Archive for the 'TV' Category

August 12th, 2014

Lessons I’ve Learned – Rob Stone

Rob Stone is one of the truly great people in soccer. A consummate professional on the air, and a super cool cat in person. We have known Rob for quite while and have been supporters of what he does and the career that he has made for himself. In fact, he was one of the very people I ever interviewed for any story on soccer. He was as accommodating ...
August 8th, 2014

Watch :: “The Return of Coach Lasso” – This time working with NBC Sports

After being fired by Tottenham Hotspur, Coach Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) is back in the US-of-A, looking to make the most of his Premier League experience. * Its perfect. Watch the Premier League on NBC and NBCSN starting Saturday, August 16th. * Thats next weekend guys... are you feeling it!!
July 18th, 2014

We Should Be Watching “LOS JETS” on NuvoTV from J-Lo

LOS JETS is a six episode docu-series tells the emotional story of former investigative reporter, Paul Cuadros, who gave up his career as a journalist to mentor and coach a primarily Latino-only high school soccer team in Siler City, North Carolina. Cuadros, who dealt with many obstacles in order to get a soccer team in a community that wasn’t ...
July 15th, 2014

Conan O’Brien and Omar Gonzalez Talk About American Soccer’s Future

Conan thinks that soccer is really going to take off in popularity, thanks in part to Omar Gonzalez & the rest of the U.S. Men's National Team. * The conversation that we always have and the conversation that everyone is having right now.
July 14th, 2014

Trailer :: “MATADOR” aka the soccer / spy TV show from Robert Rodriquez’ El Rey Network

MATADOR is a new show from the El Rey Network (Robert Rodriguez) that stars Tony Bravo, a DEA agent from Boyle Heights who's recruited for a top-secret mission: investigate the LA Riot—one of the greatest soccer teams in the world—by going undercover as one of their players. The series will premiere on July 15, 2014, with a 13-episode first ...
July 2nd, 2014

#USMNT v. Belgium scores ESPN’s Highest Overnight Rating for a FIFA World Cup Match Ever – Dominates Twitter

via ESPNmediazone ESPN’s telecast of Tuesday’s USA vs. Belgium FIFA World Cup match – a 2-1 U.S. loss in extra time – averaged a network record 9.6 overnight rating, making it the highest overnight rating for a World Cup match on ESPN or ESPN2, according to Nielsen. ESPN’s television coverage peaked from 5:45 – 6 p.m. ET with a 14.1 ...
June 24th, 2014

Erik Valdez Is A Rising Star

I had lunch yesterday with our boy Erik Valdez. Some of you may remember him when we featured him on the site a while back. Since then, Erik has been on his grind. Like many of us. Pursuing his dreams and putting in work in order to achieve his goals. And starting tonight, I think it's safe to say that his hard work is going to start getting the ...
June 23rd, 2014

World Cup :: #USMNT v Portugal scores MASSIVE 9.1 Overnight TV Rating

image According to the reports coming in, the numbers from the Nielsen estimates of the United States v. Portugal World Cup game averaged a 9.1 household rating, which means, that about 1 in 11 U.S. homes were watching the game. Read that again, please. This isn't counting bars... this isn't counting viewings all over the place.... this isn't ...