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CSN Announces 2017-18 Patriots Football Coverage

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CSN Announces 2017-18 Patriots Football Coverage

  • CHARLIE WEIS & ROB NINKOVICH TO JOIN CSN’S PATS COVERAGE TEAM THIS SEASON
  • Joining Expert Talent Team of Michael Felger, Troy Brown, Dan Koppen, Jerod Mayo, Devin McCourty, Tom E. Curran, Bert Breer, Mike Giardi, Phil Perry, & Others
  •  Network to Feature Patriots Shows EVERY SINGLE NIGHT this season Beginning at 6PM, including Pregame Live, Halftime Live, Postgame Live, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, Patriots Wednesday, New England Tailgate, Football Fix, Patriots This Week, and Patriots Football Weekly
     

BURLINGTON, MA, September 6, 2017 - The NFL season has arrived and CSN New England will once again bring viewers more New England Patriots coverage than ever before with dedicated Patriots shows every single night of the week throughout the entire season beginning at 6PM. CSN’s football coverage will feature top-notch talent and key football guests, including more Patriots players -- both current and former -- throughout the week than any other network. New to CSN’s expert talent team this season will be former Patriots Offensive Coordinator Charlie Weis and recently retired Patriots Defensive End Rob Ninkovich.

CSN will bring viewers the most robust offering of coverage of their New England Patriots with fresh Patriots programming seven days a week, including: Pregame Live, Halftime Live, Postgame Live, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, Patriots Wednesday, New England Tailgate, Football Fix, Patriots This Week, and Patriots Football Weekly. Headlining these shows will be some of the best voices in football and television, including new faces Weis and Ninkovich, joining expert returning talent Michael Felger, Troy Brown, Dan Koppen, Jerod Mayo, Devin McCourty, Tom E. Curran, Bert Breer, Mike Giardi, and Phil Perry, among others. 

WEEKLY FOOTBALL SHOWS “AT A GLANCE”:
Following is a snapshot of CSN’s weekly Patriots programming line-up:

  • *Sunday (or Gameday) – Pregame Live/Postgame Live
  • Monday @6pm - Monday Night Patriots
  • Tuesday @6pm – Quick Slants
  • Wednesday @ 6pm – Patriots Wednesday
  • Thursday @6pm – New England Tailgate
  • Friday @6pm – Football Fix
  • Friday @ Midnight - Patriots This Week
  • Saturday @6pm – Patriots Football Weekly


* Patriots Shows and Gameday coverage shifts when the Pats play on Thursdays/Mondays.

 PATRIOTS GAMEDAY COVERAGE – “FOOTBALL DAY IN NEW ENGLAND”:
Football Day in New England presented by your New England Acura Dealers surrounds every Patriots gameday and begins on Thursday, September 7th at 6:30PM as the Patriots kick off the season at home against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Pregame Live, Halftime Live & Postgame Live - Pregame Live presented by Ace Ticket will take place two hours prior to every game, once again the only regional television program to do so.  Pregame Live will include a detailed preview of the day’s match-up and will be highly interactive with live Facebook, Twitter and CSNNE.com fan questions answered throughout the show. Halftime Live presented by Nissan will be part of every Patriots gameday this season for the first time and will be the only local live halftime show on television and online.  Postgame Live presented by Twin River Casino will also be an interactive platform in which fans can weigh in on that day’s matchup and will run approximately 90-minutes immediately following the game.

Gameday Talent Team -The talent team will be headlined by Michael Felger, Troy Brown, Bert Breer, and new addition Charlie Weis, with contributions from Dan Koppen and Rob Ninkovich. CSNNE.com Patriots Insider Tom E. Curran, Mike Giardi and Phil Perry will report from inside the stadium while CSN’s DJ Bean will be at the AT&T Web Zone for each game. Dr. Jessica Flynn -- Orthopedic Surgeon from Lahey Health -- will contribute medical analysis in Pregame and Postgame as well this season.

WEEKLY PATRIOTS/NFL PROGRAMMING – “6 O’CLOCK KICKOFF”:
Following are more details on CSN’s shows as part of “6 O’Clock Kickoff” presented by AT&T:

Monday Night Patriots (Mondays at 6PM) - Monday Night Patriots presented by DCU will enter its fourth season on CSN with the season debut on Monday, September 11th. The 30-minute show, hosted by Giardi and 10-year NFL veteran Koppen, will originate from CSN’s Web Zone set from CSN’s Burlington headquarters.  Each week, Giardi and Koppen take to the new 85” touchscreen to break down the previous Pats game, plus viewers can watch a rotating roster of Patriots players as guests.

