Predators, FOX Sports Tennessee announce 2012-13 TV schedule
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The National Hockey League’s Nashville Predators and the team’s exclusive regional television partner FOX Sports Tennessee, today announced that FOX Sports Tennessee and sister station SportSouth will televise 46 of the Predators 48 regular-season games during the 2012-2013 NHL season. Of the 46 games, 43 will be carried on FOX Sports Tennessee, while three will be carried on SportSouth. All games will be televised in HD.
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FOX Sports Tennessee’s coverage begins Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. CT when the Predators open their 15th season with a pair of home games against Central Division rivals. Opening Night sees the Columbus Blue Jackets come to town, followed by the St. Louis Blues on Monday, Jan. 21 at 5 p.m. CT.
The broadcast duo of play-by-play announcer Pete Weber and analyst Terry Crisp enter their fifteenth season calling Predators’ action. In addition to game telecasts, Weber and Crisp co-host Lexus Predators Live, an extended post-game coverage show after every game on FOX Sports Tennessee and SportSouth. Returning for his fifth season is Mark Howard, rinkside reporter for all Predators home games. Joining Weber and Crisp on the broadcast, Howard provides player and coach interviews during pre- and post-game coverage as well as intermissions.
Predators’ telecasts reach cable and satellite households across Tennessee, Kentucky and portions of Alabama and Mississippi. Additionally, 21 Nashville Predators games will be broadcast in the Atlanta market and throughout Georgia (check local listings).
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth – collectively reach more than 12.9 million cable and satellite households in seven states across the Southeast. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Bobcats, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, New Orleans Hornets, and Indiana Pacers, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, Conference USA, Southeastern Conference, and Big 12 Conference, and offer expanded coverage of the University of Kentucky, University of South Carolina and University of Tennessee. Combined, the four networks produce more than 800 live local events each year. For more information, please visit FOXSportsTennessee.com, FOXSportsSouth.com, and FOXSportsCarolinas.com.