CPTV Sports Gives Fans the Power to Decide Which Football Game Is Covered Live on Thursday, November 26
HARTFORD, Conn. (November 10, 2015) – CPTV Sports, the state’s only 24-hour local sports channel, announces that it is giving the state’s football fans the opportunity to choose which high school football game CPTV Sports will broadcast live on the morning of Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26.
Fans can vote online at cptvsports.org/uchoose. Voting will continue until Friday, November 20 at 6 p.m. CPTV Sports will announce the winning matchup on the night of November 20 during its live coverage of the Berlin at New Britain High School football game, CPTV Sports’ final Friday Night Live football game of the season.
The five contending matchups include:
- Ansonia at Naugatuck, 10 am
- Joel Barlow-Redding at Weston, 10 am
- Southington at Cheshire, 10 am
- Fitch-Groton at Ledyard, 10 am
- Shelton at Derby, 10:30 am
- Maloney at Platt-Meriden, 10:30 am
For more information – or to place a vote – visit cptvsports.org/uchoose.
About CPTV Sports
A not-for-profit channel owned and managed by Connecticut Public Television (CPTV), CPTV Sports is Connecticut’s only 24-hour local sports network broadcasting Connecticut high school, college and professional sports. CPTV Sports brings viewers games from the state’s high schools, including live coverage of CIAC state championships, and coverage from Yale, Sacred Heart, CCSU and other state universities. Professional and semi-professional teams such as the Connecticut Sun (WNBA basketball), New Britain Rock Cats (MLB baseball), CFC Azul (PDL soccer), and the Connecticut Wildcats (AMNRL rugby) give viewers a chance to see the best professional competition in the state, while coverage of unique events such as horse show jumping, Little League baseball, auto racing, roller derby, bowling, women’s fast-pitch softball, dog shows, robotics, spelling bees, CSL soccer, and the Nutmeg State Games provides a broad range of competitions throughout the state. For additional information, visit CPTVSports.org. CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public. It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including original documentaries, public affairs shows and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11.5 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 450,000 households each week. For more information, visit CPTV.org.
About Connecticut Public Broadcasting
The Connecticut Public (CPBN) is home to CPTV, WNPR and the Learning Lab. CPTV is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including original documentaries, public affairs and educational programming. WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. The Learning Lab serves high school seniors through a partnership with Hartford Public Schools and the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School. It is also home to the Institute for Advanced Media, a program that provides the men and women of our armed forces and adult learners an opportunity to learn skills necessary for the 21st century digital media workplace. For more information, visit cpbn.org.