SportSouth, Grizzlies announce 2013-14 TV schedule
SEP 27, 2013 11:48a ET
Memphis will tip off the regular season when SportSouth televises a 2013 Western Conference Finals rematch between the Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs at 7:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the AT&T Center.
Grizz Nation will be able to follow the Grizzlies across the NBA landscape throughout the season, as SportSouth will broadcast 38 of the team’s road contests, including a meeting with LeBron James and the defending NBA Champion Miami Heat at 6:30 p.m. CT on Friday, March 21.
This season, Fox Sports will increase its Grizzlies coverage in Little Rock, Ark. and debut new coverage in Missouri and southern Illinois – including the St. Louis area – with 46 and 42 telecasts in each market, respectively. The games in the Little Rock, Ark. market will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest Plus, while the games in the Missouri and southern Illinois region will be distributed on Fox Sports Midwest and FS Midwest Plus (all games and channels are subject to change). Existing Grizzlies coverage on SportSouth reaches fans in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee including markets such as Birmingham, Mobile, Louisville, Jackson (MS), Chattanooga and Knoxville.
Play-by-play broadcaster Pete Pranica returns for his 10th season as the television voice of the Grizzlies, joining analysts Sean Tuohy and former Grizzlies point guard Brevin Knight. Rob Fischer enters his seventh season as the sideline reporter for all Grizzlies telecasts.
SportSouth and the Grizzlies will continue to provide expanded pre-game coverage on Grizzlies LIVE, presented by Chuck Hutton Toyota. Hosted on location at the Fed Ex Forum, Grizzlies LIVE gives viewers a complete pre-game breakdown, including interviews, analysis and special features for all 73 telecasts.
In an effort to ensure that all members of Grizz Nation can catch every game of the 2013-14 season, SportSouth and the Grizzlies have teamed up to make a special offer for the three non-telecast games on the schedule. These “Home for the Holidays” games, Monday, Dec. 9 vs. Orlando, Sunday, Dec. 15 vs. Minnesota and Monday, Dec. 23 vs. Utah, will have all Terrace III level seats, regularly priced at $20 per game, available for only $10.
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Tennessee, FOX Sports Carolinas and SportSouth – collectively reach more 13 million cable and satellite households in seven states across the Southeast. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Bobcats, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, Cincinnati Reds, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Hornets, and St. Louis Cardinals, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference, Conference USA, Southeastern Conference, and Big 12 Conference, and offer expanded coverage of the University of Kentucky, University of South Carolina and University of Tennessee. Combined, the four networks produce more than 800 live local events and televise more than 1400 live local events each year.
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