FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
Comcast SportsNet, The Comcast Network and CSNPhilly.com Provide Eagles Fans with Unprecedented Coverage in 2015
Six Former Eagles -Barrett Brooks, Brian Westbrook, Seth Joyner, Jeremiah Trotter, Ike Reese and Brian Baldinger Provide Their Expert Analysis on all of The Network’s Platforms
PHILADELPHIA- (September 8, 2015) – Comcast SportsNet, The Comcast Network and CSNPhilly.com are the go-to source for Eagles coverage before, during and after every game. All season long, six former including Eagles’ Barrett Brooks, Brian Westbrook, Seth Joyner, Jeremiah Trotter, Ike Reese and Brian Baldinger provide their insights and analysis. The networks’ multiplatform Eagles’ coverage will include daily reports, player and coaches’ interviews, press conferences and highlights.
Here’s Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network’s Eagles Programming at a Glance:
6 a.m. Breakfast on Broad with Brian Westbrook and Mike Missanelli (TCN)
5 p.m. Philly Sports Talk with Seth Joyner
6 p.m. Quick Slants
6:30 p.m. Eagles Extra with Barrett Brooks and Seth Joyner
6 a.m. Breakfast on Broad with Seth Joyner (TCN)
1 p.m. In the Nest – Chip Kelly’s Day After Press Conference*
5 p.m. Philly Sports Talk
6 p.m. Quick Slants
6 a.m. Breakfast on Broad with Mike Missanelli (TCN)
5 p.m. Philly Sports Talk with Ray Didinger and Zach Berman
6 p.m. Quick Slants
7 p.m. Fantasy Football Live
11:30 p.m. 3 and Out
6 a.m. Breakfast on Broad with Jeff McLane (TCN)
5 p.m. Philly Sports Talk with Reuben Frank, Dave Spadaro and Kay Adams
6 p.m. Quick Slants with Brian Baldinger
6 a.m. Breakfast on Broad with Jeremiah Trotter (TCN)
5 p.m. Philly Sports Talk with Ike Reese
6 p.m. Quick Slants
11 p.m. Inside the Eagles
1 a.m. Pro Football Weekly
11 p.m. Eagles Game Plan
One hour prior to kick off Eagles Pregame Live with Brian Westbrook
During the game In-Game Live with Ray Didinger and Brian Westbrook
Immediately after the game Eagles Postgame Live with Brian Westbrook, Ray Didinger, Ed Rendell
End Game with John Gonzalez and Brian Westbrook
*In the Nest will air at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15
***All programs will replay on Comcast SportsNet and/or The Comcast Network
BREAKFAST ON BROAD – NEW!
The Comcast Network’s new live weekday sports talk show, “Breakfast on Broad presented by Virtua,” welcomes former Eagle greats Brian Westbrook, Seth Joyner and Jeremiah Trotter in studio during the football season. Hosts Rob Ellis, Jillian Mele, Barrett Brooks and Sarah Baicker will get things started in the morning with timely interviews, lively debate and reaction from fans.
Monday: Brian Westbrook and Mike Missanelli
Tuesday: Seth Joyner
Wednesday: Mike Missanelli and John Clark
Thursday: Jeff McLane
Friday: Jeremiah Trotter
EAGLES PREGAME LIVE
Hosted by Michael Barkann, “Eagles Pregame Live presented by AAA Mid-Atlantic” features an entertaining and informative panel including NFL Hall of Fame writer Ray Didinger and former Philadelphia Eagle Brian Westbrook. Derrick Gunn and CSNPhilly.com’s Reuben Frank report from the field each week. “Eagles Pregame Live” will broadcast live from Xfinity! Live in South Philadelphia one hour prior to every home game throughout the season, with Sarah Baicker reporting live.
Fans can get more inside access to each Eagles game through CSNPhilly.com’s multifaceted second-screen experience, “In-Game Live.” Viewers have access to game statistics and play-by-play but also incoming tweets from Comcast SportsNet’s Insiders. Plus, fans can watch quarterly live video reports with Michael Barkann, Ray Didinger and Brian Westbrook during every Eagles game.
EAGLES POSTGAME LIVE
“Eagles Postgame Live presented by Cure Auto Insurance” provides Eagles fans with immediate reaction to all games through insightful analysis, lively debate, and player and coaches’ press conferences. “Eagles Postgame Live” features Michael Barkann, Brian Westbrook, Ray Didinger, former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, Derrick Gunn and Reuben Frank.
“End Game” follows every “Eagles Postgame Live” program throughout the season. Hosted by Jillian Mele, and featuring John Gonzalez and Brian Westbrook, “End Game” is a heavily social-media-influenced program that instantly reacts to what fans are saying. “End Game” will debut on Monday, September 14.
