PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Jan. 13, 2014) – The Rutgers Basketball Story, delivered in high definition and voiced by New York metropolitan sports personality Bruce Beck, will make its season debut this Friday (Jan. 17) on MSG+. The 30-minute show, produced by Rutgers University Athletics and Mind Over Media, will feature a documentary style format designed to provide insight into the program under first-year head coach Eddie Jordan.
The Comcast Network (TCN) in Philadelphia and the Middle Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) will also televise The Rutgers Basketball Story. The 30-minute show will air eight-consecutive weeks on all three networks and can also be viewed online via RVision presented by AT&T at www.scarletknights.com.
The Rutgers Basketball Story Preliminary Schedule
Episode 1: Friday, Jan. 17 – 6:30 and 11 p.m. (MSG+), 11 p.m. (TCN); Saturday, Jan. 18 – 9 a.m. (MASN).
Episode 2: Friday, Jan. 24 – 5:30 and 11 p.m. (MSG+), 8 p.m. (TCN), 9 p.m. (MASN).
Episode 3: Friday, Jan. 31 – 5:30 and 11 p.m. (MSG+), 10 p.m. (TCN); Saturday, Feb. 1 - 9 a.m. (MASN).
Additional air dates and times for The Rutgers Basketball Story will be announced.
MSG Networks is the exclusive local television home of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres (Western New York only), New York Liberty and NewYork Red Bulls, and the official regional sports networks of the New York Giants. MSG Networks also telecasts over 100 live college basketball games and over 35 live college football games from top national conferences (ACC, SEC, Big 12, Big East, Pac 12, Conference USA), as well as horse racing, boxing and award-winning original programming. In 2013, MSG Networks received 18 New York Emmy Awards, including 16 for MSG and one each for MSG+ and MSG.com. MSG’s 85 Emmys over the past six years are more than any single network or station in the region during that time.
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