MSG NETWORKS ANNOUNCES 2016
NEW YORK RED BULLS TELECAST SCHEDULE
MSG Networks to Telecast 18 Games in the 2016 Season
Starting Sunday, March 6 at 1:30 p.m. vs. Toronto FC on MSG
All MSG Networks’ telecasts will also be available on MSG GO
New York, NY (March 1, 2016) – MSG Networks Inc. (NYSE: MSGN) and Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls have unveiled the official telecast schedule for the 2016 season. MSG Networks will televise 18 of the MLS team’s 34 regular season matches.
MSG Networks’ first Red Bulls telecast will be the season opener on Sunday, March 6 when the Red Bulls take on the Toronto FC at Red Bull Arena. Coverage gets underway at 1:00 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 (currently Optimum and Xfinity TV) who receive MSG Networks as part of their pay television subscription. Games will also be available in Spanish with SAP featuring broadcaster Ernesto Motta calling the games.
MSG Networks, which has been the regional television home of the Red Bulls (previously the Metro Stars) since 1996, will telecast pregame and postgame coverage for all MSG Networks’ produced games. Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Steve Cangialosi returns for his ninth season as the team’s play-by-play announcer and 15th season covering the Red Bulls, while former New York and Olympic goalkeeper Shep Messing starts his 16th season as game analyst. Host and sideline reporter Tina Cervasio will be back for her ninth season covering the Red Bulls.
The Red Bull’s remaining 16 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).
|March||Sunday||6||TORONTO FC||1:30 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||12||at Montral Impact||4:00 PM||MSG+2/MSG+|
|Saturday||19||HOUSTON DYNAMO||7:00 PM||MSG 2|
|April||Friday||1||at New England Revolution||7:00 PM||UniMás|
|Saturday||9||SPORTING KANSAS CITY||7:00 PM||MSG 2|
|Wednesday||13||at San Jose Earthquakes||10:30 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||16||at Colorado Rapids||9:00 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||24||ORLANDO CITY SC||7:30 PM||Fox Sports 1|
|Friday||29||FC DALLAS||7:00 PM||UniMás/Univision|
|May||Friday||6||at Orlando City||7:00 PM||UniMás|
|Friday||13||at D.C. United||7:00 PM||UniMás|
|Wednesday||18||Chicago Fire||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||21||at New York City FC||3:00 PM||FOX|
|Saturday||28||TORONTO FC||7:00 PM||MSG|
|June||Sunday||19||SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC||7:30 PM||Fox Sports 1|
|Wednesday||22||at Real Salt Lake||10:00 PM||MSG|
|Saturday||25||at Columbus Crew SC||10:30 PM||MSG|
|July||Sunday||3||at New York City FC||12:00 PM||ESPN|
|Sunday||10||PORTLAND TIMBERS||6:00 PM||ESPN 2|
|Wednesday||13||ORLANDO CITY SC||7:30 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||17||at Philadelphia Union||7:00 PM||Fox Sports 1|
|Sunday||24||NEW YORK CITY FC||1:00 PM||Fox|
|Sunday||31||at Chicago Fire||7:00 PM||MSG|
|August||Sunday||7||at LA Galaxy||9:30 PM||FOX Sports 1|
|Saturday||13||MONTREAL IMPACT||7:00 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||21||at DC United||3:00 PM||ESPN|
|Sunday||28||NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION||2:30 PM||ESPN|
|September||Saturday||3||at Vancouver Whitecaps FC||7:00 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||11||D.C. UNITED||1:00 PM||ESPN|
|Sunday||18||at Toronto FC||7:00 PM||FOX Sports 1|
|Saturday||24||MONTREAL IMPACT||7:00 PM||MSG|
|October||Saturday||1||PHILADELPHIA UNION||7:00 PM||MSG|
|Sunday||16||COLUMBUS CREW SC||5:00 PM||MSG**|
|Sunday||23||at Philadelphia Union||4:00 PM||MSG**|
*Subject to change
** Flex picks and will be on locally if not a national selection
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 129 New York Emmy Awards over the past eight years. More information is available at www.msgnetworks.com.
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