MSG Networks to Telecast 19 Games in the 2017 Season
Starting Saturday, April 1 at 8:30 p.m. vs. Houston on MSG
All MSG Networks’ telecasts will also be available on MSG GO
New York, NY (February 28, 2017) – MSG Networks Inc. (NYSE: MSGN) and Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls have unveiled the official telecast schedule for the 2017 season. MSG Networks will televise 19 of the MLS team’s 34 regular season matches.
MSG Networks’ first Red Bulls telecast will be on Saturday, April 1 when the Red Bulls take on Houston at Red Bull Arena. Coverage gets underway at 8:00 p.m. with a 30-minute pregame show on MSG Network.
All Red Bulls games televised on MSG Networks will also be live streamed on MSG GO, MSG Networks’ live streaming and video on demand platform for smartphones, tablets and computers. MSG GO enables fans, whether at home or on-the-go, to watch all of MSG Networks’ live Red Bulls game telecasts. MSG GO is available to subscribers of participating television providers who receive MSG Networks as part of their pay television subscription.
MSG Networks, which has been the regional television home of the Red Bulls (previously the Metro Stars) since 1996, will telecast pregame coverage for all MSG Networks’ produced games and postgame coverage for all MSG Networks’ produced home games. Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Steve Cangialosi returns for his 10th season as the team’s play-by-play announcer and 16th season covering the Red Bulls, while former New York and Olympic goalkeeper Shep Messing starts his 17th season as game analyst. Host and sideline reporter Tina Cervasio will be back for her 10th season covering the Red Bulls. Games will also be made available in Spanish with SAP featuring broadcaster Ernesto Motta calling the games.
The Red Bull’s remaining 15 regular season matches will be shown by MLS national television partners.
The Red Bulls’ full television schedule is below (Home Games in BOLD at Red Bull Arena).
Date Opponent Game Time Network
|March||Sunday||5||at Atlanta United FC||7:30 PM||FOX Sports 1|
|Saturday||11||COLORADO RAPIDS||4:00 PM||UniMás|
|Sunday||19||at Seattle Sounders FC||7:00 PM||FOX Sports 1|
|Saturday||25||REAL SALT LAKE||4:00 PM||UniMás|
|April||Saturday||1||at Houston Dynamo||8:30 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||9||at Orlando City SC||4:00 PM||ESPN|
|Saturday||15||D.C. UNITED||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||22||COLUMBUS CREW SC||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||29||Chicago Fire||7:30 PM||MSG|
|May||Wednesday||3||at Sporting Kansas City||8:30 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||6||at Philadelphia Union||7:00 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||14||LA GALAXY||6:00 PM||FOX Sports 1|
|Friday||19||TORONTO FC||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||27||NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION||7:30 PM||MSG|
|June||Saturday||3||at Montreal Impact||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||18||at Philadelphia Union||5:00 PM||ESPN|
|Saturday||24||NEW YORK CITY FC||1:30 PM||FOX|
|July||Wednesday||5||at New England Revolution||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Wednesday||19||SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||22||at Minnesota United FC||4:00 PM||ESPN|
|Saturday||29||MONTREAL IMPACT||7:30 PM||MSG|
|August||Sunday||6||at New York City FC||6:00 PM||FOX Sports 1|
|Saturday||12||ORLANDO CITY SC||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||20||at Portland Timbers||8:00 PM||FOX Sports 1|
|Friday||25||NEW YORK CITY FC||7:00 PM||ESPN|
|September||Saturday||2||at FC Dallas||9:00 PM||UniMás|
|Saturday||9||at Chicago Fire||4:00 PM||UniMás|
|Sunday||17||PHILADELPHIA UNION||1:00 PM||ESPN|
|Saturday||23||at Columbus Crew SC||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Wednesday||27||D.C. UNITED||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||30||at Toronto FC||7:00 PM||MSG|
|October||Saturday||7||VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC||5:00 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||15||ATLANTA UNITED FC||3:00 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||22||at D.C. United||4:00 PM||MSG|
*Subject to change
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.
Dan Schoenberg, MSG Networks – 212-465-6367 – Dan.Schoenberg@msgnetworks.com
Alyssa Ross, MSG Networks – 212-324-3401 – Alyssa.Ross@msgnetworks.com
Bill Hanousek, MSG Networks – 212-465-6591 – William.Hanousek@msgnetworks.com