Bright House Networks Launches TWC SportsNet, Deportes
Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes are now provided to Southern California Bright House Networks subscribers. These networks are the local TV homes for Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, and LA Sparks games, as well as in-depth, dedicated, team-focused programming.
Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes will be available on Bright House Networks in both Standard Definition (SD) and High Definition (HD) to customers with Standard or Digital Variety service. Time Warner Cable SportsNet will be available on SD channel 113 and HD channel 1113; and Time Warner Cable Deportes will be available on SD channel 631 and HD channel 1631. Time Warner Cable SportsNet will also be available to analog customers on channel 23 on October 30, 2012.
“Our partners at Bright House Networks value Southern California sports as much as we do and we’re excited to work with them to bring Lakers, Galaxy and Sparks games and programming to our viewers,” said David Rone, president, Time Warner Cable Sports. “We’re extremely happy to work with Bright House Networks to bring sports fans in Southern California Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes.”
In addition to live games, programming on Time Warner Cable SportsNet includes Access SportsNet, the network’s signature daily studio show that encompasses pre- and post-game shows as Access SportsNet: Lakers and Access SportsNet: Galaxy as well as #LakeShow, the network’s live daily social media-driven show. Original programming on Time Warner Cable SportsNet includes Backstage: Lakers (titled Lakers Confidencial on Time Warner Cable Deportes), a weekly documentary that chronicles the Lakers season from start to finish, and Laker Girls (also titled Laker Girls on Time Warner Cable Deportes), a five-part reality series that profiles the making of the 2012-13 squad and its members.
On Time Warner Cable Deportes, programming includes the Lakers En Vivo pre-game show and Somos Lakers post-game show, as well as Somos Lakers éné-bé-a, a weekly show dedicated to the latest on the Lakers and the NBA that will include highlights, live interviews, commentary and other special segments. Encuentro Deportivo and Tu Show del Fútbol are daily shows on the network, with Encuentro Deportivo wrapping up the day in sports with a regional focus and Tu Show del Fútbol analyzing the day in soccer. #LAPREPA is a weekly show that features inspirational stories about high school sports.