LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings today released their 65-game television schedule on FSN WEST/PRIME TICKET for the 2007-08 season, it was announced by Kings Vice President, Communications and Broadcasting Michael Altieri. Among the highlights of the schedule include the Kings-Ducks regular season opener from the new O2 Arena in London, England on Saturday, September 29 at 9:00 a.m. (PT) on FSN PRIME TICKET.
“We are thrilled to have this unique opportunity,” said Kings President, Business Operations Luc Robitaille. “It is an honor for the Kings to broadcast this game to our fans and it is an exciting way to kick-off our regular season.”
Kings television play-by-play announcer Bob Miller and color commentator Jim Fox return to broadcast the Kings’ games this season. Miller, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, will return for his 35th season as the television “Voice of the Kings” and is again joined by Fox, the former Kings forward, who is entering his 18th season as the club’s television color commentator.
In addition to the season-opener in London, FSN WEST (along with FSN PRIME TICKET) are scheduled to televise 65 regular-season Kings games, and a total of 68 Kings games including three Kings-Ducks telecasts broadcast by Anaheim.
D’Aulaire Louwerse will begin his first season on Kings telecasts, serving as the producer, and Mike Hassan will direct the telecasts.
Seven networks – FSN WEST, FSN PRIME TICKET, Versus, CBC, TSN, HDNet and RDS - will combine to televise Kings games this season. The Kings’ second game in London, on September 30, will be televised by Versus. The Kings will also make six appearances on national television in Canada. CBC will televise the Kings’ home opener in London versus Anaheim on September 29 along with one home game – October 27 versus Edmonton -- and one road game -- January 19 at Vancouver. TSN will televise two road games – December 19 at Detroit and January 18 at Calgary – and RDS will broadcast the Kings-Montreal game at STAPLES Center on March 8. In addition, HD Net will broadcast at least three Kings games – September 29 versus Anaheim (in London), November 3 versus San Jose and November 15 versus Anaheim.
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