FSN PRIME TICKET presents Dodgers home games in HD
The Los Angeles Dodgers will present more
than 150 games on television in 2008, including 50 from KCAL and 100 from FSN
PRIME TICKET. For the second consecutive season, KCAL will air all of its games
in HD. All home 2008 Dodgers games telecast on FSN PRIME TICKET will be
available in HD; the regional sports network will announce the extent of its
road game HD availability in March.
In addition to KCAL and PRIME TICKET, national and regional
telecasts on Fox and ESPN will complete the schedule.
Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, entering his 59th
season as the “Voice of the Dodgers,” will call all televised Dodger
home games. He’ll also handle the road telecasts against the team’s National
League Western Division opponents ( San Francisco,
San Diego, Arizona,
For Dodger road games against non-NL West opponents, the broadcast booth will
be manned by Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Charley Steiner and former Major
Leaguer Steve Lyons, who are both returning for their fourth seasons.
“Everyone at KCAL 9 is looking forward to celebrating
the Dodgers’ 50th anniversary in Los Angeles through our game broadcasts,
‘Think Blue TV’ pre-game shows, and comprehensive daily coverage during ‘Sports
Central’ both on KCAL 9 and CBS 2,” said Don Corsini, President and
General Manager, KCAL 9 and CBS 2. “We are especially excited about
televising the Dodgers’ historic return to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on
March 29 for a game against the defending World Series champion Red Sox that we
know will bring back great memories and also raise funds for ThinkCure, the
Dodgers’ official charity, which we are proud to support.”
“We’re proud to be the destination for the most
comprehensive coverage of the Dodgers, especially this year, as we all
commemorate 50 years of the Dodgers in Los Angeles,” said Steve Simpson,
Senior Vice President and General Manager of FSN WEST and FSN PRIME TICKET.
“During the 2008 season, FSN PRIME TICKET will share this celebration with
fans and the team by using our 100 game telecasts and Dodger-dedicated original
programming to share stories of the people and the plays of the last half