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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Fox Sports Net adds web features to Reds TV broadcasts

Like Brennamanna from heaven…

Here’s something that could make your experience watching the Cincinnati Reds on TV even better.

No, it’s not a guaranteed 10-game winning streak. Or even three, for that matter, which the Reds haven’t done since June 15.

This comes to you courtesy of Fox Sports Net Ohio, the Reds’ TV broadcast network. It just launched Game Connect.

It features live stats for each player, including batter vs. pitcher career info. It also offers a built-in Twitter feed, so you can satisfy your craving to talk baseball with your fellow fans. And it has a setup that allows fans to interact with the broadcasters doing the game. So if you have a problem with one of Thom Brennaman’s comments, you don’t have to limit yourself to shouting at the TV anymore.

 

Repoz Posted: July 26, 2011 at 10:21 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: announcers, business, media, reds, television

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   1. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: July 26, 2011 at 10:50 PM (#3885941)
And it has a setup that allows fans to interact with the broadcasters doing the game. So if you have a problem with one of Thom Brennaman’s comments, you don’t have to limit yourself to shouting at the TV anymore.

I have a feeling that feature will be disabled shortly.
   2. cardsfanboy Posted: July 26, 2011 at 10:57 PM (#3885944)
Does it have a whine feature so that the Reds fans can whine along with the Reds players and announcers?
   3. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: July 26, 2011 at 11:08 PM (#3885945)
Does it have a whine feature so that the Reds fans can whine along with the Reds players and announcers?

Pot, meet kettle?
   4. Big Train Rollin' Posted: July 27, 2011 at 05:19 AM (#3886259)
Heck, Babylon 5 had that feature 15 years ago! Rookies.

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