identifies a running laugh on popular ESPN tv program Pardon The Interruption. Often after this system, Tony Kornheiser asks Michael Wilbon exactly what he will be watching on television that evening. In the event that night of activities activity is dominated by many good basketball games, Wilbon and Tony Reali allow Kornheiser realize its a Ball Night. This is done via a fast rundown of the greatest games and a statement it is a Ball Night by Wilbon, followed by Reali shouting "Ball evening!!!" from off-camera.