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NBA CHAMPION GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 2017-18 COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS BAY AREA

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NBA CHAMPION GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 2017-18 COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS BAY AREA

Network to Present 70 Regular-Season Games, 3 Preseason Games – Including Live Coverage Against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Shenzhen, China on Oct. 4

Complete Game Day Coverage with One-Hour “Warriors Pregame Live” and “Warriors Postgame Live” Shows

Live Warriors Games, “Warriors Pregame Live” and “Warriors Postgame Live” Streamed on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports App

“The Happy Hour,” “Warriors Outsiders,” “Warriors Central,” “Warriors Raw” and “Warriors Ground” to Provide Northern California’s Most Comprehensive Warriors and NBA News, Top Stories and Analysis All Season Long

NBCSportsBayArea.com to Feature Extensive Season-Long Warriors & NBA News, Analysis, Exclusive Video and the “Warriors Insider Podcast” with Monte Poole

Original Content Throughout Season Via NBC Sports Bay Area & NBA Personalities’ Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

“Authentic Fan Friday” Returns, “Warriors Pregame Live” and “Warriors Postgame Live” Originating from Oracle Arena Every Friday Regular Season Home Game

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 19, 2017 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Warriors Fan,” announced today its coverage of the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors (@Warriors) for the 2017-18 season, which includes 73 games (70 regular season, 3 preseason – including live coverage against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Shenzhen, China); comprehensive game-day coverage with one-hour Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live shows; Warriors games, Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live streamed live on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports app; season-long Warriors and NBA news and analysis on The Happy Hour, Warriors Outsiders, Warriors Central, Warriors Raw and Warriors Ground; and Warriors and NBA news, analysis and insider reports on NBCSportsBayArea.com.  Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will present original content throughout the season across various social media platforms – including live game-day content from Oracle Arena at every Warriors home game – on Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSWarriors).

The 2017-18 Warriors regular season on NBC Sports Bay Area gets underway on Friday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. when the Warriors visit the New Orleans Pelicans (Warriors Pregame Live at 5:30 p.m.).  Calling all the action for Warriors games on NBC Sports Bay Area will be the Emmy Award-winning team of Bob Fitzgerald and Jim Barnett.

In addition to the 70 regular-season games, NBC Sports Bay Area will televise three preseason games – Saturday, Sept. 30 at 5:30 p.m. as the Warriors take on the Denver Nuggets at Oracle Arena; Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 11 p.m. (PDT) against the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Shenzhen Universiade Center in Shenzhen, China (re-airs Thursday, Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.); and Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. as the Warriors host the Sacramento Kings.

NBC Sports Bay Area’s 2017-18 Warriors telecast schedule is as follows:

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Saturday

9/30

vs

Denver Nuggets (Preseason)

5:30 PM

Wednesday

10/4

vs

Minnesota Timberwolves (Preseason)

from Shenzhen, China

11:00 PM

Friday

10/13

vs

Sacramento Kings (Preseason)