Quick Slants (Tuesdays at 6PM) - Quick Slants kicked-off its in-season episodes on Tuesday, September 5th. The show, hosted by Curran and former Patriots defense leader Jerod Mayo, is an original production which entails interactive, high-energy and blunt discussion with fans and CSNNE talent. Quick Slants delves into all things football and will feature a one-on-one weekly in-studio interview with the Patriots’ Devin McCourty in addition to other guests throughout the season.

Patriots Wednesday (Wednesdays at 6PM) -Patriots Wednesday presented by Nissan will make its season debut on Wednesday, September 6th and will air weekly throughout the season.  The show provides coverage of the team’s mid-week press conference with Patriots Coach Bill Belichick and Quarterback Tom Brady and gives fans a preview of the upcoming game. Patriots Wednesday is hosted by Tom Giles with Curran and Giardi joining weekly from Foxborough with Patriots player interviews.

New England Tailgate (Thursdays at 6PM) - New England Tailgate presented by Town Fair Tire is in its 19th year and will be hosted by Gary Tanguay along with NFL veterans Fred Smerlas and Steve DeOssie. The show provides viewers with highlights and a review of the Patriots’ prior game; preview of their upcoming opponent; play breakdowns on CSN’s touchscreen; predictions and bold commentary.

Football Fix (Fridays at 6PM) - Football Fix Presented by Lahey Health -- coming back for its third season -- will make its debut on Friday, September 8th. The show will be hosted by CSN’s Boston Sports Tonight co-host Kayce Smith, along with CSNNE.com’s Phil Perry and Marc Bertrand. The show is a fun, light-hearted review of the full week in social media surrounding the Patriots and other NFL storylines, along with analysis and a final breakdown before a weekend of football.

Patriots This Week (Fridays at Midnight) - Patriots This Week will make its season debut on Friday, September 9thth and will air weekly on Friday nights.  The show is a no holds barred discussion with passionate debate and timely analysis from host Scott Zolak along with a rotating roster of former Patriots players.

Patriots Football Weekly (Saturdays at 6pm) - Patriots Football Weekly will be a weekly Saturday show (NOTE: will debut in Week 1 on Wednesday, September 6th due to Patriots 9/7 start).  The show is on-location at Gillette Stadium and delivers exclusive access from the writers who work on the inside for the Patriots’ weekly magazine “Patriots Football Weekly” including Fred Kirsh, Paul Perillo and Andy Hart.  

AND MORE….
In addition to the above dedicated football programs, CSN will continue to offer fans the most daily and nightly coverage of the Patriots with its full slate of regular programming.

Daily Studio Shows & Radio Simulcasts - Simulcasts of 98.5 the Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich and Felger & Mazz, will include significant Patriots coverage. Additionally, Patriots news, debate and opinion will be a primary topic throughout the season on CSN’s Arbella Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight presented by Town Fair Tire and Sports Sunday.

Digital/CSNNE.com - For robust digital coverage of the Patriots, fans can go to CSNNE.com where Curran leads the football coverage along with CSNNE.com Patriots beat reporter Phil Perry. Fans can also subscribe and download CSN’s football podcasts multiple times every week throughout the season. The popular “Quick Slants Podcast” will once again feature Curran, Mayo and Perry. The second season of “The Ex-Pats Podcast” will be available on Tuesday mornings with Giardi, Koppen and other guests.  Curran, Perry and Giardi will also continue to provide real-time updates and news via social media channels. Additionally, CSNNE.com will once again offer daily video updates from practice with “Reporting from Foxboro”, full video-on-demand features, and more. Fans can also download the CSNNE app for access to real-time updates and Patriots news via push notifications and follow all of CSN’s Patriots coverage on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CSNNE.

NBC Sports Boston announces comprehensive Patriots coverage for 2019 NFL season

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NBC Sports Boston announces comprehensive Patriots coverage for 2019 NFL season

BURLINGTON, MA, September 5, 2019 - The NFL is back for its 100th season and NBC Sports Boston will once again be the go-to source for coverage of the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots with dedicated Patriots shows every weeknight at 6PM; Pregame Live, Halftime Live, and Postgame Live every gameday; and comprehensive digital coverage on NBCSportsBoston.com and the MyTeams App. Former Patriots Matt Cassel and Ted Johnson will join NBC Sports Boston’s football coverage this season along with the network’s expert on-air talent team.

