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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA KICKS OFF 2017 SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA KICKS OFF 2017 SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS COVERAGE

Former 49ers Quarterback Jeff Garcia Joins Network as Analyst for “49ers Pregame Live,” “49ers Postgame Live” and “The 49ers Insider Podcast”

 

“49ers Game Plan” Presented by Nissan, New 30-Minute Show Featuring Weekly Sit-Down  with Head Coach Kyle Shanahan or General Manager John Lynch, Debuts Saturday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m.  on NBC Bay Area, Re-Airs at 10 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area

 

“49ers Pregame Live” Presented by Toyota (Season Premiere) Sunday, Sept. 10 at 12 p.m. Prior to 49ers/Panthers; Show to Originate from the Faithful Mile Before Every Home Game

 

“49ers Postgame Live” presented by Esurance, “The Official Postgame Show of the 49ers” (Season Premiere) Immediately Following Season Opener

 

“49ers Central” (Season Premiere) Thursday, Sept. 7 at 9 p.m.

 

“49ers Press Conference Live” (Season Premiere) Monday, Sept. 11

 

NBCSportsBayArea.com to Feature Extensive Season-Long 49ers & NFL News, Analysis, Exclusive Video and “The 49ers Insider Podcast” with Matt Maiocco & Jeff Garcia

 

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

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 7, 2017 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic 49ers Fan,” is set to kick off the 2017 NFL season with complete “Sunday to Sunday” coverage that includes: former 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia (@JeffGarciaJGFA) joining the network’s 49ers coverage team; the debut of 49ers Game Plan – featuring a weekly sit-down with either head coach Kyle Shanahan or general manager John Lynch; in-depth game day coverage with 49ers Pregame Live and 49ers Postgame Live; season-long 49ers and NFL news and analysis on 49ers Press Conference Live, 49ers Central and The Happy Hour; and comprehensive 49ers and NFL 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 Levi’s® Stadium at every 49ers home game – on Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCS49ers).

NBC Sports Bay Area’s lineup of 49ers and NFL related programming for the season:

NEW THIS SEASON:

49ers analyst Jeff Garcia – Former 49ers quarterback (1999-2003) Jeff Garcia will serve as an NBC Sports Bay Area analyst on 49ers Pregame Live and 49ers Postgame Live, and will co-host “The 49ers Insider Podcast” with NBCSportsBayArea.com 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoNBCS).  The four-time Pro Bowl quarterback also played for the Cleveland Browns (2004), Detroit Lions (2005), Philadelphia Eagles (2006, 2009) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2007-2008).  Garcia, a native of Gilroy, threw 161 touchdowns and passed for 25,537 yards in his 11-year NFL career.  Following his career at San Jose State University (1991-1993), he played for the CFL’s Calgary Stampeders (1994-1998), where he was a four-time West Division All-Star and won a Grey Cup championship.

49ers Game Plan presented by Nissan49ers Game Plan – hosted by NBC Sports Bay Area’s Dave Feldman (@FeldyNBCS) – is a new, half-hour program featuring a weekly sit-down with either 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan or general manager John Lynch, that will debut on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m. on NBC Bay Area, and will re-air at 10 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area.  Each week during the NFL season, Shanahan or Lynch will provide The Faithful with an insightful preview of the 49ers’ next opponent, and a recap the team’s previous game.  49ers Game Plan will also include features, game highlights, and interviews with current and former players, coaches, front office personnel and other insiders.  49ers Game Plan will air on NBC Bay Area on Saturdays, and will re-air 10 p.m. on Saturdays on NBC Sports Bay Area.  Visit NBCBayArea.com and NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.

