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With the buzz surrounding the conflict for next Monday night in Denver with Monday Night Raw scheduled to run at the Pepsi Center, where the Nuggets and Lakers scheduled to play Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference Finals at the same time. WWE Chairman Vince McMahon appeared on ESPNEWS to talk about the situation.
Jonathan Coachman conducted the interview with his former boss. Coach mentions that Vince is never one to step down from a fight. Coachman mentions that next week’s Raw at the Pepsi Center was booked in August, but the contract was not signed until April, and as you’ll see, Vince proceeds to talk about the business ethics of Stan Kroenke, saying he had no faith in his team and is now throwing WWE out on their ear.
Monday night’s game between the undefeated New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens earned stellar numbers for ESPN—and record numbers for cable overall.
The Monday Night Football game drew 17.5 million viewers. This total, just like the score of the game (27-24), narrowly beat the record set by High School Musical 2 for the most-watched cable telecast ever. (The musical’s August premiere rounded up an impressive 17.2 million for The Disney Channel.)
The Super Bowl, featuring Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, is scheduled for Feb. 3rd.
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- Today (NBC, 7-11am): The show expands to an unnecessary 4 hours.
- Oprah (syndicated): Season premiere includes a first appearance by David Letterman.
- Rachel Ray (syndicated): Ray’s Second Season premiere includes guests from High School Musical 2
- The View (ABC, check local listings): The official introduction of their final new host (a.k.a. Sherri Shepherd).
- Wheel of Fortune (syndicated): 25th season premiere.
- Monday Night Football (ESPN): A double-header special. Cincinnati Bengals vs Baltimore Ravens (7pm ET)/ San Francisco 49ers vs Arizona Cardinals (10:15 ET).
- The Closer (TNT, 9pm): Part-two of the season finale.
The conference tournament coverage of NCAA Division I men’s basketball has already begun, and that can only mean one thing: Selection Sunday is soon to come. For most teams, pre-season began all the way back in November. It all boils down to one month: March. In the early spring, the country is annually overcome with a type of Madness that only NCAA basketball can bring. This week, the results of the Big East, SEC, ACC, MCC, Sun Belt, Horizon, NEC, Big Sky, Pac-10, WAC, Big Ten, A-10, Big 12, and C-USA conference tournaments will play out – to name some of them. Indeed, the upcoming week and weekend are going to rich for basketball lovers of all kinds. But it’s really Selection Sunday that everyone looks forward to, and what every NCAA Tournament hopeful team is going to be watching. On only one night of the year, sixty-five teams are chosen. One will become a Champion. Heady fodder for basketball lovers, indeed. This Sunday’s broadcast will air at 6 pm ET, on CBS. On that night, the die will be cast, and the Big Dance will truly begin.
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