MSG NETWORKS ANNOUNCES NEW YORK GIANTS PROGRAMMING LINEUP FOR THE 2019 NFL SEASON
Coverage Includes the Return of “Giants Postgame Live, presented by Mercedes”, Set
to Air Immediately Following Every Giants Game, Starting on Sunday, September 8th
Weekly Preview Show, “Giants First & 10, presented by Stop & Shop”, Featuring Giants Experts to Premiere Tonight at 7:00pm
New York, NY (September 6, 2019) – MSG Networks (NYSE: MSGN), the television home of the New York Giants, announced today its lineup of season-long Giants programming, highlighted by the return of “Giants Postgame Live, presented by Mercedes”, the official one-hour postgame show that will air immediately following every regular season and playoff game.
Hosted by Bob Papa and Madelyn Burke, the exclusive postgame show will first air this Sunday live, immediately following the Giants’ opening week matchup vs. the Dallas Cowboys. Papa will be joined by Carl Banks, Howard Cross and Paul Dottino live on-site in Dallas, and Madelyn Burke will host in the studio at the team’s practice facility, the Quest Diagnostics Training Center, in East Rutherford, New Jersey, alongside Shaun O’Hara and Amani Toomer. The rotating lineup of analysis experts will also include Victor Cruz, David Diehl, Antrel Rolle and Jonathan Casillas.
To kick-off the season, MSG Networks will premiere “Giants First and 10, presented Stop & Shop” at 7:00pm tonight, a one-hour preview show that will air every Friday night and all weekend long prior to each week’s game. The show will feature Bob Papa and a panel of Giants experts including Harry Carson, Banks, Cross, Cruz, Diehl and reports by Dottino and Burke. Giants Coach Pat Shurmur, current Giants players and legends will all add to the weekly matchup, previewing the upcoming game with ten ‘must know’ topics about the matchup. Encore presentations will also run on Sunday mornings at 10:30am to keep fans close to the action on gameday.
The weekly programming will also include “Giants Chronicles”, which will air every Sunday at 10:00am during the season. The 30-minute program will profile various Giants legends, memorable moments, classic games and seasons from over the 95 years of the franchise and showcase some of the greatest stories and thrills in Giants history. This Sunday, fans can tune in for a detailed look back at the storied career of Giants defensive back Carl “Spider” Lockhart, who played his entire 11-year career with the Giants and ranks third on the team’s career interception list.
All Giants programming throughout the season on MSG Networks will also be available on MSG GO, MSG Networks’ live streaming and video on demand platform for smartphones, tablets and computers.
About MSG Networks Inc.
MSG Networks Inc., a pioneer in sports media, owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks and a companion streaming service that serve the nation’s number one media market, the New York DMA, as well as other portions of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The networks feature a wide range of compelling sports content, including exclusive live local games and other programming of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres, as well as significant coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. This content, in addition to a diverse array of other sporting events and critically acclaimed original programming, has established MSG Networks as the gold standard in regional sports.
About 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 enter their 95th season of play this fall. For more information, visit www.giants.com.
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