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rockabilly
08-01-2008, 01:51 PM
Well my friends, we are heading into the new football season here. How do you think KEYE is going to treat the Texans this year?

I bought the insurance of Sunday Ticket again this year just in case I can't make the bar and KEYE is continuing their treason.

So, the first question is: Will Austin residents be able to see Texans preseason games live this year?

I know KEYE favors the Cowboys here...and honestly you can't get mad at them...they are another Texas team, and KEYE has sinced dropped their "official station of the Texans" lie.

So will there be another station carrying the Texans?

DiehardChris
08-01-2008, 01:56 PM
I thought I saw someone somewhere say that at least the Broncos/Texans game was going to be televised in Austin, but I can't find the thread. If that person reads this, maybe you can repost?

The great thing about the "official station of the Texans" thing being removed - is that it was a DIRECT result of us on the boards sending them emails and telling them to drop it, because it's so damned insincere.

I'll keep my eyes open and post if I find out anything.

Showtime100
08-01-2008, 01:58 PM
Well my friends, we are heading into the new football season here. How do you think KEYE is going to treat the Texans this year?

I bought the insurance of Sunday Ticket again this year just in case I can't make the bar and KEYE is continuing their treason.

So, the first question is: Will Austin residents be able to see Texans preseason games live this year?

I know KEYE favors the Cowboys here...and honestly you can't get mad at them...they are another Texas team, and KEYE has sinced dropped their "official station of the Texans" lie.

So will there be another station carrying the Texans?

The problem between Texan fans and KEYE has nothing to do with the Cowboys. The Texans are an AFC team and KEYE handles the AFC games on Sundays. KEYE chooses to show Tack games over Texans games since VY is the Longhorns Lord and Savior.

I thought we covered this part.

DiehardChris
08-01-2008, 01:59 PM
The problem between Texan fans and KEYE has nothing to do with the Cowboys. The Texans are an AFC team and KEYE handles the AFC games on Sundays. KEYE chooses to show Tack games over Texans games since VY is the Longhorns Lord and Savior.

I thought we covered this part.

He's talking about the pre-season. It has everything to do with the Cowboys.

Showtime100
08-01-2008, 02:01 PM
He's talking about the pre-season. It has everything to do with the Cowboys.

OK, no reason to snap.

DiehardChris
08-01-2008, 02:03 PM
Nobody's snapping! Sigh... man, message boards just aren't good for personal interaction. Haha.

I wasn't purposely being curt or short... just trying to make a succinct point and not repeat myself and talk it into the ground like I seem to do pretty often. :)

DiehardChris
08-01-2008, 02:05 PM
But since it's also part of the discussion - when the regular season starts, I see no reason to believe that the station won't keep doing what they have been doing. A quick look at the Texans/Titans schedules shows a ton of conflicts this year, just like last.

So it looks like it's going to be the same ol' BS.

barrett
08-01-2008, 02:08 PM
Damnit! I thought this thread was going to be about how KEYE has rededicated themselves to the Texans and were REALLY going to be the official station of the Texans. Not that it matters to me personally. Since 3rd Base will be my home away from home.

Speaking of, didn't someone mention something about 1530 asking where Texans fans go to watch the games? What ever came of that?

Showtime100
08-01-2008, 02:10 PM
Nobody's snapping! Sigh... man, message boards just aren't good for personal interaction. Haha.

I wasn't purposely being curt or short... just trying to make a succinct point and not repeat myself and talk it into the ground like I seem to do pretty often. :)

I don't care, let's fight. I want some consequences and repercussions! :pirate: :specnatz: :D

DiehardChris
08-01-2008, 02:14 PM
Damnit! I thought this thread was going to be about how KEYE has rededicated themselves to the Texans and were REALLY going to be the official station of the Texans. Not that it matters to me personally. Since 3rd Base will be my home away from home.

Speaking of, didn't someone mention something about 1530 asking where Texans fans go to watch the games? What ever came of that?

I actually thought the same thing... I got excited for a second.

Showtime - don't make me get a metal chair!! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rds_ljcVn-o)

Showtime100
08-01-2008, 02:18 PM
Getting back to it. I think it's a foregone conclusion the pre-season will belong to the Cowboys. I believe it would be that way the season after the Texans win the Super Bowl. It's just the way of the world in Austin and the Front Office apparently recognizes that and will never market this town.

Texan_Bill
08-01-2008, 02:22 PM
curt or short

consequences and repercussions!

Dang y'all are redundant!!! :whip:

Showtime100
08-01-2008, 02:28 PM
Dang y'all are redundant!!! :whip:

You can say that and still have that sig?? :kingkong: :doot:

Texan_Bill
08-01-2008, 02:32 PM
You can say that and still have that sig?? :kingkong: :doot:

LMAO... Touche'

rollinstone18
08-01-2008, 02:54 PM
I'm holding out hope I get to watch the Texans on Sundays. We have a legitimate shot at making the playoffs and I don't want to miss a game.

DiehardChris
08-01-2008, 03:14 PM
I'm holding out hope I get to watch the Texans on Sundays. We have a legitimate shot at making the playoffs and I don't want to miss a game.

Not gonna happen - at least not every week. You'll have to get DirecTV or go to one of our watch parties.

rockabilly
08-01-2008, 04:43 PM
Well I know that you will be able to watch reruns of all the preseason games (expect vs Cowboys) on NFL Network. I emailed KEYE to ask what the preseason schedule is going to be like...I am sure I will hear from then soon.

Last year KEYE showed BOTH the Texans and Cowboys..I hope they do it again.

Anyone else going to Dallas for the preseason game?

DiehardChris
08-01-2008, 05:22 PM
Well I know that you will be able to watch reruns of all the preseason games (expect vs Cowboys) on NFL Network. I emailed KEYE to ask what the preseason schedule is going to be like...I am sure I will hear from then soon.

Last year KEYE showed BOTH the Texans and Cowboys..I hope they do it again.

Anyone else going to Dallas for the preseason game?

