CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for August 26-Sept. 1

Release Date: 08/23/2013

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Lee Newton, CPTV

(860) 275-7285

[email protected]

cptvsports.org, cptv.org 

 

CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for August 26-Sept. 1

Highlights Include LIVE WNBA Basketball, plus Minor League Baseball, Nutmeg State Games, High School Football, Beyond the Beat and more

 

HARTFORD, Conn. (August 23, 2013) – CPTV Sports is Connecticut’s only 24-hour local sports network, covering statewide high school sports, college match-ups, professional sports competitions and more.

 

For August 26-Sept. 1, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

Monday, August 26

7 p.m.               Basketball: 2013 Osgood Shootout

10 p.m.             WNBA Basketball: Minnesota Lynx at Connecticut Sun

 

Tuesday, August 27

7 p.m.               Beyond the Beat – Hosted by broadcast sports journalist Joe Zone, this weekly CPTV Sports talk show features the state’s sportswriters discussing the week in local sports.

7:30 p.m.          Cricket: CCL Super40 Finals

9 p.m.               Nutmeg State Games: Boys Lacrosse Gold Medal Game

10:30 p.m.         WNBA Basketball: Connecticut Sun at Los Angeles SparksLIVE Broadcast!

 

Wednesday, August 28

7 p.m.               2013 CHSA Horse Show

9 p.m.               Auto Racing: Wide Open Wednesday at Stafford Motor Speedway

 

Thursday, August 29

7 p.m.               AA Minor League Baseball: Trenton Thunder at New Britain Rock Cats

10 p.m.             AA Minor League Baseball: Erie SeaWolves at New Britain Rock Cats


Friday, August 30

7 p.m.               AA Minor League Baseball: Reading Fightin’ Phils at New Britain Rock Cats

10 p.m.             High School Football: 2013 Military Bowl

 

Saturday, August 31

8 p.m.               WNBA Basketball: Connecticut Sun at Los Angeles Sparks

10 p.m.             WNBA Basketball: Connecticut Sun at Phoenix Mercury – LIVE Broadcast!

 

Sunday, September 1

7 p.m.               American Legion Baseball: New England Regionals

9:30 p.m.          Little League Baseball: State Championship Game 2

 

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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