Quote of the Day: HBO’s Gumbel Critical of NBA Commissioner Stern

At the end of Tuesday’s new episode of Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on HBO, the eponymous host was highly critical of NBA commissioner David Stern. Calling him “infamously egocentric,” Gumbel said Stern “seems more […]

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HBO’s Hard Knocks Takes the Year Off Due to Lockout

Due to the recently completed 2011 NFL lockout, the HBO series Hard Knocks will take this year off. HBO Sports and NFL Films have announced that Hard Knocks, the annual reality series chronicling an individual […]

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Ross Greenburg Leaves HBO

Featured, HBO July 17, 2011 at 11:32 PM 0 comments
Ross Greenburg Leaves HBO

HBO’s Ross Greenburg is leaving the network after nearly eleven years as president of the sports division. Greenburg will resign from HBO Sports on Monday after electing not to renew his contract with the network, […]

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In a move he “never, ever expected,” former Showtime boxing play-by-play voice Nick Charles will call at least one more bout.Nick Charles will call Saturday’s Mikey Garcia/Matt Remillard boxing match for HBO, the first of […]

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Recent sports TV ratings news, including increases for college basketball on CBS, numbers for the NCAA FCS playoffs, and numbers for the premiere of HBO’s 24/7: Penguins/Capitals series. CBS drew a 1.6 overnight rating for […]

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SMW Q&A With Ross Greenburg

HBO, Interviews October 29, 2010 at 10:45 PM 0 comments

Sports Media Watch had a chance to speak to HBO Sports President Ross Greenburg on Friday. Topics of conversation included the upcoming Sports Media Marketing Awards*, the NFL reality series Hard Knocks, the upcoming 24/7 […]

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