Quick Takes

Sep 8, 2003  •  Post A Comment

“ESPN HD is revolutionizing the way we all watch football. Our service will air a college game every Saturday, an NFL game on Sunday and `Playmakers,’ our drama series about a professional football team, on Tuesdays. That takes care of half the week.”

Bryan Burns, VP, strategic business planning and development, ESPN

“The New York Times showed that of the three or four hours of time spent watching a game, most of it was devoted to commercials and inane chatter and replays, and only 21 minutes was devoted to actual on-field action. Where’s TiVo when you need it?”

David Kronke, television critic, Los Angeles Daily News