CSTV Offers Its Affiliates Free Upgrades for the Weekend of the Notre Dame-Air Force Game

Cable systems that currently carry CSTV allowed special "Sneak Peek" weekend


Oct. 12, 2006

NEW YORK (October 12, 2006) -- CSTV, the leader in college sports, is making it possible for as many fans as possible to see "The Rumble in the Rockies," the Notre Dame-Air Force game on Saturday, November 11 at 4 p.m. ET.  CSTV has offered its affiliates a free sneak peek weekend from 7 p.m. Friday, November 10 until midnight, Sunday, November 12, it was announced today by Brian Bedol, President and CEO, CSTV Networks, Inc.  Cable systems that currently carry CSTV will be able to move it to their digital or expanded basic tier.

 

"Notre Dame football has arguably the strongest national following of any collegiate athletic program and we want to make this game available to as many passionate Fighting Irish fans as possible," Mr. Bedol said.  "This weekend is a great opportunity to showcase to a truly mass audience CSTV's quality and commitment to covering college sports in greater depth than anyone else in the marketplace."

 

Additionally, affiliates who participate in the program will be automatically entered in a sweepstakes to win an all-expense-paid trip to an upcoming Notre Dame game.

 

The Notre Dame-Air Force game highlights CSTV's strongest football season ever.  On Saturday, CSTV will televise nationally ranked Rutgers at surging Navy.  In addition to top Mountain West Conference and Conference USA action, CSTV has aired games such as Colorado-Colorado State.  CSTV's on-air football coverage also features studio shows such as highlight show, "Gametracker Live," prediction, commentary and news show, "Crystal Ball Presented by Xbox Live" and "The #1 College Sports Show."  CSTV is also the home to the most extensive weekly highlight and roundup show focused on the nation's top conference, "SEC Football Nation."

 

About CSTV Networks

CSTV Networks, Inc., now part of the CBS Corporation, is the leading digital and cable programming company dedicated to college sports. Connecting more fans to more college sports than any other company, its many platforms for programming distribution include CSTV: College Sports TV, televising regular-season and championship events for 35 men's and women's college sports; CSTV.com and its network of nearly 250 official athletic sites; CSTV All Access, broadband services providing live audio and video of more than 10,000 events annually; as well as satellite television and radio, in-flight entertainment, wireless networks and more.  Further information is available at www.CSTV.com.

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