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Apr 22, 2006
Written By: EdenCreative
Comcast Local to Air Unique Game in an Hour Broadcasts

The Grand Rapids Griffins on Sunday announced that Comcast Local (channel 23 in West Michigan) will televise all three of the teams North Division Semifinal road games against the Toronto Marlies this week, on a tape-delayed basis.

Comcast Local will air the Toronto Maple Leafs TV productions of Marlies Game in an Hour, a unique format that provides all 60 minutes of game action continuously, without commercials or stoppages in play. The schedule of next-day broadcasts is as follows:

Game Date / Time - Date / Time of Comcast Local Telecast
Game 3 Mon., April 24 at 7:30 p.m. - Tue., April 25 at 6 p.m.
Game 4 Wed., April 26 at 7:30 p.m. - Thu., April 27 at 10 p.m.
Game 5 Fri., April 28 at 7:30 p.m. - Sat., April 29 at 9 p.m.

The telecasts will be available in 1.4 million homes in Comcast Local markets across lower Michigan that include nine of the states 10 largest cities, most notably Grand Rapids, Detroit, Lansing, Muskegon, Holland, Flint and Port Huron.

Comcast Local is a locally originated, 24-hour supplier of local events, entertainment, and sports programming in Michigan. The channel is available, at no additional cost, exclusively to Comcast cable customers. In addition to the Griffins, Comcasts sports properties include Michigan, Michigan State and Notre Dame basketball and hockey, as well as Western Michigan football, basketball, hockey and baseball.