FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
OAKLAND A’S AND CHICAGO WHITE SOX TO BE FEATURED ON “CAUGHT LOOKING” THURSDAY, SEPT. 27TH AT 9:00 P.M. ET
New York – September 26, 2012 – With the Oakland A’s closing in on a postseason berth and the Chicago White Sox looking to maintain the lead, Caught Looking (Thursday, Sept. 27th at 9 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network) will feature a behind-the-scenes look at the recent two series between the A’s against the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox against the Anaheim Angels.
Major League Baseball Productions embedded camera crews with the A’s and White Sox throughout each of their two series, providing a unique perspective on the action between the lines as the White Sox stand in first in the AL Central and the A’s trail at second by five points in the AL West.
In addition to exclusive commentary from star players on both the A’s and White Sox, the episode features compelling in-game audio from A’s left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson. Off the field, camera crews followed Game 2 starting pitcher Travis Blackley as he took in the New York City sights for the first time and Game 3 starting pitcher A.J. Griffin as he visited the MLB Fan Cave and drove to the Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
From the White Sox series against the Anaheim Angels, the segment includes in-game audio from pitcher Jake Peavy, a profile of rookie manager Robin Ventura, an interview with General Manager Kenny Williams, features on outfielder Armando Rios and first baseman Adam Dunn.
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.