7:30 PM

Friday

10/20

at

New Orleans Pelicans

6:30 PM

Saturday

10/21

at

Memphis Grizzlies

5:00 PM

Monday

10/23

at

Dallas Mavericks

5:30 PM

Wednesday

10/25

vs

Toronto Raptors

7:30 PM

* Friday

10/27

vs

Washington Wizards

7:30 PM

Sunday

10/29

vs

Detroit Pistons

5:30 PM

Monday

10/30

at

Los Angeles Clippers

7:30 PM

Thursday

11/2

at

San Antonio Spurs

5:00 PM

Saturday

11/4

at

Denver Nuggets

6:00 PM

Monday

11/6

vs

Miami Heat

7:30 PM

Wednesday

11/8

vs

Minnesota Timberwolves

7:30 PM

Saturday

11/11

vs

Philadelphia 76ers

5:30 PM

Monday

11/13

vs

Orlando Magic

7:30 PM

Thursday

11/16

at

Boston Celtics

5:00 PM

Saturday

11/18

at

Philadelphia 76ers

4:30 PM

Sunday

11/19

at

Brooklyn Nets

3:00 PM

Wednesday

11/22

at

Oklahoma City Thunder

5:00 PM

* Friday

11/24

vs

Chicago Bulls

7:30 PM

Saturday

11/25

vs

New Orleans Pelicans

5:30 PM

Monday

11/27

vs

Sacramento Kings

7:30 PM

Wednesday

11/29

at

Los Angeles Lakers

7:30 PM

Friday

12/1

at

Orlando Magic

4:00 PM

Sunday

12/3

at

Miami Heat

4:00 PM

Monday

12/4

at

New Orleans Pelicans

5:00 PM

Wednesday

12/6

at

Charlotte Hornets

5:00 PM

Friday

12/8

at

Detroit Pistons

4:00 PM

Monday

12/11

vs

Portland Trail Blazers

7:30 PM

Thursday

12/14

vs

Dallas Mavericks

7:30 PM

Monday

12/18

at

Los Angeles Lakers

7:30 PM

Wednesday

12/20

vs

Memphis Grizzlies

7:30 PM

* Friday

12/22

vs

Los Angeles Lakers

7:30 PM

Saturday

12/23

vs

Denver Nuggets

5:30 PM

Wednesday

12/27

vs

Utah Jazz

7:30 PM

* Friday

12/29

vs

Charlotte Hornets

7:30 PM

Saturday

12/30

vs

Memphis Grizzlies

5:30 PM

Wednesday

1/3

at

Dallas Mavericks

5:30 PM

Saturday

1/6

at

Los Angeles Clippers

12:30 PM

Monday

1/8

vs

Denver Nuggets

7:30 PM

Wednesday

1/10

vs

Los Angeles Clippers

7:30 PM

Friday

1/12

at

Milwaukee Bucks

5:00 PM

Saturday

1/13

at

Toronto Raptors

4:30 PM

Wednesday

1/17

at

Chicago Bulls

5:00 PM

Tuesday

1/23

vs

New York Knicks

7:30 PM

Thursday

1/25

vs

Minnesota Timberwolves

7:30 PM

Tuesday

1/30

at

Utah Jazz

6:00 PM

Friday

2/2

at

Sacramento Kings

7:30 PM

Saturday

2/3

at

Denver Nuggets

6:00 PM

Thursday

2/8

vs

Dallas Mavericks

7:30 PM

Monday

2/12

vs

Phoenix Suns

7:30 PM

Wednesday

2/14

at

Portland Trail Blazers

7:30 PM

Thursday

2/22

vs

Los Angeles Clippers

7:30 PM

Monday

2/26

at

New York Knicks

4:30 PM

Wednesday

2/28

at

Washington Wizards

5:00 PM

Friday

3/2

at

Atlanta Hawks

4:30 PM

Tuesday

3/6

vs

Brooklyn Nets

7:30 PM

Friday

3/9

at

Portland Trail Blazers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

3/14

vs

Los Angeles Lakers

7:30 PM

* Friday

3/16

vs

Sacramento Kings

7:30 PM

Saturday

3/17

at

Phoenix Suns

7:00 PM

Monday

3/19

at

San Antonio Spurs

6:30 PM

* Friday

3/23

vs

Atlanta Hawks

7:30 PM

Sunday

3/25

vs

Utah Jazz

5:30 PM

Tuesday

3/27

vs

Indiana Pacers

7:30 PM

Thursday

3/29

vs

Milwaukee Bucks

7:30 PM

Saturday

3/31

at

Sacramento Kings

7:00 PM

Sunday

4/1

vs

Phoenix Suns

5:30 PM

Thursday

4/5

at

Indiana Pacers

4:00 PM

Saturday

4/7

vs

New Orleans Pelicans

5:30 PM

Sunday

4/8

at

Phoenix Suns

6:00 PM

Tuesday

4/10

at

Utah Jazz

6:00 PM

70 regular-season games, 3 preseason games

Schedule as of 9/19/17; Dates and times subject to change

*Authentic Fan Friday

For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBC Sports Bay Area’s Warriors telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand.  Note: NBC Sports Bay Area/Warriors On Demand is available only in the Warriors’ broadcast territory.

Warriors coverage streamed live via NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBC Sports App – presented by Northern California Honda Dealers – NBC Sports Bay Area offers live streams of its Warriors 2017-18 regular-season schedule to NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers, along with its game-day shows Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live, via NBCSportsBayArea.com and the NBC Sports app.  The live-streaming service will be available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.  Authenticated subscribers will have the ability to access games when traveling outside of their region, provided they are within the U.S. The service is provided as an added value and is available to all video distributors of NBC Sports Bay Area.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click here.

