MSG NETWORK TO TELECAST NEW YORK GIANTS DRAFT SPECIAL LIVE THURSDAY FROM 8:30-10PM
GIANTS FIRST & 10: DRAFT NIGHT LIVE PRESENTED BY VERIZON
New York, NY (April 27, 2016) – MSG Network will telecast the New York Giants Draft Special – Giants First & 10: Draft Night Live Presented by Verizon – on Thursday, April 28 from 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. The ninety minute special will provide extensive coverage of the 2016 NFL Draft as it pertains to the New York Giants, bringing fans the latest news, expert analysis and interviews. In addition the New York Giants Draft Special will stream live on MSG GO and Giants.com.
The “Voice of the Giants,” Bob Papa, will be live from the Giants draft party outdoors on the plaza at MetLife Stadium alongside Giants legend Carl Banks and David Diehl with up to the minute analysis of the draft. Senior Vice President and General Manager Jerry Reese and Head Coach Ben McAdoo are scheduled for live interviews during the show.
Giants First & 10: Draft Night Live Presented by Verizon will also include a live interview with the team’s first round pick – the 10th selection overall – in addition to interviews with Giants legends and current players sharing their draft day memories.
Fans will have a chance to tweet the show using #GiantsDraft, and the show’s panel of experts will answer their questions and share fan reaction throughout the program.
The live show will include a full breakdown and analysis of the picks, a recap of free agency, position-by-position depth and needs, and team-by-team analysis of the NFC East.
MSG Networks is the official regional sports network of the New York Giants and telecasts a variety of weekly Giants programming during the NFL season.
About MSG Networks
MSG Networks Inc. is an industry leader with two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, as well as the live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to nine professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Liberty; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; Major League Soccer’s Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, and exclusive non-game coverage of the New York Giants. Each year, the networks collectively telecast approximately 700 live sporting events – which also include college football and college basketball from top conferences – along with a full schedule of critically-acclaimed original programming. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 145 New York Emmy Awards over the past nine years. More information is available at www.msgnetworks.com.
About the New York Football Giants
A cornerstone franchise of the National Football League, the New York Football Giants began play in 1925. With eight championships, including a victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI, their second in five seasons, the Giants are the only franchise in the NFL with a Super Bowl victory in each of the last four decades. Headquartered at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, N.J., the Giants enter their 92nd season of play this fall. For more information, visit www.giants.com.