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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA UNVEIL NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART STUDIO FACILITIES

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NBC Sports Bay Area

NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA UNVEIL NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART STUDIO FACILITIES

Dynamic Studio Features Main Anchor Desk, Multiple Anchor/Reporter Locations

and Interactive Demonstration Area

 

Sharks Pregame Live will Debut New Set on October 5

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – October 4, 2019 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, the home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports,” will unveil its new state-of-the-art studio tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 5th) at 6:30 p.m. with Sharks Pregame Live.

 

The new studio, located at the network’s headquarters at 360 3rd Street in San Francisco (South of Market), will feature a sleek, modern and open design and utilize dynamic LED technology, a stunning and interactive video floor, and multiple anchor and reporter positions designed for movement and flexibility.

 

The studio features large displays that are seamlessly integrated into the scenic architecture, making every part of the studio an engaging broadcast location. A sleek LED display runs along the length of the room, forming the backdrop for the main anchor area.  The visual center of the space is the dynamic demo area, with a large wall display and an LED floor, and portrait monitors.

 

For photos and video highlights of the new studio, click HERE and HERE.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area’s new studio will primarily serve as the main set for Golden State Warriors, San Francisco Giants and San Francisco 49ers pre- and postgame shows, along with news updates, press conferences, breaking news and magazine shows.  Additionally, the studio will occasionally carry NBC Sports California’s signature programming including San Jose Sharks, Sacramento Kings and Oakland A’s pre- and postgame shows.

 

“Our new studios will provide our anchors, analysts and insiders the ability to provide the region’s most comprehensive, informative and entertaining sports coverage across multiple platforms,” said Matt Murphy, Senior Vice President and General Manager of NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California.  “We’ve created a world-class facility that is designed for innovation and the creation of compelling content for local sports fans.  We’re looking forward with great excitement to tomorrow night’s first broadcast from the new studio.”

 

In addition to the main studio, a secondary studio, also located at the San Francisco headquarters, will debut on Wednesday, Oct. 16th at 7:00 p.m. with Sharks Pregame Live, prior to the Sharks-Carolina Hurricanes game.  The modern studio will primarily host NBC Sports California’s pre- and postgame shows, news updates, press conferences and breaking news.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area Studio highlights include:

  • 2,270-square-foot studio
  • 30-foot-wide LED monitor wall in main anchor area
  • Interactive Demo Area with a 16-foot-wide by 9-foot-tall monitor wall, a 15-foot-wide and 8-foot-deep LED floor, and five vertical monitors
  • 120 LED tiles integrated into the set, including 75 in the walls and 45 in the Demo Area floor
  • Large, full-height images in the studio depicting San Francisco’s world-renowned cityscape; plus, the iconic NBC logo incorporated into the set design  

 

The set design is the result of the partnership of NBC Sports and the design group at Jack Morton Worldwide.  Fabrication work was done by blackwalnut.  Lighting Design and installation was done by The Lighting Design Group.  LED technology was provided by Leyard and Planar.

 

About NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California:

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 and MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  The MyTeams by NBC Sports app provides live steams of the games and pre-and postgame shows, 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; and Facebook: facebook.com//NBCSAuthentic.

 

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SACRAMENTO KINGS, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCE RESUMPTION OF 2019-20 SEASON COVERAGE

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SACRAMENTO KINGS, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCE RESUMPTION OF 2019-20 SEASON COVERAGE

 

NBC Sports California to Air Eight “Seeding Games” from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

 

Complete Gameday Coverage with “Kings Pregame Live” and “Kings Postgame Live”

 

Kings Games, “Kings Pregame Live” and “Kings Postgame Live” Streamed Live via

“MyTeams by NBC Sports” Mobile App and NBCSportsCalifornia.com

 

SACRAMENTO, CA. and SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – June 26, 2020 – NBC Sports California and the Sacramento Kings today announced the resumption of its 2019-20 season coverage, which includes eight “seeding games” from Walt Disney World Resort in Florida; gameday coverage with Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live; and live streaming of Kings games, Kings Pregame Live and Kings Postgame Live via the MyTeams by NBC Sports mobile app and NBCSportsCalifornia.com.