 

NBC Sports Boston will bring viewers the most robust offering of coverage of their New England Patriots with fresh Patriots programming every weeknight including: Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, New England Tailgate, Patriots Wednesday, Patriots Unfiltered, Football Fix, Pregame Live, Halftime Live, and Postgame Live. Headlining these shows will be some of the best voices in football and television, including Michael Holley, Matt Cassel, Ted Johnson, Tom Curran, Kyle Van Noy, Phil Perry, and Bert Breer, among others.

 

“We couldn’t be more excited to get the NFL season going with our comprehensive line-up of Patriots programming featuring more current and former NFL players than any other local outlet,” said Princell Hair, Senior Vice President and General Manager of NBC Sports Boston. “We are especially thrilled to welcome NBC Sports Boston’s on-air talent ‘rookies’ Matt Cassel and Ted Johnson who will join our expert gameday talent roster this season -- they will both undoubtedly bring a unique and new perspective to our Patriots and NFL coverage.”

 

WEEKLY FOOTBALL SHOWS “AT A GLANCE”:

Following is a snapshot of NBC Sports Boston’s weekly Patriots programming line-up:

 

  • *Sunday (or Gameday) – Pregame Live/Halftime Live/Postgame Live
  • Monday @6PM - Monday Night Patriots
  • Tuesday @6PM – Quick Slants
  • Tuesday @8PM – New England Tailgate
  • Wednesday @ 6PM – Patriots Wednesday 
  • Thursday @6PM – Patriots Unfiltered
  • Friday @6PM – Football Fix

 

* Patriots Shows and Gameday coverage shifts when the Pats play on Thursdays/Mondays.

 

PATRIOTS GAMEDAY COVERAGE – “FOOTBALL DAY IN NEW ENGLAND”:

Football Day in New England presented by your New England Acura Dealers surrounds every Patriots gameday and begins on Sunday, September 8th as the Patriots kick off the season at home against the Steelers. NBC Sports Boston’s gameday coverage will originate from Six String Grill & Stage at Patriot Place for every game.

 

  • Pregame Live, Halftime Live & Postgame Live - Pregame Live will take place two hours prior to every game, once again the only regional television program to do so.  Pregame Live will include a detailed preview of the day’s match-up and will be highly interactive with live Facebook, Twitter and NBCSportsBoston.com fan questions answered throughout the show. Halftime Live will be part of every Patriots gameday for the third consecutive season and will once again be the only local live halftime show on television and online.  Postgame Live presented by Twin River Casino will also be an interactive platform in which fans can weigh in on that day’s matchup and will run approximately 90-minutes immediately following the game.

 

  • Gameday Talent Team -The talent team will be headlined by Michael Holley, Matt Cassel, Ted Johnson and Bert Breer. NBC Sports Boston’s Tom Curran and Phil Perry will report from inside the stadium along with insight from DJ Bean.

 

WEEKLY PATRIOTS/NFL PROGRAMMING:

Following are more details on NBC Sports Boston’s football shows:

 

  • Monday Night Patriots (Mondays at 6PM) - Monday Night Patriots presented by John’s Sewer will enter its sixth season on NBC Sports Boston with the season debut on Monday, September 9th. The 30-minute show, hosted by Phil Perry and Ted Johnson, will break down the previous Pats game, plus viewers can watch a rotating roster of Patriots players as guests. 

 

  • Quick Slants (Tuesdays at 6PM) - Quick Slants is hosted by Tom Curran who will be joined each week by Patriots’ linebacker Kyle Van Noy. The show is an original production which entails interactive, high-energy and blunt discussion with fans, athletes and NBC Sports Boston talent.  

 

  • New England Tailgate (Tuesdays at 8PM) - New England Tailgate presented by Town Fair Tire is in its 21st year and will be hosted by Gary Tanguay, Fred Smerlas and Steve DeOssie. The show provides viewers with highlights and a review of the Patriots’ prior game; preview of their upcoming opponent; play breakdowns on NBC Sports Boston’s touchscreen; predictions and bold commentary.

 

  • Patriots Wednesday (Wednesdays at 6PM) - Patriots Wednesday will air weekly throughout the season.  The show provides coverage of the team’s mid-week press conference with Patriots Coach Bill Belichick and Tom Brady and gives fans a preview of the upcoming game. Patriots Wednesday is hosted by Tom Giles with Tom Curran and Phil Perry joining weekly from Foxborough with Patriots player interviews.

 

  • Patriots Unfiltered (Thursdays at 6PM) - Patriots Unfiltered originates from on-location at Gillette Stadium and is hosted by Megan O’Brien along with Paul Perillo and the rest of the Patriots Unfiltered writers and contributors.