Do you have Time Warner, Rockabilly? Looks like they're doing the Cowboys on the main KEYE channel, and the Texans on that secondary channel that they have. I don't know if you can actually get that other KEYE channel without digital cable or not... but BOTH of these channels are on Time Warner digital, and they're both available in HD. I got this screencap from the KEYE site:

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x178/TravisBickle17/BroncosTexans.jpg

DiehardChris
08-01-2008, 05:23 PM
Did they have two channels last year? Any chance they'll put the Texans on the secondary channel when there's a conflict with their precious Titans on the main channel?

rollinstone18
08-01-2008, 05:25 PM
What channel is KEYER?

DiehardChris
08-01-2008, 05:29 PM
What channel is KEYER?

On my digital cable, it's 1532 on HD. It looks like it's not available in standard definition. That really sucks for those who don't have HD. REALLY sucks.

brakos82
08-01-2008, 05:33 PM
Do you have Time Warner, Rockabilly? Looks like they're doing the Cowboys on the main KEYE channel, and the Texans on that secondary channel that they have. I don't know if you can actually get that other KEYE channel without digital cable or not... but BOTH of these channels are on Time Warner digital, and they're both available in HD. I got this screencap from the KEYE site:

http://i186.photobucket.com/albums/x178/TravisBickle17/BroncosTexans.jpg

I guess it's an overhyped, very unspecial episode. :pirate:

rockabilly
08-01-2008, 06:08 PM
I have DirecTV. OK, they did this last year...and it looks like they are doing it again.

The Cowboys will be on the regular channel (non HD)...because more people still have Standard Def TV's. The Texans will be on their HD Channel.

They did this last year. They can do this only for preseason games because they get rights from local affiliates who get rights from the teams (This is why Texans in Houston are on ABC in preseason. They cant do this in the regular season because the NFL and actual networks (not affiliates) have rights to the games.

ATXtexanfan
08-01-2008, 09:09 PM
must be nice nice with those fancy satelites and time warner boxes, stuck with suddenlink in leander

Hardcore Texan
08-02-2008, 07:26 PM
I have DirecTV. OK, they did this last year...and it looks like they are doing it again.

The Cowboys will be on the regular channel (non HD)...because more people still have Standard Def TV's. The Texans will be on their HD Channel.

They did this last year. They can do this only for preseason games because they get rights from local affiliates who get rights from the teams (This is why Texans in Houston are on ABC in preseason. They cant do this in the regular season because the NFL and actual networks (not affiliates) have rights to the games.

Okay, I have DirecTV and I don't see this. On 8/9 on KEYE they are showing the cowpatties at 8PM on the HD Channel and the non-HD channel according to my guide. It doesn't appear to me that I will be able to recieve the game live.

However on NFLN they have the Broncos/Texans game at 9PM, FYI.

J-Russ
08-02-2008, 07:31 PM
Someone said in another thread that the game will be on CW.

DiehardChris
08-02-2008, 08:54 PM
Okay, I have DirecTV and I don't see this. On 8/9 on KEYE they are showing the cowpatties at 8PM on the HD Channel and the non-HD channel according to my guide. It doesn't appear to me that I will be able to recieve the game live.

However on NFLN they have the Broncos/Texans game at 9PM, FYI.

Well, the actual KEYE site - which are the ones who are actually showing the games - has it as you saw in the screen capture. I would think the actual local channel would know what they're broadcasting more than the giant national DirecTV guide.

Hardcore Texan
08-02-2008, 10:53 PM
Well, the actual KEYE site - which are the ones who are actually showing the games - has it as you saw in the screen capture. I would think the actual local channel would know what they're broadcasting more than the giant national DirecTV guide.

Sorry, I did not see that before, I do see it now, I really hope DirecTV shows them both.

rockabilly
08-02-2008, 11:47 PM
You probably wont see the difference on the directv guide because this is an odd case that they dont usually do. I remember it didnt show it on Time Warners guide when they did this last year.

Showtime100
08-03-2008, 12:00 AM
Man I hate Grande. We'll probably get How To Look Good Naked or something idiotic like that oookaaaaaaay *snaps fingers over head*

Koolaid Time
08-03-2008, 12:16 AM
After being jerked around by KEYE last year.. do you trust anything the station management tells you?

I couldn't..

barrett
08-03-2008, 12:58 AM
maybe it'll be shown at a sports bar? anybody check with 3rd Base?

J-Russ
08-03-2008, 11:37 AM
I'm guessing KEYER is 42.2. My question is can you get that on HDTV that doesn't have cable, just local channels, and how? What type of a antenna do you need to get it?

rockabilly
08-03-2008, 12:55 PM
OK for those of you who havent seen the Austin Radio thread, Axman is reporting that you can catch this weekends preseason game on the CW 52 which DirecTV and Time Warner customers get. And on Time warner you can get it on CW or that second KEYE channel.

Looks like we are safe for this preseason.

Hardcore Texan
08-03-2008, 01:07 PM
OK for those of you who havent seen the Austin Radio thread, Axman is reporting that you can catch this weekends preseason game on the CW 52 which DirecTV and Time Warner customers get. And on Time warner you can get it on CW or that second KEYE channel.

Looks like we are safe for this preseason.

I hope this is the case, I will keep an eye on the guide on DirecTV, right now it doesn't show it, not that that is definite since it's a week out and they will probably change it later if this is the case.

Hardcore Texan
08-03-2008, 01:12 PM
I'm guessing KEYER is 42.2. My question is can you get that on HDTV that doesn't have cable, just local channels, and how? What type of a antenna do you need to get it?

You probably have to have a digital TV to get that channel. So an HDTV channel will be able to pick it up if you are recieving over the air broadcasts. I have no idea how that works for satellite though, I have never seen them show two different things on the HD channel and the non-HD channel but I have seen it on over-the-air broadcasts. Too bad I don't have a seperate antenae as a source directly to my HDTV (it has a built in tuner), too bad the dish doesn't act like an over the air antenae when the set top box is powered down. I have heard there is something you can install on the LNB of your satellite that will utilize the existing cable if your not watching your dish.....but I don't know how true it is.

J-Russ
08-03-2008, 01:31 PM
NM, I just did channel search and it gave me all the available channels, including 42.2. Infact, now I have 3 CBS channels lol. I have a Toshiba HDTV for alittle over a year and never knew about the "extra" channels until recently, so I never bother doing channel search.

