Archive for the 'TV' Category

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 ...
June 14th, 2014

Watch :: Ethan Talk about Charity Ball with Katie Couric

Most 15 year-old boys spend their time learning to drive, dating, or thinking about what song to put on their playlists. But Ethan King had soccer on his mind, and it's more than just a pastime, it's the foundation for his global charity. In case you missed it, our guy Ethan was out in New York last week being interviewed about Charity Ball by non ...
June 9th, 2014

Watch :: Comedian John Oliver’s 13 minute FIFA World Cup Rant on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”

"Telling someone about the inner workings of FIFA for the first time, is a bit like showing someone 'two girls, one cup.'" ... it get even better from there. John Oliver's excitement for the World Cup is tempered by knowing information about FIFA, the organization that produces it. John details the problems with the upcoming tournament and the ...