FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 30th, 2013
COMCAST SPORTSNET BAY AREA, CSNBAYAREA.COM ANNOUNCE COMPREHENSIVE 49ERS/PACKERS WILD-CARD COVERAGE
Complete News and Analysis Leading Up to and Following the Game on
“SportsNet Central” and “Yahoo! SportsTalk Live” with Live Reports from Santa Clara All Week
CSNBayArea.com to Deliver In-Depth 49ers/Packers Coverage Featuring 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco
& Senior Insider Ray Ratto – Plus, Exclusive Online Video, Player and Coach Interviews and More
Special Edition of “49ers Central” Wed. – Fri., Coverage Highlighted by “49ers Postgame Live” –
“The Official Postgame Show of the 49ers”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (December 30, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (@CSNAuthentic), the home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports” and the official cable television home of the San Francisco 49ers, continues its comprehensive, season-long coverage into the Wild-Card Round as the 49ers prepare to take on the NFC North Division champion Green Bay Packers on Sunday. Throughout the 49ers’ quest for a sixth Super Bowl championship, the network will present the region’s most in-depth news and analysis programming; complete, one-hour postgame coverage; and widespread online coverage from CSNBayArea.com. Please note the following on-air and online details:
49ers Postgame Live presented by Esurance – On Sunday, January 5, immediately following the 49ers/Packers game (approx. 4:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet California & Comcast SportsNet Plus), 49ers Postgame Live, “the official postgame show of the 49ers” presented by Esurance, continues to be the leading destination for the 49ers Faithful with comprehensive one-hour postgame coverage featuring in-depth game analysis, locker room interviews and player reaction, and full coverage of head coach Jim Harbaugh’s and key players’ press conferences. 49ers Postgame Live will feature the region’s deepest on-air team – Comcast SportsNet’s award-winning anchor/reporter Dave Feldman (@FeldyCSN), former 49ers defensive end and Super Bowl XXIX champion Dennis Brown (@DTBrownSF), former NFL and Stanford head coach Dennis Green, and 1997 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and Super Bowl Champion Dana Stubblefield, along with Comcast SportsNet’s 49ers reporter Mindi Bach (@MBachCSN) and CSNBayArea.com’s 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) reporting from the Lambeau Field.
SportsNet Central presented by AT&T U-verse (6 p.m.) & Hyundai (10:30 p.m.) – Tune into SportsNet Central (@SNCAuthentic) for in-depth, comprehensive news coverage on the 49ers/Packers match-up and the latest in the NFL, live reports from Santa Clara and Green Bay, interviews with players and coaches, expert analysis, breaking local and national news, up-to-the-minute scores, the best local video highlights and daily insider reports. Anchored by Dave Feldman (@FeldyCSN) and Ahmed Fareed (@AhmedFareedCSN), SportsNet Central is the place for local fans to turn seven nights a week with half-hour newscasts at 6 p.m., 10:30 p.m. and midnight.
Yahoo! SportsTalk Live – Yahoo! SportsTalk Live (@YSTL) – airing this week on Wed. at 5 p.m., Thurs. at 8 p.m. and Fri. at 8 p.m. – is a live, hour-long sports talk show featuring opinionated commentary, in-depth analysis and lively debate on the day’s trending sports and entertainment stories in the Bay Area. Throughout the 49ers playoff run, Yahoo! SportsTalk Live will feature a number of special guests from the 49ers, as well as pro football experts, including regular appearances from CSNBayArea.com’s 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco and Senior Insider Ray Ratto who will break down the 49ers/Packers match-up and the other NFL playoff games.
49ers Central – Comcast SportsNet Bay Area will air a live, special edition of 49ers Central throughout the week –Wed. at 6:30 p.m., Thurs. at 9 p.m. and Fri. at 9 p.m. 49ers Central, a half-hour show, is hosted by Dave Feldman along with contributions from 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman; 49ers analysts Dennis Brown, Dennis Green and Dana Stubblefield; 49ers radio play-by-play announcer Ted Robinson (@tedjrobinson); and 49ers reporter Mindi Bach and CSNBayArea.com’s 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco. The shows will preview Sunday’s match-up with extensive news, analysis and interviews with players and coaches.
CSNBayArea.com – CSNBayArea.com delivers complete 49ers coverage and showcases 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco and Senior Insider Ray Ratto on the site’s “49ersTalk” (@CSN49ers) section, insightful analysis and breakdown, daily insider reports, special web-exclusive videos and commentator blogs. CSNBayArea.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video, player and coach interviews, press conferences and content from Comcast SportsNet’s SportsNet Central and Yahoo! SportsTalk Live, which offer news and analysis from the region’s most informed local lineup of award-winning reporters, analysts and personalities. Additionally, CSNBayArea.com will utilize NBC Sports’ “ProFootballTalk” for nationally-based NFL content.
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and Comcast SportsNet California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii. Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, AFL’s San Jose SaberCats and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. Comcast SportsNet California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live sporting events per year, over 1,500 live studio shows, including SportsNet Central, Yahoo! SportsTalk Live, Pregame Live, Postgame Live, Press Conference Live, as well as compelling digital content, up-to-the-minute scores, highlights and breaking news via www.CSNBayArea.com and www.CSNCalifornia.com. Follow both networks on Twitter via @CSNAuthentic.
NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 12 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with award-winning breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming to more than 50 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, CSS and SNY. For more information, visit ComcastSportsNet.com. For more information about NBC Sports Group properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios and headshots, please visit NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.
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