top 15, including top six - Jahlil Okafor (Duke) Myles Turner, Cliff Alexander (Kansas), Tyus Jones (Duke), Emmanuel Mudiay (Southern Methodist) and Trey Lyles (Kentucky) -- ESPN 100s will participate in this annual basketball game featuring many of the world's leading basketball players age 19 years old or younger.

· The USA Basketball Junior National Select Team's roster, highlighted by Okafor, Turner, and Alexander, features recruits who have signed on to play at Arizona, Duke, Indiana, Kansas, North Carolina, and Stanford. Myles Turner is the lone USA player who remains uncommitted.

· The World Select Team's roster, highlighted by Jones and Mudiay, also features Brandone Francis, who has signed with Florida. More information: Click Here

· College Basketball Signing Day Special: Wednesday, April 16, at 3 p.m. on ESPNU

· ESPN recruiting director Paul Biancardi joins college basketball reporter Jeff Goodman in studio with host Matt Schick to evaluate the incoming freshmen class for college basketball's top programs. Additionally, No. 2 on the ESPN 100, Myles Turner remains uncommitted, will be discussed.

· A'ja Wilson, No. 1 on ESPNW HoopGurlz Top 100, remains uncommitted. Her possible destinations will be discussed.

· 2014 Jordan Brand Classic from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.: Friday April 18, at 7 p.m. on ESPN2 and ESPN3

· The final all-star game for high school seniors features each of the top five ESPN 100s -- Jahlil Okafor (Duke) Myles Turner, Cliff Alexander (Kansas), and Tyus Jones (Duke), and Emmanuel Mudiay (Southern Methodist) -- and 26 top recruits all together. Other seniors participating have signed with Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, North Carolina, St. Joes, Seton Hall, Syracuse, UConn, and UNLV among others. New this year, ESPN3 Surround will offer fans unique camera angles throughout the game. More information: Click here

ESPN High School Basketball Programming Schedule (March 31 - April 18)

Date Time (ET) Event Location Network

Mon, March 31 9 p.m. 2014 McDonald's All American Games, POWERADE Jam Fest Chicago, Ill. ESPNU

Wed, April 2 Girls: 7 p.m. Boys: 9:30 p.m. McDonald's All-American Games The United Center in Chicago, Ill. Girls: ESPNU Boys: ESPN

Thurs, April 3 - Sat, April 5 Tournament Schedule DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Tournament Christ the King High School & Madison Square Garden in New York ESPNU, ESPN2 & ESPN

Sat, April 12 7 p.m. 2014 Nike Hoop Summit Moda Center in Portland, Ore. ESPN2

Wed, April 16 3 p.m. ESPNU Signing Day Special ESPNU Studios ESPNU

Friday, April 18 7 p.m. Jordan Brand Classic Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. ESPN2 & ESPN3





  [march 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


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





[05/03/16 - 10:36 AM]
Molly Ringwald, Meredith Vieira, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, and "Hamilton" Cast Members Guest Star in Season Two of Bravo Media's "Odd Mom Out"
They'll join the previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner.

[05/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Search Party" Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston, Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles
In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall has been named a series regular.

[05/03/16 - 09:07 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Enter Production and Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile, and TV
Select films from ESPN's renowned documentary series "30 for 30" will air on Viceland, the new cable network from Vice.

[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Mondays.

[05/03/16 - 08:29 AM]
Acclaimed Italian Crime Series "Gomorrah" Premieres August 24 on SundanceTV
As previously announced, the network has acquired seasons one and two from The Weinstein Company, each season featuring 12 one-hour episodes.

[05/03/16 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo Media Debuts New Series "Below Deck Mediterranean" Launching Activations in New York City and Across Digital Platforms
The network kicks off the new installment of the hit series with a premiere day stunt in New York City, as well as with a "Below Deck Mediterranean" Lens on Snapchat.

[05/03/16 - 07:17 AM]
Surging VH1 Greenlights Weekly Topical Show with Pop Culture Maven and Social Media Powerhouse Amber Rose Slated to Premiere This Summer
Rose will conduct candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.

[05/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds the Latest Series from The Weinstein Company and Oscar and Emmy-Winner Julian Fellowes, "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne," to Its Original Series Lineup
The series stars Tom Hollander as Doctor Thorne, Ian McShane as Sir Roger Scatcherd, and Alison Brie as Miss Martha Dunstable.

[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
Freeform's "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Begins May 2
Laugh along with Lizzie McGuire as she competes with Kate, flash forward to the future with Raven Baxter, live a double life with Hannah Montana, and help Kim Possible save the world.

[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "Teenage Newlyweds" - Tuesday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The series captures their weddings and all the ups and downs of juggling family, school, career, finances and first homes, while still navigating life as a teenager.

[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
Rivalries Reach New Heights as the Competition Goes Down to the Wire in "Wicked Tuna's" Season Finale on Nat Geo Channel
The high-octane season five finale will be followed immediately by National Geographic Channel's only live show-after-the-show, "Reel Talk Live," on Monday, May 16.

[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Former Ohio State & NFL All-Pro Robert Smith Added to FOX Sports & BTN College Football Rosters
Smith teams with host Rob Stone and analysts Dave Wannstedt and Matt Leinart for pregame, halftime and postgame coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1 and appears on BTN studio shows throughout the week.

[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
Own a Piece of History with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Audience Chair Auction
A select number of studio audience chairs will be available for auction with net proceeds going to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.

[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
Next Documentary in ESPN Films 30 for 30 Series, "Believeland," Premieres May 14
The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland's major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.