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Will tomorrows final stage be on network TV?(4 posts)

Will tomorrows final stage be on network TV?snuz
Jul 26, 2003 7:42 AM
I watched a live video feed today from, of all places, Denmark.
I didn't know they what they were saying but at least I got to watch, in a 2 inch box.
Yes, but not the whole thing.Sintesi
Jul 26, 2003 7:50 AM
They'll show highlights from last week and a few minutes of Sunday's stage.
re: Will tomorrows final stage be on network TV?lnin0
Jul 26, 2003 7:55 PM
American CBS will have its weekly Tour recap at 2PM EST. Probably get 10-15 taped minutes of the stage and the rest will be the weeks high lights.

OLN will have the full taped coverage on at 8PM EST.

Because of the way broadcast rights are setup this year CBS gets first run on Sunday. That is why OLN only has the taped show at night and no live coverage on Sundays.

Unfortunatly CBS does't appear to believe in live coverage either but to their credit I believe they are the channel that broadcast Lemonds winning ITT live once upon a time before the cable boom. That was a great show.
re: I credit nothing to CBSGrand Pooh Bear
Jul 27, 2003 9:54 AM
I will not watch their coverage. I made that mistake two years ago. What a joke! I now try to avoid CBS whenever possible. Granted, Cycling does not harness the mass media crowds in the US as does Football or NASCAR, but that is no excuse for lame sports journalism, to put it mildly. CBS should concede it is out of its league when it comes to cycling and leave it to those who know how to cover it properly.