FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 27th, 2015
CSN’S DAILY NFL PROGRAM, GEICO FOOTBALL CENTRAL, RETURNS SEPT. 8
EXTENSIVE NEWS, ANALYSIS AND COMMENTARY TO COVER REDSKINS, RAVENS AND TOP STORIES FROM AROUND THE LEAGUE
THE SPORTS JUNKIES TO HOST SPECIAL EDITIONS EACH TUESDAY; FRIDAY SHOWS TO FEATURE FANTASY FOOTBALL CONTENT
Bethesda, Md. (Aug. 27, 2015) – CSN Mid-Atlantic today announced Geico Football Central will return Sept. 8 to provide extensive daily coverage of the Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens and top stories from around the National Football League throughout the season. This year’s show, which will air live weekdays at 6 p.m., with encores at 1 a.m. and 8 a.m., will include special weekly editions featuring the Sports Junkies and fantasy football content.
Geico Football Central will deliver a half hour of the day’s most important news and compelling topics, as well as in-depth features, expert analysis, commentary, debate and exclusive interviews. Host Julie Donaldson will be joined on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays by one of the network’s expert analysts, including Charley Casserly, Qadry Ismail, Brad Jackson, Trevor Matich, Shawn Springs and Rick ‘Doc’ Walker.
Tuesday editions of the show will be hosted by John Auville, Eric Bickel, Jason Bishop and John-Paul Flaim of the Sports Junkies. Geico Football Central with The Junkies will deliver the radio personalities’ entertaining perspectives on the past week’s results and preview upcoming matchups. The 106.7 the Fan morning hosts and longtime friends were previously featured on CSN’s Table Manners with the Junkies for three seasons.
Special fantasy football content will be featured each Friday with Geico Football Central: Fantasy Edition, hosted by Rob Carlin. He will be joined regularly by fantasy experts, such as NBC Sports’ Kay Adams.
CSN will also provide complete Redskins and Ravens coverage on Geico SportsNet Central, its daily news program, SportsTalk Live with Brian Mitchell, #RavensTalk, and Redskins Nation. The network’s digital platforms, highlighted by CSNmidatlantic.com and the CSN Mid-Atlantic mobile app, will also feature daily content. Fans can follow coverage on Twitter at @CSNRavens and @CSNRedskins and join the conversation with #RavensTalk and #RedskinsTalk.
CSN Mid-Atlantic, part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, is the official sports network of the NFL’s Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens, NHL’s Washington Capitals, NBA’s Washington Wizards, MLS’s D.C. United, Atlantic Coast Conference and Colonial Athletic Association. CSN Mid-Atlantic – the leading multiplatform sports media organization serving the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia – delivers more than 500 live events per year, along with Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and entertainment programming, to more than 4.7 million homes. CSN Mid-Atlantic’s digital portfolio, highlighted by CSNmidatlantic.com, is the region’s top online source for written, video and interactive sports content. Follow CSN Mid-Atlantic on Twitter at @CSNMA.
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