FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
PROGRAMMING ADVISORY – “CAUGHT LOOKING” TONIGHT AT 9:00 P.M. ET
New York — August 15, 2012 – The premiere episode of Caught Looking will air tonight at 9 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, and will feature a behind-the-scenes look at this past weekend’s series between the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers as both teams fight for a Postseason berth.
Major League Baseball Productions had camera crews embedded with both teams throughout the three-game series, providing a unique perspective on all the action between the lines as the Rangers took two of the three games to maintain their lead in the American League West. In addition to exclusive commentary from star players on both sides, the episode features in-depth profiles of both teams’ general managers, Dave Dombrowski of the Tigers and Jon Daniels of the Rangers. Off the field, a camera crew rode to the ballpark with Detroit’s Austin Jackson, who is originally from Texas, while another crew spent time with Rangers pitcher Ryan Dempster, who was recently acquired in a trade from the Cubs.
Caught Looking, a new collaboration between Major League Baseball Productions and NBC Sports Group will follow two different teams each week, as the final eight weeks of the season unfolds. Each original episode will be one hour in length and will air on NBC Sports Network. Next week’s episode will feature this weekend’s series between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Tampa Bay Rays.
On November 8, NBC Sports Network will air a special postseason episode of Caught Looking which will feature the two teams playing in the 2012 World Series.
About the NBC Sports Network:
NBC Sports Network, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans across all platforms. Now in nearly 80 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the Summer and Winter Olympics, National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Soccer (MLS), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France and 34th America’s Cup. In addition, NBC Sports Network telecasts college football, college basketball, horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown, Fight Night boxing, Ironman, the Dew Action Sports Tour and USA Sevens Rugby. The network is also home to Costas Tonight, a monthly interview series featuring Bob Costas; NFL Turning Point, the NBC Sports Network’s program that utilizes NFL Films’ unprecedented access to examine the turning point of high-profile NFL games every week; and NBC Sports Talk,NBC Sports Network’s flagship news and information show, offering breaking news, highlights, features and in-depth analysis from award-winning journalists. NBC Sports Network is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.
About Major League Baseball Productions
Major League Baseball Productions is the Emmy award-winning television and video production division of Major League Baseball and the official video archivists of the game. With unparalleled access to the Clubs and their players, Major League Baseball Productions produces original programming for growing audiences worldwide through its network specials, exclusive home videos, commercials and other specialty programming. For more information on Major League Baseball Productions, log on to www.MLBProductions.com.