FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
COMCAST SPORTSNET TO DELIVER A RARE THREE GAMES IN ONE NIGHT TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13)
Stanley Cup Playoffs: BLACKHAWKS at St. Louis (Game 1) – 8:30 PM on Comcast SportsNet
MLB Baseball: CUBS vs. Cincinnati – 7:00 PM on CSN+
NBA Basketball: BULLS vs. Philadelphia – 7:00 PM on CSNChicago.com/NBC Sports Live Extra/CSN+2
(NOTE: CSN+2 can be found on NBC Chicago’s 5.2 digital channel, Cozi TV)
Viewers urged to visit CSNChicago.com for channel locations in their area
Chicago, IL (April 12, 2016) – Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and the most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox, will be presenting viewers with a rare scenario TOMORROW NIGHT (Wednesday, April 13), as the network will be airing three, LIVE professional events in one evening that will be airing simultaneously on three separate channels during primetime. For this unique occurrence, Comcast SportsNet is urging viewers to visit the network’s website, CSNChicago.com, for an easy-to-find channel locations page (http://www.csnchicago.com/channel-finder) where viewers can simply punch in their zip code to find the exact channel location of EVERY game airing on this special day of sports programming.
“Wednesday night will most definitely be a unique experience for both our network and our viewers with three live games airing simultaneously on three separate channels,” said Phil Bedella, VP/GM of Comcast SportsNet Chicago. “I’d like to thank our sister station NBC 5 and their President/General Manager David Doebler for their assistance in making their digital channel, ‘Cozi TV,’ available for our CSN+2 Bulls telecast.”
Note the following channel information and additional details for Comcast SportsNet’s three simultaneous live professional game telecasts on Wednesday, April 13:
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS/STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS – COMCAST SPORTSNET
8:30 PM CT – BLACKHAWKS at St. Louis (Rd. 1, Gm. 1) will air LIVE on the main Comcast SportsNet channel location (featuring Pat Foley and Eddie Olczyk on the game call)
- A special one-hour edition of Chevy Blackhawks Pregame Live with hosts Pat Boyle, Steve Konroyd, and Jamal Mayers will begin at 7:30 PM…Blackhawks Postgame Live presented by HawkAuto.com airs immediately following the game.
- NOTE: This game will also be joined in progress on CSN+ immediately following Cubs Postgame Live (viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com for exact channel locations in their area).
CHICAGO CUBS BASEBALL – CSN+
7:00 PM CT – CUBS vs. Cincinnati will air LIVE on CSN+ (featuring Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies on the game call)
- Cubs Pregame Live presented by Fields Auto Group with hosts David Kaplan and Todd Hollandsworth will begin at 6:30 PM LIVE from Wrigley Field…Cubs Postgame Live presented by BlueCross BlueSheild of Illinois airs immediately following the game on CSN+, also taking place at Wrigley Field.
- This CSN+ telecast is available in high-definition on Comcast/Xfinity ch. 201 in the Chicago area/South Bend, IN & on Comcast/Xfinity ch. 285 in the Peoria, Springfield, Rockford and Champaign markets, along with being made available in DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse, RCN, and WOW! homes among others; viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for complete channel location details). Comcast Cable and RCN subscribers can also watch all CSN+ games in standard definition on CLTV.
CHICAGO BULLS BASKETBALL – CSN+2/CSNChicago.com/NBC Sports Live Extra
7:00 PM – BULLS vs. Philadelphia will air LIVE on CSNChicago.com/NBC Sports Live Extra app and CSN+2 (featuring Neil Funk and Stacey King on the game call)
- LIVE STREAM AVAILABLE to authenticated Comcast SportsNet Chicago subscribers via CSNChicago.com or by downloading the NBC Sports Live Extra app.
- This special “CSN+2” game can found on NBC 5 Chicago’s 5.2 digital channel Cozi TV on Comcast Cable systems throughout the Chicago area on ch. 341; Cozi TV is also available on RCN ch. 50, Mediacom ch. 105 and WOW ch. 130…in addition, this CSN+2 Bulls telecast can be found on AT&T U-verse ch. 695/1695 HD, DIRECTV ch. 665-2/665-2 HD and DISH Network ch. 459…viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com’s CHANNEL FINDER for the exact CSN+2 channel location in their area.
- Bulls Pregame Live presented by Coors Light with hosts Mark Schanowski and Will Perdue will begin at 6:30 PM LIVE from the United Center…Kia Bulls Postgame Live, also from the United Center, airs immediately following the game.