Dream Games to Air on FOX Sports South/SportSouth
“We are excited to continue our broadcast partnership with FOX Sports South and SportSouth, providing our fans across the Southeast the ability to continue watching our exciting, fast-paced brand of basketball,” said Dream CEO Ashley Preisinger. “We’re thrilled to provide our fans the ability to watch Atlanta Dream games for a fourth consecutive season in high-definition on two regional sports networks recognized as the leaders in local sports programming.”
“We are proud that FOX Sports South and SportSouth will continue to be the exclusive homes for the Atlanta Dream,” said Jeff Genthner, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the networks. “This relationship will provide Dream fans with the opportunity to watch exciting WNBA action all season long.”
The telecast schedule begins with the Dream season opener at home against the Tulsa Shock on Saturday, May 25 at 7 p.m. ET. Both home games against Tamika Catchings and the defending WNBA champion Indiana Fever (June 25 and Sept. 4) will be televised as well. Other key televised matchups from Philips Arena include visits by WNBA stars Maya Moore (Aug. 20 vs. Minnesota), Candace Parker (Sept. 2 vs. Los Angeles) and Diana Taurasi (Sept. 8 vs. Phoenix). The full TV schedule will be announced at a later date.
The two-time Eastern Conference Champion Atlanta Dream will compete in its sixth season in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) in 2013. The Dream qualified for the playoffs in each of the past four seasons, including back-to-back conference titles in 2010 and 2011. Season tickets for the 2013 season are now available and can be purchased by calling (877) 977-7729 or visiting www.AtlantaDream.net.
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Carolinas, FOX Sports Tennessee and SportSouth – collectively reach more than 13 million cable and satellite households in seven states across the Southeast. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Bobcats, Memphis Grizzlies and Nashville Predators, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, Southeastern Conference and Southern Conference, and offer expanded coverage of the University of Kentucky, University of South Carolina and University of Tennessee. Combined, the four networks produce more than 800 live local events each year. For more information, please visit FOXSportsSouth.com, FOXSportsCarolinas.com and FOXSportsTennessee.com.