CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for May 26 - June 1

Release Date: 05/21/2014

Highlights Include LIVE WNBA Basketball with the Connecticut Sun and Premieres for Boys High School Lacrosse, Beyond the Beat and GameTime

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 May 26 – June 1, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

Monday, May 26
7:30 p.m. – Boys High School Lacrosse: East Catholic at Somers (Premiere)
9:30 p.m. – Boys High School Lacrosse: Simsbury at New Fairfield

Tuesday, May 27
7 p.m. – Beyond the Beat (Premiere)
7:30 p.m. – Boys High School Volleyball: Xavier at Shelton
9 p.m. – Boys High School Lacrosse: Xavier at Fairfield Prep
10:30 p.m. – Girls High School Lacrosse: Hall at Cheshire

Wednesday, May 28
7 p.m. – 2014 $500,000 FTI Consulting Finale Grand Prix CSI 5*
9 p.m. – High School Baseball: Cromwell at North Branford

Thursday, May 29
7 p.m. – GameTime (Premiere)
7:30 p.m. – High School Softball: Lauralton Hall at Masuk
9 p.m. – High School Softball: Berlin at Maloney
10:30 p.m. – High School Softball: Granby Memorial at Suffield

Friday, May 30
7:30 p.m. – Beyond the Beat
8 p.m. – GameTime
8:30 p.m. – LIVE WNBA Basketball: Connecticut Sun at Chicago Sky

Saturday, May 31
7:30 p.m. – Boys High School Volleyball: Xavier at Shelton
9 p.m. – 2014 CIAC Cheerleading Championships

Sunday, June 1
7:30 p.m. – Boys High School Lacrosse: Old Saybrook at Tolland
9:30 p.m. – Boys High School Lacrosse: Xavier at Fairfield Prep

CPTV Sports is made possible by presenting sponsor Columbia Dental and exclusive radio partners 97-9 ESPN and Fox Sports Radio 1410.

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). CPTV Sports will be available on AT&T U-Verse fall 2014.

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. CPTV Sports brings viewers games from the state's high schools, including live coverage of CIAC state championships, and coverage from Yale, Sacred Heart, CCSU and other state universities. Professional and semi-professional teams such as the Connecticut Sun (WNBA basketball), New Britain Rock Cats (MiLB baseball), CFC Azul (PDL soccer), and the Connecticut Wildcats (AMNRL rugby) give viewers a chance to see the best professional competition in the state, while coverage of unique events such as horse show jumping, Little League baseball, auto racing, roller derby, bowling, women's fast-pitch softball, dog shows, robotics, spelling bees, CSL soccer, and the Nutmeg State Games provides a broad range of competitions throughout the state. 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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