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April 1

Special Event: Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Here's a thread to discuss NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert live while it airs! (And of course to chat about it afterwards, if you like.)
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 4:44 PM - 89 comments

March 14

Special Event: 2018 NCAA Tournament

Discuss the NCAA Tournament here! If you want to get in on the action, a brackets post is up on MetaTalk.
posted by restless_nomad at 7:55 PM - 65 comments

March 4

Special Event: Academy Awards 2018

It's the Academy Awards on ABC! Who wins, who loses, who gives a funny speech! Vox: winners -- Vulture: Red Carpet -- Deadline: Liveblog.
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 5:23 PM - 113 comments

February 10

Special Event: 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang: Catch-all

All events are welcome here. Eventually we might have separate threads for different events but for now, bring all your sports chatter in here, from skiing to skating to curling!
posted by LobsterMitten at 7:49 AM - 502 comments

February 8

Special Event: 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang: Opening Ceremony

Hop in here for discussion of the Opening Ceremonies, which will be streamed live as they happen in just a few hours, and will also be shown on delay during US Friday evening primetime. [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten at 10:52 PM - 75 comments

February 4

Special Event: Superbowl LII: Philadelphia Eagles vs New England Patriots

Come get your football, and your ads, your halftime show, and your nachos or beer brats in here -- the Eagles and the Pats play in Minneapolis.
posted by LobsterMitten at 11:54 AM - 168 comments

October 25, 2017

Special Event: 2017 MLB baseball playoffs: World Series

The Houston Astros vs the LA Dodgers in a best-of-seven series.
posted by LobsterMitten at 3:04 PM - 143 comments

October 6, 2017

Special Event: 2017 MLB baseball playoffs, American and National Leagues

The MLB playoffs are here! Schedule: MLB, ESPN
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 6:57 AM - 55 comments

June 11, 2017

Special Event: 2017 Tony Awards

Hosted by Kevin Spacey and airing on CBS at 8 Eastern! [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 4:37 PM - 41 comments

March 16, 2017

Special Event: March Madness: NCAA basketball tournament 2017

The US college basketball tournament is on! Men's and women's, let's try having both in here. There's also a MeTa for brackets if you're into that.
posted by LobsterMitten at 10:07 AM - 81 comments

February 26, 2017

Special Event: Special Event: Oscars 2017

The 2017 Oscars begin at 8:30 ET/5:30 PT. Talk movies, fashion, jokes, music, EGOTs, all right here! Live on ABC. [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 5:02 PM - 378 comments

February 4, 2017

Special Event: Superbowl LI: Patriots vs. Falcons

Superbowl LI kicks off at 6:30 Eastern/3:30 Pacific, on FOX. Pre-pregame starts at 11 a.m. ET; official pregame at 2 p.m. ET. NFL. FOX. Relive Prince's half-time show from 10 years ago and ponder whether Lady Gaga can live up to it. [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 10:55 PM - 176 comments

January 8, 2017

Special Event: The Golden Globes - 2016

A thread for chatting/live blogging about the Golden Globe award ceremony!
posted by restless_nomad at 5:33 PM - 64 comments

December 18, 2016

Special Event: Special Event: 2016-2017 College Football Bowls and Playoffs

From the Celebration Bowl to the National Championship, discuss NCAA football bowls & playoffs here!
posted by Eyebrows McGee at 3:19 PM - 6 comments

October 25, 2016

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: World Series

The Chicago Cubs face the Cleveland Indians, in a best-of-seven series to determine the 2016 MLB champ. [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:07 PM - 926 comments

October 20, 2016

Special Event: The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again

Laverne Cox stars in Rocky Horror Picture Show: LDTWA, a new tv movie version of the low-budget '70s cult movie musical. Folks are welcome to get their audience partici...pation on in here.
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:01 PM - 22 comments

October 15, 2016

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: National League Championship Series (NLCS)

The Los Angeles Dodgers face the Chicago Cubs, in a best-of-seven series to see who will go to the World Series.
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:25 PM - 117 comments

October 14, 2016

Special Event: 2016 MLB baseball playoffs: American League Championship Series (ALCS)

The Toronto Blue Jays face the Cleveland Indians, in a best-of-seven series to determine who will go to the World Series.
posted by LobsterMitten at 4:37 PM - 54 comments

September 7, 2016

Special Event: Rio 2016 Paralympics -- catchall thread

Want to chatter about the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio? Here's your spot on FanFare for it. [more inside]
posted by cortex at 11:44 AM - 95 comments

August 21, 2016

Special Event: Rio Olympics 2016 - closing ceremony

That's a wrap!
posted by cortex at 4:13 PM - 65 comments

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