VEGAS (August 31, 2017) - Episode 8 of Behind the Vegas Ice will air exclusively on YurView Las Vegas on cable 96 and 1096 in HD starting Thursday, August 31 at 8 p.m. PT. It will also be streamed live online in the Las Vegas area at BehindTheVegasIce.com. Titled "The Road to Success," Episode 8 is part of a 10-episode docudrama that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Vegas Golden Knights, an NHL expansion team based in Las Vegas, Nev. Watch the preview of Episode 8 here.
"As the much-anticipated kick-off to this first NHL season rapidly approaches, you can sense the excitement," said Brett Burke, vice president of Cox Media in Las Vegas. "Episode 8 gives us a backstage pass to some critical activities in player development and organizational structure."
Behind the Vegas Ice, Episode 8 synopsis:
In "The Road to Success" fans will follow the Vegas Golden Knights through the summer prior to their NHL kick-off season. Get a behind-the-scenes view of how two sheets of NHL-quality ice are laid in the team's practice facility. Then, follow Shea Theodore and Deryk Engelland as they pursue their off-season training regimen. Ride with the Golden Knights marketing team as they journey through Montana, Idaho and Utah to rally the fan base in the team's Rocky Mountain broadcast territory. And finally, watch the competition heat up as hundreds of hopeful performers audition for a spot on the Golden Knights' first ever ice and promotional teams.
Beginning Sept. 1, Episode 8 will re-broadcast each Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. PST on YurView Las Vegas through the end of the month. Due to live sports programming, please check local TV listings for exact start time. Cox Las Vegas cable subscribers can also catch Episode 8 as well as previous episodes via Cox On Demand. They will also be available in the Las Vegas area online at BehindTheVegasIce.com.
YurView Las Vegas is the new destination for the linear broadcast and rebroadcasts of Behind the Vegas Ice. YurView Las Vegas offers a wide array of exclusive lifestyle, cooking, entertainment and sports television content produced locally for Southern Nevadans. YurView Las Vegas can be seen on cable 96 and 1096.
Behind the Vegas Ice is an original 10-episode, behind-the-scenes docudrama about the Vegas Golden Knights, an NHL expansion team and the first major league professional sports franchise based in Las Vegas. The docudrama features never-before-seen interviews as it records the ambitious journey of professional ice hockey's arrival in Southern Nevada. From the initial discussions about the team's arrival through the first game scheduled for Oct. 2017.
Behind the Vegas Ice is made possible in part through the support of Findlay Toyota, Summerlin and Born and Raised sports bar.
The Vegas Golden Knights will play their home games at T-Mobile Arena, which hosts 17,500 spectators in hockey configuration. Cox Business, a subsidiary of Cox Communications, Inc., is the exclusive technology integration/telecommunication services provider for T-Mobile Arena.
ABOUT THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS:
The Vegas Golden Knights are a National Hockey League franchise owned and operated by Black Knight Sports and Entertainment LLC. The Vegas Golden Knights were established by founding partners William Foley and his family and the Maloof family. For the latest news and information on the Golden Knights visit vegasgoldenknights.com. Fans can follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
ABOUT COX COMMUNICATIONS
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For nine years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity 12 times. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.