CSN announces extensive 49ers-Panthers playoff coverage

January 6, 2014, 3:15 pm
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Comcast SportsNet Bay Area announces extensive 49ers/Panthers playoff coverage 

Complete News and Analysis Leading up to and Following the Game on “SportsNet Central” and “Yahoo! SportsTalk Live” with Live Reports from Santa Clara and Charlotte

Live, Special Edition of “49ers Central” Mon. – Fri.

“49ers Press Conference Live” from Santa Clara throughout the Week

First-Team All-Pro Linebacker, Len Eshmont Award Winner NaVorro Bowman to Appear on “SportsNet Central,” “Yahoo! SportsTalk Live” and “49ers Central”

CSNBayArea.com to Deliver In-Depth 49ers/Panthers Coverage Featuring 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco & Senior Insider Ray Ratto – Plus, Exclusive Online Video, Player and Coach Interviews and More

Coverage Highlighted by “49ers Postgame Live” – “The Official Postgame Show of the 49ers”

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 6, 2014) – Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (@CSNAuthentic), the home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports” and the official cable television home of the San Francisco 49ers, continues its “Quest for Six” (#QuestforSix) coverage as the 49ers prepare to play the NFC South Division champion Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The network’s comprehensive on-air and online coverage features SportsNet Central, Yahoo! SportsTalk Live, 49ers Central, 49ers Press Conference Live, 49ers Postgame Live – “the official postgame show of the 49ers” – and extensive online coverage from CSNBayArea.com. Please note the following on-air and online details:

49ers Postgame Live presented by Esurance – On Sunday, January 12, immediately following the 49ers/Panthers game (approx. 1 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area), 49ers Postgame Live will present extensive one-hour postgame coverage featuring in-depth game analysis, locker room interviews and player reaction, and full coverage of head coach Jim Harbaugh's and key players’ press conferences. 49ers Postgame Live’s on-air team – Comcast SportsNet’s award-winning anchor/reporter Dave Feldman (@FeldyCSN), former 49ers defensive end and Super Bowl XXIX champion Dennis Brown (@DTBrownSF) and 1997 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and Super Bowl Champion Dana Stubblefield – will anchor from the studio, along with Comcast SportsNet’s 49ers reporter Mindi Bach (@MBachCSN), CSNBayArea.com’s 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) and Senior Insider Ray Ratto (RattoCSN) reporting from Bank of America Stadium.

SportsNet Central presented byAT&T U-verse (6 p.m.) & Hyundai (10:30 p.m.) – Tune in to SportsNet Central (@SNCAuthentic) for in-depth, comprehensive news coverage on the 49ers/Panthers match-up and the latest in the NFL, live reports from Santa Clara and Charlotte, interviews with players and coaches, expert analysis, breaking local and national news, up-to-the-minute scores, the best local video highlights and daily insider reports. Anchored by Dave Feldman and Ahmed Fareed (@AhmedFareedCSN), SportsNet Central is the place for local fans to turn seven nights a week with half-hour newscasts at 6 p.m., 10:30 p.m. and midnight.

Yahoo! SportsTalk Live – Hosted by Jim Kozimor (@CSNKoz), Yahoo! SportsTalk Live (@YSTL) – airing this week on Mon. at 5 p.m., Tues. at 8:30 p.m., Wed. at 8 p.m., Thurs. at 5 p.m. and Fri. at 5 p.m. – is a live, hour-long sports talk show featuring opinionated commentary, in-depth analysis and lively debate on the day’s trending sports and entertainment stories in the Bay Area. Throughout the 49ers’ playoff run, Yahoo! SportsTalk Live will feature a number of special guests from the 49ers, as well as pro football experts, including regular appearances from CSNBayArea.com’s 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco and Senior Insider Ray Ratto who will break down the 49ers/Panthers match-up and the other NFL playoff games.

49ers Central – Comcast SportsNet Bay Area will air a live, special edition of 49ers Central throughout the week – Mon. at 6:30 p.m., Tues. at 9:30 p.m., Wed. at 9 p.m., Thurs. at 6:30 p.m. and Fri. at 6:30 p.m. 49ers Central, a half-hour show, is hosted by Dave Feldman along with contributions from 49ers analysts Dennis Brown and Dana Stubblefield; 49ers radio play-by-play announcer Ted Robinson (@tedjrobinson); and 49ers reporter Mindi Bach and CSNBayArea.com’s 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco. The shows will preview Sunday’s match-up with extensive news, analysis and interviews with players and coaches.

NaVorro Bowman on CSN Bay Area – Throughout the 49ers’ playoff run, first-team All-Pro linebacker and Len Eshmont Award winnerNaVorro Bowman (@NBowman53) will appear on the network’s signature programs SportsNet Central, Yahoo! SportsTalk Live and 49ers Central.

49ers Press Conference Live – Hosted by Dave Feldman, with 49ers analysts Dennis Brown and Dana Stubblefield, along with CSNBayArea.com’s Senior Insider Ray Ratto providing expert analysis, 49ers Press Conference Live will originate from the team’s practice facility in Santa Clara throughout the week – visit CSNBayArea.com and/or follow @CSNAuthentic on Twitter for air dates and times. Feldman, Brown, Stubblefield and Ratto will anchor the one-hour program from the network’s studios, and 49ers reporter Mindi Bach and CSNBayArea.com’s 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco will report live from Santa Clara.

CSNBayArea.com – CSNBayArea.com delivers complete 49ers coverage and showcases 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco and Senior Insider Ray Ratto on the site’s “49ersTalk” section (@CSN49ers), and provides insightful analysis and breakdown, daily insider reports, special web-exclusive videos and commentator blogs. CSNBayArea.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video, player and coach interviews, press conferences and content from Comcast SportsNet's SportsNet Central and Yahoo! SportsTalk Live, which offer news and analysis from the region’s most informed local lineup of award-winning reporters, analysts and personalities. Additionally, CSNBayArea.com will utilize NBC Sports’ “ProFootballTalk” for nationally-based NFL content.

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and Comcast SportsNet California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii. Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, AFL’s San Jose SaberCats 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. Comcast SportsNet California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live sporting events per year, over 1,500 live studio shows, including SportsNet Central, Yahoo! SportsTalk Live, Pregame Live, Postgame Live, Press Conference Live, as well as compelling digital content, up-to-the-minute scores, highlights and breaking news via www.CSNBayArea.com and www.CSNCalifornia.com. Follow both networks on Twitter via @CSNAuthentic.

NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 12 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with award-winning breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming to more than 50 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, CSS and SNY. For more information, visit ComcastSportsNet.com. For more information about NBC Sports Group properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios and headshots, please visit NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.


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Jay dela Cruz 
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