Announcements and Introductions => Media Center => Topic started by: FigureSpins on October 07, 2015, 09:46:44 AM
Lots of skating on TV this year, in tiny little bits and pieces. NBC cut the 2-hour time slot down to 1.5 hours. Since they usually wasted our time recapping other sports scores during the FS broadcasts, I guess it's the same amount of time. If they do the recaps during the shorter time slot, I will complain this year!
Moving Right Along...
Heather W's FS TV Schedule is up to date: http://heatherw.com/mk/sch.htm
Heather is such a blessing for keeping that page up to date for so many years. I'd miss half of the skating if it weren't for her schedule.
IceNetwork is pricey this season - $49.99
There is a $25 discount to USFSA members; you should have received a personal email with the unique secret code. (Mine was sent yesterday) If you didn't receive the email, check your spam folders. If all else fails, contact Member Services at 719-635-5200 to request a code.
Universal Sports is streaming some events online: http://universalsports.com/figure-skating
If your cable/satellite package doesn't include Universal Sports, consider Sling TV. You can stream US as part of their sports add-on for $5/month. (I think you have to buy the basic $20/mth subscription to get the add-on, so it's $25/month.) I can't find anything that says US is offering standalone subscriptions for this season.
There are bloggers on the spot at most elite events - check Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Making a big push is the Periscope app, which lets anyone broadcast live to their followers. (All done via apps)
Not on Heather's schedule:
This Sat 10/10 @ 7am (yes, am) - Ice Princess movie on ABC Family
Next Sat 10/14 @ 7pm - Ice Dreams movie on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
All times ET - check local listings.
Thank you for this - I love heather's site!
Thanks for the movie showings information. :)
Skate America broadcasts:
Saturday, October 24th -- NBC from 5-6 p.m. EST
Sunday, October 25th -- NBCSN from 10-11:30 p.m. EST
Set your DVR's!
Skate America 2015 Live Streaming Times
Friday, Oct. 23rd
4:30pm - Pairs Short Program
6:00pm - Ladies Short Program
9:00pm - Short Dance
10:25pm - Mens Short Program
Saturday, Oct. 24th
2:20pm - Pairs Free Skate
4:00pm - Ladies Free Skate (see note, below)
8:30pm - Free Dance
10:05pm - Men's Free Skate
All times Eastern
Blackout restrictions apply
Note: The last group of the ladies free skate will not be shown live on icenetwork but rather will be broadcast live on NBC. Video of the final group from the ladies free skate will be available on-demand Tuesday, Oct. 27, at noon ET.
Just thought people might be interested.
Here is the live stream from Oberstdorf:
Good Luck to everyone competing.
Thanks for sharing - I had wanted to watch this event!