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MASN Announces 2019 Baltimore Orioles TV Broadcast Schedule

(Sarasota, FL) MASN, the television home of the Baltimore Orioles, today announced its Major League Baseball schedule for the 2019 season. All Orioles games broadcast by MASN will be available in crystal-clear high definition, including the season opener at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees on Thursday, March 28.

Other highlights of MASN’s 2019 Orioles schedule include interleague games against the Washington Nationals (June 16-17, Aug. 27-28), and the Colorado Rockies (May 7 24-26), San Francisco Giants (May 31-June 2), San Diego Padres (June 25-26, July 29-30), Arizona Diamondbacks (July 22-24) and Los Angeles Dodgers (Sept. 10-12) of the National League West.

The Orioles will have 89 games air live on MASN and 73 games air live on MASN2.

Sarasota resident Gary Thorne and Jim Hunter will again share play-by-play duties in the MASN broadcast booth, where they will be joined by Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer and Orioles Hall of Fame shortstop Mike Bordick as primary color analysts, with former Orioles pitcher Ben McDonald and Orioles Hall of Fame second baseman Brian Roberts calling select games as color analysts.

Thorne begins his 34th season of Major League Baseball play-by-play coverage, his 13th with the Orioles, and Hunter returns for his 23rd season as part of the Orioles broadcast team.
Palmer enters his 27 season as a color analyst for the Orioles, his only team in a 19-year major league career. Bordick is in his eighth season in the MASN booth, McDonald in his fourth and Roberts in his second.

Sara Perlman begins her first season as MASN’s on-field reporter. The “O’s Xtra” pregame and postgame shows on MASN will be hosted by Tom Davis and Rob Long, alongside Orioles Hall of Fame catcher and 1983 World Series MVP Rick Dempsey. MASNsports.com writer Roch Kubatko will appear regularly on “O’s Xtra.”

A full listing of cable, satellite and fiber optic channel positions will be available at www.MASNsports.com.





Big Band Files with Doug Miles Tribute to Singer Kaye Stevens

We pay tribute to singer/actress Kaye Stevens who passed away on December 28, 2011. Kaye was a multi-talented performer who worked with just about everyone in show business including Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. She was a regular panelist on game shows like “Match Game” and “Tattletales” and performed on all the variety and talk shows in the 60’s and 70’s. She was also an actress on daytime television’s “Days of Our Lives”.

I had the pleasure of interviewing Kaye Stevens in 2010 for my radio show. This episode features three segments of our conversation.





Remembering the great Bob Einstein who passed away today at 76





Legendary L.A. Kings Announcer Bob Miller Interview with Doug Miles

In this archived episode, Doug Miles talks with legendary L.A. Kings play-by-play announcer Bob Miller about his career in broadcasting and the book he had written about calling the L.A. Kings games for more than 40 years. As aired WSRQ radio 12/2006.





Wink Martindale radio interview

In this archived episode of “Talk Across America”, Doug Miles talks with legendary game show host and broadcaster Wink Martindale. This originally aired on WIBQ, now WSRQ radio in Sarasota, FL Nov. 2004. Link to Wink’s autobiography “Winking at Life”: https://amzn.to/2KWeI7g





“Dallas” actress Charlene Tilton radio interview

In this archived episode of “Talk Across America”, Doug Miles talks with Charlene Tilton about the classic TV show “Dallas” and her current projects at the time. This was originally aired on WIBQ, now WSRQ radio in Sarasota, FL Nov. 2004. Dallas seasons 1,2 available here: https://amzn.to/2KWcTXB





“Talk Across America” with guest Journalist Rolland Smith

In this archive interview, former WCBS-TV and WWOR-TV News Anchorman Rolland Smith is the guest talking about his career in journalism. This originally aired on WSRQ radio in Sarasota, FL 4/12/06.





“Talk Across America” with Doug Miles guest Broadcaster Michael Manning

On this edition of “Talk Across America” Doug Miles talks with broadcaster/writer/producer Michael Manning about his career in media, his new show “America’s Best Neighbors” and the world of radio/TV and digital media.





Big Band Files with Doug Miles guest Peter Marshall

Doug Miles talks with Peter Marshall, best known as the Master of the Hollywood Squares, but is also a singer, actor and broadcaster. He joins me on this edition of the Big Band Files to talk about his CD of standards and more.





Remembering former NY TV News Anchor Michele Marsh

Michele Marsh, who anchored the news in New York City at WCBS Channel 2 and later WNBC Channel 4, passed away Wednesday at age 63 after a long battle with breast cancer. She was one of the brightest stars in the news business for many years after landing a job in the #1 media market at WCBS in 1979 at age 25. She hadn’t been on television news since 2003. She is survived by her son, daughter-in-law and husband.
Below is a video of one of her newscasts on WCBS-TV Channel 2 from August 9, 1993.

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