 

  • Football Fix (Fridays at 6PM) - Football Fix Presented by Heritage Plumbing -- coming back for its fifth season -- will be hosted by NBC Sports Boston’s BST co-host Danielle Trotta, along with Phil Perry and Marc Bertrand. The show is a fun, light-hearted review of the full week in social media surrounding the Patriots and other NFL storylines, along with analysis and a final breakdown before a weekend of football.

 

AND MORE….

In addition to the above dedicated football programs, NBC Sports Boston will continue to offer fans the most daily and nightly coverage of the Patriots with its full slate of regular programming, digital coverage, and podcasts.

 

  • Daily Studio Shows & Radio Simulcasts - Simulcasts of 98.5 the Sports Hub’s Zolak & Bertrand presented by Awaken 180 and Felger & Mazz, will include significant Patriots coverage. Additionally, Patriots news, debate and opinion will be a primary topic throughout the season on NBC Sports Boston’s Arbella Early Edition and Boston Sports Tonight presented by Town Fair Tire.

 

  • Digital/NBCSportsBoston.com/MyTeams - For robust digital coverage of the Patriots, fans can go to NBCSportsBoston.com where Tom Curran leads the football coverage along with Patriots beat reporter Phil Perry. NBCSportsBoston.com will once again offer daily video updates from practice, full video-on-demand features, and more. Fans can also consume 24/7 Patriots content on the MyTeams app; and additionally can subscribe and download NBC Sports Boston’s football podcasts including the “Tom Curran Patriots Talk Podcast” (formerly The Quick Slants Podcast) to keep up with all the weekly action. NBC Sports Boston will also feature comprehensive Patriots coverage on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @NBCSBoston. 

NBC Sports Boston to air all Major League Lacrosse Boston Cannon games in 2019

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NBC Sports Boston to air all Major League Lacrosse Boston Cannon games in 2019

QUINCY, MA (March 28, 2019) - The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) and NBC Sports Boston have agreed on a media partnership to present all 16 Boston Cannons lacrosse games in the 2019 season, starting with their home opener on June 1 at 5 p.m. ET. 

NBC Sports Boston will broadcast all 16 games as well as full-event replays for select games. This marks NBC Sports Boston’s third year as a partner of the Boston Cannons, growing from an online collaboration to hosting multiple live games in the 2018 season. In 2019, the partnership has expanded to the full 16-game season as well as multi-platform marketing promotion. 

Coverage of each home game will begin before face-off at the top of the hour and will end at the conclusion of the game.  Away contests may be aired on delay – viewers can check local listings for airtimes. The full schedule is below:

BOSTON CANNONS ON NBC SPORTS BOSTON 

June 1 vs. Ohio Machine – LIVE

June 8 at Charlotte Hounds – LIVE

June 15 at Florida Launch – LIVE

June 22 vs. Chesapeake Bayhawks – LIVE

June 29 vs. Denver Outlaws – LIVE

July 6 at Dallas Rattlers – LIVE

July 11 at New York Lizards 

July 20 vs. Atlanta Blaze – LIVE

August 3 at Chesapeake Bayhawks 

August 10 vs. Florida Launch 

August 17 at Ohio Machine 

August 24 vs. New York Lizards – LIVE

August 31 at Denver Outlaws – LIVE

September 7 vs. Charlotte Hounds 

September 14 at Atlanta Blaze 

September 21 vs. Dallas Rattlers – LIVE

About NBC Sports Boston:

NBC Sports Boston reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Programming includes the Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, Arbella Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, Celtics Post Up, Talkin’ Baseball, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, New England Tailgate, Football Day in New England including pre and post-game programs surrounding all Patriots games, CAA football, basketball and more. NBCSportsBoston.com and all of the networks social media channels (@NBCSBoston) provide continuous news, video and in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of New England sports. NBC Sports Boston is part of the NBC Sports Group. Visit NBCSportsBoston.com for more information. Check local listings for the specific channel location for your area.

About Boston Cannons:

The Boston Cannons are a Founding Member of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) and one of the most recognizable global lacrosse brands. Led by Rob Hale and his ownership team, the Cannons won the 2011 MLL Championship, have eleven playoff appearances and hold a league record with five MLL MVP’s over fifteen seasons. Off the field, the Cannons provide a game day experience second to none and annually top the MLL in attendance and partnership engagement. For more information, call the front office at 617-746-9933 or visit BostonCannons.com.

 

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