Warriors Pregame Live presented by MetroPCS, Warriors Postgame Live presented by Honda – In addition to live game coverage, NBC Sports Bay Area delivers comprehensive pre- and postgame analysis.  One hour prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches, and game previews on Warriors Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Warriors Postgame Live will give viewers an hour-long game breakdown with stats and highlights, locker room interviews, and a preview of the next game. Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live are anchored by three-time California Sportscaster of the Year Greg Papa with expert analysis from former Warriors general manager and head coach Garry St. Jean and former Warriors forward Kelenna Azubuike (@KAzubuike7).  Additional analysis will be provided by NBCSportsBayArea.com’s Warriors Insider Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS), Bob Fitzgerald and Jim Barnett.

The Happy Hour presented by Comcast BusinessThe Happy Hour (@NBCSHappyHour), a live hour-long conversational program – hosted by iconic Bay Area sports media personalities Greg Papa and Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS), along with Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Kelli Johnson (@KJohnsonNBCS) – regularly airs live weekdays at 5 p.m.  The Happy Hour showcases the distinctive voices and wit of Papa, Ratto and Johnson sharing their unfiltered spirited commentary, in-depth Warriors and NBA news and analysis, and lively conversation on the day’s trending sports headlines and other provocative stories.

The Happy Hour is available across NBC Sports Bay Area’s multiple platforms:

·       Live on NBC Sports Bay Area

·       Streaming live on the NBCSportsBayArea.com, NBC Sports App

·       Live audio streaming via NBCSportsBayArea.com

·       Archived podcasts available on NBCSportsBayArea.com

Warriors Outsiders – Back for its second season, the popular Warriors Outsiders (@GSWOutsiders) – hosted by former Stanford basketball guard and current Santa Cruz Warriors analyst Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) and Warriors super fan Grant Liffmann (@GLiffmann) – will provide Warriors fans with a fresh take following each game with analysis, commentary and analytics, as seen through the lens of the social media universe from a fan’s perspective.  Warriors Outsiders is simultaneously synced with Facebook Live to produce a unique conversation via an interactive experience.

Warriors Central – Each month of the 2017-18 NBA season, Warriors Central – a half-hour program – will give fans an inside look at the Warriors both on and off the court.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for show air dates and times.

Warriors Raw – NBC Sports Bay Area presents Warriors Raw, a same-day, condensed version of that day's game. Warriors Raw offers viewers highlights of key plays from alternative camera angles, authentic in-game sound and pre- and postgame interviews in an entertaining half-hour format.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.

Warriors Ground – The Emmy Award winning Warriors Ground returns for the 2017-18 NBA season on NBC Sports Bay Area.  Warriors Ground, a half-hour show produced by Warriors Studio, features behind-the-scenes footage, community highlights, team history, fan stories and more.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for show air dates and times.

NBCSportsBayArea.com – NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete Warriors and NBA coverage and showcases Warriors Insider Monte Poole and Senior Insider Ray Ratto and provides insightful news and analysis, daily insider reports and two regular podcasts: “The Warriors Insider Podcast” and “The Happy Hour Podcast.” NBCSportsBayArea.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video; player, coach and front office personnel interviews; press conferences; and content from the network’s news programming.

NBC Sports Bay Area Social Media – Throughout the 2017-18 NBA season, NBC Sports Bay Area will deliver extensive original content across the network’s and on-air personalities’ various social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter.  Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will present live game-day content from Oracle Arena at every Warriors home game.

Follow NBC Sports Bay Area: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSWarriors).

Authentic Fan Friday – NBC Sports Bay Area brings back the popular Authentic Fan Friday at Oracle Arena for every Friday home game during the regular season.  Fans will receive a collector’s edition cheer card and free NBC Sports Bay Area giveaways and will have the opportunity to win Warriors tickets.  Fans sitting in the “Authentic Fan” section will also have the chance to be seen on the NBC Sports Bay Area telecast. Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com /WarriorsAFF for more information.

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2017-18 SAN JOSE SHARKS COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2017-18 SAN JOSE SHARKS COVERAGE

Network to Present 76 Regular Season Sharks Telecasts

 

Complete Game Analysis Leading up to and Following the Game

on “Sharks Pregame Live” and “Sharks Postgame Live”

 

Live Sharks Games, “Sharks Pregame Live” and “Sharks Postgame Live”

Streamed on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports App

 

NBCSportsCalifornia.com to Feature Extensive Season-Long

Sharks & NHL News and Analysis

 

Original Content Throughout Season Via NBC Sports California

& Network Personalities’ Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 12, 2017 – NBC Sports California and NBCSportsCalifornia.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Sharks Fan,” announced today its coverage of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) for the 2017-18 NHL season, which includes 76 regular season games; extensive game day coverage with Sharks Pregame Live and Sharks Postgame Live; Sharks games, Sharks Pregame Live and Sharks Postgame Live streamed live on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports app; and comprehensive Sharks and NHL news and analysis on NBCSportsCalifornia.com.  Plus, NBC Sports California will present original content throughout the season across various social media platforms – including live game-day content from the SAP Center at every Sharks home game – on Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSSharks).

NBC Sports California will begin its coverage of Sharks hockey on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m., when the Sharks play the Los Angeles Kings at the SAP Center.  Calling all the action for Sharks games on NBC Sports California will be eight-time regional Emmy Award winner and play-by-play announcer Randy Hahn (@sharkvoice) and 10-year NHL veteran and color analyst Jamie Baker (@Bakes_Jamie13).

Returning for all Sharks home games this season is a permanent “Inside The Glass” position on the Sharks bench, where Baker will provide viewers with an up-close-and-personal vantage point for Sharks broadcasts on NBC Sports California, bringing fans closer than ever to Sharks hockey action.

Extensive Sharks coverage on NBC Sports California includes two matchups against two-time Conn Smythe Trophy winner Sidney Crosby and two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins (1/20 vs. Pittsburgh, 1/30 at Pittsburgh), two games against former Sharks captain Patrick Marleau and the Toronto Maple Leafs (10/30 vs. Toronto, 11/4 at Toronto), two matchups versus defending Western Conference champion Nashville Predators (2/22 at Nashville, 3/29 at Nashville), two games against six-time Rocket Richard Trophy winner Alex Ovechkin and the Presidents’ Trophy winning Washington Capitals (12/4 at Washington, 3/10 vs. Washington) and four matchups against Hart Memorial Trophy winner Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers (12/18 at Edmonton, 2/10 vs. Edmonton, 2/27 vs. Edmonton, 3/14 at Edmonton).

NBC Sports California’s 2017-18 Sharks telecast schedule is as follows:

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Saturday

10/7

vs

Los Angeles Kings

7:30 PM

Thursday

10/12

vs

Buffalo Sabres

7:30 PM

Saturday

10/14

vs

New York Islanders

7:30 PM

Friday

10/20

at

New Jersey Devils

4:00 PM

Saturday

10/21

at

New York Islanders

4:00 PM

Monday

10/23

at

New York Rangers

4:00 PM

Thursday

10/26

at

Boston Bruins

4:00 PM

Saturday

10/28

at

Buffalo Sabres

10:00 AM

Monday

10/30

vs

Toronto Maple Leafs

7:30 PM

Saturday

11/4

vs

Anaheim Ducks

7:30 PM

Saturday

11/11

vs

Vancouver Canucks

7:00 PM

Sunday

11/12

at

Los Angeles Kings

7:30 PM

Thursday

11/16

vs

Florida Panthers

7:30 PM

Saturday

11/18

vs

Boston Bruins

7:30 PM

Monday

11/20

vs

Anaheim Ducks

7:30 PM

Wednesday

11/22

at

Arizona Coyotes

6:00 PM

Friday

11/24

at

Vegas Golden Knights

3:00 PM

Saturday

11/25

vs

Winnipeg Jets

7:00 PM

Tuesday

11/28

at

Philadelphia Flyers

4:00 PM

Friday

12/1

at

Florida Panthers

4:30 PM

Saturday

12/2

at

Tampa Bay Lightning

4:00 PM

Monday

12/4

at

Washington Capitals

4:00 PM

Thursday

12/7

vs

Carolina Hurricanes

7:30 PM

Saturday

12/9

vs

Ottawa Senators

7:00 PM

Sunday

12/10

vs

Minnesota Wild

6:00 PM

Thursday

12/14

at

Calgary Flames

6:00 PM

Friday

12/15

at

Vancouver Canucks

7:00 PM

Monday

12/18

at

Edmonton Oilers

6:00 PM

Thursday

12/21

vs

Vancouver Canucks

7:30 PM

Saturday

12/23

vs

Los Angeles Kings

7:00 PM

Thursday

12/28

vs

Calgary Flames

7:30 PM

Sunday

12/31

at

Dallas Stars

5:00 PM

Tuesday

1/2

at

Montreal Canadiens

4:30 PM

Thursday

1/4

at

Toronto Maple Leafs

4:00 PM

Friday

1/5

at

Ottawa Senators

4:30 PM

Sunday

1/7

at

Winnipeg Jets

12:00 PM

Saturday

1/13

vs

Arizona Coyotes

7:30 PM

Monday

1/15

at

Los Angeles Kings

1:00 PM

Tuesday

1/16

at

Arizona Coyotes

6:00 PM

Thursday

1/18

at

Colorado Avalanche

6:00 PM

Saturday

1/20

vs

Pittsburgh Penguins

5:00 PM

Sunday

1/21

at

Anaheim Ducks

6:00 PM

Tuesday

1/23

vs

Winnipeg Jets

7:30 PM

Thursday

1/25

vs

New York Rangers

7:30 PM

Tuesday

1/30

at

Pittsburgh Penguins

4:00 PM

Wednesday

1/31

at

Detroit Red Wings

5:00 PM

Friday

2/2

at

Columbus Blue Jackets

4:00 PM

Sunday

2/4

at

Carolina Hurricanes

10:00 AM

Tuesday

2/6

at

Colorado Avalanche

6:00 PM

Thursday

2/8

vs

Vegas Golden Knights

7:30 PM

Saturday

2/10

vs

Edmonton Oilers

7:00 PM

Sunday

2/11

at

Anaheim Ducks

5:00 PM

Tuesday

2/13

vs

Arizona Coyotes

7:30 PM

Thursday

2/15

vs

Vancouver Canucks

7:30 PM

Sunday

2/18

vs

Dallas Stars

5:00 PM

Tuesday

2/20

at

St. Louis Blues

5:00 PM

Thursday

2/22

at

Nashville Predators

5:00 PM

Friday

2/23

at

Chicago Blackhawks

5:30 PM

Sunday

2/25

at

Minnesota Wild

5:00 PM

Tuesday

2/27

vs

Edmonton Oilers

7:30 PM

Sunday

3/4

vs

Columbus Blue Jackets

6:00 PM

Thursday

3/8

vs

St. Louis Blues

7:30 PM

Saturday

3/10

vs

Washington Capitals

1:00 PM

Monday

3/12

vs

Detroit Red Wings

7:30 PM

Wednesday

3/14

at

Edmonton Oilers

6:30 PM

Friday

3/16

at

Calgary Flames

6:00 PM

Saturday

3/17

at

Vancouver Canucks

7:00 PM

Tuesday

3/20

vs

New Jersey Devils

7:30 PM

Saturday

3/24

vs

Calgary Flames

1:00 PM

Monday

3/26

at

Chicago Blackhawks

5:30 PM

Tuesday

3/27

at

St. Louis Blues

5:00 PM

Thursday

3/29

at

Nashville Predators

5:00 PM

Saturday

3/31

at

Vegas Golden Knights

7:30 PM

+ Tuesday

4/3

vs

Dallas Stars

7:30 PM

+ Thursday

4/5

vs

Colorado Avalanche

7:30 PM

+ Saturday

4/7

vs

Minnesota Wild

7:30 PM

76 regular games

Schedule as of 9/12/17; Dates and times subject to change

+ NBC Sports California Plus

 

For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBC Sports California’s Sharks telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand.

Sharks coverage streamed live via NBCSportsCalifornia.com, NBC Sports App – presented by Northern California Honda Dealers – NBC Sports California offers live streams of its Sharks 2017-18 regular-season schedule to NBC Sports California subscribers, along with its game-day shows Sharks Pregame Live and Sharks Postgame Live, via NBCSportsCalifornia.com and the NBC Sports app.  The live-streaming service will be available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Sports California subscribers on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.  Authenticated subscribers will have the ability to access games when traveling outside of their region, provided they are within the U.S. The service is provided as an added value and is available to all video distributors of NBC Sports California.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click here.

Sharks Pregame Live, Sharks Postgame Live – NBC Sports California's Sharks Pregame Live will lead viewers right to the drop of the puck with a breakdown of the day's matchup, insightful analysis, and interviews with Sharks coaches and players. Immediately following Sharks games on NBC Sports California, Sharks Postgame Live will provide in-depth game analysis, complete game highlights, a live look at Coach Peter DeBoer's press conference, interviews from the dressing room and player reaction and a preview of the next game. The shows will be anchored by 13-time Regional Emmy Award winner Brodie Brazil (@brodieNBCS) and 12-year NHL veteran Curtis Brown, with additional analysis provided by Randy Hahn, Jamie Baker and Bret Hedican (@BretHedican).

Sharks Central – Each month of the 2017-18 NHL season, Sharks Central – a half-hour program hosted by Brodie Brazil – will give fans an inside look at the Sharks both on and off the ice.  Visit NBCSportsCalifornia.com for air dates and times.

