FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 15th, 2020
NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA AIRS 2008 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES WORLD SERIES
Expanded Documentary on the 2008 Team, and Championship Parade Also Airing This Week
PHILADELPHIA- (June 15, 2020) – Starting tonight at 7:00 pm, NBC Sports Philadelphia will televise the 2008 Philadelphia Phillies World Series, plus the Championship parade and a documentary on the team. All games will be available on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com and the MyTeams app.
NBC Sports Philadelphia’s 2008 Phillies World Series programming is presented by Citizens Bank.
In 2008, the Philadelphia Phillies claimed their second World Series by defeating the Tampa Bay Rays with Cole Hamels, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins and Brad Lidge leading the way. The historic, series-clinching game five, will air in one night on Friday, June 19 at 7:00 pm.
On Sunday, NBC Sports Philadelphia will air the Championship Parade, followed World Champions: The Story of the ’08 Phillies, a 90-minute documentary on the 2008 Phillies. The documentary chronicles the build up to that magical season, including the Phillies’ 2007 NL East title coming in the final game of the season. The documentary also reflects on the best era in franchise history that produced five straight National League East titles from 2007-2011. Fans will hear from Cole Hamels, Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Charlie Manuel, Shane Victorino, Jayson Werth, and many more.
Fans will want to check out nbcsportsphiladelphia.com and the MyTeams app for exclusive stories, articles and videos on the 2008 team.
World Series vs. Tampa Bay Rays
Monday, June 15 – 7:00 pm Game 1
Tuesday, June 16 – 7:00 pm Game 2
Wednesday, June 17 – 7:00 pm Game 3
Thursday, June 18 – 7:00 pm Game 4
Friday, June 19 – 7:00 pm Game 5 (Pts 1 & 2)
World Series Parade
Sunday, June 21 – 4:00 pm
World Champions: The Story of the ’08 Phillies
Sunday, June 21 – 7:00pm (Premiere)
Sunday, June 21 – 8:30pm
NBC Sports Philadelphia continues to provide updated multiplatform programming, including a mixture of classic game replays and more recent games, with social media and digital commentary provided by the network’s award-winning team of journalists. Other highlights include daily SportsNet Central updates, digital-exclusive Quick Slants, plus new podcasts on the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, Phillies and Sixers.