CPTV Sports Announces Game and Program Highlights for Sept. 23-29

Release Date: 09/20/2013

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 Sept. 23-29

Highlights Include LIVE High School Football, plus Girls High School Soccer, High School Volleyball, Auto Racing, Beyond the Beat and more

 

HARTFORD, Conn. (September 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 Sept. 23-29, CPTV Sports’ program highlights include:

 

Monday, September 23

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

9:30 p.m.          All Star High School Classic Boys Basketball: New Jersey vs. Connecticut

 

Tuesday, September 24

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.          Nutmeg State Games: Lacrosse Championships

 

Wednesday, September 25

6:30 p.m.          Motorweek

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

8 p.m.               High School Football: Montville at Norwich Free Academy

 

Thursday, September 26

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

7:30 p.m.          Women’s College Soccer: Regis at Saint Joseph

9:30 p.m.          High School Football: Wolcott at Naugatuck


Friday, September 27

7 p.m.               High School Football: Northwest at BloomfieldLIVE Broadcast!

10 p.m.             Moyers & Company: The Collision of Sports and Politics

11 p.m.             Jim Thorpe: World’s Greatest Athlete  

 

Saturday, September 28

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

9 p.m.               High School Volleyball: East Lyme at Ledyard

 

Sunday, September 29

7 p.m.               Tales of Masked Men – documentary about “Lucha Libre” Mexican wrestling

8 p.m.               Women’s College Soccer: Regis at St. Joseph               

10 p.m.             Beyond the Beat

 

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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