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Welcome to the podcast network home of Jon Lewis' SportsMediaWatch.com website. This feed includes episodes of the Sports Media Watch Podcast with host T.J. Rives and Jon (aka "Paulsen"). They tackle the most interesting topics in U.S. Sports Media, including what everyone is (or isn't) watching in the ratings. Get all the latest news and insight on everything from ESPN, to the over the air networks like: NBC, CBS, FOX and ABC. Critiquing of the shows, the personalities and production of it all is found right here. You'll also hear other sports media themed podcasts appearing on this same SMW feed, including George Ofman's "Tell me a story I don't know" series based on interviews with sports media members tied to Chicago and beyond. And, you'll hear Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin's "Announcer Schedules Podcast" each week. Mike and Phil will let you know which broadcasters are calling and analyzing, which important games, give some critiques of what they are seeing and hearing and have special announcer guests, as well. So, make sure to follow/subscribe to the "Sports Media Watch Podcast" feed for all of this interesting/diverse content where ever you hear your podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker, Google, etc.!!

Welcome to the podcast network home of Jon Lewis' SportsMediaWatch.com website. This feed includes episodes of the Sports Media Watch Podcast with host T.J. Rives and Jon (aka "Paulsen"). They tackle the most interesting topics in U.S. Sports Media, including what everyone is (or isn't) watching in the ratings. Get all the latest news and insight on everything from ESPN, to the over the air networks like: NBC, CBS, FOX and ABC. Critiquing of the shows, the personalities and production of it all is found right here. You'll also hear other sports media themed podcasts appearing on this same SMW feed, including George Ofman's "Tell me a story I don't know" series based on interviews with sports media members tied to Chicago and beyond. And, you'll hear Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin's "Announcer Schedules Podcast" each week. Mike and Phil will let you know which broadcasters are calling and analyzing, which important games, give some critiques of what they are seeing and hearing and have special announcer guests, as well. So, make sure to follow/subscribe to the "Sports Media Watch Podcast" feed for all of this interesting/diverse content where ever you hear your podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker, Google, etc.!!

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Welcome to the podcast network home of Jon Lewis' SportsMediaWatch.com website. This feed includes episodes of the Sports Media Watch Podcast with host T.J. Rives and Jon (aka "Paulsen"). They tackle the most interesting topics in U.S. Sports Media, including what everyone is (or isn't) watching in the ratings. Get all the latest news and insight on everything from ESPN, to the over the air networks like: NBC, CBS, FOX and ABC. Critiquing of the shows, the personalities and production of it all is found right here. You'll also hear other sports media themed podcasts appearing on this same SMW feed, including George Ofman's "Tell me a story I don't know" series based on interviews with sports media members tied to Chicago and beyond. And, you'll hear Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin's "Announcer Schedules Podcast" each week. Mike and Phil will let you know which broadcasters are calling and analyzing, which important games, give some critiques of what they are seeing and hearing and have special announcer guests, as well. So, make sure to follow/subscribe to the "Sports Media Watch Podcast" feed for all of this interesting/diverse content where ever you hear your podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker, Google, etc.!!

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Episodes

Dan Hampton Chicago Bears Legend And Analyst Tease | Tell Me A Story I Don't Know

9/26/2022
He called Jim McMahon “Numb-nuts”, professes his love for Mike Ditka and is incredibly proud of both the ‘85 Super Bowl Bears and ‘79 Arkansas Razorbacks named greatest teams of all time. Dan Hampton played on both in what has been a career and life of ups and downs, mostly ups. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002 after failing in previous attempts. A 12 year veteran, all with the Bears, the colorful Hampton was part of a an even more colorful group of personalities...

Duration:00:02:16

Charles Davis CBS Sports NFL Conversation | Sports Media Watch Podcast

9/24/2022
In a special conversation for our show, hear from top NFL analyst for CBS Sports, Charles Davis. He just worked the Patriots win at Pittsburgh and has thoughts on that game. But, bigger. What about Charles' versatility that has led to his rise as one of the top football voices in the booth every weekend? Plus, he details when is it possibly "too much preparation" for a broadcast? And, Charles tells T.J. and Jon Lewis that's he's fortunate to have worked with so many talented and prominent...

Duration:00:24:16

Amazon Prime NFL Debut, College Football & Andrew Cantalon of CBS Sports | Announcer Schedules Podcast

9/22/2022
This week on Episode 16 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin welcome CBS Sports play-by-play announcer Andrew Catalon to discuss his career that today finds the Syracuse University alum calling the NFL on CBS, March Madness and PGA Golf including The Masters. Catalon, who was recently selected as a Hall of Famer for the Syracuse radio station WAER, discusses his time at the Newhouse School of Communications and the impact Syracuse has had on sports...

