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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
ATLANTA BRAVES AND WASHINGTON NATIONALS TO BE FEATURED ON “CAUGHT LOOKING” THURSDAY, SEPT. 20TH AT 9:00 P.M. ET
New York – September 19, 2012 – With the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals both closing in on postseason berths, Caught Looking (Thursday, Sept. 20th at 9 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network) will feature a behind-the-scenes look at this past weekend’s series between the two teams, from Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga.
Major League Baseball Productions embedded camera crews with both clubs throughout the three-game series, providing a unique perspective on the action between the lines as the Braves won three straight games and helped close the gap between themselves and the Nationals in the NL East.
In addition to exclusive commentary from star players on both teams, the episode features compelling in-game audio, highlighted by wireless microphones worn by Braves third baseman Chipper Jones and Braves pitcher Kris Medlen. The episode also features in-depth interviews with Nationals manager Davey Johnson, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, as well as profiles of Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper and third baseman Ryan Zimmermann. Off the field, a camera crew spent time with Jones as he met Emily Wynn, a huge Braves fan who barehanded
Jones’ walk off home run on September 2nd. The band OAR is also featured, as they take in Saturday’s game and prepare for a postgame concert that night.
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.
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.