49ERS GAME-DAY PROGRAMS:

49ers Pregame Live presented by Toyota – Prior to every home game at Levi’s® Stadium, NBC Sports Bay Area kicks off its 49ers game day coverage with 49ers Pregame Live – the only live, locally produced 49ers pregame show.  49ers Pregame Live – a one-hour show that debuts on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 12 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area Plus before the 49ers/Panthers game – provides the latest game day news, player updates, a detailed game preview and analysis, and on-field pregame reports. 49ers Pregame Live is hosted by NBC Sports Bay Area’s Dave Feldman, former 49ers defensive end and Super Bowl XXIX champion Dennis Brown (@DTBrownSF), and former 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia. Plus, NBCSportsBayArea.com 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco will provide additional pregame coverage with up-to-the-minute game day information.  49ers Pregame Live will broadcast live from the Faithful Mile – the official tailgate party location of 49ers games at Levi’s® Stadium – one hour prior to every home game. Fans are encouraged to attend the live broadcasts and to pick up free NBC Sports Bay Area giveaways.

49ers Postgame Live presented by Esurance – Beginning Sunday, Sept. 10, immediately following the 49ers’ season opener against the Panthers (approx. 4 p.m.) on NBC Sports Bay Area, 49ers Postgame Live, “the official postgame show of the 49ers,” continues to be the leading destination for The Faithful, with comprehensive one-hour coverage featuring in-depth game analysis, locker room interviews and player reactions, full coverage of Coach Shanahan's and key players’ press conferences and a preview of the following week’s game. 49ers Postgame Live is hosted by Dave Feldman and features detailed postgame analysis from Dennis Brown and Jeff Garcia.  Matt Maiocco will also provide immediate postgame interviews and reaction from 49ers players and coaches.  49ers Postgame Live will broadcast from the field after home games.

WEEKLY 49ERS PROGRAMS:

49ers Press Conference Live – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com will present 49ers Press Conference Live – coverage from Coach Shanahan’s weekly press conference – the day following games. The network will provide a live, uninterrupted feed from the 49ers practice facility in Santa Clara.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.  Later in the day, at 4:30 p.m., NBC Sports Bay Area will air a half-hour condensed version of Shanahan’s press conference that will be hosted by Dave Feldman, with analysis from Dennis Brown and NBCSportsBayArea.com Senior Insider Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS), and Matt Maiocco reporting from Santa Clara.

49ers Central49ers Central, a half-hour show, is hosted by Dave Feldman along with weekly contributions from 49ers analysts Dennis Brown and 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco.  Throughout the 2017 NFL season, 49ers Central will feature interviews with players and coaches, examine the pivotal plays from the previous week’s game, and provides extensive analysis of the 49ers’ upcoming opponents.  The season debut of 49ers Central is on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 9 p.m. and the show can be seen regularly on Thursdays with re-airs throughout the week.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.

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.  The Happy Hour showcases the distinctive voices and wit of Papa, Ratto and Johnson sharing their unfiltered spirited commentary, in-depth 49ers 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:

49ERS DIGITAL CONTENT:

NBCSportsBayArea.com – NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete 49ers and NFL coverage and showcases 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco and Senior Insider Ray Ratto and provides insightful news and analysis, daily insider reports and two regular podcasts: “The 49ers Insider Podcast” with Matt Maiocco & Jeff Garcia 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 NFL 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 Levi’s® Stadium at every 49ers home game.

Follow NBC Sports Bay Area: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCS49ers).

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 ANNOUNCES 2018 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCES 2018 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS COVERAGE

Network to Present 142 Regular-Season Games, 4 Preseason Games

 

Complete Game Day Coverage with One-Hour “Giants Pregame Live”

and “Giants Postgame Live” Shows

 

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

In-Market Streaming on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports App

 

NBCSportsBayArea.com to Feature Extensive Season-Long Giants & MLB News,

Analysis, Exclusive Video and the “Giants Insider Podcast” with Alex Pavlovic

 

Original Content Throughout Season Via NBC Sports Bay Area’s

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

 

“The Happy Hour,” “Giants Outsiders,” “Giants Raw,” “G-Mag” and “Inside the Clubhouse”

to Provide Northern California’s Most Comprehensive Giants and MLB News,

Top Stories and Analysis All Season Long

 

