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)











[02/01/15 - 08:56 AM]
Netflix Acquires Provocative Documentary "Hot Girls Wanted" at Sundance Film Festival
The film was directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus and produced by Rashida Jones, Bauer, Gradus and Brittany Huckabee.

[02/01/15 - 08:51 AM]
"NFL Honors" Is the #1 Primetime Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 31.

[02/01/15 - 08:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "NFL Honors" Powers Demo Victory for NBC
The Peacock's coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/31/15 - 08:47 AM]
"Grimm" Retains 92% of Last Week's Rating in Adults 18-49, Which Matched Its Highest Result Since Its Season Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Wins Friday with the Top 2 Shows - "20/20" Hits 10-Week Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 30.

[01/31/15 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Takes Home Demo Crown with "Shark Tank"
The network's reality mainstay leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/30/15 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 30
Updates include: TBS reportedly cancels "Ground Floor" after two seasons; Busy Philipps joins "Vice Principals" at HBO; and ABC gives pilot orders to 11 projects.

[01/30/15 - 03:44 PM]
Video: "Game of Thrones" - Season 5 Trailer
The show's 10-episode fifth season kicks off on Sunday, April 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/30/15 - 02:01 PM]
Production Has Started in New Orleans on "Zoo," CBS's New Drama Series Based on James Patterson's Bestselling Novel
The series starring James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nora Arnezeder and Nonso Anozie will premiere in summer 2015.

[01/30/15 - 01:30 PM]
HBO Greenlights Miniseries "Lewis and Clark," Starring Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts, With Production to Begin This Summer
Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are among the executive producers.

[01/30/15 - 01:01 PM]
Airdate of March 25 Set for "Nashville: On the Record 2," One Hour Music Special Featuring Performances by the Cast and Special Superstar Guest Reba
Direct from Nashville's world famous Grand Ole Opry House, cast members of ABC's acclaimed primetime series "Nashville" will take the stage to perform songs from the show and provide candid interviews backstage.

[01/30/15 - 11:34 AM]
ABC Family Begins Production and Announces Cast of Two Comedy Pilots: "Kevin from Work" and "Tough Cookie"
Both pilots are single-camera and are shooting in Los Angeles.

[01/30/15 - 11:24 AM]
HGTV Delivers Highest Rated Wednesday Night in Its History with "Property Brothers" and "House Hunters"
HGTV spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 28.

[01/30/15 - 10:30 AM]
USA Network Announces Super Bowl Spot for "Dig"
The 15-second spot will feature clips from the international production, premiering Thursday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/30/15 - 09:18 AM]
Chart Topping Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX Will Get the Party Started for Super Bowl XLIX at "VH1 + Papa John's(R) Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops"
Joining tonight's celebration is Super Bowl XLIX's esteemed National Anthem singer Idina Menzel.