FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA AIRS DOCUMENTARY ON 2008 WORLD CHAMPION PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
“World Champions: The Story of the ’08 Phillies” Premieres Sunday at 8 p.m., Additional Content on NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com
Documentary Kicks off Champions Week featuring Phillies, Eagles and Villanova Championship Parade Replays
Philadelphia, PA (JULY 11, 2018) – NBC Sports Philadelphia – home of the Authentic Fan – looks back at the golden age of the Philadelphia Phillies from those who made it happen in “World Champions: The Story of the ’08 Phillies.” The documentary premieres on Sunday, July 15 at 8 p.m., followed by an airing of the 2008 Phillies World Championship parade. The Philadelphia Eagles Championship Parade, as well as the 2016 and 2018 Villanova parades, cap off Champions Week on NBC Sports Philadelphia.
In “World Champions: The Story of the ’08 Phillies,” the architects of the team shed light on the key decisions that laid the foundation of that 2008 championship roster, and how they added the final pieces to the puzzle. The stars of that era also discuss if they should have won more than one World Series.
Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Cole Hamels, Charlie Manuel, Pat Burrell, Shane Victorino, Jayson Werth, Brad Lidge, Brett Myers and many others share the inside stories behind the magical moments that we all remember.
“World Champions: The Story of the ’08 Phillies” premieres on Sunday, July 15 at 8 p.m. Additional replays are listed below:
Wednesday, July 18 – 7pm on NBCSP
Thursday, July 19 – 8pm on NBCSP+
Friday, July 20 – 11pm on NBCSP+
Saturday, July 21 – 5pm on NBCSP
Sunday, July 22 – 5:30pm & 10pm on NBCSP
Sunday, July 29 – 5:00pm on NBCSP
Fans wanting more on the “World Champions: The Story of the ’08 Phillies” documentary, including a special preview, exclusive videos, stories and podcasts, fans can check out NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com. Additional content will be added throughout the viewing schedule.
Champions Week Parades on NBC Sports Philadelphia
Sunday, July 15, 9pm – 2008 Philadelphia Phillies World Championship Parade
Monday, July 16, 8pm – 2017 Eagles Championship Parade
Tuesday, July 17 – 8pm – 2018 Villanova Parade
Tuesday, July 17 – 9:30pm – 2016 Villanova Parade
Wednesday, July 18 – 8pm – 2008 Philadelphia Phillies World Championship Parade
About NBC Sports Philadelphia:
NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Philadelphia+, part of NBC Sports Group, provide 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 the networks present 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. NBC Sports Philadelphia broadcasts pre/post-game coverage and the most comprehensive local and regional sports news available. The networks’ 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. NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com, also provides Philly sports fans with the most comprehensive and dedicated 24/7 online local sports destination that includes live streaming of Sixers basketball, Flyers hockey and Phillies baseball. The site is the go to source for up-to-the-minute sports news, game previews/recaps, highlights, numerous multimedia video clips, blogs and top-notch coverage from “Insiders” for the city’s favorite pro teams. NBC Sports Philadelphia can be found on multiple social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat (@NBCSPhilly).
NBC Sports Regional Networks is NBC Sports Group’s portfolio of nine regional networks that delivers more than 2,200 live sporting events and original content to more than 35 million homes. Aligned within Eastern and Western Divisions, the NBC Sports Regional Networks are: NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia +, NBC Sports Washington, NBC Sports Washington + and SNY; and NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago and NBC Sports Northwest. For more information on NBC Sports Group properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios, headshots and logos, please visit www.NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com
— NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA —