MSG NETWORKS EXPANDS ROLE AS “OFFICIAL REGIONAL SPORTS HOME OF THE NEW YORK GIANTS” WITH EXCLUSIVE POSTGAME SHOW
MSG NETWORKS ALSO ADDS REPLAYS OF FIRST TWO PRESEASON GAMES
New York, NY – August 12, 2016 – MSG Networks (NYSE: MSGN) and The New York Giants announced today that MSG Networks is expanding its role as “Official Regional Sports Home of the New York Giants” by adding the exclusive postgame show – “Giants Postgame Live.” For the last six years MSG has served as the destination for Giants football fans who are looking for hours of in-depth, exclusive coverage of their favorite team.
As part of this expanded partnership, “Giants Postgame Live,” the official one-hour postgame show that immediately follows every regular season and playoff game, will air throughout the season on MSG Networks. “Giants Postgame Live” will be hosted by longtime New York sportscaster Russ Salzberg, and will feature a rotating group of former Giants including Howard Cross, David Diehl, Roman Oben, Shaun O’Hara and Amani Toomer.
“We have had a great relationship with the team, and it is a tremendous honor for us to continue as the ‘Regional Sports Home of the New York Giants,’ a cornerstone franchise of the National Football League,” said Andrea Greenberg, president and CEO, MSG Networks. “Adding the postgame show to our comprehensive slate of Giants programming only strengthens MSG Networks’ appeal as the go-to network for Giants fans.”
“We are very proud of our partnership with the leading RSN in New York and look forward to delivering even more of our weekly Giants programming to our dedicated fans all season”, said Mike Stevens, Chief Marketing Officer, New York Giants.
MSG Network will also telecast replays of the first two Giants preseason games, starting with tonight’s game against the Miami Dolphins, which will be repeated tomorrow evening (Saturday) at 9:30pm. The team’s second game against the Buffalo Bills will be replayed on MSG Network on the same day of the game – Saturday, August 20 – at 11pm.
For Giants fans who crave more, MSG Networks’ lineup also includes: “Giants Training Camp Live,” a series of live weekday shows from Giants training camp; “Giants First and Ten,” a weekly one-hour preview show, and “Giants Chronicles,” detailing great Giants players and coaches of the past; along with live coverage of the head coach’s weekly press conference throughout the season.
About MSG Networks Inc.
An industry leader in sports production, and content development and distribution, MSG Networks Inc. owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, and a live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to 10 professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; New York Liberty; New York Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, as well as coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. Each year, MSG and MSG+ collectively telecast approximately 500 live professional games, along with a comprehensive lineup of other sporting events, including college football and basketball, and 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 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 are in their 92nd season of play in the NFL.
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