“Say Hey Tuesday” Returns, “Giants Pregame Live” and “Giants Postgame Live”

from AT&T Park Every Tuesday Night Home Game

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – February 9, 2018 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Giants Fan,” announced today its coverage of the San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) for the 2018 season, which includes 146 games (142 regular season, 4 preseason); comprehensive game-day coverage with one-hour Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live shows; in-market live streaming of Giants games, Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports app; season-long Giants and MLB news and analysis on The Happy Hour, Giants Outsiders, Giants Raw, G-Mag and Inside the Clubhouse; and Giants and MLB 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: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSGiants).

The Giants regular season on NBC Sports Bay Area gets underway on Friday, March 30 at 4 p.m. when the Giants play the 2017 N.L. Champion Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium (Giants Pregame Live at 3 p.m.).  NBC Sports Bay Area will present the Giants home opener against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, April 3 at 1:30 p.m. (Giants Pregame Live at 12:30 p.m.).

Giants coverage on NBC Sports Bay Area against playoff contenders includes: 11 contests versus the Dodgers (March 30, 31; April 7, 8, 28, 29; June 17; August 14, 15; September 29, 30), four games against the 2017 N.L. Central Champion Chicago Cubs (May 25; July 9, 10, 11) and six games against the 2017 N.L. East Champion Washington Nationals (April 23, 24, 25; June 8, 9, 10).  Giants interleague action includes: five games against cross-bay rival Oakland A’s (July 13, 14, 15, 21, 22) and four matchups versus the 2017 World Champion Houston Astros (May 22, 23; August 6, 7).

In addition to the 142 regular season games, NBC Sports Bay Area will televise four spring training games – Los Angeles Dodgers (March 4), Chicago Cubs (March 22) and Oakland A’s (March 26 & 27).

NBC Sports Bay Area’s Giants telecasts feature the Emmy Award-winning broadcast team of Duane Kuiper (play-by-play) and Mike Krukow (color analyst), who will be joined by Amy Gutierrez (in-game reporter, (@AmyGGiants) during home games.

2018 San Francisco Giants on NBC Sports Bay Area:

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Sunday

3/4

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers (Exhibition)

12:00 PM

Thursday

3/22

vs

Chicago Cubs (Exhibition)

7:00 PM

Monday

3/26

vs

Oakland A's (Exhibition)

7:00 PM

^ Tuesday

3/27

vs

Oakland A's (Exhibition)

