“CALL OF THE WILD” BEGINS FOURTH SEASON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15
SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with Comcast Cable, announced today that the fourth season of “Call of the Wild” will begin on Saturday, October 15 at 10:30 AM on ESPN2. A total of eight episodes will air on ESPN2 and Comcast Cable throughout the season. Comcast Cable subscribers can view “Call of the Wild” on ESPN2 on Saturdays at 10:30 AM.
Produced by Comcast Cable, in association with the Wild, the half-hour program features Wild player interviews and community appearances, and highlights upcoming events at Xcel Energy Center as well as news and notes from around the NHL. Fans can also send email questions to be answered on the air to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The show will be taped before a live audience at selected locations throughout the Twin Cities starting Tuesday, October 11 at 5:30 PM at Awada’s Grill in Woodbury (9854 Norma Lane). Wild center Wes Walz is the scheduled guest for the first show.
Long-time Twin Cities sports reporter Jeff Grayson will host “Call of the Wild” this season. Grayson, a fixture in the Twin Cities market for more than a decade, will be making his debut on the show Saturday.
With its unique on-air presence, “Call of the Wild” reaches more than 673,500 homes, multiple cable zones and fourteen counties on a weekly basis. Comcast Cable will broadcast “Call of the Wild” each week on channel 13 at 6:30 PM on Tuesdays and Sundays.
Comcast Corporation is the nation’s leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services. With 21.4 million cable customers, 7.7 million high-speed Internet customers, and 1.2 million voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable networks and in the delivery of programming content. Comcast serves more than 345,000 customers in 87 communities in the Twin Cities and Western Wisconsin. Comcast, whose local headquarters offices are located in Saint Paul, employs more than 1,200 people in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
For more information on the “Call of the Wild” television program, please contact the Wild’s Maggie Kukar at (651) 602-5720. Contact your local cable provider for specific distribution information in your area. More information on taping times and locations can be found at www.wild.com.
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