Duration:01:15:58

NFL Ratings Continue To Rise, WNBA Concludes + Charles Davis Of CBS NFL Too! | Sports Media Watch Podcast

9/21/2022
It's another edition of our show, where we discuss the latest in sports media, t.v. ratings and more. And, we're also joined by one of the premier analysts on television every Sunday on CBS Sports in Charles Davis! Host T.J. Rives and Jon Lewis of SportsMediaWatch.com return and first go over the weekend of college and NFL games an ratings numbers. Jon also has thoughts on whether Kirk Herbstreit can continue to do Amazon Prime NFL, Saturday morning "College Gameday" and then, usually fly...

Duration:01:05:53

Ryan Ruocco YES Network/WNBA Lead P X P Conversation | Sports Media Watch Podcast

9/20/2022
It's a special conversation edition of the "SportsMediaWatch.com" Podcast, as T.J. and Jon welcome Ryan Ruocco of the YES Network in New York and ESPN/ABC's coverage of the WNBA. Ruocco has been part of YES and their coverage of the New York Yankees since 2015. He also does fill-in work for the Yankees games on WFAN/Yankees Radio. During the conversation Ryan discusses those roles and the current "home run chase" by New York's Aaron Judge of the American League record 61 home runs by former...

Duration:00:31:47

Laurence Holmes Chicago Sportsradio Legend | Tell Me A Story I Don't Know

9/19/2022
Laurence Holmes climb to media star in Chicago actually began in High school where Homewood-Floosmoor Community had both a radio and TV station. Holmes actually got his FCC license at 16. By age 22 he became a member of WSCR “The Score”, Chicago’s first all sports radio station and he’s been there ever since. He currently co-hosts the midday show with another long time host, Dan Bernstein. A noted interviewer, Holmes also established the “House of L” podcast and in less than four years has...

Duration:00:51:49

Laurence Holmes Chicago Sportsradio Legend Tease | Tell Me A Story I Don't Know

9/19/2022
Laurence Holmes climb to media star in Chicago actually began in High school where Homewood-Floosmoor Community had both a radio and TV station. Holmes actually got his FCC license at 16. By age 22 he became a member of WSCR “The Score”, Chicago’s first all sports radio station and he’s been there ever since. He currently co-hosts the midday show with another long time host, Dan Bernstein. A noted interviewer, Holmes also established the “House of L” podcast and in less than four years has...

Duration:00:02:09

Tom McCarthy Philadelphia Phillies/CBS Sports Conversation | Announcer Schedules Podcast

9/18/2022
From this week's episode of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin welcomed Tom McCarthy of CBS, Westwood One and the Philadelphia Phillies to talk about his compelling career as one of nation’s highest regarded play-by-play announcers. Highlights from the conversation include McCarthy’s origin story; how he juggles football, baseball and basketball schedules; the success of his son Pat McCarthy, and the experience of filling in for Jim Nantz on the NFL. Enjoy...

Duration:00:31:27

NFL Week One, Amazon Prime, College Football, MLB And Tom McCarthy Conversation, | Announcer Schedules Podcast

9/15/2022
This week on Episode 15 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin welcome Tom McCarthy of CBS, Westwood One and the Philadelphia Phillies to talk about his compelling career as one of nation’s highest regarded play-by-play announcers. Highlights from the conversation include McCarthy’s origin story; how he juggles football, baseball and basketball schedules; the success of his son Pat McCarthy, and the experience of filling in for Jim Nantz on the NFL. Throughout...

Alabama-Texas Scores Ratings, NFL Week 1 + Lacrosse Documentary too! | Sports Media Watch Podcast

9/14/2022
Football is back in a big way on the field and with the t.v. numbers. We'll have the latest from Bama-Texas to a dramatic first Sunday in the NFL , too. Plus, we've got a special interview with a documentary filmmaker on the origins and funding of the "Premier Lacrosse League" all as part of the latest "SportsMediaWatch.com Podcast." Host T.J. Rives returns with Jon Lewis of Sports Media watch to go over just how good the numbers were for the Tide's narrow win on Fox over the Longhorns?...

Duration:01:02:32

Dan Pompei Chicago Sportswriting Legend | Tell Me A Story I Don't Know

9/13/2022
A hall of fame influencer who happens to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame! Dan Pompei’s distinguished career was recognized in 2013 when his peers selected him with what was then known as The Dick McCann award. Not bad for a guy who had just turned 51. He is on the senior hall of fame selection committee making cases for players to be consider for enshrinement. Pompei continues to churn out important and impressive columns for The Athletic and is one of the most respected and revered...

Duration:00:55:55

Dan Pompei Chicago Sportswriting Legend Tease | Tell Me A Story I Don't Know

9/12/2022
A hall of fame influencer who happens to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame! Dan Pompei’s distinguished career was recognized in 2013 when his peers selected him with what was then known as The Dick McCann award. Not bad for a guy who had just turned 51. He is on the senior hall of fame selection committee making cases for players to be consider for enshrinement. Pompei continues to churn out important and impressive columns for The Athletic and is one of the most respected and revered...