6:00 PM

Friday

3/30

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Saturday

3/31

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:00 PM

Tuesday

4/3

vs

Seattle Mariners

1:30 PM

Wednesday

4/4

vs

Seattle Mariners

4:00 PM

Saturday

4/7

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Sunday

4/8

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Monday

4/9

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

4/10

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/11

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

12:30 PM

Thursday

4/12

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Saturday

4/14

at

San Diego Padres

5:30 PM

Sunday

4/15

at

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Tuesday

4/17

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Wednesday

4/18

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Thursday

4/19

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Saturday

4/21

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/22

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Monday

4/23

vs

Washington Nationals

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

4/24

vs

Washington Nationals

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/25

vs

Washington Nationals

12:30 PM

Saturday

4/28

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/29

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Monday

4/30

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

5/1

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/2

vs

San Diego Padres

12:30 PM

Friday

5/4

at

Atlanta Braves

4:30 PM

Saturday

5/5

at

Atlanta Braves

4:00 PM

Sunday

5/6

at

Atlanta Braves

10:30 AM

Monday

5/7

at

Philadelphia Phillies

4:00 PM

Tuesday

5/8

at

Philadelphia Phillies

4:00 PM

Wednesday

5/9

at

Philadelphia Phillies

4:00 PM

Thursday

5/10

at

Philadelphia Phillies

10:00 AM

Friday

5/11

at

Pittsburgh Pirates

4:00 PM

Saturday

5/12

at

Pittsburgh Pirates

4:00 PM

Sunday

5/13

at

Pittsburgh Pirates

10:30 AM

Monday

5/14

vs

Cincinnati Reds

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

5/15

vs

Cincinnati Reds

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/16

vs

Cincinnati Reds

12:30 PM

Thursday

5/17

vs

Colorado Rockies

7:00 PM

Saturday

5/19

vs

Colorado Rockies

1:00 PM

Sunday

5/20

vs

Colorado Rockies

1:00 PM

Tuesday

5/22

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Wednesday

5/23

at

Houston Astros

11:00 AM

Friday

5/25

at

Chicago Cubs

11:00 AM

Monday

5/28

at

Colorado Rockies

4:00 PM

Tuesday

5/29

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Wednesday

5/30

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Friday

6/1

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

7:00 PM

Saturday

6/2

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

7:00 PM

Sunday

6/3

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

1:00 PM

Monday

6/4

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

6/5

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Wednesday

6/6

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

12:30 PM

Friday

6/8

at

Washington Nationals

4:00 PM

Saturday

6/9

at

Washington Nationals

9:00 AM

Sunday

6/10

at

Washington Nationals

1:00 PM

Monday

6/11

at

Miami Marlins

4:00 PM

Tuesday

6/12

at

Miami Marlins

4:00 PM

Wednesday

6/13

at

Miami Marlins

4:00 PM

Thursday

6/14

at

Miami Marlins

9:00 AM

Sunday

6/17

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Monday

6/18

vs

Miami Marlins

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

6/19

vs

Miami Marlins

7:00 PM

Wednesday

6/20

vs

Miami Marlins

12:30 PM

Thursday

6/21

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Saturday

6/23

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Sunday

6/24

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

* Tuesday

6/26

vs

Colorado Rockies

7:00 PM

Wednesday

6/27

vs

Colorado Rockies

7:00 PM

Thursday

6/28

vs

Colorado Rockies

12:30 PM

Saturday

6/30

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Sunday

7/1

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Monday

7/2

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Tuesday

7/3

at

Colorado Rockies

5:00 PM

Wednesday

7/4

at

Colorado Rockies

5:00 PM

Thursday

7/5

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

7:00 PM

Friday

7/6

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/7

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

1:00 PM

Sunday

7/8

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

1:00 PM

Monday

7/9

vs

Chicago Cubs

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

7/10

vs

Chicago Cubs

7:00 PM

Wednesday

7/11

vs

Chicago Cubs

12:30 PM

Friday

7/13

vs

Oakland A's

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/14

vs

Oakland A's

7:00 PM

Sunday

7/15

vs

Oakland A's

1:00 PM

Saturday

7/21

at

Oakland A's

6:00 PM

Sunday

7/22

at

Oakland A's

1:00 PM

Tuesday

7/24

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Wednesday

7/25

at

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Thursday

7/26

vs

Milwaukee Brewers

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/28

vs

Milwaukee Brewers

6:00 PM

Sunday

7/29

vs

Milwaukee Brewers

1:00 PM

Monday

7/30

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Tuesday

7/31

at

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Thursday

8/2

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Friday

8/3

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Saturday

8/4

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

5:00 PM

Sunday

8/5

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Monday

8/6

