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MLB Announces 2011 Postseason Schedule

For the first time since the 1915 World Series, the Major League Baseball postseason will be begin on a Friday (Sept. 30). Both American League Division Series start that day, with the National League set to kick off on Saturday.

All division series games are airing on TBS and its sister stations (like TNT) if necessary.

The American League Championship Series (on Fox) will begin Oct. 8., and the National League Championship Series (on TBS) begins the following day.

Game One of the World Series (also on Fox) is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 19, with Game 7 (if necessary) set for Oct. 27, which is earlier than in past years.

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College Football Coming To FX This Fall

College football fans should take note of what channel FX is on their cable system.

Starting this fall, FX will carry college football.

Fox Sports on FX will carry a minimum of 13 games from the Pac-12, Big 12 and Conference USA. The games will be produced by Fox Sports and air on Saturdays, during the day and in primetime.

”Sports programming is a key component that has been missing on FX for a while and we look forward to its return on our schedule,” FX President John Landgraf told Variety. ”This NCAA football package will feature some of the nation’s marquee schools and matchups, and it will be a great addition to our lineup. It will also provide an excellent promotional platform for our returning hit original series and primetime movies this fall.” Read more

BCS Bowl Game Ratings Down Compared To Last Year

Michael Hiestand of USA Today took a closer look at the BCS ratings on ESPN – and they weren’t as impressive as you might think.

“ESPN’s Auburn-Oregon title game Monday drew 15.3% of U.S. TV households – down 11% from last year’s Alabama-Texas game and the lowest title game rating in six years. This followed notable drops for ESPN’s other BCS games, which this season aired on cable TV for the first time: The Oklahoma-Connecticut Fiesta Bowl fell 30%, followed by the Stanford-Virginia Tech Orange Bowl (off 22%) and TCU-Wisconsin Rose Bowl (off 14%). Only Ohio State-Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl was up (+25%).” Read more