IN THE NEST
Tune in each Monday at Noon to hear from Eagles’ head coach Chip Kelly as he addresses the media in his day-after press conference. Neil Hartman hosts “In the Nest” each Monday at 1 p.m. after most games.
PHILLY SPORTS TALK
“Philly Sports Talk presented by Comcast Business” features entertaining debate on the state of the Philadelphia Eagles with the help of former players, plus local and national football experts. Regularly scheduled guests include: former Eagles’ Seth Joyner and Ike Reese; PhiladelphiaEagles.com’s Dave Spadaro, sportswriter John Feinstein, and CSNPhilly’s Reuben Frank and Ray Didinger.
Philly Sports Talk’s line-up includes:
Monday: Seth Joyner
Wednesday: Ray Didinger and Zach Berman
Thursday: Reuben Frank & Dave Spadaro
Friday: Ike Reese
Airing weeknights at 10 p.m. and Midnight, and weekends at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. and Midnight, “SportsNet Central” will have the most in-depth Eagles coverage anywhere including interviews with key players and coaches, feature reports and expert analysis.
“Quick Slants” airs weekdays at 6 p.m., and features discussions on the top stories around the league, centering on the NFC and the Philadelphia Eagles. Hosted by with Derrick Gunn and Reuben Frank, “Quick Slants” will also feature former Eagles Brian Westbrook and Jon Ritchie, plus Ross Tucker from NBC Sports Network.
Comcast SportsNet and the Eagles deliver fans a hard-hitting weekly football show, “Eagles Extra presented by Acme Markets.” In this action-packed 30-minute program, host Ron Burke and guests Barrett Brooks and Seth Joyner break down game tape. “Eagles Extra” will air on Comcast SportsNet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Comcast SportsNet, The Comcast Network and CSNPhilly.com will have wall-to-wall coverage of the Eagles opening game against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday, September 14. Coverage kicks off at 6 a.m. with a special tailgate edition of “Breakfast on Broad.” CSNPhilly.com will have exclusive content as well with stories from Reuben Frank and John Gonzalez. Fans can join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #EaglesTalk.
6 a.m. Breakfast on Broad Special Tailgate Edition
6 p.m. Eagles Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet
In-Game Live – after each quarter on CSNPhilly.com
10 p.m. Eagles Postgame Live
12:15 a.m. End Game
12:30 a.m. SportsNet Central
Comcast SportsNet and CSNPhilly.com reporters, columnists and Insiders will be tweeting news, photos and other interesting tidbits throughout the Eagles season. Fans can follow all the Eagles news and interact with Comcast SportsNet’s Eagles programs by using the hashtag #EaglesTalk and following the network’s football experts:
Michael Barkann @MBarkannCSN
Ron Burke @RBurkeCSN
John Clark @JClarkCSN
Reuben Frank @RoobCSN
John Gonzalez @GonzoCSN
Derrick Gunn @TheRealDGunnCSN
Neil Hartman @NeilHartmanCSN
Breakfast on Broad @BOBonTCN
Rob Ellis @RElllisTCN
Jillian Mele @JMeleTCN
Barrett Brooks @BBrooks72TCN
Sarah Baicker @SBaickerTCN
All season long CSNPhilly.com will feature Eagles Pulse, which is the social media center for all things Eagles. On one screen, fans will be able to see all the social media activity about the team compiled from social media activity on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. In addition, trending topics will be shown and searchable. Tweets and Facebook posts from Eagles Pulse may be shown on-air. Fans can check out Eagles Pulse at csnphilly.com/eaglespulse.
“Eagle Eye,” a CSNPhilly.com exclusive show, airs weekdays and features Eagles Insider Reuben Frank discussing the most pressing Eagles topics.
XFINITY ON DEMAND
“Philly Sports Talk,” “Eagles Postgame Live,” “Quick Slants,” and “Eagles Extra” will be available through Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand feature.
*All programs and guests are scheduled to change without notice
Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, part of NBC Sports Group, provides award-winning sports news, analysis, live game coverage and original programming to nearly three million viewers in the Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. Together with The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia presents more than 500 live game broadcasts annually, featuring the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, MLS’s Philadelphia Union, NCAA and high school events, plus extensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles. The network’s news and original programming teams have been distinguished with numerous Emmys and Edward R. Murrow Awards, and handle sports coverage for Philadelphia’s NBC10 affiliate WCAU-TV. CSNPhilly.com, CSN Philadelphia’s online home, provides fans with comprehensive digital coverage of Philly’s hometown teams with highlights, original stories from a team of “Insiders,” and up-to-the minute breaking news. Follow the Comcast SportsNet Philly on Twitter at @CSNPhilly
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