Thanks for the detail explanation though HT, rep for you.:)

Specnatz
08-03-2008, 05:42 PM
I believe it was Hookem Horns (Kevin) who mentioned about 1530 asking where we watch the games.

Hook'er
08-04-2008, 07:37 AM
How far ahead do know what will be televised?

BigWig
08-04-2008, 08:42 AM
Man Rockabilly you got me reeled into this thread hoping for good news but only the same ole same ole. Does this mean I need a new sig now too, damnit I knew sooner or later I would have to stop givving KEYE shite.
I have the NFL Ticket also and will proceed as last year some games at home some at 3rd Base .
Cowgirls are always on FOX, so we really only have to worry about the flaming meatballs from Tenn.

Hardcore Texan
08-04-2008, 12:47 PM
Man Rockabilly you got me reeled into this thread hoping for good news but only the same ole same ole. Does this mean I need a new sig now too, damnit I knew sooner or later I would have to stop givving KEYE shite.
I have the NFL Ticket also and will proceed as last year some games at home some at 3rd Base .
Cowgirls are always on FOX, so we really only have to worry about the flaming meatballs from Tenn.

Not during pre-season.

DiehardChris
08-04-2008, 12:57 PM
How far ahead do know what will be televised?

For the REGULAR season:

Last year I believe the NFL TV maps came out on the Tuesday or Wednesday before the games.

Sometimes the official KEYETV.COM site will show what game they'll have on when you use the guide (like the one I posted the screencap for). But sometimes, it will just say "TBD".

But the NFL maps were 100% accurate last year if I remember correctly - so again, Tuesday or early Wednesday the week before each game.

Here's the NFL TV Map site that us Austinites got the good (and bad) news from last year.

http://www.the506.com/nflmaps/

Hook'er
08-05-2008, 12:27 AM
Thanks for that map Die Hard!

Hook'er
08-05-2008, 01:21 AM
So Far the only regular season Texans games that are about 90% or greater chance of being shown are:

1. Sept.14 Baltimore -"the map" shows 2 CBS games being shown that weekend. We play at 3:00, Tenn. plays at 1:00, & Dallas on Fox.

2. Sept.21 at Tennessee -vs.Tenn., Dallas on Fox.

3. Sept.28 at Jacksonville -We play on CBS, Dallas & Tenn. on Fox. (Tenn. plays a NFC team at Home)

4. Oct.12 Miami -We play on CBS, Dallas on Fox, & Tenn. BYE.

5. Nov.2 at Minnesota -We play on CBS, Dallas & Tenn on Fox. (Tenn. plays a NFC team at Home)

6. Dec.1 Jacksonville -Monday Night Football!

7. Dec.14 Tennessee -vs.Tenn., Dallas on ESPN.

These are the games that local CBS will either choose us or the Tacks: (Our game starts at 12:00 on CBS, so does Tenn.)
Sept.7 at Pittsburgh

Oct.5 Indianapolis

Nov.9 Cincinnati

Nov.16 at Indianapolis

Nov.23 at Cleveland

Dec.7 at Green Bay

..........a total of 6 games head to head, to be fair hopefully the will show at least 3!

Hook'er
08-05-2008, 01:25 AM
The match-ups on the head to heads weeks:

Sept.7 at Pittsburgh, Tenn. vs. Jacksonville

Oct.5 Indianapolis, Tenn. at Baltimore

Nov.9 Cincinnati, Tenn. at Chicago

Nov.16 at Indianapolis, Tenn. at Jacksonville

Nov.23 at Cleveland, Tenn. vs. N.Y.Jets

Dec.7 at Green Bay, Tenn. vs. Cleveland

Hook'er
08-05-2008, 01:40 AM
..................Plus hopefully Fox will air one of our games!

DiehardChris
08-05-2008, 04:04 AM
I hope in the interest of fairness (bahahaha!) that KEYE gives the opening week to us this year, since they promised us opening week last year - and then decided to go back on their word.

Showtime100
08-05-2008, 04:19 AM
I hope in the interest of fairness (bahahaha!) that KEYE gives the opening week to us this year, since they promised us opening week last year - and then decided to go back on their word.

I remember that well, DHC. That prompted my first phone call to the good folks at K Y. I have made a pact of sorts with myself not to call them this year. It really doesn't do the cause any good. We'll see how long that lasts..lol.

Hook'er
08-05-2008, 10:06 AM
I had the NFL Ticket last year, but the first Texan game shown on CBS wasn't till week 3. That was two great Texan games that were not aired. (vs. K.C. & at Carolina)

Hook'er
08-05-2008, 10:10 AM
I hope in the interest of fairness (bahahaha!) that KEYE gives the opening week to us this year, since they promised us opening week last year - and then decided to go back on their word.

Yeah, it's sickening that in the interest of fairness we have to compete with an out of state team!:gun:

Hook'er
08-05-2008, 10:13 AM
If they don't televise the opener vs. Pitt., I'm going to try to make it down to 3rd Base. I've never been there before, but sounds like a great time!

Hook'er
08-05-2008, 10:16 AM
This whole situation sucks.:texflag:

Showtime100
08-05-2008, 10:29 AM
I'm not sure I'll get the game next week. I have Grande (not by choice) and I have a great TV, just not HD.

I might do 3rd Base as well for the opener if I can't get it on the tube. I quit drinking so I'd better drive a school bus there so I can get everybody home safe..:rally:

BigWig
08-05-2008, 02:33 PM
Well if PinkEYE 42 screws us again especially for the opener I may have to show up at 3rd Base, keeping in mind I pay for the NFL Ticket and could stay home. But I have heard there could be a Livid 13 sighting and also axman40 owes me some beer and munchies.

Hardcore Texan
08-05-2008, 02:44 PM
If they don't televise the opener vs. Pitt., I'm going to try to make it down to 3rd Base. I've never been there before, but sounds like a great time!

