FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE AND RALLY TO AIR LIVE THURSDAY BEGINNING AT 9 A.M. PDT ON NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM & NBC SPORTS APP
Network’s Comprehensive Season-Long Warriors Coverage Culminates
With Over Six Hours of Live Celebratory Coverage
NBC Sports Bay Area to Broadcast Live from Exclusive Television Set at the Henry J. Kaiser
Convention Center; Plus, Only Network with Exclusive “Blue Carpet” Interviews
Region’s Deepest Sports TV News Team – 14 Anchors and Reporters –
Covering Championship Parade and Rally
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 13, 2017 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Warriors Fan,” celebrates the 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors with comprehensive multi-platform coverage of the Championship Parade and Rally at the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center beginning Thursday at 9 a.m. PDT. NBC Sports Bay Area will present more Warriors Championship Parade and Rally coverage than any other local or national outlet, with over six straight hours of live celebratory coverage – featuring a dedicated television set at the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center and exclusive “Blue Carpet” interviews; 14 anchors and reporters covering the festivities from the convention center, key locations along the parade route and the network studios; complete highlights and interviews from the day’s festivities and a comprehensive look back at the Warriors’ championship season on The Happy Hour and online at NBCSportsBayArea.com.
Additionally, NBC Sports Bay Area’s coverage of the Warriors Championship Parade and Rally will be available online and streamed live on NBCSportsBayArea.com and on the NBC Sports app. Fans can watch live coverage from anywhere in the U.S with unauthenticated access.
NBC Sports Bay Area will re-air the parade and rally later in the evening (June 15) at 6 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for additional air dates and times.
Follow NBC Sports Bay Area on social media for enhanced Warriors Championship Parade and Rally coverage –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSWarriors; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com//NBCSAuthentic – and the network’s roster of on-air/online contributors (see below).
NBC Sports Bay Area’s coverage is anchored by the region’s deepest sports TV roster, a total of 14 on-air contributors – Ros Gold-Onwude (@Rosgo21), Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller), Grant Liffmann (@GLiffmann) and Oakland hip hop legend Too $hort (@TooShort) anchoring from the network’s exclusive television set at the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center; Gold-Onwude with exclusive “Blue Carpet” interviews with players, coaches, front office executives and other dignitaries; Greg Papa, Garry St. Jean, Kelenna Azubuike (@KAzubuike7) and Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS) from the network’s studios; special guest reporter and Oakland rapper Mistah FAB (@MistahFAB); Mindi Bach (@MBachNBCS), Kelli Johnson (@KJohnsonNBCS), Jim Kozimor (@KozNBCS) and Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithNBCS) stationed along the parade route with live reports and an inside look at the celebration; and Papa, Johnson and Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS) with a special post-parade edition of The Happy Hour.
NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii. NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, 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. NBC Sports 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 game broadcasts per year. NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips. Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com//NBCSAuthentic.
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