MSG NETWORKS UNVEILS FALL PROGRAMMING LINEUP
NEW SEASONS OF
“THE HOCKEY SHOW”
AND “PEOPLE TALKING SPORTS* (*AND OTHER STUFF)”
AND THE LAUNCH OF “MSG SHORTS”
SHORT-FORM CONTENT FOLLOWING SELECT
KNICKS AND RANGERS GAMES
New York, NY (October 20, 2017) – MSG Networks announced today its fall programming lineup, kicking off Saturday, October 21. Programming includes the return of “The MSG Hockey Show,” “People Talking Sports *(*And Other Stuff),” “The Jeff Hornacek Experience,” and “The AV Squad,” plus a new hour-long programming block entitled “MSG Shorts,” premiering Friday, October 27.
“The MSG Hockey Show” returns for a new season on Monday, October 23 (following the New York Rangers Postgame) with hosts Will Reeve, Anson Carter, and Arda Ocal. Also returning for a new season is “People Talking Sports *(*And Other Stuff)” with comedian and host, Sam Morril and all-new special guest appearances, beginning Tuesday, October 24 after the New York Knicks Postgame. Previous “People Talking Sports” guests include Justin Long, Jerry Ferrara, Chris Weidman, Allan Houston, Landon Collins, Justin Pugh, Darryl Strawberry, Ansel Elgort, SNL’s Pete Davidson, and Anne Burrell. Former New York Liberty forward and host Swin Cash rejoins New York Knicks Head Coach Jeff Hornacek beginning Saturday, October 21 for the new season of “The Jeff Hornacek Experience” coming out of the New York Knicks Postgame and “The AV Squad” featuring host Bill Pidto and New York Rangers Head Coach Alain Vigneault is currently airing as part of its sixth season.
“MSG Shorts,” a new hour-long block featuring original and acquired short-form content and programming, will air after select Knicks and Rangers game coverage throughout the season. “MSG Shorts” kicks off on Friday, October 27 following Knicks coverage. MSG Shorts range from 2-20 minutes and will feature new short-form content rolled out throughout the season, along with long-form player interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.
A premiere of an MSG Networks original series or a new “MSG Shorts” block will follow every prime-time Knicks or Rangers game coverage all season long. All programming will be available on MSG GO. For a complete schedule visit www.msgnetworks.com.
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 162 New York Emmy Awards over the past ten years.
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