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Special 1 TV: First Episode

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The first episode of Special 1 TV has premiered, and it’s an instant classic. Be sure to check out the tribute to Robbie Keane, a call from Beckham in Milan (sounding clueless) and even a surprise phone call from a … Continue reading

Anticipation Building For Launch Of Special 1 TV

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The characters from Special 1 TV, the new show to replace I’m On Setanta Sports, have spoken. The show will debut after the Manchester United versus Everton match this weekend on Setanta Sports UK, and will be available shortly thereafter … Continue reading

Special 1 TV Trailer: New Show Will Launch This Saturday

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Special 1 TV has launched a short advert to tease viewers about the launch of the new show. Special 1 TV, which is the name of the new show to replace I’m On Setanta Sports will debut on Saturday, January … Continue reading

FA Cup 5th Round TV Fixtures Announced

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The TV schedule for the fifth round of the FA Cup has been announced for the United Kingdom. And by looking at the schedule, we can also determine which matches will be on US television. The only question mark about … Continue reading

Weekend FA Cup Schedule For US and UK TV Viewers

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The TV schedule has been announced for this weekend’s FA Cup matches for both the USA and UK TV markets. The schedule is as follows: Friday, January 23 Derby County v Nottingham Forest, 2:45pm ET, Setanta Sports USA Derby County … Continue reading

I’m On Setanta Sports Returning As Special 1 TV

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I’m On Setanta Sports, the cult TV hit featuring a parody of Jose Mourinho, will be returning as a new show entitled Special 1 TV. EPL Talk broke the news on January 9th. The rumor has now been substantiated in … Continue reading

ESPN Insider Confirms UK Premier League TV Bid

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An insider source at ESPN has revealed that the Disney-owned company is planning on bidding for one to two of the six UK TV packages available for the 2010-2013 Premier League seasons, according to Bloomberg. While the news hardly comes … Continue reading

I’m On Setanta Sports Calls It Quits

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Setanta is reporting that the Saturday, January 10, 2009 episode of I’m On Setanta Sports will be the final show. It’s either the best marketing ploy of early 2009 or the end of the greatest football show ever to come … Continue reading

I’m On Setanta Sports: 2008 Manager Of The Year

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I’m On Setanta Sports is back with a highlight reel of the best clips in 2008 as well as some new content such as which special manager received the 2008 Manager Of The Year Award. It’s quite an accomplishment for … Continue reading

Schedule Of FA Cup Matches On US TV

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The third round of the FA Cup is usually one of the highlights of the year when we get to watch tiny non-league teams (i.e. David) battle it out against massive Premier League clubs (i.e. Goliath) at quaint football grounds … Continue reading

Premiership Considers Premier League TV

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On Monday, the Premier League formally send out invitations to the UK networks interested in bidding on the next round of TV rights for the league, for the 2010-2011 to 2012-2013 seasons. If you’ve been reading EPL Talk for a … Continue reading

How TV Is Changing The Way We Experience Football

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Here are three articles from this weekend, all of which discuss a different aspect of how technology and television are changing the way we experience football. Enjoy. “Setanta In Funding Talks For UK Soccer TV” — Setanta is reportedly seeking … Continue reading

2008/2009 Premier League TV Schedule On U.S. TV: Dec to Mar

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The latest U.S. TV schedules have been released for the Premier League now through March, 2009. For example, Setanta Sports will show Tottenham against Arsenal on February 8. Here’s the latest schedule as of writing. TV schedules are subject to … Continue reading

RCN Offers Freeview Of Setanta Sports

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Setanta Sports is now available on RCN Cable in the following markets: Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and New York. Setanta Sports will cost subscribers $14.95/month. RCN digital customers in the above areas will be able to get a free … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving Day Soccer Fans

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It’s Thanksgiving Day in the United States. The biggest holiday of the year in this country — even more so than Christmas Day. I still find it hard to really get into the spirit of celebrating the holiday. I don’t … Continue reading

2008/2009 Premier League TV Schedule On U.S. TV: Nov to Feb

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The latest U.S. TV schedules have been released for the Premier League now through February, 2009. Fox Soccer Channel will show Man United against Chelsea on January 11, while Liverpool takes on Chelsea on February 1. Here’s the latest schedule … Continue reading

Setanta Sports Now Available in Boston Area on Comcast

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Slowly but surely, it’s getting easier and easier to subscribe to Setanta Sports via your cable and satellite provider. Just last week, Comcast in Boston, Massachusetts added Setanta Sports to its selection of channels to choose from. Comcast now carries Setanta … Continue reading

I'm On Setanta Sports Pokes Fun at Soccer Saturday

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In the latest episode of I’m On Setanta Sports, the trio of Jose, It and The Boy have fun pretending to be on the set of Sky’s Soccer Saturday complete with It and The Boy calling games from their TV … Continue reading