WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington Capitals chairman and majority owner Ted Leonsis will be featured in the third installment of Comcast SportsNet’s My Life 365, an in-depth look into the lives of select area sports heroes who are uniquely successful in their respective sports, families, communities and lives. The program premieres at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, and will be immediately followed by the Capitals game against Montreal.
Leonsis sat down with Comcast SportsNet analyst and fellow Georgetown alum Ron Thompson multiple times during the first half of the Capitals’ season. In the show Leonsis discusses a series of topics including growing up in Brooklyn with parents who emphasized education despite not having college degrees, his passion for his alma mater Georgetown and how he became one of the most successful businessmen in the country.
Comcast SportsNet spoke with Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin
, Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau, member of the Capitals ownership group and Washington Nationals owner Mark D. Lerner, Georgetown President John J. DeGioia and others for this unique view inside the life of Leonsis.
The show will also take a look into Leonsis’ films Nanking and Kicking It. Viewers get to see how Leonsis became a filmmaker, along with an inside look at the former AOL vice chairman’s many business and philanthropic ventures. Leonsis discusses the future of the Washington Capitals and his list of 101 things he wants to do in his lifetime.
Visit the Comcast SportsNet website for an exclusive preview of My Life 365: Ted Leonsis. (http://www.comcastsportsnet.tv/pages/ted)