I will probably hit Pluckers in RR if it is not aired.....but it better be aired....:bat:

stevn8r
08-05-2008, 05:01 PM
Just got off the phone with Gary at KEYE, and he said that the Pre-Season Contract with our Texans expired this year and every game coinsides with a cowboys game to which Keye also has the Pre-Season Contract. He offered the Texans RPN (or RPN or whatever!) and they declined. So I hope they contracted with the CW!!!
NOW, without further delay, he said "he is certain they will show the Texans season opener against the Steelers". They are having their schedueling meeting tomorrow and he will call me and let me know tomorrow after the meeting so I can inform all of you of the final decision!
I will be waiting :foottap:

Hardcore Texan
08-05-2008, 06:01 PM
Just got off the phone with Gary at KEYE, and he said that the Pre-Season Contract with our Texans expired this year and every game coinsides with a cowboys game to which Keye also has the Pre-Season Contract. He offered the Texans RPN (or RPN or whatever!) and they declined. So I hope they contracted with the CW!!!
NOW, without further delay, he said "he is certain they will show the Texans season opener against the Steelers". They are having their schedueling meeting tomorrow and he will call me and let me know tomorrow after the meeting so I can inform all of you of the final decision!
I will be waiting :foottap:

Thanks for the update.

barrett
08-05-2008, 07:03 PM
Well if PinkEYE 42 screws us again especially for the opener I may have to show up at 3rd Base, keeping in mind I pay for the NFL Ticket and could stay home. But I have heard there could be a Livid 13 sighting and also axman40 owes me some beer and munchies.


I hope you're there Wig.

J-Russ
08-05-2008, 07:10 PM
Just got off the phone with Gary at KEYE, and he said that the Pre-Season Contract with our Texans expired this year and every game coinsides with a cowboys game to which Keye also has the Pre-Season Contract. He offered the Texans RPN (or RPN or whatever!) and they declined. So I hope they contracted with the CW!!!
NOW, without further delay, he said "he is certain they will show the Texans season opener against the Steelers". They are having their schedueling meeting tomorrow and he will call me and let me know tomorrow after the meeting so I can inform all of you of the final decision!
I will be waiting :foottap:

So they're trying to suck up to the Texans on the last year, and the Texans aren't buying it?

They know where the money will be coming from for the next decade and they don't want to lose it. You lost your chance K-EYE, now the official channel for the Texans is going to change. Pwahahah screw you K-BYE.

DiehardChris
08-05-2008, 07:12 PM
NOW, without further delay, he said "he is certain they will show the Texans season opener against the Steelers". They are having their schedueling meeting tomorrow and he will call me and let me know tomorrow after the meeting so I can inform all of you of the final decision!
I will be waiting :foottap:

That means exactly NOTHING. Not only did the exact same thing happen last year - but they EVEN MADE AN ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN that said "we're going to start with the Texans on opening weekend, and see where it goes from there."

So, I'm glad it's at least being discussed - but last year they said the exact same thing via email, and IN PRINT - and went back on their word.

I do appreciate that you're joining the ranks of us that have been dealing with this for what's about to be three years now. We've all made lots of phone calls... lots of emails, and they've basically responded by pissing in our faces. It was cordial for a while, but when you start lying to people - it gets heated, and that's what happened.

Anyway - when he gets back to you, you might bring up the issue from last season when they promised to start with Houston. I'm sure he'll just laugh it off and say he doesn't know what you're talking about.

DiehardChris
08-05-2008, 07:47 PM
IMPORTANT UPDATE:

That screencap I posted earlier is no more. I just checked again - and now they just have regular programming on that KEYER (KEYE2 on Time Warner) on Saturday at 7PM... so PLEASE disregard that screencap - the game will NOT be on KEYE2/KEYER.

DiehardChris
08-05-2008, 07:52 PM
...also - There's no mention of the Texans game Saturday night on the CW/KNVA-Austin TV schedule, and it's not on my Time Warner Guide.

So, as of now - am I wrong in saying that this game will not be televised live in Austin on Saturday? I get that it's on delay on NFLN, but I don't have NFLN, and neither do most people in Austin.

Showtime100
08-05-2008, 07:54 PM
...also - There's no mention of the Texans game Saturday night on the KNVA-Austin TV schedule, and it's not on my Time Warner Guide.

So, as of now - am I wrong in saying that this game will not be televised live in Austin on Saturday? I get that it's on delay on NFLN, but I don't have NFLN, and neither do most people in Austin.

When is the NFLN delay broadcast?? (Sorry, I guess I could go and find out myself.)

J-Russ
08-05-2008, 07:57 PM
K-EYE might've taken it off the schedule because CW is showing it. It isn't on the CW saturday schedule, but AX said that it was announced on CBS 6 o'clock news.... so take it FWIW.

DiehardChris
08-05-2008, 07:57 PM
I think someone said 9, but you should definitely confirm that.

DiehardChris
08-05-2008, 07:58 PM
K-EYE might've taken it off the schedule because CW is showing it. It isn't on the CW saturday schedule, but AX said that it was announced on CBS 6 o'clock news.... so take it FWIW.

That's what I mean - it's not on the CW schedule. Either they're really, really bad at marketing - or it's just not showing on their network Saturday.

I mean, don't you think they would #1 - advertise it on their website or at LEAST #2 - add it to their online program guide?

Showtime100
08-05-2008, 08:09 PM
I think someone said 9, but you should definitely confirm that.

Sunday, Aug. 10

San Francisco 49ers at Oakland Raiders 1 a.m.(HD)
Kansas City Chiefs at Chicago Bears 4 a.m. (HD)
Philadelphia Eagles at Pittsburgh Steelers 7 a.m. (HD)
Atlanta Falcons at Jacksonville Jaguars 10 a.m.
St Louis Rams at Tennessee Titans 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Miami Dolphins 4 p.m. (HD)
Indianapolis Colts at Carolina Panthers 7 p.m. (HD)
Denver Broncos at Houston Texans 10 p.m. (HD)




Thursday, Aug. 14

Denver Broncos at Houston Texans 12 a.m.(HD) (Wed Night/Thurs morning)
Philadelphia Eagles at Pittsburgh Steelers 7 a.m.(HD)
Dallas Cowboys at San Diego Chargers 10 a.m.(HD)
San Francisco 49ers at Oakland Raiders 1 p.m.(HD)
Indianapolis Colts at Carolina Panthers 4 p.m.(HD)

Now, if I only had freaking HD!!!! I CAN WATCH PEOPLE EATING 24/7 AT "THE SPOT" IN GALVESTON BUT I CAN'T SEE A TEXANS GAME!! Um, sorry, please ignore that last part....)