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

8/7

vs

Houston Astros

12:30 PM

Thursday

8/9

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

7:00 PM

Friday

8/10

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/11

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

6:00 PM

Sunday

8/12

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

1:00 PM

Tuesday

8/14

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

8/15

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Friday

8/17

at

Cincinnati Reds

4:00 PM

Saturday

8/18

at

Cincinnati Reds

4:00 PM

Sunday

8/19

at

Cincinnati Reds

10:00 AM

Monday

8/20

at

New York Mets

4:00 PM

Tuesday

8/21

at

New York Mets

4:00 PM

Wednesday

8/22

at

New York Mets

4:00 PM

Thursday

8/23

at

New York Mets

10:00 AM

Saturday

8/25

vs

Texas Rangers

1:00 PM

Sunday

8/26

vs

Texas Rangers

1:00 PM

Monday

8/27

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

8/28

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Wednesday

8/29

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Friday

8/31

vs

New York Mets

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/1

vs

New York Mets

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/2

vs

New York Mets

1:00 PM

Monday

9/3

at

Colorado Rockies

12:00 PM

Tuesday

9/4

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Wednesday

9/5

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Friday

9/7

at

Milwaukee Brewers

5:00 PM

Saturday

9/8

at

Milwaukee Brewers

4:00 PM

Sunday

9/9

at

Milwaukee Brewers

11:00 AM

Monday

9/10

vs

Atlanta Braves

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

9/11

vs

Atlanta Braves

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/12

vs

Atlanta Braves

12:30 PM

Saturday

9/15

vs

Colorado Rockies

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/16

vs

Colorado Rockies

1:00 PM

Monday

9/17

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Tuesday

9/18

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/19

at

San Diego Padres

6:00 PM

Saturday

9/22

at

St. Louis Cardinals

4:00 PM

Sunday

9/23

at

St. Louis Cardinals

11:00 AM

Monday

9/24

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

9/25

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/26

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/29

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/30

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

12:00 PM

 

146 regular-season games, 4 preseason games

Schedule as of 2/9/18; Dates and times subject to change

For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBCSBA’s Giants telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand

^ Game on NBCSBA Plus

* Say Hey Tuesday from AT&T Park

Giants coverage streamed live in-market via NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBC Sports App:  NBC Sports Bay Area offers live in-market streams of Giants games to NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers, along with its game-day shows Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live, via NBCSportsBayArea.com and the NBC Sports app.  The live in-market streaming service is available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Bay Area subscribers on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click here.

Giants Pregame Live, Giants Postgame Live:  One hour prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches and in-depth game previews on Giants Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Giants Postgame Live will give viewers an hour-long game breakdown with stats and highlights, clubhouse interviews and a preview of the next game.  The shows, featuring a four-person broadcast team, are co-anchored by NBC Sports Bay Area’s Dave Feldman (@FeldyNBCS) and Ahmed Fareed (@FareedNBCS), along with two analysts from a rotation of former Giants players: Rich Aurilia (@RichAurilia35), Shawn Estes (@sestes55), Tim Flannery (@TimFlannery2), Bill Laskey (@laskey19) and Randy Winn.

NBCSportsBayArea.com, Social Media:  NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete Giants and MLB coverage and showcases Giants Insider Alex Pavlovic (@PavlovicNBCS) and Senior Insider Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS) and provides insightful news and analysis, daily insider reports and two regular podcasts: Giants Insider Podcast and The Happy Hour. 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.

Throughout the 2018 MLB 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.  Follow NBC Sports Bay Area:  Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & NBCSGiants).

The Happy Hour: The 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.  The Happy Hour showcases the distinctive voices and wit of Papa, Ratto and Johnson sharing their unfiltered spirited commentary, in-depth Giants and MLB news and analysis, and lively conversation on the day’s trending sports headlines and other provocative stories.

Giants Outsiders: Giants Outsiders, hosted by Grant Brisbee (@mccoveychron) and Therese Viñal (@ThereseVinal), provides viewers with an entertaining and fresh take on the game with insightful analysis and spirited commentary, and emphasizes viewer interaction via fan engagement on a number of social media platforms: Twitter (@NBCSGiants, @mccoveychron & @ThereseVinal) and Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic). Giants Outsiders is simultaneously synced with Facebook Live to produce a unique conversation via an interactive experience.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for Giants Outsider air dates and times.

Giants Raw: NBC Sports Bay Area presents Giants Raw, a same-day, condensed version of that day's game. Giants 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.

