Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 20
  1. #1
    Starter Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    688
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    ...for their TV coverage, that is. ABC does a national telecast of the 0-2 Hawkeyes vs. 0-2 Penn State. Boy, how's that for a game of national interest? In addition, ESPN2 announced it will carry the Iowa vs. Illinois game the following week.

    I know, I know...if we start winning, the television coverage will take care of itself. It's just unfortunate that the same rule doesn't apply to the Big 10. But then again, maybe its not in the Hawkeyes' best interests to be on national TV right now.



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 460,103, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    40,311
    Points
    460,103
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 636
    Given: 79

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    Every Big10 game is on TV no matter who it is, they have different levels of TV. The big12 has one level, Not Available.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 397,775, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    24,739
    Points
    397,775
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,694
    Given: 1,238

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    Hailed as ABC's best new comedy. Rolling Stone raves "The Iowa vs. Penn State game is a must see for anyone with a funny bone"


    Last edited by bos; 10-01-2007 at 01:05 PM.

  4. #4
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 288,238, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    19,748
    Points
    288,238
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,160
    Given: 1,485

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    Iowa State is still playing football? I haven't watched a game of ISU football on TV in over a year.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 460,103, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    40,311
    Points
    460,103
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 636
    Given: 79

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    Jeez, when was the last ISU game on TV that I watched? The Iowa game from last year? No, the Texas game was on for 3 quarters.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  6. #6
    Chile Mac is Back!
    Points: 347,129, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    LindenCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    26,514
    Points
    347,129
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,125
    Given: 5,728

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    When I lived in Dallas I got at least 2 ISU games a year. Texas usually being one of them. Of course ISU was better at the time. Funny how I am 400 miles closer to Ames (Chicago) and don't get squat because of Big 10 coverage. And the Big 10 games they choose aren't even that great.



  7. #7
    Starter Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    688
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Every Big10 game is on TV no matter who it is, they have different levels of TV. The big12 has one level, Not Available.
    I understand that every Big 10 football game is on TV, but I'm talking about NATIONAL TV (ABC, and ESPN).



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 353,585, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUFan22's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    33,325
    Points
    353,585
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,088
    Given: 626

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    A crappy Iowa team is on ABC this weekend, playing a Penn State team that just lost 2 straight games.

    Ick.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 787,699, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    53,936
    Points
    787,699
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,567
    Given: 2,487

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneaholic View Post
    ...for their TV coverage, that is. ABC does a national telecast of the 0-2 Hawkeyes vs. 0-2 Penn State. Boy, how's that for a game of national interest? In addition, ESPN2 announced it will carry the Iowa vs. Illinois game the following week.

    I know, I know...if we start winning, the television coverage will take care of itself. It's just unfortunate that the same rule doesn't apply to the Big 10. But then again, maybe its not in the Hawkeyes' best interests to be on national TV right now.
    You will hear a popping noise right before the television coverage takes care of itself. That will be the Big 12 pulling it's head out of its *ss.



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 40,597, Level: 62
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 1,053
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cloneu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Twin Cities
    Posts
    4,249
    Points
    40,597
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 67
    Given: 30

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    when was the last ISU vs. Big 12 north game on TV. ISU vs Colorado '05? Oh wait the Kansas game was on after that.


    Step 1: Cut a hole in the box.

  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 63,813, Level: 78
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 1,037
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jumbopackage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,481
    Points
    63,813
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 10

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneaholic View Post
    I understand that every Big 10 football game is on TV, but I'm talking about NATIONAL TV (ABC, and ESPN).
    The BTN is national TV. Every Dish and DirecTV subscriber has it. If you get DirecTV, you can see EVERY Big 10 game every week, outside of some really screwy TV situations (regional ABC game chosen but you're in a different region....even then you can get it on gameplan).

    They have the best TV coverage by FAR. I'd say Notre Dame is second, and the Big 12 is roughly 3rd. It's not THAT horrible of a package. It's just not a good package when you're a bad team. Not counting the B10 network, the Big 12 had the same number of teams on TV that the Big 10 did last week. Ours just wasn't one of them.



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 60,718, Level: 76
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 932
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    4,114
    Points
    60,718
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 280
    Given: 544

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    Also, I've seen Dan Mccarney's new team three times already. I'm sure there are more to come.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 63,813, Level: 78
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 1,037
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jumbopackage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,481
    Points
    63,813
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 10

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    Also, I've seen Dan Mccarney's new team three times already. I'm sure there are more to come.
    They are probably the best team in the Big East. The Big East has a pretty decent TV package. Of course they are going to be on.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 91,457, Level: 94
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 1,693
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    cstrunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Tyler, TX
    Posts
    8,775
    Points
    91,457
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 269
    Given: 298

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    If you are good in the Big 12 you will get on TV.

    The main problem with our TV package is that there is no way for another network to try to pick up a game even if they wanted to.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 265,811, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    BryceC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    17,206
    Points
    265,811
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 455
    Given: 0

    Re: I admit it, I'm jealous of the Hawkeyes...

    I think the Big East has a great package - they play some weekday games, but at least they are on freaking TV.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM