Chicago, IL (April 4, 2008) – Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most complete coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, will provide viewers with a special “Blackhawks Season in Review” Chicago Tribune Live on Tuesday, April 8 at 5:30 PM as Blackhawks President John McDonough, General Manager Dale Tallon and Head Coach Denis Savard will be the day’s special in-studio guests. The trio will discuss the team’s rejuvenated success in the marketplace, along with franchise’s promising future. Chicago Tribune Live presented by Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana Chevy Dealers is hosted by David Kaplan.
In their continued effort to communicate with fans, the Blackhawks also encourage viewers to send their e-mail questions to McDonough, Tallon and Savard via Comcast SportsNet’s website (chicago.comcastsportsnet.com) at anytime leading up to the program on April 8. Highlights from this special show will be posted on CSN’s website and the Blackhawks website (chicagoblackhawks.com) the same evening.
On Tuesday, April 1, the Blackhawks announced that all 82 regular season games starting next season will be televised in high-definition (HD) with Comcast SportsNet set to deliver an expanded number of games starting in the fall.
Comcast SportsNet carries over 270 regular season games for the White Sox (101), Cubs (80), Bulls (42), and Blackhawks (50) and features live pre- and post-game coverage for each team. Viewers can find Comcast SportsNet on Comcast Cable and RCN channel 37, DIRECTV channel 640 and DISH Network channel 429. Comcast SportsNet is available in HD on Comcast Cable channel 200, RCN channel 540, Wide Open West (WOW) channel 220, DIRECTV channel 640-HD and DISH Network channel 379-HD. Viewers can visit www.comcastsportsnet.com for the exact channel location of Comcast SportsNet in their area.
Comcast SportsNet also features unique locally produced programming including SportsNite presented by DEX at 6:30 pm, Land Rover SportsNite at 10:00 pm and Midnight, McDonald’s SportsRise (Monday-Friday, 5:00-10:00 am & Saturday-Sunday, 7:00-9:00 am) and SportsDay (Monday-Friday, 12:00-1:00 pm), daily sports newscasts designed to inform and entertain the local sports fan with the latest news affecting their teams and the world of sports, plus, Chicago Tribune Live presented by Chicago and Northwest Indiana Chevy Dealers (Monday-Friday, 5:30-6:30 pm), a weeknight talk show discussing the day’s most pressing sports stories.