G-Mag:  Each month of the 2018 MLB season, G-Mag – a half-hour program hosted by Giants in-game reporter Amy Gutierrez – will give fans an inside look at the Giants both on and off the field.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for show air dates and times.

Inside the Clubhouse:  The Emmy Award winning Inside the Clubhouse returns for the 2018 MLB season on NBC Sports Bay Area.  Inside the Clubhouse, a half-hour show produced by SFG Productions, features behind-the-scenes footage, community highlights, team history, fan stories and more.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for show air dates and times.

Say Hey Tuesday:  NBC Sports Bay Area brings back the popular Say Hey Tuesday, live shows on location from AT&T Park.  Every Tuesday night home game that the network broadcasts, Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live will originate from Willie Mays Plaza.  The general public is encouraged to attend the live broadcasts.  The first Say Hey Tuesday of the season is scheduled for April 10, prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game.  Beginning at 5 p.m., the first 500 fans in line at each Say Hey Tuesday will receive a free giveaway.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for more information on Say Hey Tuesday and the free giveaways.

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 2018 OAKLAND A’S COVERAGE

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NBC Sports California

NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES 2018 OAKLAND A’S COVERAGE

Network to Present 147 Regular-Season Games, 2 Preseason Games

Complete Game Day Coverage with “A’s Pregame Live”

and “A’s Postgame Live” Shows

Live A’s Games, “A’s Pregame Live” and “A’s Postgame Live”

In-Market Streaming on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports App

Original Content Throughout Season Via NBC Sports California’s

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – February 1, 2018 – NBC Sports California and NBCSportsCalifornia.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic A’s Fan,” announced today its coverage of the Oakland A’s (@Athletics) for the 2018 season, which includes 149 games (147 regular season, 2 preseason); comprehensive game-day coverage with A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live shows; and in-market live streaming of A’s games, A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live on NBCSportsCalifornia.com and via the NBC Sports app.  Plus, NBC Sports California will present original content throughout the season across various social media platforms: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSAthletics).

NBC Sports California’s regular season coverage begins with the A’s season and home opener against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Thursday, March 29 at 1 p.m. (A’s Pregame Live at 12:30 p.m.)

A's coverage on NBC Sports California against playoff contenders include: 16 games against the 2017 World Champion Houston Astros (April 27, 28, 29; May 7, 8, 9; June 12, 13; July 9, 10, 11; August 17, 18, 19, 27, 28); six matchups versus the 2017 A.L Central Champion Cleveland Indians (June 29, 30; July 1, 6, 7, 8); six matchups versus the 2017 A.L. East Champion Boston Red Sox (April 20, 21, 22; May 14, 15, 16) and six contests versus the 2017 A.L. Wildcard winner New York Yankees (May 11, 12, 13; September 3, 4, 5).  A’s interleague action includes the six-game Bay Bridge Series versus the San Francisco Giants (July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22.)

National networks will air the remaining scheduled A’s games, so that all 162 games will be available in the Bay Area.

In addition to the 147 regular season games, NBC Sports California will air two spring training games, one against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. and one versus the Giants on Sunday, March 25 at 1 p.m.

NBC Sports California’s A’s telecasts feature the Emmy Award-winning broadcast team of Glen Kuiper (play-by-play) and Ray Fosse (color analyst).  As previously announced, former A’s pitcher Dallas Braden (@DALLASBRADEN209) will be featured in 35 telecasts as a color commentator and 54 games in the newly created role of field analyst, with Braden reporting from a unique vantage point close to the action.  He will also continue in his role as a studio analyst for select A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live shows.  Longtime in-stadium host Kara Tsuboi (@karashotcorner) will join the broadcast team as a sideline reporter for a limited number of home games.

Prior to each game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches and in-depth game previews on A’s Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, A’s Postgame Live will give viewers an in-depth game breakdown with stats and highlights, clubhouse interviews and a preview of the next game.  The shows are anchored by veteran sportscaster Brodie Brazil (@BrodieNBCS), with analysis from former A’s players Dave Stewart, Dallas Braden, Bip Roberts and Shooty Babitt.

