or


[02/04/11 - 10:45 AM]
"Onion SportsDome" Delivers Special Social Media Super Bowl Coverage Where Other Outlets Stop Short
@OnionSports, @TheAlexReiser, @MarkShepardSD and @OSNGirlfriends will all be live Tweeting during the game.

[via press release from Comedy Central]

"Onion SportsDome" Delivers Special Social Media Super Bowl Coverage Where Other Outlets Stop Short

Social Media Playbook To Feature Online, Twitter And Facebook Coverage LIVE During the Big Game

To Follow All The Action, Fans Can Visit OnionSportsNetwork.com And "Onion SportsDome" On Facebook; Follow On Twitter @OnionSports, @TheAlexReiser, @MarkShepardSD And @OSNGirlfriends

"SportsDome" Continues To Dominate As The Undisputed Universal Leader In Sports News, Rumor-Mongering And Petty Personal Attacks On COMEDY CENTRAL On Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2011 -- Like Super Bowl parties, but hate the human interaction? You're in luck, because the "Onion SportsDome" team is ramping up its pulse-pounding coverage to take things to a whole new decibel for the Super Bowl with a blitz of social media content. All digital forms will be in play on Super Bowl Sunday, so you can follow the game with the Onion and other fans without setting foot outside your door.

OnionSportsNetwork.com, the number one online destination for sports news, analysis, arbitrary rankings and colorful charts, features a comprehensive Super Bowl XLV Guide, plus insightful blog posts from "SportsDome" hosts Alex Reiser and Mark Shepard. Beyond the website, much of the activity will take place via @OnionSports on Twitter, covering not only the game itself but the entire Super Bowl experience from commercials to pre and post-game analysis to the half-time show. @MarkShepardSD and @TheAlexReiser will be there every step of the way. Even the OSN Girlfriends will take an active role in the game via @OSNGirlfriends, bringing you the perspective on sports that comes from being forced to watch with your boyfriend because apparently it's always a "big game."

Earlier this week, "Onion SportsDome" delivered a series of crucial Super Bowl reports including Ben Roethlisberger being just one win away from being a good person and news that the NFL created an army of Roger Goodell clones to supervise players at the Super Bowl. Beyond those reports, "SportsDome" also saw that Doritos nearly delayed the game because they were not yet finished with their ad. Now Onion Sports Network is ramping up coverage for the Big Game because there simply is not enough media coverage of the Super Bowl yet.

This extensive digital activity remains in-step with COMEDY CENTRAL and The Onion's original aim to extend "SportsDome" beyond its half-hour time-slot on Tuesdays and encourage fans to interact throughout the week.

The Super Bowl XLV Preview Guide on OnionSportsNetwork.com outlines the strengths and weaknesses of each team's top players, coaches and fans. From Aaron Rodgers strength of "using his mobility and quick feet to escape the shadow of Brett Farve," to Ben Roethlisberger's weaknesses ranging from "getting people to like him" to the fact that he "still can't ride a motorcycle worth a damn," the SportsDome team leaves no Bowl-region unexplored. The guide is aimed at helping everyone answer one crucial question, "Will Super Bowl XLV be any good?"

Be sure to tune in to "Onion SportsDome" Tuesday night at 10:30/9:30 p.m. for the final word in post Super Bowl analysis. While the Super Bowl is a stilted, awkwardly played game that rarely lives up the hype and invariably leaves fans asking themselves why they got so worked up for it in the first place, "Onion SportsDome" always delivers the goods and leaves fans begging for more.

COMEDY CENTRAL, the only all-comedy network, currently is seen in more than 98 million homes nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy Partners, a wholly-owned division of Viacom Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) MTV Networks. COMEDY CENTRAL's Internet address is www.comedycentral.com.

*All times ET/PT





  [february 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· ONION SPORTSDOME (COMEDY CENTRAL)











[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 12:53 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Shakes Things Up This November with an Exciting Lineup of Theme Weeks
"Millionaire: Whiz Kids," "Celebrity Week," "Millionaire: Daytime Talk Show Week" and "Millionaire: Guinness World Records(R) Edition" are all on tap.

[10/30/14 - 11:35 AM]
GSN's "Idiotest" Settles the Ongoing Election Night Debate as Democrats and Republicans Battle It Out to Determine Who Is Smarter
The themed episode airs Tuesday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 11:18 AM]
"Hawaii Five-0" Celebrates 100 Episodes by Revealing Hidden Nods to the Original Series Placed Within the Show Over the Past Five Years
Said anniversary installment airs next Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[10/30/14 - 11:03 AM]
E! Entertainment Extends "The Soup" Host Joel Mchale Through 2016
Additionally, McHale's production company, Free Period Productions, will continue its production development deal, in which he will give the network first look rights to ideas for non-scripted series.

[10/30/14 - 11:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Surprises Iyanla Vanzant with Epic Home Makeover in OWN Special to Air Saturday, November 29
"Oprah Prime: Iyanla I'll Fix Your House" airs on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/30/14 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Sweeps Into November - All-New Episodes of Fan-Favorite Dramas, Comedies, Events and Unscripted Series
The network details its programming highlights for the next month (SPOILERS!).

[10/30/14 - 10:44 AM]
"Banksy Does New York," A User-Generated Chronicle of the Famed Street Artist's 31 Days in New York City, Debuts Nov. 17, Exclusively on HBO
Capturing this month of madness, the film incorporates user-generated content, from YouTube videos to Instagram photos, from New Yorkers and Banksy hunters alike.

[10/30/14 - 10:37 AM]
Ovation's Hit Original Series "Song by Song" Continues Tuesday, December 9 with the Premiere of "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling"
The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

[10/30/14 - 10:00 AM]
Amy Adams, Ben Affleck, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey, Jr., Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley and Kristen Stewart to Appear on the "Hollywood Film Awards(R)" Nov. 14 Live on CBS
They join previously announced guests Gerard Butler, Robert Duvall, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O'Connell, Chris Pratt, Channing Tatum, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

[10/30/14 - 09:52 AM]
National Geographic Channel Will Go Under the Covers on the Science of Sleep in Television Event "Sleepless in America" Premiering Sunday, Nov. 30, at 8 PM ET/PT
The film spotlights our nation's sleep-loss epidemic, revealing the serious consequences of not sleeping enough and explaining how we became a society that fails to prioritize sleep.

[10/30/14 - 09:40 AM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Returns for a Third Season on Thursday, November 6th at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Eric and his apathetic co-host Hannibal Buress are here to subject A-list stars to a hellish and inescapable nightmare talk show experience.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.