EDIT: NFLN Link (http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork/story?id=09000d5d809476d7&template=with-video&confirm=true)

J-Russ
08-05-2008, 08:11 PM
That's what I mean - it's not on the CW schedule. Either they're really, really bad at marketing - or it's just not showing on their network Saturday.

I mean, don't you think they would #1 - advertise it on their website or at LEAST #2 - add it to their online program guide?

It odds that they wouldn't advertise it, because they could get a higher rating then a regular show. But it's also odd that K-EYE would take the game off their second channel. If they have a chance to show both they will, imo.

I'll just call CW tomorrow to check it.

Hardcore Texan
08-05-2008, 08:37 PM
I think someone said 9, but you should definitely confirm that.


That would be me:


Okay, I have DirecTV and I don't see this. On 8/9 on KEYE they are showing the cowpatties at 8PM on the HD Channel and the non-HD channel according to my guide. It doesn't appear to me that I will be able to recieve the game live.

However on NFLN they have the Broncos/Texans game at 9PM, FYI.


Sunday, Aug. 10

San Francisco 49ers at Oakland Raiders 1 a.m.(HD)
Kansas City Chiefs at Chicago Bears 4 a.m. (HD)
Philadelphia Eagles at Pittsburgh Steelers 7 a.m. (HD)
Atlanta Falcons at Jacksonville Jaguars 10 a.m.
St Louis Rams at Tennessee Titans 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Miami Dolphins 4 p.m. (HD)
Indianapolis Colts at Carolina Panthers 7 p.m. (HD)
Denver Broncos at Houston Texans 10 p.m. (HD)




Thursday, Aug. 14

Denver Broncos at Houston Texans 12 a.m.(HD) (Wed Night/Thurs morning)
Philadelphia Eagles at Pittsburgh Steelers 7 a.m.(HD)
Dallas Cowboys at San Diego Chargers 10 a.m.(HD)
San Francisco 49ers at Oakland Raiders 1 p.m.(HD)
Indianapolis Colts at Carolina Panthers 4 p.m.(HD)

Now, if I only had freaking HD!!!! I CAN WATCH PEOPLE EATING 24/7 AT "THE SPOT" IN GALVESTON BUT I CAN'T SEE A TEXANS GAME!! Um, sorry, please ignore that last part....)

EDIT: NFLN Link (http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork/story?id=09000d5d809476d7&template=with-video&confirm=true)

Those are Eastern times, CST will be at 9 PM it has showed up on the DirecTV guide since I posted the quote above.

axman40
08-05-2008, 11:00 PM
CWTXWaco
CW10.2
(53) http://www.titantv.com/themes/_default/images/pvr.gif (http://www.titantv.com/quickguide/quickguide.aspx#)
Houston Texans Pre-Season Football: Denver vs. Texans
(TVG)
http://www.titantv.com/quickguide/quickguide.aspx
Hopefully CW Austin will update with the Texans game soon.
:texflag:

atxlaurie
08-06-2008, 01:00 AM
Hey Guys...sorry for a dumb question...but what's CW? Is that a network on cable? I just have digital Time Warner, no HD.

Showtime100
08-06-2008, 01:14 AM
That would be me:







Those are Eastern times, CST will be at 9 PM it has showed up on the DirecTV guide since I posted the quote above.

Yeah, I forgot to add that. As most of us in CDT I assume it's Eastern and go from there when looking at a national listing.

DiehardChris
08-06-2008, 02:35 AM
Hey Guys...sorry for a dumb question...but what's CW? Is that a network on cable? I just have digital Time Warner, no HD.

CW = KNVA. I assume if you're in the Greater Austin area that you and I have the same lineup in our cable boxes... in mine it's channel 12. Hope that helps.

J-Russ
08-06-2008, 10:58 AM
Confirmed, by Amanda from CW. They're showing it on Saturday.

Hardcore Texan
08-06-2008, 12:25 PM
Confirmed, by Amanda from CW. They're showing it on Saturday.

I wish they would update their guide to reflect that so we could know for sure.

http://www.knva.com/Global/link.asp?L=5547&nav=menu77_8_1

DiehardChris
08-06-2008, 01:03 PM
Confirmed, by Amanda from CW. They're showing it on Saturday.

Yeah! I just got this email from CW also - in response to me asking if it's true they're showing the game:

Yes 8/9/08 7p 10p and 8/16/08 7p 10p. I am sending the change now.

So, at least we know for sure they're showing the first TWO pre-season games.

:texflag:

Hardcore Texan
08-06-2008, 01:06 PM
Confirmed, by Amanda from CW. They're showing it on Saturday.

Yeah! I just got this email from CW also - in response to me asking if it's true they're showing the game:

Yes 8/9/08 7p 10p and 8/16/08 7p 10p. I am sending the change now.

So, at least we know for sure they're showing the first TWO pre-season games.

:texflag:

You guys rock! You have just made my day.

Mailman
08-06-2008, 01:11 PM
...also - There's no mention of the Texans game Saturday night on the CW/KNVA-Austin TV schedule, and it's not on my Time Warner Guide.

So, as of now - am I wrong in saying that this game will not be televised live in Austin on Saturday? I get that it's on delay on NFLN, but I don't have NFLN, and neither do most people in Austin.

I do.

DiehardChris
08-06-2008, 01:12 PM
Okay.

Mailman
08-06-2008, 01:14 PM
Get Grande.

rockabilly
08-06-2008, 01:25 PM
Sweet! Texans preseason football only a couple of days away. Jacoby Jones 3 TD's this preseason.

El Tejano
08-06-2008, 01:32 PM
However on NFLN they have the Broncos/Texans game at 9PM, FYI.

What day are they showing that game?

Hardcore Texan
08-06-2008, 01:46 PM
What day are they showing that game?