NBC Sports California offers live in-market streams of A’s games to NBC Sports California subscribers, along with its game-day shows A’s Pregame Live and A’s Postgame Live, via NBCSportsCalifornia.com and the NBC Sports app.  The live in-market streaming service is available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC California subscribers on mobile, tablet and desktop devices.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click here.

Throughout the 2018 MLB season, NBC Sports California will deliver extensive original content across the network’s and on-air personalities’ various social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter.  Follow NBC Sports California:  Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSAthletics).

2018 Oakland A’s on NBC Sports California:

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Thursday

3/15

vs

Seattle Mariners (Preseason)

7:00 PM

Sunday

3/25

vs

San Francisco Giants (Preseason)

1:00 PM

Thursday

3/29

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Friday

3/30

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Saturday

3/31

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Sunday

4/1

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Monday

4/2

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Tuesday

4/3

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/4

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Thursday

4/5

vs

Texas Rangers

12:30 PM

Friday

4/6

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Saturday

4/7

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/8

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Tuesday

4/10

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/11

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Friday

4/13

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Saturday

4/14

at

Seattle Mariners

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/15

at

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Monday

4/16

vs

Chicago White Sox

7:00 PM

Tuesday

4/17

vs

Chicago White Sox

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/18

vs

Chicago White Sox

12:30 PM

Friday

4/20

vs

Boston Red Sox

7:00 PM

Saturday

4/21

vs

Boston Red Sox

6:00 PM

Sunday

4/22

vs

Boston Red Sox

1:00 PM

Monday

4/23

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Tuesday

4/24

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Wednesday

4/25

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Friday

4/27

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Saturday

4/28

at

Houston Astros

4:00 PM

Sunday

4/29

at

Houston Astros

11:00 AM

Tuesday

5/1

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/2

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Thursday

5/3

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Friday

5/4

vs

Baltimore Orioles

7:00 PM

Saturday

5/5

vs

Baltimore Orioles

6:00 PM

Sunday

5/6

vs

Baltimore Orioles

1:00 PM

Monday

5/7

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Tuesday

5/8

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/9

vs

Houston Astros

12:30 PM

Friday

5/11

at

New York Yankees

4:00 PM

Saturday

5/12

at

New York Yankees

TBD

Sunday

5/13

at

New York Yankees

TBD

Monday

5/14

at

Boston Red Sox

4:00 PM

Tuesday

5/15

at

Boston Red Sox

4:00 PM

Wednesday

5/16

at

Boston Red Sox

4:00 PM

Friday

5/18

at

Toronto Blue Jays

4:00 PM

Sunday

5/20

at

Toronto Blue Jays

10:00 AM

Tuesday

5/22

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/23

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Thursday

5/24

vs

Seattle Mariners

12:30 PM

Friday

5/25

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Saturday

5/26

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Sunday

5/27

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Monday

5/28

vs

Tampa Bay Rays

1:00 PM

Tuesday

5/29

vs

Tampa Bay Rays

7:00 PM

Wednesday

5/30

vs

Tampa Bay Rays

7:00 PM

Friday

6/1

at

Kansas City Royals

5:00 PM

Saturday

6/2

at

Kansas City Royals

11:00 AM

Sunday

6/3

at

Kansas City Royals

11:00 AM

Tuesday

6/5

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Wednesday

6/6

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Thursday

6/7

vs

Kansas City Royals

7:00 PM

Friday

6/8

vs

Kansas City Royals

7:00 PM

Saturday

6/9

vs

Kansas City Royals

1:00 PM

Sunday

6/10

vs

Kansas City Royals

1:00 PM

Tuesday

6/12

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Wednesday

6/13

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Friday

6/15

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:30 PM

Saturday

6/16

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Sunday

6/17

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Tuesday

