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Peter Gammons returns to ESPN tomorrow night

by Joel Keller, posted Sep 19th 2006 1:53PM
Peter GammonsPeter Gammons has been off the air since suffering a brain aneurysm last June, and boy do I miss him. Don't get me wrong; Gammons' substitutes on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball have done a good job. But he was one of the few people on that program and on Baseball Tonight that you could trust to give insightful analysis and insider information that wasn't full of bluster, catch-phrases, and smugness.

So this is good news: According to ESPN, Gammons will return to the channel on a part-time basis, starting Wednesday night. He'll appear from Fenway Park for both the 6 PM SportsCenter and the 7 PM edition of Baseball Tonight. He will be scheduled for further appearances as he becomes more comfortable. Good to see Peter back, especially considering it's been less than three months since his surgery.

[Thanks to Tim UF for the tip.]

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Talk Talk: Connie Chung, Lance Armstrong, Helen Thomas, Bonnie Raitt

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 27th 2006 5:05PM
  • Jim GaffiganCharlie Rose: Lance Armstrong and Kevin Spacey
  • The Daily Show: Helen Thomas
  • The Colbert Report: Chris Matthews
  • The Late Show With David Letterman: Anne Hathaway, Jim Gaffigan, and Dashboard Confessional
  • Jay Leno: Connie Chung, Pat Riley, and Guster
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live: Tommy Lee, Greg Fitzsimmons, and The Fixx
  • Late Night With Conan O'Brien: Hilary Duff, Neil Patrick Harris, and Bonnie Raitt
  • The Late, Late Show With Craig Ferguson: Henry Winkler and Judy Greer
  • Last Call With Carson Daly: Regis Philbin and David Ford

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What's on tonight: Rescue Me, Last Comic Standing, Dirty Jobs, Kathy Griffin

by Bob Sassone, posted Jun 27th 2006 4:32PM
  • Denis LearyAt 8, ABC has a 4 episode marathon of According To Jim, followed by a repeat Boston Legal.
  • CBS has repeats of NCIS, The Unit, and 48 Hours Mystery.
  • NBC has a new Fear Factor at 8, followed by a new Last Comic Standing and a repeat Law and Order: SVU.
  • Over on FOX at 8, two repeats of House.
  • The WB has a repeat Gilmore Girls at 8, followed by a new Pepper Dennis.
  • UPN has repeats of America's Next Top Model and Veronica Mars.
  • At 9, Discovery has a new Dirty Jobs.
  • Bravo has a new Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D List at 9.
  • At 10, MTV has a new Real World, followed by a new My Super Sweet 16.
  • FX has a new Rescue Me at 10.
  • Also at 10: Travel Channel has The Best of Amusement Parks 2006.

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