Bengals TV specials all week, game in HDTV
Here’s a TV alert for all Bengals fans. The four TV sports staffs in town each will produce a Bengals special, starting tonight. Here’s the gameplan:
--6:30 p.m. today: “SportsWrap: Playoff Edition” airs on Channel 19 immediately before the UC-DePaul game.
--7:30 p.m. Thursday: Ken Broo's “Restore the Roar” airs on Channel 5.
--7-8 p.m. Friday: Channel 12 expands “Bengals Nation” show (taped 6-8 p.m. tonight at GameWorks at Newport on the Levee) to include the team’s “Bengals Weekly” show. “Bengals Weekly” loses its 11:30 a.m. Sunday time slot to “Homeworx” this weekend.
--2:30 p.m. Saturday: “Stars in Stripes” with Dennis Janson and John Popovich airs on Channel 9.
Game in HDTV
CBS will broadcast the Bengals-Steelers game in high-definition 4:30 p.m. Sunday (Channels 12, 7). A CBS Sports spokesman says CBS will do all its NFL playoff games in HDTV.