For Immediate Release – September 5, 2014
FNTSY Sports Network Announces New Fall Programming with Fantasy NFL Focus
Toronto | New York – Anthem Media Group Inc. announced today its new fall programming line-up for FNTSY Sports Network, the world’s first-ever channel dedicated to fantasy sports.
On Sunday mornings from 7 to 10 a.m. ET, RotoExperts Live! Sunday Edition is hosted by Tony Cincotta, Mike Blewitt and Nando Di Fino live from the SiriusXM studios in New York, as they debate fantasy football with the biggest names in the industry and look ahead at the day’s games, highlighting matchups to take advantage of and avoid, positional rankings for the week, injuries, weather and all the breaking news needed to make last-minute fantasy roster decisions just hours before kickoff.
On Sundays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, FNTSY Sports Today Live from Las Vegas premieres with hosts Dave Farra and Fantasy Football Post senior analyst Joe Fortenbaugh reporting on the fantasy NFL world, including the latest projections, pickups, favorites, injury reports and more.
Live coverage on Sundays continues from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET, as FNTSY Sports Today Live from Toronto is hosted by Laura Diakun and Pat Mayo, who break down all the hot topics in fantasy football and offer last-minute advice on NFL game day.
FNTSY Sports Today Live from Las Vegas hosted by Farra and Fortenbaugh will also premiere new episodes on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7 p.m. ET, featuring additional football coverage and analysis, looking ahead to the following weekend’s games.
Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. ET, fantasy sports expert Rob Silver hosts the new Rob Silver Show, inviting weekly special guests to break down different perspectives on a fantasy sports topic of the week.
“With football season upon us, we’re giving fantasy players their fix with unprecedented fantasy NFL content,” said Chad Midgley, VP of Programming & Production at Anthem Media Group Inc. “With six straight hours of live coverage on Sunday mornings, we’re reporting on every facet of the game with a fantasy focus to give viewers all the information they need to succeed in their leagues. This brings us to over 40 hours per week of daily, original fantasy sports programming.”
FNTSY Sports Network is the world’s first-ever television network specifically targeted towards the estimated 40 million people who play fantasy sports annually and on a daily basis. It includes live studio programming, call-in shows, panels, celebrity and expert drafts, reality programming and on-site commentary from sports venues, as well as short-form programming from the experts around the country.
FNTSY can now be seen in the New York, New Jersey, Westchester, Connecticut and Eastern Pennsylvania regions on Cablevision Channel 147 as part of the Optimum Sports and Entertainment Pak. FNTSY now streams on Roku players and the app can be found on ITunes and Google Play with a live stream. FNTSY airs in Canada on MTS and Sasktel.
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About Anthem Media Group Inc.
Anthem Media Group Inc. is a global leader in operating targeted specialty television channels on linear, digital and mobile platforms with offices and studios in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles. In addition to Fantasy Sports Network, Anthem’s portfolio includes RotoExperts.com, a leader in fantasy sports content, Fight Network, the world’s premier combat sports channel now broadcasting in the U.S., Canada and over 30 other countries, as well as significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel, one of the top outdoor channels in the U.S. available in over 40 million homes. Anthem also owns SportsGrid.com, a leader in general sports entertainment commentary.
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