Bright House Networks to Launch Time Warner Cable SPORTSNET LA
The 24/7 Dodgers TV Network Will Be Provided to Bright House Networks Bakersfield CustomersBack
Los Angeles, CA
February 24, 2014 SportsNet LA, the new 24/7 TV network of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will be available to Bright House Networks Standard customers in Bakersfield starting February 25, when the new regional sports network launches. SportsNet LA will televise more than 140 live regular season Dodger games and a live Spring Training game every day, plus a full slate of original, classic and live studio programming that focuses only on the Dodgers, covering the team in a way that it’s never been covered. SportsNet LA will take fans behind-the-scenes of the Dodgers and offer in-depth access into the organization, providing an immersive experience with never-before-seen content and thousands of hours of comprehensive Dodger programming. The network will launch in Bright House Networks Orlando, Tampa, Birmingham and Indianapolis service areas in March, and in its Detroit service area in April.
SportsNet LA will be available to Bright House Networks Standard customers in Bakersfield on channels 21 and 107 in Standard Definition and channel 1107 in High Definition.
“We created SportsNet LA to give Dodger fans around-the-clock access to the team and are so excited to launch the network on Feb. 25,” said Stan Kasten, President and CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers. “We’re thrilled that Dodger fans will be able to watch SportsNet LA’s 24/7 Dodger programming on Bright House Networks from day one.”
Hall of Famer Vin Scully, Dodger legend Orel Hershiser and veteran Dodger announcer Charley Steiner will call all live games on SportsNet LA, with studio and original programming led by Dodger legend Nomar Garciaparra, recently-retired Dodger Jerry Hairston Jr. and veteran Los Angeles sports anchor John Hartung. Experienced baseball reporter Alanna Rizzo will serve as an in-game reporter for SportsNet LA, while also contributing to the network’s live and original programming.
SportsNet LA’s signature programming will include “Access SportsNet: Dodgers,” a live, nightly studio show, “Backstage: Dodgers,” a weekly documentary series that chronicles the Dodgers’ season from start to finish, ” a pre-game show featuring in-depth analysis and fan contributions via social media, the weekly show “Dodgers Clubhouse,” the in-depth interview series “Connected With…,” classic games on “Timeless Dodgers,” hour-long “Dodgermentary” biographies, the “Talkin’ Blue” roundtable show and much more.
About Bright House Networks
Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California and two of the top 20 DMAs.
Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. Bright House Networks Business Solutions offers a strong portfolio of video, voice, data, and cloud-based solutions to the small and medium business segments. In addition, Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions provides advanced, fiber-based telecommunication services to key industry verticals in the mid-market and carrier segments, including cloud-based hosted voice, managed security, and cell backhaul to wireless carriers. The company was recently re-certified as a Cisco® Master Service Provider under the Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Program, and was the first cable operator in the United States to achieve this designation. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive, award-winning, local news and sports channels in its Florida markets.