CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for Sept. 16-22

Release Date: 09/20/2013

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Lee Newton, CPTV

(860) 275-7285

lnewton@cptv.org

cptvsports.org, cptv.org

 

CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for Sept. 16-22

Highlights Include LIVE High School Football & College Football, plus, WNBA Basketball, Boys High School Soccer, Lime Rock: Secret Valley of Racing and more

 

HARTFORD, Conn. (September 13, 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 Sept. 16-22, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

 

Monday, September 16

7 p.m.               John Wooden: The Indiana Years

7:30 p.m.          Boys High School Soccer: Fairfield Prep at Newtown (Season Premiere)

9:30 p.m.          College Football: Cornell at Post University

 

Tuesday, September 17

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 Indiana Fever

9:30 p.m.          High School Football: Staples at Xavier

 

Wednesday, September 18

6:30 p.m.          Motorweek

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

8 p.m.               High School Football: Farmington at Simsbury

 

Thursday, September 19

6 p.m.               Lime Rock: Secret Valley of Racing

7 p.m.               GameTime CPTV Sports’ weekly high school and college sports preview show

7:30 p.m.          Boys High School Soccer: Granby Memorial at Suffield

9:30 p.m.          High School Football: Waterford at Platt


Friday, September 20

6:30 p.m.          Dreams Go By

7 p.m.               High School Football: Wolcott at NaugatuckLIVE Broadcast!

10 p.m.             POV: Racing Dreams

11:30 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.

Saturday, September 21

10 a.m.             High School Football: Wolcott at Naugatuck

1 p.m.               College Football: Chowan at Sacred Heart – LIVE Broadcast!

5 p.m.               Boys High School Soccer: Granby Memorial at Suffield

7 p.m.               Boys High School Soccer: Fairfield Prep at Newtown

9 p.m.               High School Volleyball: Cheshire at Mercy

 

Sunday, September 22

7 p.m.               Jim Thorpe World’s Greatest Athlete

8:30 p.m.          Beyond the Beat               

9 p.m.               High School Volleyball: Southington at Farmington

 

CPTV Sports is made possible by our Presenting Sponsor Columbia Dental. 

 

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 2013.

 

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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