 

Coverage begins on Friday, July 31 at 5:00 PM as the Kings play the San Antonio Spurs. NBC Sports California’s Kings games will feature Gary Gerould (interim play-by-play) and Doug Christie (color analyst) calling the action virtually from Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.

 

NBC Sports California’s Kings schedule:

 

DAY

DATE

OPPONENT

TIME (PDT)

Friday

July 31

San Antonio Spurs

5:00 PM

Sunday

Aug. 2

Orlando Magic

3:00 PM

Tuesday

Aug. 4

Dallas Mavericks

11:30 AM

Thursday

Aug. 6

New Orleans Pelicans

10:30 AM

Friday

Aug. 7

Brooklyn Nets

2:00 PM

Sunday

Aug. 9

Houston Rockets

5:00 PM

Tuesday

Aug. 11

New Orleans Pelicans

6:00 PM

Thursday

Aug. 13

Los Angeles Lakers

TBD

 

The Kings are one of 22 teams invited to Orlando for the resumption of the 2019-20 NBA season. Each team is set to play eight seeding games at the Walt Disney World Resort to determine final win-loss records and whether there will be a play-in scenario. If the team with the ninth-best record in either conference is within three and a half games of eighth place, there will be a play-in tournament between the No. 8 and 9 seeds. That tournament will be double elimination for the No. 8 seed and single elimination for the No. 9 seed. Currently, the Kings are 3.5 games out of the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference, in a virtual tie with the Portland Trail Blazers and New Orleans Pelicans.

 

Prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews and an in-depth game preview on Kings Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Kings Postgame Live will give viewers a complete game breakdown with stats and highlights, interviews, and a preview of the next game. The shows are anchored by Jim Kozimor with expert analysis from Kayte Hunter. Additional analysis will be provided by Kings Insider James Ham, Gary Gerould and Doug Christie.

 

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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ADDS 1989 A’s-GIANTS WORLD SERIES GAMES TO “CLASSIC” GAMES SCHEDULE

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NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA ADDS 1989 A’s-GIANTS WORLD SERIES GAMES TO “CLASSIC” GAMES SCHEDULE

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 18, 2020 – NBC Sports California announced today the addition of 1989 Oakland A’s-San Francisco Giants World Series games to its “Classic” games schedule.

 

Coverage begins with 1989 World Series Game 1 (from Oct. 14, 1989) – Dave Stewart vs. Scott Garrelts from the Oakland Coliseum – airing Monday, June 22 at 8:00 PM.

 

Air dates and times of the 1989 A’s-Giants World Series games on NBC Sports California:

 

Monday, June 22 at 8:00 PM

1989 World Series, Game 1:  A’s vs. Giants (From Oct. 14, 1989 – 5-0 A’s win; in the first game of the “Bay Bridge Series,” A’s ace Dave Stewart throws a five-hit complete game shutout to notch his first of two wins in the series.)

 

Tuesday, June 23 at 8:00 PM

1989 World Series, Game 2:  A’s vs. Giants (From Oct.15, 1989 – 5-1 A’s win; Rickey Henderson goes three-for-three with one stolen base, Terry Steinbach hits a three-run homer, and Oakland pitching gives up just four hits.)

 

Wednesday, June 24 at 8:00 PM

1989 World Series, Game 3:  A’s at Giants (From Oct. 27, 1989 – 13-7 A’s win; After a 10-day postponement of Game 3 as a result of the Loma Prieta earthquake on October 17th, Dave Henderson drives in four runs on a double and two homers, as Dave Stewart wins his second game of the series.)

 

Thursday, June 25 at 8:00 PM

1989 World Series, Game 4:  A’s at Giants (From Oct. 28, 1989 – 9-6 A’s win; Rickey Henderson connects for a triple and a home run, Dennis Eckersley gets the save and Dave Stewart wins Series MVP honors, as the A’s sweep the series for their first World Series Championship since their 1974 victory over the Dodgers.)

 

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