This Sunday night 8/10/08 at 9 PM

DiehardChris
08-06-2008, 02:33 PM
Get Grande.

Skimming their website, they say they have 20 HD channels. With TW right now, I've got 50... but yeah, I would probably trade ten of them for NFLN. :D

Do you have their internet service too? How is it?

El Tejano
08-06-2008, 02:35 PM
I have that new thing from AT&T I don't know what it is called though. Anybody know if I can get it on that station?

barrett
08-06-2008, 03:25 PM
yeah, what's the skinny on grande?

El Tejano
08-06-2008, 03:32 PM
I have that new thing from AT&T I don't know what it is called though. Anybody know if I can get it on that station?

It is called UVerse. Help a brother out?

http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=5838

Mailman
08-06-2008, 03:41 PM
Skimming their website, they say they have 20 HD channels. With TW right now, I've got 50... but yeah, I would probably trade ten of them for NFLN. :D

Do you have their internet service too? How is it?

Yes. I've been a Grande customer for a few years now and don't have too many complaints. ( I need to call them and upgrade to DVR). I was really pissed with them the season before last because even though they offered NFLN, they hadn't ponied up for the regular season games. That changed last year.

Their internet service is solid. I don't have an HD TV, so their HD package isn't something I've ever paid much attention to.

BigWig
08-06-2008, 04:33 PM
Had Direct TV for over 12 years now, no complaints whatsoever.
NFL Network,NFL Ticket, CW for preseason, More HD than I need, cheaper than cable, better signal, nuff said!

atxlaurie
08-06-2008, 06:53 PM
CW = KNVA. I assume if you're in the Greater Austin area that you and I have the same lineup in our cable boxes... in mine it's channel 12. Hope that helps.


Thanks Chris!

atxlaurie
08-06-2008, 06:57 PM
Had Direct TV for over 12 years now, no complaints whatsoever.
NFL Network,NFL Ticket, CW for preseason, More HD than I need, cheaper than cable, better signal, nuff said!

What about when it rains? Do you lose the signal? Oh yeah, I forgot...it doesn't rain in Austin.

BigWig
08-07-2008, 08:17 AM
Very few times has that happened. The new dishes and the type of signal it doesnt happen often, neither does the rain.
I would trade the minor inconvienance any day than pay what cable costs for what you get and the service, quality etc.
Besides for anyone who loves the NFL it is a must because of the the Ticket.

barrett
08-07-2008, 03:07 PM
but you really do loose signal when it rains?

Hardcore Texan
08-07-2008, 03:10 PM
but you really do loose signal when it rains?

Sometimes that happens, mine only cuts out during real heavy storms no other time have I had issues.

Texan_Bill
08-07-2008, 03:12 PM
Sometimes that happens, mine only cuts out during real heavy storms no other time have I had issues.

Mine too. I have noticed though, that even if the rain lasts for a long time - I still get my signal back within 15 minutes...

Hardcore Texan
08-07-2008, 03:16 PM
Still no update on the CW Austin website that they are carrying the Denver preseason game...:foottap:

Hardcore Texan
08-07-2008, 03:20 PM
In related news, KEYE is now showing Airwolf and Buck Rogers on KEYER where they had the Texans earlier. Great job, StinkEYE, you suck....and I know the Texans didn't renew with them the preseason games, but I am not done beating on them from last year.

DiehardChris
08-07-2008, 03:39 PM
In related news, KEYE is now showing Airwolf and Buck Rogers on KEYER where they had the Texans earlier. Great job, StinkEYE, you suck....and I know the Texans didn't renew with them the preseason games, but I am not done beating on them from last year.

Yeah, I posted earlier that the screencap of the schedule I posted is no longer accurate. KEYER is not showing the game.

It's still not on the KNVA schedule, but I've gotten email confirmation that the game will be shown - plus it's now finally showing up on the Time Warner guide for Sat night 7pm. They're just not going to market it... but it will be on.

Hardcore Texan
08-07-2008, 03:41 PM
Yeah, I posted earlier that the screencap of the schedule I posted is no longer accurate. KEYER is not showing the game.

It's still not on the KNVA schedule, but I've gotten email confirmation that the game will be shown - plus it's now finally showing up on the Time Warner guide for Sat night 7pm. They're just not going to market it... but it will be on.

I remember you doing that, I just thought it was funny what they replaced it with.

DiehardChris
08-07-2008, 03:45 PM
There's nothing funny about AIRWOLF!! It's REAL!!!

stevn8r
08-07-2008, 04:23 PM
<<<<<<UPDATE>>>>>
Just hung up with gary at KEYE and he said the Texans vs. Steelers game will DEFINATELY be on the air!!!!! He states he is a Texans fans and says "I hope WE have a great year WE need to have a great year!!!" and he hopes the first few games spark enough to keep the VY fans at bay :fans:

And on the Satellite vs Cable discussion, Don't you really need the TV signal the most during bad storms?!? :thinking:

Hardcore Texan
08-07-2008, 04:46 PM
There's nothing funny about AIRWOLF!! It's REAL!!!

I used to love Airwolf......but that was a LONG time ago, I was prolly like 12 or so.

DiehardChris
08-08-2008, 02:18 AM
<<<<<<UPDATE>>>>>
Just hung up with gary at KEYE and he said the Texans vs. Steelers game will DEFINATELY be on the air!!!!! He states he is a Texans fans and says "I hope WE have a great year WE need to have a great year!!!" and he hopes the first few games spark enough to keep the VY fans at bay :fans:

And on the Satellite vs Cable discussion, Don't you really need the TV signal the most during bad storms?!? :thinking:

Yeah, he's a Texans fan alright. HA HA HA HA!

Remember - we've been dealing with this guy for two years now. I'm talking about phone calls and emails - not just a bunch of us screaming on message boards. I'm talking personal interaction here - like you had. I'm not saying he's a snake or anything, because I really don't think he is... but in the end he's going to do what's best for KEYE and not the Texans fans - which of course is his job. It's hard to be mad at him for that.

But him saying he's a Texans fan seems a little disingenuous considering last year's lies and broken promises.

