-A Record 12 National Games in This Season’s Broadcast Schedule-
Nashville, Tenn. (September 14, 2018) – For the fourth consecutive season, and the fourth time in team history, the Nashville Predators will have all 82 regular-season games televised, with 70 contests televised regionally on FOX Sports Tennessee and 12 televised nationally – 11 on NBCSN and one on NBC. The new schedule is the centerpiece to the 2018-19 television broadcast which commences in New York against the Rangers, Thursday, Oct. 4 on NBCSN.
The 2018-19 broadcast lineup continues to produce expansive coverage as a result of FOX Sports Tennessee’s commitment to the Predators. Predators LIVE pregame show presented by Ford and Predators LIVE postgame show presented by Farm Bureau Health Plans will return for every FOX Sports Tennessee telecast. These shows will feature highlights, analysis and interviews, and will originate from the FOX Sports Tennessee Zone at Bridgestone Arena for all home games.
FOX Sports Tennessee will televise Nashville Predators games to 7 million households across Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee;channel listings by state can be found here. Games televised on FOX Sports Tennessee will also be available on the FOX Sports app. Available to iOS and Android devices, the app provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content along with highlights and instant alerts for scores and key plays. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Streaming on the FOX Sports app is also available on connected devices, including AppleTV, Android TV, FireTV, Roku and Xbox One.
Predators alumnus and color analyst Chris Mason partners with play-by-play voice Willy Daunic during Preds television broadcasts, on FOX Sports Tennessee for all of their home and away telecasts. Entering her second season is Kara Hammer, who serves as the club’s rinkside reporter during home games at Bridgestone Arena. Hammer again joins Daunic and Mason for the game broadcast, while Lyndsay Rowley and Terry Crisp will host pre- and postgame shows from the FOX Sports Tennessee Zone; Rowley will also remain with the club on the road, serving as the rinkside reporter and pre- and postgame show host.
All members of the Predators broadcast crew will help contribute unique content to NashvillePredators.com and on the team’s social media channels (Twitter: @PredsNHL, Facebook: Nashville Predators Hockey Team). Throughout the season, content provided by the broadcast crew, as well as by staff writers, will continue to make NashvillePredators.com, along with the NHL app, the go-to, quick reference for all Preds news, stories and expert analysis.
Fans will have an opportunity to attend Preds Official Watch Parties at Buffalo Wild Wings, Topgolf and Ole Red this season! These events will include giveaways, raffles for prizes and appearances with the Energy Team and GNASH. Current Preds Approved Watch Party locations are below, with more dates being added in the coming weeks. Be sure to stay up to date by visiting nashvillepredators.com/watchparty.
Alongside the Preds Official Watch Parties, enjoy the camaraderie of Smashville at the Preds Approved locations. If the Nashville Predators are playing hockey at home or on the road, you can count on the game being on at the following Preds Approved Bars and Restaurants in Tennessee. Locations are listed alphabetically and regionally at nashvillepredators.com/watchparty. Other restaurants and bars who want to support the Nashville Predators can become Preds Approved as well by enrolling for the 2018-19 season. Enrolling will begin TODAY at nashvillepredators.com/watchparty! Enrollment is $300 and will include promotional items for the season and inclusion of the establishment on NashvillePredators.com.
About the Nashville Predators
The Nashville Predators became the National Hockey League’s 27th team on May 4, 1998 and have evolved from a young expansion franchise into a staple of the Middle Tennessee community in the 19 years since. The team strives each season to reach its One Goal: becoming a Stanley Cup Champion hockey team while making Bridgestone Arena number one sports and entertainment venue in the United States. With One Goal in mind, the team saw its greatest successes in team history when they made it to Game 6 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final and were named the 2018 Central Division, regular-season Western Conference & Presidents’ Trophy winners last season.
About FOX Sports Tennessee
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Carolinas, FOX Sports Tennessee and FOX Sports Southeast – collectively reach nearly 11 million households across seven states. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta United, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, Cincinnati Reds, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, St. Louis Cardinals, Bundesliga, Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12 Conference and Big East Conference. Combined, the networks televise nearly 3000 live events and studio shows annually. The networks’ content is also available on the FOX Sports app, providing live streaming video of FOX Sports content through programming distributors.