Nov. 5, 2012
NEW YORK - SNY, the official television home of the UConn Huskies Women's basketball program, today announced its all-access programming lineup for the 2012-13 UConn Women's basketball season. Featuring an unprecedented 340+ hours of exclusive programming, SNY will tip off its comprehensive coverage on November 8th at 7:00pm with the UConn Women's Basketball Preview show, presented by Connecticut Lighting Centers. This one-hour special will feature Head Coach Geno Auriemma live in-studio along with former UConn greats and current analysts Meghan Culmo and Kara Wolters, play-by-play announcer Andrew Catalon, John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant and host Gary Apple. The show will take an in-depth look at the upcoming season, and include exclusive interviews with players as well as provide analysis of the key storylines and players to watch.
Immediately following the UConn Women's Basketball Preview show on November 8th, SNY will premiere Huskies All-Access at 8:00pm. Huskies All-Access takes a behind-the-scenes look at the UConn Women's Basketball team during the intense first week of practice. SNY's cameras follow the team and coaches on and off the court, offering fans an insider's view of the nation' top women's basketball program.
Throughout the season, Huskies fans can also tune into SNY for the following lineup of exclusive women's basketball programming:
►Geno's Legacy: hosted by Head Coach Geno Auriemma and set in a round-table format for a lively conversation - Geno's Legacy will feature former Huskies basketball stars reminiscing about their time and experiences as student athletes while at UConn. The show will debut in January, and include the following guests in the first three shows:
- Episode #1: Jen Rizzotti and Rebecca Lobo
- Episode #2: Chris Dailey, Shea Ralph and Jamelle Elliott
- Episode #3: Kerry Bascom and Nykesha Sales
►The Geno Auriemma Show:
Kerith Burke, SNY's sideline reporter, will host The Geno Auriemma Show - which will feature a candid conversation with the head coach of the nation's top women's basketball program. The weekly program will provide viewers with an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the coach and his team both on and off the court. The Geno Auriemma Show will also dissect the previous week's games and provide an in-depth look at the week's upcoming match-ups.
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SNY also plans to produce a special on the All-Time Greatest UConn Women Basketball Players, a Tournament Preview Show and a Season In-Review Show. For daily coverage of the UConn Huskies, fans can tune into GEICO SportsNite from 10:30pm-1:00am. For up-to-the-minute information about the team, fans can log on to www.sny.tv and snyuconn.com - which will provide complete coverage with game highlights, press conferences and interviews.
For the 2012-13 season, SNY will feature 20 live UConn Huskies games. All Big East Conference basketball games will be wrapped with comprehensive pre-game, half-time and post-game shows. The network's game schedule will tip-off on November 11th at 1:30pm when the Huskies - eyeing their 17th straight season-opening win - host the College of Charleston Cougars. Prior to the game, SNY will air a special pre-game show.
2012-13 Women's UConn Huskies Basketball Schedule on SNY
Sunday November 11th Charleston at UConn Gampel 1:30pm
Thursday November 22nd Wake Forest at UConn University of USVI (Paradise Jam) 6:00pm
Friday November 23rd Marist at UConn University of USVI (Paradise Jam) 8:15pm
Saturday November 24th Purdue at UConn University of USVI (Paradise Jam) 8:15pm
Wednesday November 28th Colgate at UConn XL Center 7:00pm
Thursday December 6th Penn State at UConn Gampel 7:00pm
Wednesday December 19th Oakland (MI) at UConn XL Center 7:00pm
Saturday December 22nd UConn at Hartford Chase Arena 1:00pm
Wednesday January 9th UConn at Georgetown McDonough Arena 7:30pm
Saturday January 12th UConn at Marquette Al McGuire Center 4:00pm
Saturday January 19th Syracuse at UConn XL Center 4:00pm
Saturday January 26th UConn at Cincinnati Fifth Third Arena 8:00pm
Tuesday January 29th Villanova at UConn XL Center 7:00pm
Saturday February 2nd UConn at St. John's Carnesecca Arena 2:00pm
Tuesday February 5th Marquette at UConn Gampel 7:00pm
Tuesday February 12th UConn at Providence Alumni Hall 7:00pm
Saturday February 16th UConn at Rutgers Rutgers Athletic Center 4:00pm
Saturday February 23rd Seton Hall at UConn Gampel 4:00pm
Tuesday February 26th Pittsburgh at UConn XL Center 7:00pm
Saturday March 2nd UConn at USF Sun Dome 12:00pm
SNY is the official television home of the New York Mets, Jets and the Big East Conference. SNY features unparalleled, exclusive access to the New York Mets with more than 130 live telecasts each season - all produced in HD - as well as other Emmy Award winning Mets entertainment programming. As the official TV home of the New York Jets, SNY delivers more than 300 hours of exclusive year-round content devoted to Gang Green. SNY also is the official TV home of the Big East Conference - airing more than 125 BIG EAST football and basketball games - as well as other critically acclaimed BIG EAST programming. As New York's leader in local sports TV coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through five nightly sports and entertainment programs - broadcast in state-of-the-art HD - from SNY's street-level studio in the heart of Manhattan. SNY's programming roster also includes classic sports programming, critically acclaimed original entertainment shows and exclusive interview and magazine programs. Founded by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Time Warner and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse. For additional details on the network, visit www.sny.tv.
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