Every week the New York Giants send out a list what Giants-related television shows and Internet broadcasts are available. Usually I don't do anything with them. I thought I would put the list of available shows out there this week to see if it's something you are interested in having access to.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20
"Big Blue Hits"
TUNE IN: Giants.com, FIOS, 4 p.m. (30 min)
"Big Blue Hits" is a live call-in show, hosted by Anita Marks and John Schmeelk. Each week, the show invites a Giants player on to discuss the state of the team from his unique perspective. "Big Blue Hits" allows Big Blue fans to ask that week’s featured player questions about the team and upcoming games.
This week’s show features… Anita Marks interviews Giants running back David Wilson, as they answer live calls from fans.
TUNE IN: Giants.com, Thursday Afternoon
"Giants Online" is hosted by Bob Papa and Giants Senior Vice President of Communications Pat Hanlon and showcases a Reporters Roundtable featuring beat reporters and columnists from the metropolitan area. The show features animated discussions, second-guessing and twitter questions from fans about the state of the Giants, the NFC East, and any other related topics in the NFL.
This week’s show features… The Bergen Record’s Art Stapleton at the Reporter’s Roundtable.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21
TUNE IN: FIOS (On Demand), Giants.com
Bob Papa gives his take on the upcoming Giants game.
This week’s show features… Bob Papa gives his perspective on Big Blue as they head into their Week 16 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22
TUNE IN: Giants.com
Paul Dottino, John Schmeelk, Anita Marks and Mike Eisen preview the upcoming game on Sunday. Mike and Anita sift through Eisen’s mailbag and answer some tough questions from the fans. John and Paul break down the key offensive and defensive matchups of the game.
This week’s show features… The crew hears from Giants Offensive Coordinator Kevin Gilbride and Giants Defensive Coordinator Perry Fewell.
"Giants Access Blue"
Tune In: MY9, 11 p.m. (30 min); FIOS, 11 a.m.
"Access Blue" is a back-stage, all-access pass that features in-depth, up-close and off-beat interviews with Giants players, coaches and legends off the field and away from the locker room. The program gives Giants fans insight into their favorite Giant players’ interests in pop culture, music, and entertainment.
*This week’s show features…
*Wired: Fans get the chance to hear the on-field dialogue. Listen in as linebacker Mark Herzlich is wired against the
*Sideline Jam: Music video with game highlights. This week features a special holiday edition.
*Papa’s Perspective: Bob Papa gives his outlook on the Giants as they head into their Week 16 match-up against Ray Rice and the Baltimore Ravens.
*Equipped: This week’s edition features Giants Equipment Director Joe Skiba spending time with the Giants Head Groundskeeper Rob Davis, as they examine what goes into keeping the Timex Performance Center in game-ready form.
*Gatorade "Win from Within": Includes the top highlights and moments so far from the 2012 season of Big Blue Football.
*Community Event – Jingle Jam: Giants players get into the holiday season, as they sign autographs and dress as Santa Claus to hand out toys at the Giants annual "Jingle Jam." Jingle Jam is an event that gives foster children from the New York/New Jersey area a chance to meet players and enjoy the holidays.
* Holiday Event: Giants cornerback Corey Webster and safety Kenny Phillips visit the Apostle’s House, a family shelter in Newark, NJ to hand out gifts to the children and spend time with the families.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23
TUNE IN: MSG, 9:30 a.m. (30 min)
"Giants Chronicles" features interviews, classic footage, wireless sound and the best stories with the greatest Giants legends to ever play for Big Blue. Bob Papa sits down and talks with Giants greats like Bill Parcells, Phil Simms, Lawrence Taylor, and Frank Gifford for these in-depth, one-on-one interviews that are exclusive to "Giants Chronicles."
This week’s show features… An exclusive look at the career of Giants legend, Phil McConkey.
"Giants Opening Drive Live"
TUNE IN: MSG (Live), 10 a.m. (60 min)
"Giants Opening Drive Live" is a one hour pre-game show live from the stadium, setting you up for the entire day of Giants football and hosted by Bob Papa at home games, and Mike Crispino for road games. Carl Banks, Harry Carson, Roman Oben, Paul Dottino and Anita Marks are also on hand for all the game preparation. Live shots of players arriving at the stadium, fan tailgates, and on the field warm-ups. Banks goes to the telestrator and breaks down the upcoming game. Coach Coughlin examines the previous game on tape. Live Twitter and Facebook feeds, interviews with Giants legends and plenty of highlights and interviews get you ready for the game.
This week’s show features… Pre-game show hosted by Mike Crispino, Roman Oben, Harry Carson and Anita Marks, plus live hits from Carl Banks, Bob Papa and Paul Dottino from Baltimore – Giants beat reporters Art Stapleton of the Bergen Record and Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News are part of this week’s online segment. They will join co-hosts Bob Papa and Pat Hanlon on set for a reporter’s roundtable discussion. The MetLife I can do this segment features Hakeem Nicks.
"Interactive Game Feed"
TUNE IN: Giants.com, 4 p.m. – Postgame
The Giants radio broadcast will be streamed live on Giants.com. Host Lance Medow will take fans calls and discuss everything Giants related. Big Blue fans can also chat with Lance during the game. After the game, stay tuned to Giants.com’s live call-in show as Lance answers more fan questions. Fans can call-in at (201) 939-4513, or submit their questions via Twitter by following @Giants and tweeting "#GiantsChat" along with their question.
This week’s show features… Lance Medow takes live calls during and after the game.
"Giants Postgame Live"
TUNE IN: MY9, Immediately Following Game - (60 min)
"Giants Postgame Live" airs immediately following the Giants game broadcast throughout the season and is hosted by Russ Salzberg, with analysts Howard Cross, Amani Toomer, and Roman Oben. Fans will get all the postgame press conferences by the coach and the players live, as well as exclusive interviews. The game is broken down and debated using stats, highlights and telestration. Live fan twitter comments and updates throughout the show.
This week’s show features… Russ Salzberg, Amani Toomer and Roman Oben in the studio to break down the game with the help of Howard Cross and Paul Dottino live from M &T Bank Stadium, home of the Baltimore Ravens.