Also - KEYE is the official pre-season station of the Dallas Cowboys, so, well... you know. :shoot:

Something else to keep him mind - if the Texans do well, and KEYE starts carrying more of their games - I will not consider it anything but 100% jumping on the bandwagon. I'll be happy to have them because I want the games televised in town - but I'll never look at them as "Texans fans."

When we were down and losing? Where was KEYE? They had a front row seat inside Vince Young's jock. Televising the Tennessee Titans in Austin, Texas. Disgusting. I'm not going to just get over that because they decide to show our games when we become a playoff contender.

Sorry, I'm very bitter about this whole situation. Glad the first game will be on TV, though, and I appreciate the update.

Hardcore Texan
08-08-2008, 08:31 AM
Finally, my DirecTV guide was updated last night when I got home, and the CW shows the Broncos game, it was just like Christmas morning.

:texflag:

Showtime100
08-08-2008, 08:37 AM
Finally, my DirecTV guide was updated last night when I got home, and the CW shows the Broncos game, it was just like Christmas morning.

:texflag:

Hot damn, Grande has it listed as well. :fans:

BigWig
08-08-2008, 08:40 AM
Yeah, he's a Texans fan alright. HA HA HA HA!

Remember - we've been dealing with this guy for two years now. I'm talking about phone calls and emails - not just a bunch of us screaming on message boards. I'm talking personal interaction here - like you had. I'm not saying he's a snake or anything, because I really don't think he is... but in the end he's going to do what's best for KEYE and not the Texans fans - which of course is his job. It's hard to be mad at him for that.

But him saying he's a Texans fan seems a little disingenuous considering last year's lies and broken promises.

Also - KEYE is the official pre-season station of the Dallas Cowboys, so, well... you know. :shoot:

Something else to keep him mind - if the Texans do well, and KEYE starts carrying more of their games - I will not consider it anything but 100% jumping on the bandwagon. I'll be happy to have them because I want the games televised in town - but I'll never look at them as "Texans fans."

When we were down and losing? Where was KEYE? They had a front row seat inside Vince Young's jock. Televising the Tennessee Titans in Austin, Texas. Disgusting. I'm not going to just get over that because they decide to show our games when we become a playoff contender.

Sorry, I'm very bitter about this whole situation. Glad the first game will be on TV, though, and I appreciate the update.

Nice!
I couldnt have said it any better. I would like to add my frustration of trying to get boarders and fans alike to show to watch parties when we were only 2-14!

Specnatz
08-08-2008, 11:13 AM
Nice!
I couldnt have said it any better. I would like to add my frustration of trying to get boarders and fans alike to show to watch parties when we were only 2-14!

I like how he worded it and he did not use the F word once. My response could not be typed do to the parental controls on this board cause then it would read .................


That lousy ***** **** **** **** ***

well you get my point. KEYE and most notibly the program director Gary Vinson can kiss my ass.

Of course every time I spoke with him I used my work language so I would be heard and understood.

stevn8r
08-08-2008, 11:22 AM
Yeah, he's a Texans fan alright. HA HA HA HA!

Remember - we've been dealing with this guy for two years now. I'm talking about phone calls and emails - not just a bunch of us screaming on message boards. I'm talking personal interaction here - like you had. I'm not saying he's a snake or anything, because I really don't think he is... but in the end he's going to do what's best for KEYE and not the Texans fans - which of course is his job. It's hard to be mad at him for that.

But him saying he's a Texans fan seems a little disingenuous considering last year's lies and broken promises.

Also - KEYE is the official pre-season station of the Dallas Cowboys, so, well... you know. :shoot:

Something else to keep him mind - if the Texans do well, and KEYE starts carrying more of their games - I will not consider it anything but 100% jumping on the bandwagon. I'll be happy to have them because I want the games televised in town - but I'll never look at them as "Texans fans."

When we were down and losing? Where was KEYE? They had a front row seat inside Vince Young's jock. Televising the Tennessee Titans in Austin, Texas. Disgusting. I'm not going to just get over that because they decide to show our games when we become a playoff contender.

Sorry, I'm very bitter about this whole situation. Glad the first game will be on TV, though, and I appreciate the update.

No reason to be sorry about being bitter, I am with you! I too have been dealing with the lack of KEYE cooperation and viewership numbers over fandom. But, I am TRYING to look forward and hope that we NEVER have to go through that again! Gary was saying that no matter what his decision was, he would get yelled at so he just had to go by the numbers. I don't aggree, but who am I but a HUGE Texans fan.

When the Cowboys had their horrible seasons, EVERY game was showed, no matter what the ratings!

Just imagine if VY had gone to someone like the Jets. Would we have been watching NY football in Texas?!? :hmmm:

BTW, 1 day 8 hrs 30 sec to Kickoff!!!!!!:wild:

Texan_Bill
08-08-2008, 11:25 AM
Just hung up with gary at KEYE and he said the Texans vs. Steelers game will DEFINATELY be on the air!!!!! He states he is a Texans fans and says "I hope WE have a great year WE need to have a great year!!!" and he hopes the first few games spark enough to keep the VY fans at bay

There's his 'out' right there. Everyone and their brother knows the Texans will be slow getting out of the gate. The first 5 games are tough.

barrett
08-08-2008, 02:27 PM
not really fair guys. Gary's fan loyalty and his job are quite separate i'm sure. he has to put on shows that sell commercials. however, when i used to work there i do remember him being a bit of a dork so that might explain the airwolf. maybe he's putting more of his personal tastes on the screen than i thought.

(no offense to other airwolf dorks)

oh and thirdly, i too was very frustrated with their "home of the texans" thing. even when i worked there it was B.S. all i got out of it was a nice hat. they rarely promoted the team and the cowboys always led in the sports segment.

Showtime100
08-08-2008, 02:30 PM
not really fair guys. Gary's fan loyalty and his job are quite separate i'm sure. he has to put on shows that sell commercials. however, when i used to work there i do remember him being a bit of a dork so that might explain the airwolf. maybe he's putting more of his personal tastes on the screen than i thought.

(no offense to other airwolf dorks)

oh and thirdly, i too was very frustrated with their "home of the texans" thing. even when i worked there it was B.S. all i got out of it was a nice hat. they rarely promoted the team and the cowboys always led in the sports segment.

