CPTV Sports Announces 2013 Broadcast Schedule with WNBA’s Connecticut Sun

Release Date: 06/07/2013

CPTV Sports Announces 2013 Broadcast Schedule with WNBA’s Connecticut Sun

 

 

HARTFORD Conn. (May 24, 2013) – CPTV Sports, the state’s only 24-hour local sports channel, has announced its broadcast schedule for the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun games this season.

 

Beginning with tomorrow night’s game against the New York Liberty, CPTV Sports will air at least 18 broadcasts of home and away Sun games. Just like last year, veteran Sun broadcaster Bob Heussler will handle play-by-play duties while color commentary will be handled by a rotating group of broadcasters.

 

Here is the 2013 Connecticut Sun broadcast schedule on CPTV Sports:

  • Saturday, May 25 at 7 p.m.                    New York Liberty at Connecticut Sun
  • Friday, May 31 at 8:30 p.m.                    Connecticut Sun at Chicago Sky
  • Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m.                      Connecticut Sun at Minnesota Lynx
  • Sunday, June 16 at 5 p.m.                      Seattle Storm at Connecticut Sun
  • Saturday, June 29 at 7 p.m.                    Phoenix Mercury at Connecticut Sun
  • Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m.                         Chicago Sky at Connecticut Sun
  • Friday, July 19 at 8 p.m.                         Connecticut Sun at Tulsa Shock
  • Saturday, July 20 at 8 p.m.                     Connecticut Sun at San Antonio Silver Stars
  • Saturday, August 3 at 6 p.m.                  Connecticut Sun at New York Liberty
  • Tuesday, August 6 at 7 p.m.                   Los Angeles Sparks at Connecticut Sun
  • Sunday, August 11 at 4 p.m.                   Connecticut Sun at Washington Mystics
  • Wednesday, August 14 at 7 p.m.                        Atlanta Dream at Connecticut Sun
  • Sunday, August 18 at 6 p.m.                   Connecticut Sun at Chicago Sky
  • Tuesday, August 27 at 10:30 p.m.           Connecticut Sun at Los Angeles Sparks
  • Thursday, August 29 at 10 p.m.              Connecticut Sun at Seattle Storm
  • Saturday, August 31 at 10 p.m.               Connecticut Sun at Phoenix Mercury
  • Saturday, September 7 at 7 p.m.             Connecticut Sun at Indiana Fever
  • Sunday, September 15 at 1 p.m.             Indiana Fever at Connecticut Sun                 

 

The first independently owned WNBA franchise, the Connecticut Sun have been one of the most successful teams in the league, advancing to the playoffs eight times in ten years with two trips to the WNBA Finals. The Sun posted an impressive 25-9 record last year.  

 

CPTV Sports is available on Comcast cable channel 966 (with Comcast Danbury, Bethel and Ridgefield on channel 256); Cox Communications cable channel 805; Cablevision channel 139; Charter channel 223; Thames Valley channel 87 and MetroCast Channel 418. The channel is also available digitally over the air at channels 24.3 (Hartford), 49.3 (Bridgeport), 53.3 (Norwich) and 65.3 (New Haven).

 

High school sports, CIAC championship games, Beyond the Beat and GameTime are sponsored by Connecticut Lighting Centers, Restoration Lighting Gallery and The Entrepreneur’s Source®. High school basketball games are made possible in part by the New England Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health Center, while the CT National Guard is our partner in presenting live college and high school competitions. Connecticut Sun games on CPTV Sports are made possible in part by Aqua Pool & Patio and Xavier High School football games are sponsored by Connecticut Rental Center.

 

About CPTV Sports

A not-for-profit channel owned and managed by Connecticut Public Television (CPTV), CPTV Sports is Connecticut’s only 24-hour local sports network broadcasting Connecticut high school, college and professional sports competitions from more than 40 schools and organizations, including the Connecticut Sun, New Britain Rock Cats, University of Hartford, Central Connecticut State University and the state university system. CPTV Sports also brings viewers coverage of unique sporting events like Connecticut and PDL Soccer Leagues, Connecticut Whale hockey, auto racing, roller derby, bowling, women’s fast pitch softball, dog shows, Little League baseball and spelling bees. For additional information, visit www.cptvsports.org.

 

CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN). It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including original documentaries, public affairs shows and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™, and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11.5 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 450,000 households each week. For more information, visit cptv.org.

                       

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