CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for July 22-28

Release Date: 07/19/2013

For Immediate Release

Contact: Lee Newton, CPTV

(860) 275-7285

lnewton@cptv.org

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CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program

Highlights for July 22-28

Highlights Include WNBA Basketball, Minor League Baseball, Nutmeg State Games Track & Field, Little League Softball, Beyond the Beat and more

HARTFORD, Conn. (July 19, 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 July 22-28, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:


Monday, July 22

7 p.m.              Little League Softball: State Championship Game 3

8:30 p.m.         Little League Softball: State Championship Game 2


Tuesday, July 23

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.         WNBA Basketball: Connecticut Sun at Tulsa Shock

9:30 p.m.         WNBA Basketball: Connecticut Sun at San Antonio Silver Stars

Wednesday, July 24

7 p.m.              Nutmeg State Games Track and Field

9 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.

Thursday, July 25

7 p.m.              AA Minor League Baseball: Portland Sea Dogs at New Britain Rock Cats

9:30 p.m.         AA Minor League Baseball: Binghamton Mets at New Britain Rock Cats


Friday, July 26

7 p.m.             Little League Baseball: Sectionals (Teams TBA)

8:30 p.m.         Little League Baseball: Sectionals (Teams TBA)

 

Saturday, July 27

7 p.m.              AA Minor League Baseball: Portland Sea Dogs at New Britain Rock Cats

9:30 p.m.         AA Minor League Baseball: Binghamton Mets at New Britain Rock Cats


Sunday, July 28

7 p.m.              Little League Baseball: Sectionals (Teams TBA)

8:30 p.m.         High School Football: 2013 Military Bowl

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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