Women's Hoops Blog
Jayda Evans covers college and pro women's basketball. While its her first year on the Washington beat, she has covered the Storm since its inception. She'll offer observations, critiques, occasional off-beat tales and answers to select e-mail inquires. Evans also has written a book on the Storm and women's hoops, called "Game On!"
June 3, 2008 8:59 PM
Posted by Jayda Evans
Well, the Storm will be on TV twice locally. FSN announced tonight that it will broadcast the home-and-home games against Detroit on Wednesday and Saturday. The deal continues a relationship that began with the Storm being tacked on to Sonics contracts with the station. Here's the release: Back-to-back games vs. Eastern Conference power Detroit begin tomorrow night
FSN TO BROADCAST STORM GAMES THIS SEASON
Back-to-back games vs. Eastern Conference power Detroit begin tomorrow night
SEATTLE, Tuesday, June 3, 2008 -- The Seattle Storm and FSN today announced that the network will broadcast the two games against the Detroit Shock this week. The first game is against the Shock is tomorrow in Detroit at 4:30 pm PT, followed by a home game at KeyArena on Saturday, June 7 at 7 pm.
"We're proud to announce our first two FSN telecasts this season and we look forward to bringing Storm basketball to fans throughout the Seattle area," said Storm CEO Karen Bryant. "The FSN partnership gives us a chance to showcase our All-Star roster."
Seattle Storm on FSN (all times PT)
Wednesday, June 4 Seattle @ Detroit 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 7 Detroit @ Seattle 7:00 p.m.
In addition to the games broadcast on television locally by FSN Northwest, four of the Storm's games are nationally televised, including Sunday, August 31 against the Connecticut Sun on ESPN2 and Sunday, September 14 against the Los Angeles Sparks on ABC.
About FSN Northwest
FSN Northwest is the cable home of the Seattle Mariners, Seattle SuperSonics, Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Storm, Portland Beavers, Portland Timbers, Washington Huskies, Washington State Cougars, Oregon State Beavers and Gonzaga Bulldogs. The region reaches more than 3.4 million cable homes in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. FSN Northwest is a member of the Liberty Sports Group, which also includes the regional sports networks FSN Pittsburgh and FSN Rocky Mountain. The three networks combined reach more than 8.5 million viewers across 17 states and own exclusive programming and distribution partnerships with more than 24 professional and collegiate teams. Liberty Sports Group is a division of Liberty Media Corporation, which owns interests in a broad range of electronic retailing, media, communications and entertainment businesses. For more information, please visit libertysportsgroup.com.