CPTV Sports Announces Earlier Start Time to Friday's Glastonbury-Manchester LIVE Football Game

Release Date: 10/05/2012

Media Advisory

CPTV Sports Announces Earlier Start Time to Friday’s

High School Football Game of the Week

 

 

HARTFORD Conn. (October 5, 2012) – CPTV Sports, the state’s only 24-hour local sports channel, has announced an earlier start time for the High School Football Game of the Week. The match-up between Glastonbury and Manchester was originally scheduled for 7 p.m., but is now at 6 p.m. Please change your listings accordingly.

 

Friday, October 5

6 p.m.               High School Football Game of the Week: Glastonbury at Manchester (LIVE Broadcast)

 

Launched on November 1, 2011, CPTV Sports is available on Comcast cable channels 185, 187 and 744; Cox Communications cable channel 805; Cablevision channel 139; Charter Northeastern channel 223; Charter Western channel 224, 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 and GameTime are sponsored by Connecticut Lighting Centers. Connecticut Sun games are made possible in part by the Smilow Cancer Center at Yale/New Haven and Aqua Pool & Patio, while 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 the new, expanded version of its previous incarnation, the Connecticut Sports Network (CTSN). Launched in November 2011, 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, ultimate frisbee, dog shows and spelling bees. 

 

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 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. For more information, visit cptv.org.

 

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