MSG NETWORKS and new york giants ANNOUNCE NEW AGREEMENT FOR WEEKLY PROGRAMMING
Multi-Year Deal Keeps MSG Networks as the Official RSN of Giants Football
New Program “Giants First & Ten” Premieres Friday, September 6
at 5:00 p.m. on MSG+ (Encore at 10:00 p.m.)
MSG Networks To Bring Fans the Best of Big Blue All Season Long with Four Weekly Programs, Including the Return of “Giants Rewind,” “Giants Chronicles” and
Coach Coughlin’s Live Weekly Press Conference
New York, NY (September 4, 2013) – MSG Networks and the New York Giants have announced a new multi-year agreement that will keep MSG Networks as the official regional sports networks of the New York Giants. The new deal comprises four weekly programs, including live coverage of Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s Wednesday press conference.
MSG Networks kicks off its 2013 regular season coverage of Giants football with the debut of the all-new hour-long show “Giants First & Ten” on Friday, September 6 at 5:00 p.m. on MSG+. An encore presentation will run at 10:00 p.m.
“Giants First & 10,” hosted by Bob Papa with Carl Banks and Roman Oben, will tackle the top ten questions, issues and topics facing Big Blue for the upcoming game on Sunday. The fast-paced show will also include a revolving lineup of expert broadcasters and writers who will join the debate and have fun with the pressing themes of the week leading into the game. The 60-minute program will also feature compelling footage and enhanced graphics, giving fans a rich experience on every topic.
MSG Networks’ season-long Giants coverage will also include three programs each week:
- “Giants Rewind” – New 30-minute episodes will premiere every Tuesday night at 6:00 p.m. on MSG+ starting September 10 with Papa and Banks as they break down the previous game.
- “Giants Press Conference” – MSG will telecast live coverage of Head Coach Tom Coughlin’s weekly press conference every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. and hosts Paul Dottino and Roman Oben will recap topics the coach addressed during the 30-minute program.
- “Giants Chronicles” – Every Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m., MSG will feature a new episode of the 30-minute show as host Papa talks to the biggest stars in Giants history and looks back at the franchise’s greatest moments. Past episodes have featured Eli Manning, Mark Bavaro and Lawrence Taylor as they discuss their Big Blue careers and Super Bowl titles.
For more information about 2013 New York Giants programming on MSG Networks, visit www.msg.com/giants and follow @MSGNetworks on Twitter.
MSG Networks is the exclusive local television home of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, New York Liberty and New York Red Bulls, and the official regional sports networks of the New York Giants. MSG Networks also telecasts over 100 live college basketball games and over 35 live college football games from top national conferences (ACC, SEC, Big 12, Big East, Pac 12, Conference USA), as well as horse racing, boxing and award-winning original programming. In 2013, MSG Networks received 18 New York Emmy Awards, including 16 for MSG and one each for MSG+ and MSG.com. MSG’s 85 Emmys over the past six years are more than any single network or station in the region during that time.
Topics: New York Giants