COMCAST SPORTSNET BAY AREA, CSNBAYAREA.COM KICK OFF 49ERS/SEAHAWKS NFC CHAMPIONSHIP COVERAGE
Network’s Comprehensive 49ers Coverage Highlighted by “SportsNet Central” and “Yahoo! SportsTalk Live”
“49ers Central” and “49ers Press Conference Live” Airing throughout the Week
Featuring “49ers Postgame Live” – “The Official Postgame Show of the 49ers” Region’s Most In-Depth Postgame Show with Extensive Game Analysis and Highlights, Player and Coach Interviews and Live Press Conferences
CSNBayArea.com to Deliver Complete 49ers/Seahawks Coverage Featuring Matt Maiocco, Ray Ratto & Scott Bair – Plus, Exclusive Online Video, Player and Coach Interviews and More
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 13, 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 into the NFC Championship game with Northern California’s most dedicated, comprehensive coverage of the 49ers, as they prepare to take on the NFC West Division champion Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. The network’s unparalleled multi-platform coverage kicks off today and features SportsNet Central, Yahoo! SportsTalk Live, 49ers Central, 49ers Press Conference Live, 49ers Postgame Live – “the official postgame show of the 49ers” – and online coverage from CSNBayArea.com. Please note the following on-air and online details:
49ers Postgame Live presented by Esurance – On Sunday, January 19, immediately following the 49ers/Seahawks NFC Championship game (approx. 6:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area), 49ers Postgame Live will present complete one-hour postgame coverage featuring extensive game analysis and highlights, 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), former NFL and Stanford head coach Dennis Green, 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 CenturyLink Field.
SportsNet Central presented by AT&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/Seahawks NFC Championship match-up, live reports from Santa Clara and in Seattle from Andrea Nakano (@Andrea_Nakano), 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 live Mon. – Fri. at 5 p.m. – is an hour-long sports talk show featuring opinionated and spirited commentary, in-depth analysis and lively debate on the day’s trending sports and entertainment stories in the Bay Area. Throughout the 49ers’ quest to win their sixth Lombardi Trophy, 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/Seahawks game and the Patriots/Broncos AFC Championship match-up.
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 6:30 p.m, Wed., at 6:30 p.m., Thurs. at 6:30 p.m. and Fri. at 4:30 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 complete news, analysis and interviews with players and coaches.
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, Senior Insider Ray Ratto and NFL Insider Scott Bair (@BairCSN) 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.
Jay dela Cruz