Sorry Barrett but I tend to be "unfair" to people that flat out lie as Gary has lied. Period. You used to work there? Sorry about the phone calls, I used to drink...lol.

barrett
08-08-2008, 05:45 PM
i was the sound engineer in the early days and a news video editor the second time around.

when we first switched over to CBS the Texans were just getting started and there was a pretty hefty promotional push initially but we were a new station just as the Texans were a new football team. Within a few months things were so chaotic that the sports department was left to their own devices. They were all from out of town and didn't know squat about local texas sports so they just kind of watched the other stations to see what they were doing and they were of course covering the Cowboys. So it just kind of happened that way.

we didn't win many games and the rest is pretty much history. they were nieve to think that the Texans would be something worth building an identity around for their sports department. they didn't have a following so it was kind of useless.

i did get a nice hat.

axman40
08-09-2008, 01:43 PM
Yeah, I posted earlier that the screencap of the schedule I posted is no longer accurate. KEYER is not showing the game.

It's still not on the KNVA schedule, but I've gotten email confirmation that the game will be shown - plus it's now finally showing up on the Time Warner guide for Sat night 7pm. They're just not going to market it... but it will be on.
Not Market your product what a genius idea!
:texflag:

stevn8r
09-04-2008, 05:16 PM
well, spoke with Gary again yesterday and he confirms that they WILL be showing the game! :fans:
He says that they do not control the program guide that says "TBD". SOOooooo, lets kick some steeler butt!!! :aggressive::texflag:

ATRAIN
09-05-2008, 11:08 AM
well, spoke with Gary again yesterday and he confirms that they WILL be showing the game! :fans:
He says that they do not control the program guide that says "TBD". SOOooooo, lets kick some steeler butt!!! :aggressive::texflag:

Was Gary the guy that answered our emails?

Specnatz
09-05-2008, 12:31 PM
Was Gary the guy that answered our emails?

It had his name on it. Now if he actually did or some intern I have no clue.

Sal Rosenberg
09-05-2008, 01:57 PM
Does the Texans game come on Dish Network?

barrett
09-05-2008, 03:45 PM
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DiehardChris
09-06-2008, 02:13 AM
The first half of the year has relatively few conflicts as far as Texans TV coverage in Austin.

The second half? UGH. Conflicts ALL OVER THE PLACE, with both KEYE and the Fox affiliate for the Cowboys games.

Assuming the flex scheduling doesn't affect anything (which it probably will at some point)...
The weeks the Texans will definitely be on TV in Austin:

Week 1 at PIT (Conflict with Titans, but we already know Houston will be on)
Week 2 vs BAL
Week 3 at TEN
Week 4 at JAX
Week 6 vs MIA
Week 9 at MIN
Week 13 vs JAX
Week 15 vs TEN

That's IT!! Only 8 games in 2008 that we will see for sure, barring games being moved around due to flex scheduling creating a conflict.

Weeks we DEFINITELY WON'T be on TV (direct conflict with Cowboys, which the Texans will never win)

Week 7 vs DET (Dallas and Houston games are on at different times on FOX, but that week CBS has the double-header)
Week 8 (BYE WEEK)
Week 17 vs CHI (Dallas and Houston both on FOX at Noon)

Weeks where there's a Meth/Sausage Party game in direct conflict with our game, where a decision will have to be made by KEYE (not including Week 1)

Week 5 vs IND (Houston and VY both on at Noon on CBS)
Week 10 vs CIN (Houston and VY both on at Noon on CBS)
Week 12 at CLE (Houston and VY both on at Noon on CBS)
Week 14 at GB (Houston and VY both on at Noon on CBS)
Week 16 at OAK (Houston on at 3 on CBS, VY on at Noon on CBS - but FOX has the double-header)

Anyway - now that I get to the end of this, I seem to recall someone might have already done it. Not sure.

At least we know weeks 1-4 are sure things, and week 5 is a maybe - but it's against Indy, so I hope KEYE gives us the nod... and week 6 is a sure thing, so potentially if HOU/IND gets picked up - we have the first 6 weeks.

Showtime100
09-06-2008, 02:38 AM
The first half of the year has relatively few conflicts as far as Texans TV coverage in Austin.

The second half? UGH. Conflicts ALL OVER THE PLACE, with both KEYE and the Fox affiliate for the Cowboys games.

Assuming the flex scheduling doesn't affect anything (which it probably will at some point)...
The weeks the Texans will definitely be on TV in Austin:

Week 1 at PIT (Conflict with Titans, but we already know Houston will be on)
Week 2 vs BAL
Week 3 at TEN
Week 4 at JAX
Week 6 vs MIA
Week 9 at MIN
Week 13 vs JAX
Week 15 vs TEN

That's IT!! Only 8 games in 2008 that we will see for sure, barring games being moved around due to flex scheduling creating a conflict.

Weeks we DEFINITELY WON'T be on TV (direct conflict with Cowboys, which the Texans will never win)

Week 7 vs DET (Dallas and Houston games are on at different times on FOX, but that week CBS has the double-header)
Week 8 (BYE WEEK)
Week 17 vs CHI (Dallas and Houston both on FOX at Noon)

Weeks where there's a Meth/Sausage Party game in direct conflict with our game, where a decision will have to be made by KEYE (not including Week 1)

Week 5 vs IND (Houston and VY both on at Noon on CBS)
Week 10 vs CIN (Houston and VY both on at Noon on CBS)
Week 12 at CLE (Houston and VY both on at Noon on CBS)
Week 14 at GB (Houston and VY both on at Noon on CBS)
Week 16 at OAK (Houston on at 3 on CBS, VY on at Noon on CBS - but FOX has the double-header)

Anyway - now that I get to the end of this, I seem to recall someone might have already done it. Not sure.

At least we know weeks 1-4 are sure things, and week 5 is a maybe - but it's against Indy, so I hope KEYE gives us the nod... and week 6 is a sure thing, so potentially if HOU/IND gets picked up - we have the first 6 weeks.

Hell of a good job there DHC. Gotta rep it. :this: (Taught him everything he knows.) :this: