CBS Sports will air the World Series of Video Games at noon tomorrow. That’s right, smack dab in the middle of all the golf, baseball, and auto racing on the other networks.
CBS, you’ve got cahones my friend. Wonderful, cutting-edge cahones. Kudos for taking a risk.
If you were to tell someone ten years ago that poker was going to become a nationally-televised “sport”, they would have judo-chopped you right in your dirty, smelly Adam’s apple.
Personally, I find televised poker boring. I’m not sure how I’ll feel about televised Guitar Hero and World of Warcraft. You’re damn right I’ll be watching, though.
Video Game Matches to Be Televised on CBS [New York Times Online]