Sports Media Digest- May 16, 2012

Fox Sports Has UEFA Champions League Final this Saturday-  Fox Sports is putting the final touches on its coverage of the UEFA Champions League Final this Saturday from Munich.  The match between Bayern Munich and Chelsea kicks off at 2:00p.m. ET with Curt Menefee and Rob Stone as hosts.  They’ll be joined on set by analysts Eric Wynalda and Brad Friedel.  Martin Tyler and Gary Neville will cal the game and also offer pre-match analysis.

Fox Sports Gets Solid Viewership for Survival Sunday  Fox Sports has also announced that its coverage of nine matches on the final Sunday of the English Premier League Season drew a favorable viewership.  The audience on Survival Sunday on the Fox Networks and ESPN came in at 1.34 million viewers, 72% higher than a year ago.

SportsCenter and espnW to Continue its Look at the Top 40 Female Athletes-  ESPN’s SportsCenter and espnW will continue to count down the Top 40 Female Athletes of the past 40 years.  Next week #25 through 21 will be revealed beginning next Monday during the 10:00a.m. ET edition of SportsCenter.

NBCSN Has Indy 500 Qualifying this Weekend- The NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) will have coverage this weekend of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500.  NBCSN has 12 hours of coverage Saturday beginning at 11:00am.m ET and Sunday at 12:00p.m. ET.  Bob Jenkins, Jon Beekhuis and Wally Dallenbach will call all the qualifying coverage. Kevin Lee and Derek Daly will serve as pit reporters along with current IndyCar driver Townsend Bell. Robin Miller is the NBC Sports Network’s IndyCar reporter.