NBCSportsCalifornia.com, Social Media – NBCSportsCalifornia.com is a destination for live streaming of Sharks games, highlights, news, analysis, player interviews, press conferences and content from the monthly Sharks Central show.  Throughout the 2017-18 NHL season, NBC Sports California will deliver original content across the network and on-air personalities’ various social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter.  Plus, NBC Sports California will present live game-day content from the SAP Center for every Sharks home game on all social media platforms.

Follow NBC Sports California: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSSharks).

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA KICK OFF 2017 OAKLAND RAIDERS COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA KICK OFF 2017 OAKLAND RAIDERS COVERAGE

“Raiders Central” Presented by State Farm, New Weekly Half-Hour Program Hosted by Fallon Smith

“Raiders Press Conference Live” Presented by State Farm Coach Jack Del Rio’s Press Conference the Day After Every Game

Raiders & NFL Analysis and Spirited Commentary on Signature Program “The Happy Hour” with Greg Papa, Ray Ratto & Kelli Johnson

NBCSportsCalifornia.com to Feature Extensive Season-Long Raiders & NFL News, Analysis, Exclusive Video and the “Raiders Insider Podcast” with Scott Bair

Original Content Throughout Season Via NBC Sports California & NFL Personalities’ Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 7, 2017 – NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Raiders Fan,” is set to kick off the 2017 NFL season with complete “Sunday to Sunday” coverage that includes: the debut of Raiders Central – a weekly 30-minute preview and analysis show; season-long Raiders and NFL analysis and commentary on Raiders Press Conference Live and The Happy Hour; and comprehensive news, insider reports and exclusive video on NBCSportsCalifornia.com.  Plus, the network will present original content throughout the season across various social media platforms – including live game-day content from the Oakland Coliseum at every Raiders home game – on Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSRaiders).

Lineup of Raiders and NFL related programming for the season:

Raiders CentralRaiders Central, a new half-hour program, is hosted by Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithNBCS) along with weekly contributions from eight-year NFL veteran and NBC Sports football analyst Chris Simms (@CSimmsQB) and NBCSportsCalifornia.com's Raiders Insider Scott Bair (@BairNBCS).  Throughout the 2017 NFL season, Raiders Central features interviews with players, coaches and alumni, examines the key plays from the previous week’s game, and provides an in-depth preview of the Raiders’ upcoming opponents.  The season debut of Raiders Central is on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 9:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area.  The show can be seen regularly on Thursdays with re-airs throughout the week on NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California.  Visit NBCSportsCalifornia.com for air dates and times.

Raiders Press Conference Live – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsCalifornia.com will present Raiders Press Conference Live – coverage from Coach Jack Del Rio’s weekly press conference – the day following games. The network will provide a live, uninterrupted feed from the Raiders practice facility in Alameda.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.  Later in the day, at 4 p.m., the network will air a half-hour condensed version of Del Rio’s press conference.

The Happy HourThe Happy Hour (@NBCSHappyHour), a live hour-long conversational program – hosted by iconic Bay Area sports media personalities Greg Papa and Ray Ratto, along with Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Kelli Johnson (@KJohnsonNBCS) – regularly airs live weekdays at 5 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area, and re-airs at 6 p.m. on NBC Sports California.  The Happy Hour showcases the distinctive voices and wit of Papa, Ratto and Johnson sharing their unfiltered spirited commentary, in-depth Raiders and NFL preview and analysis, and lively conversation on the day’s trending sports headlines and other provocative stories.

The Happy Hour is available across NBC Sports Bay Area’s multiple platforms:

  • Live on NBC Sports Bay Area, Re-airs on NBC Sports California
  • Streaming live on the NBC Sports App
  • Live audio streaming via NBCSportsBayArea.com
  • Archived podcasts available on NBCSportsBayArea.com 

NBCSportsCalifornia.com – NBCSportsCalifornia.com delivers complete Raiders and NFL coverage and showcases Raiders Insider Scott Bair and Senior Insider Ray Ratto provides insightful news and analysis, daily insider reports and two regular podcasts: “The Raiders Insider Podcast” and “The Happy Hour Podcast.” NBCSportsCalifornia.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video; player, coach and front office personnel interviews; press conferences and content from the network’s news programming.

Social Media – Throughout the 2017 NFL season, NBC Sports California will deliver extensive original content across the network and on-air personalities’ various social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter.  Plus, NBC Sports California will present live game-day content from the Oakland Coliseum at every Raiders home game.

Follow NBC Sports Bay Area & NBC Sports California: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSRaiders).

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

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