Tune to Comcast Channels 185 and 187 and Cox Channel 144
You’ve heard radio host Jason Page espouse his sports views on ESPN Radio 1410. Now you can watch him on CTSN, the Connecticut Sports Network. Page debuts The Back Page with Jason Page, a one-hour sports show (which bears the same name as his radio show), on September 24, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. on Comcast Channel 185 and 187 and Cox Channel 144.
The show, which is taped in front of a live audience, is a sports and entertainment biography show featuring both famous and up-and-coming players and coaches from the local and national sports scenes.
“I’m so excited to bring The Back Page product to CTSN,” said Page. “When you’re on the radio, you have a small window to talk with a guest. When you’re face-to-face and the cameras are on in front of a live studio audience, you never know what’s going to happen. Connecticut deserves this kind of show.”
For the first episode,Pagewill sit down with Yale football coaches Carmen Cozza, Jack Siedlecki and Tom Williams for a look at the past, present and future of the Yale football program.
“Cozza coached Yale for over 30 years and has the distinction of being the university’s most successful football coach,” said Page. “To be able to talk to him and his two successors will be very interesting.”
About Jason Page
Jason Page, born and raised in East Haven, Connecticut, has hosted sports talk shows for several years and has also anchored updates on Sirius Radio’s NFL channel. His popular radio show, The Back Page, airs from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays on ESPN Radio 1410 in Hartford and 1300 in New Haven, tackling the top stories of the day in the world of sports and featuring fans’ questions and comments in “Open Phones Hour.”
Connecticut Sports Network (CTSN) is Connecticut’s first-ever 24-hour local sports network, combining its cable and online resources to cover statewide high school and college sports. CTSN is a combined effort of WFSB and CPTV. CTSN is seen on Comcast Channels 185 and 187 and Cox Channel 144. For more information, visit www.ctsn.tv.
CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN, www.cpbn.org). It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women's Basketball, original documentaries, 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 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. For more information, visit www.cptv.org.
WFSB TV is Connecticut’s most watched television station and is owned and operated by Meredith Broadcasting. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) is one of the nation's leading media and marketing companies with businesses centering on magazine and book publishing, television broadcasting, integrated marketing and interactive media. Meredith owns or operates 12 television stations that reach nearly 10 percent of television households across the country and one radio station.