Time Warner Cable Sports Unveils Regional Sports Networks' Launch Plans
New Networks Debut October 1 Delivering Year-Round Slate of Live Sports, News and Analysis Featuring
Time Warner Cable Deportes, the First Spanish-Language Regional Sports Network, Will Provide Region’s Only Comprehensive Spanish Sports Coverage
On-Air Roster Includes Stu Lantz, Bill Macdonald,
Adrian Garcia Marquez, Francisco Pinto, Andy Adler and Heidi Watney
El Segundo, CA (May 10, 2012) – Time Warner Cable Sports today unveiled launch plans for the company’s two new regional sports networks debuting on October 1, 2012 to serve Southern California-area sports fans. The networks, branded Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes, will deliver the region’s most comprehensive sports information, complementing a year-round schedule of more than 120 live sports events as the new exclusive local homes of the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy and Los Angeles Sparks.
Beginning with the 2012-13 NBA season, the networks’ exclusive game coverage will include full seasons of Lakers, Galaxy and
“We are building Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes from the ground up to be the new homes for
Added Mark Shuken, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Time Warner Cable Sports Regional Networks, “Because Southern California is home to some of the most intensely loyal fans in the country, we’re developing these networks from the fans’ perspective and investing in the technology and talent needed to respect that passion. Whether in their living rooms or on the go, fans will always be able to follow their local teams with our multiplatform coverage.”
Recognizing the importance of Hispanic consumers in
The networks are employing the latest technology to give fans on the go the most current coverage and updates in English and Spanish. Both networks will feature live in-market game streaming to personal computers and mobile devices, and an integrated interactive social media experience catering to the unique passions that make sports a community activity.
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