6/19

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Thursday

6/21

at

Chicago White Sox

5:00 PM

Friday

6/22

at

Chicago White Sox

5:00 PM

Saturday

6/23

at

Chicago White Sox

11:00 AM

Sunday

6/24

at

Chicago White Sox

11:00 AM

Tuesday

6/26

at

Detroit Tigers

4:00 PM

Wednesday

6/27

at

Detroit Tigers

4:00 PM

Friday

6/29

vs

Cleveland Indians

7:00 PM

Saturday

6/30

vs

Cleveland Indians

1:00 PM

Sunday

7/1

vs

Cleveland Indians

1:00 PM

Tuesday

7/3

vs

San Diego Padres

6:00 PM

Wednesday

7/4

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Friday

7/6

at

Cleveland Indians

4:00 PM

Saturday

7/7

at

Cleveland Indians

1:00 PM

Sunday

7/8

at

Cleveland Indians

10:00 AM

Monday

7/9

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Tuesday

7/10

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Wednesday

7/11

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Friday

7/13

at

San Francisco Giants

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/14

at

San Francisco Giants

TBD

Sunday

7/15

at

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Friday

7/20

vs

San Francisco Giants

6:30 PM

Saturday

7/21

vs

San Francisco Giants

6:00 PM

Sunday

7/22

vs

San Francisco Giants

1:00 PM

Monday

7/23

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Tuesday

7/24

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Wednesday

7/25

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Thursday

7/26

at

Texas Rangers

5:00 PM

Friday

7/27

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Saturday

7/28

at

Colorado Rockies

5:00 PM

Sunday

7/29

at

Colorado Rockies

12:00 PM

Monday

7/30

vs

Toronto Blue Jays

7:00 PM

Tuesday

7/31

vs

Toronto Blue Jays

7:00 PM

Friday

8/3

vs

Detroit Tigers

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/4

vs

Detroit Tigers

6:00 PM

Sunday

8/5

vs

Detroit Tigers

1:00 PM

Tuesday

8/7

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

8/8

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Friday

8/10

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/11

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:00 PM

Sunday

8/12

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

1:00 PM

Monday

8/13

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Tuesday

8/14

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Friday

8/17

vs

Houston Astros

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/18

vs

Houston Astros

1:00 PM

Sunday

8/19

vs

Houston Astros

1:00 PM

Monday

8/20

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Tuesday

8/21

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Thursday

8/23

at

Minnesota Twins

5:00 PM

Friday

8/24

at

Minnesota Twins

5:00 PM

Saturday

8/25

at

Minnesota Twins

4:00 PM

Sunday

8/26

at

Minnesota Twins

11:00 AM

Monday

8/27

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Tuesday

8/28

at

Houston Astros

5:00 PM

Thursday

8/30

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Friday

8/31

vs

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/1

vs

Seattle Mariners

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/2

vs

Seattle Mariners

1:00 PM

Monday

9/3

vs

New York Yankees

1:00 PM

Tuesday

9/4

vs

New York Yankees

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/5

vs

New York Yankees

7:00 PM

Friday

9/7

vs

Texas Rangers

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/8

vs

Texas Rangers

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/9

vs

Texas Rangers

1:00 PM

Tuesday

9/11

at

Baltimore Orioles

4:00 PM

Thursday

9/13

at

Baltimore Orioles

4:00 PM

Saturday

9/15

at

Tampa Bay Rays

3:00 PM

Sunday

9/16

at

Tampa Bay Rays

10:00 AM

Tuesday

9/18

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/19

vs

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Friday

9/21

vs

Minnesota Twins

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/22

vs

Minnesota Twins

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/23

vs

Minnesota Twins

1:00 PM

Monday

9/24

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Tuesday

9/25

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Wednesday

9/26

at

Seattle Mariners

7:00 PM

Friday

9/28

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/29

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/30

at

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

12:00 PM

147 regular-season games, 2 preseason games

Schedule as of 1/26/18; Dates and times subject to change

For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBCSCA’s A’s telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand

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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