Boston-Radio-Interest Digest, Vol 12, Issue 182

Keating Willcox
Sun Apr 13 18:32:57 EDT 2008

At 08:12 AM 4/13/2008, you wrote:
>After a two hour rain delay, Jonathan Papelbon comes on to shut down 
>the Yankees. There are two outs in
>the top of the ninth, Sox up by one--and suddenly the picture on Fox 
>switches to NASCAR auto racing.
>The announcer informs viewers after a minute or two that the end of 
>the Red Sox-Yankees game is
>on "our sister network, FX". Viewers fumble for their remotes 
>(apparently Fox didn't consider a
>split screen?) and try to figure out where the heck FX is.

Why didn't FOX simply use a split screen format, and broadcast both 
events at the same time?


Keating Willcox ~/~

WNSH AM 1570 Beverly

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