FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 4th, 2016
CSN TO PRESENT EXTENSIVE REDSKINS COVERAGE THIS WEEK SURROUNDING NFC WILD CARD GAME AGAINST PACKERS
#REDSKINSTALK INTERACTIVE PLAYOFF SPECIAL TO AIR LIVE TONIGHT AT 9 P.M.
1-HOUR SPORTSTALK LIVE EDITIONS TO FEATURE REDSKINS GUESTS EACH WEEKNIGHT, INCLUDING TRIO OF SUPER BOWL-WINNING QUARTERBACKS
GEICO FOOTBALL CENTRAL, REDSKINS NATION AND GEICO SPORTSNET CENTRAL TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE DAILY NEWS AND ANALYSIS
REDSKINS KICKOFF, REDSKINS POSTGAME LIVE AND #REDSKINSTALK TO DELIVER 3.5 HOURS OF LIVE GAMEDAY NEWS, ANALYSIS AND COMMENTARY
EXPANDED REDSKINS CONTENT TO BE FEATURED ON CSNMIDATLANTIC.COM
BETHESDA, Md. – Jan. 4, 2016 – CSN Mid-Atlantic will present the region’s most comprehensive multiplatform coverage of the Washington Redskins this week leading up to and surrounding the NFC East champion’s Wild Card playoff game against the Green Bay Packers at FedEx Field on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 4:40 p.m.
CSN’s extensive coverage, which kicks off today, will include a one-hour interactive #RedskinsTalk special tonight; expanded nightly editions of SportsTalk Live with Brian Mitchell; more than two hours of daily news, analysis and entertainment programming; at least 3.5 hours of live, exclusive gameday coverage; and expanded content across its digital media platforms, which are led by CSNmidatlantic.com.
LIVE PLAYOFF SPECIAL
CSN will present a special edition of #RedskinsTalk tonight at 9 p.m. The one-hour program will preview the Redskins-Packers matchup and provide an opportunity for fans to join the conversation. The live program will be hosted by Sebastian Salazar, with former Redskin Shawn Springs and 106.7 the Fan’s J.P. Flaim serving as analysts.
SPORTSTALK LIVE WITH BRIAN MITCHELL
Special one-hour editions of SportsTalk Live with Brian Mitchell will be presented this week to provide expanded Redskins commentary, debate and interviews at 10 p.m. (tonight, Wednesday and Friday) or 10:30 p.m. (Tuesday and Thursday), with encores at 12 a.m. and 12:30 a.m., respectively, and the next morning. Mitchell and co-host Rob Carlin will be joined nightly by high-profile current and former Redskins.
- Tonight, SportsTalk Live will be on location at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., with scheduled guests, including by head coach Jay Gruden and linebackers Ryan Kerrigan and Will Compton.
- On Wednesday, all three Redskins Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks, Joe Theismann (Super Bowl XVII), Doug Williams (Super Bowl XXII) and Mark Rypien (Super Bowl XXVI), are scheduled to appear together for an in-depth interview with Mitchell and Carlin.
DAILY NEWS, ANALYSIS & ENTERTAINMENT
Geico Football Central will continue covering the Redskins and news from around the NFL weekdays at 6 p.m. this week. The program is hosted by Julie Donaldson, who is joined each day by an expert, with the Sports Junkies from 106.7 the Fan on Tuesday.
Hosted by Larry Michael, the year-round Redskins Nation will continue to supply all-access features and exclusive interviews with players, coaches and front-office personnel from Redskins Park. Redskins Nation will debut new playoff episodes each weekday at 5:30 p.m. and encore each night (11 p.m. or 11:30 p.m.) and the following morning.
CSN’s daily news program, Geico SportsNet Central, will deliver the day’s top Redskins stories, breaking news and features this week at new times following the extended SportsTalk Live and Redskins Nation: 11:30 p.m. tonight, Wednesday and Friday and 12 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. Anchored by Michael Jenkins on weeknights, Geico SportsNet Central will encore each night and the next morning.
LIVE GAMEDAY NEWS, ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
CSN will deliver at least 3.5 hours of live gameday news, analysis and commentary on Sunday, beginning with 90-minute Redskins Kickoff at 3 p.m. Redskins Postgame Live will present an hour of expert analysis and interviews immediately after the game on CSN Plus, followed by an hour of interactive commentary and debate on #RedskinsTalk.
Hosted by Chick Hernandez, Redskins Kickoff and Redskins Postgame Live will feature Mitchell and Trevor Matich as analysts and reporting from Redskins Insider Tarik El-Bashir. Sunday’s version of #RedskinsTalk will also be hosted by Salazar, with Springs and Flaim as analysts.
DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT
CSN’s digital media properties, highlighted by CSNmidatlantic.com and the CSN Mid-Atlantic mobile app, will feature extensive Redskins playoff content, led by El-Bashir and Rich Tandler. In addition to substantial on-demand video, CSNmidatlantic.com will also continue to live stream Redskins news conferences from Redskins Park. Fans can follow the coverage on Twitter at @CSNRedskins and join the conversation by using #RedskinsTalk.
All dates and times are subject to change. For complete CSN program listings, please visit CSNmidatlantic.com.
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.