Network will feature live Lakers programming seven days a week
starting October 1, delivering behind-the-scenes access, expert analysis
Daily studio show “Access SportsNet” is the network’s signature
program; social media-driven “#LakeShow” will begin the Lakers
conversation on Time Warner Cable SportsNet each day
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Time Warner Cable SportsNet announced today details about its October
studio programming. The network will provide fans with dedicated live
Lakers programming seven days a week and feature a comprehensive
schedule of Lakers and Galaxy content when it launches on October 1.
“Access SportsNet,” the network’s signature daily studio show, will
encompass Lakers pre- and post-game shows as “Access SportsNet: Lakers”
and LA Galaxy pre- and post-game shows as “Access SportsNet: Galaxy.”
Additionally, “#LakeShow” will be the network’s daily live social
“Lakers fans want content about and access to their team seven days a
week and we’re going to provide that with “Access SportsNet” and
, Senior Vice President and General
Manager, TWC Sports Regional Networks. “We’ve created a lineup that
gives fans a voice, speaks directly to them and takes them
behind-the-curtain as their favorite team kicks off what’s sure to be a
“Access SportsNet” will air live every day on Time Warner Cable
SportsNet. The one-hour studio program will begin at 7:00* p.m. and
deliver comprehensive coverage of the Lakers, LA Galaxy and LA Sparks.
It will highlight the network’s signature behind-the-scenes access and
provide Lakers, Galaxy and Sparks fans with the latest information,
updates and team features. A second live “Access SportsNet” will air at
Live Lakers coverage on Time Warner Cable SportsNet will begin each day
with “#LakeShow” (read “LakeShow”), an interactive studio program
highlighting of-the-moment conversations about the Lakers and fan-driven
social media interaction and engagement. “#LakeShow” will air 90 minutes
prior to tip-off on game days and at 6:30 p.m. on all other days and run
all Lakers season long.
Following “#LakeShow” on Lakers game days, “Access SportsNet: Lakers”
will begin live from the studio 60 minutes prior to tipoff. Starting
with the Lakers’ first pre-season game on October 7 and first regular
season game on October 30, the one-hour pre-game show will cover every
angle leading into the game and feature opinions, expert analysis and
debate. Following the game, the “Access SportsNet: Lakers” post-game
show will provide extensive game highlights, locker room sound, in-depth
interviews with players and coaches and a breakdown of the game. As a
sign of Time Warner Cable SportsNet’s unprecedented commitment to the
Lakers, “Access SportsNet: Lakers” will air for all Laker games
including national broadcasts.
On October 21, Time Warner Cable SportsNet will telecast the network’s
inaugural LA Galaxy match at the San Jose Earthquakes. “Access
SportsNet: Galaxy” will air 60 minutes prior to kickoff as well as
after the game, giving fans in-depth analysis, highlights and more.
Other Lakers programming on Time Warner Cable SportsNet will include
classic Lakers games, “Encore+” and “Lakers Compacto.” A
collection of classic Lakers games that span the history of the storied
franchise will air on the network and “Encore+” will be re-telecasts of
this season’s Lakers games enhanced with social media interaction.
“Lakers Compacto” will consist of Lakers games condensed into a
fast-paced, one-hour format. It will feature added sights, sounds,
reaction and commentary that weren’t part of the original game telecast.
This concept is shared by Time Warner Cable SportsNet and its sister
network Time Warner Cable Deportes.
Additional Lakers-related Time Warner Cable SportsNet programming will
be announced in the coming weeks.
Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes can be found
in HD on channel 403 and 481, respectively, on Time Warner Cable
systems. Negotiations with other providers to carry the networks are
ongoing but have not yet concluded. For more information about Time
Warner Cable SportsNet, visit www.twcsportsnet.com;
to find out if your provider will be carrying the networks starting
October 1, visit www.iwantmylakers.com.
* - All times listed are PST.
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Source: Time Warner Cable SportsNet