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Amazing Race - 2/17/13

Discussion in 'Season Pass Alerts' started by bryhamm, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. bryhamm

    bryhamm randomize

    Jun 30, 2004
    St Louis area
    Don't know what was on CBS this afternoon, but The Amazing Race did not start right on time. Pad it by 30 minutes to be safe.
  2. That Don Guy

    That Don Guy Now with more GB

    Mar 13, 2003
    Benicia, CA
    Golf tournament on CBS went into sudden death that lasted two holes. It takes a long time to start because they have to go back to a hole where the TV cameras are already set up.

    CBS once stopped airing a golf tournament (at least in the Eastern and Central time zones) at 7 Eastern, and didn't hear the end of it (even Sports Illustrated commented on it); the next week, CBS announced that they would never cut away from a live sporting event again (which led to Dan Rather walking off the CBS News set a few years later, but that's another story).

    PGA Tour schedule with TV networks - the next CBS tournament is The Masters.
  3. JLucPicard

    JLucPicard Active Member

    Jul 8, 2004
    West St....
    In the Central time zone (and Eastern, too), they cut coverage on CBS at 5 minutes past the hour and announced the continuing coverage would air on the Golf Channel. CBS' Sunday night programming was only delayed five minutes.
  4. Arcady

    Arcady Stargate Fan

    Oct 14, 2004
    Amazing Race should just have a 1 hour pad on it no matter what. They screw it up more than they don't.
  5. mattack

    mattack Active Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Only for you people unfortunate enough not to live on the West Coast.
  6. WhiskeyTango

    WhiskeyTango New Member

    Sep 20, 2006
    New Jersey
    As we are reminded of EVERY time this situation comes up.
  7. Bierboy

    Bierboy Seasoned gas passer

    Jun 12, 2004
    Quad Sillies
    I've done this since we began watching TAR. Have never missed a minute...
  8. johnhefley

    johnhefley New Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    Thanks for that!

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