FOX Sports New Orleans will provide extensive coverage of the NBA All-Star Game with nightly specials beginning on Thursday, Feb. 13 that will capture the "flavor" of New Orleans and showcase the All-Star festivities taking place in the Crescent City.
FOX Sports New Orleans Pelicans announcer Jennifer Hale will host the 30-minute shows titled NBA ALL-STAR: BIG WEEKEND IN THE BIG EASY. Hale will be joined by FOX Sports New Orleans PELICANS LIVE anchor Erin Hartigan and Ric Renner to offer behind-the-scenes looks and the inside scoop on the All-Star event in New Orleans.
NBA ALL-STAR: BIG WEEKEND IN THE BIG EASY will be televised on Thursday, Feb. 13 and Friday, Feb. 14 at 5:30 p.m. CT (replayed at 11:00 p.m. CT); and Saturday, Feb. 15 at 10:00 p.m. CT (replayed Sunday, Feb. 16 at 11:30 a.m. CT).
The shows will recap the day’s All-Star festivities, take you inside several of the events in town, capture the sights and sounds of New Orleans, and include interviews with All-Star players, celebrities, and NBA legends.
The NBA All-Star Game specials will be televised on FOX Sports New Orleans, FOX Sports Southwest and FOX Sports Oklahoma, which combined reach over 10 million cable and satellite television homes in Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma.
In addition to the nightly shows, FOX Sports New Orleans also will have a presence at NBA All-Star Jam Session Feb. 13-16 at the New Orleans Convention Center.
The FOX Sports New Orleans Sportscaster Photo Experience will give fans an opportunity to have their picture taken on the FOX Sports New Orleans anchor desk and instantly share them on social media. Fans will receive their photos in a FOX Sports New Orleans picture frame.
FOX Sports New Orleans broadcasters, FOX Sports robot Cleatus, and the FOX Sports Southwest Girls and FOX Sports South Girls also will be at NBA Jam Session interacting and taking photos with fans.