Duration:00:02:39

Scott Hanson "NFL RedZone" Host Conversation | Sports Media Watch Podcast

9/9/2022
We are ready for Week One of the NFL this weekend in full and we're bringing you a special guest for a conversation, as Scott Hanson of "NFL RedZone" joins us, as part of the "SportsMediaWatch.com Podcast." Host T.J. Rives and Jon Lewis of Sports Media Watch get the chance to go over some of the behind the scenes parts that make the viewing experience on Sunday's on that channel for millions of fans so enjoyable. Scott shares how RedZone has changed over it's 14 years? Just how many...

Duration:00:24:05

Showtime Boxing's Barry Tompkins Conversation | Announcer Schedules Podcast

9/8/2022
This week from Episode 14 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin welcome Hall of Famer Barry Tompkins of Showtime to talk about his illustrious career that includes some of the biggest moments in boxing history, a part in Rocky IV and big-time college basketball, amongst a plethora of other assignments. Highlights from the conversation with the four-time Emmy winner include his origin story, an amazing account of the Arguello-Pryor fight in 1982, and what it was...

Duration:00:31:37

Barry Tompkins Conversation, NFL Kickoff, College Football, US Open, MLB | Announcer Schedules Podcast

9/8/2022
This week on Episode 14 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin welcome Hall of Famer Barry Tompkins of Showtime to talk about his illustrious career that includes some of the biggest moments in boxing history, a part in Rocky IV and big-time college basketball, amongst a plethora of other assignments. Highlights from the conversation with the four-time Emmy winner include his origin story, an amazing account of the Arguello-Pryor fight in 1982, and what it was...

Duration:01:21:26

Serena Says Goodbye? College Football Back Big, NFL Week One & more! | Sports Media Watch Podcast

9/6/2022
A good bye to one of tennis' all time greats...or is it? Plus, College Football comes out of gates blazing and the NFL is up next to start. And we're ready to discuss it all from a Sports Media perspective on the "SportsMediaWatch.com Podcast" Host T.J. Rives and Jon Lewis of Sports Media Watch return to go over the elimination of Serena Williams from the 2022 U.S. Open tourney in New York. What kind of audience increase will the final tally show for ESPN's coverage? Why is former...

Duration:01:25:44

Greg Gumbel CBS Sportscaster | Tell Me A Story I Don't Know

9/6/2022
The last thing you can say about Greg Gumbel is he’s a wallflower. One of the elder statesmen of sports broadcasting isn’t shy when comes to offering an opinion whether it’s on his industry or The Rolling Stones. Yes, the Stones whom Gumbel argues is the best band ever, even better than the Beatles. I beg to differ. But Gumbel is best known for his versatility. He’s been a play by play voice for many sports like the NFL, the NCAA tournament and the Olympics, plus one of the top studio hosts...

Duration:00:38:38

Greg Gumbel CBS Sportscaster Tease | Tell Me A Story I Don't Know

9/5/2022
The last thing you can say about Greg Gumbel is he’s a wallflower. One of the elder statesmen of sports broadcasting isn’t shy when comes to offering an opinion whether it’s on his industry or The Rolling Stones. Yes, the Stones whom Gumbel argues is the best band ever, even better than the Beatles. I beg to differ. But Gumbel is best known for his versatility. He’s been a play by play voice for many sports from the NFL and the NCAA Tournament and also known for hosting the Olympics. Plus,...

Duration:00:02:02

Bret Beherns Sports Direcotr WCIA-TV Champaign, IL Conversation | Sports Media Watch

9/4/2022
From our latest show, T.J. and Jon have a great conversation with Bret Beherns, Sports Director of WCIA-TV CBS 3, in Champaign, IL. Bret has been the sports director of that station since 2015 and discusses the philosophy and challenges of doing smaller market local sports in the 2020s. However, just as big is Bret's personal story of triumph over a near death work accident as a college student in 2006. Bret was hospitalized in the ICU for 13 days and treated for two total months with...

Duration:00:30:38

College Football Kickoff, MLB, Amazon Prime NFL, LLWS and More | Announcer Schedules Podcast

9/1/2022
This week on Episode 13 of the Announcer Schedules Podcast, Mike Gill and Phil de Montmollin help kick off the 2022 football season with a deep dive into the start of the college football season. On the NFL side, the debut of Amazon Prime’s Thursday Night package is analyzed from an announcer standpoint. Throughout the show, a podcast-record 104 different announcers from past and present are mentioned with an array of topics discussed including: Episode 13 announcer mentions: Al...

Duration:01:08:47