FSN Prime Ticket Delivers the 2006-07 Clippers to Clipper Nation With 44 Games, Original Clippers Programs
2005-06 was the best season in Los Angeles Clippers franchise history. In a half-hour pre-season special, FSN PRIME TICKET goes inside with the team to reveal how the Clippers plan to improve upon the success of last year. The 2006-07 Los Angeles Clippers Pre-Season Preview Show airs October 22 at 10 PM on FSN PRIME TICKET.
On October 27, FSN PRIME TICKET invites Los Angeles Clippers fans to join the team in Russia. “Clippers Insider: Moscow Training Camp” chronicles the recent team trip to Europe. The half hour show combines footage from pre-season play with access to team activities off the court. “Clippers Insider: Moscow Training Camp” debuts at 10 PM on Friday, October 27 on FSN PRIME TICKET.
The Clippers begin the 2006-07 season on FSN PRIME TICKET in Phoenix. On November 1, “Clippers Live” debuts at 7 PM followed by the Clippers-Suns game telecast at 7:30 PM. All FSN PRIME TICKET Clippers game telecasts feature the “Voice of the Clippers” Ralph Lawler, currently in his 28th season calling the action, and former Clipper Michael Smith, who enters his fifth season as color analyst. Clippers games on FSN PRIME TICKET feature “Live Wire”, a semi-regular segment in which a Clippers fan interacts with the game telecast from their STAPLES Center seat. “Live Wire” subjects are persons of notoriety, such as former NBA players, famous sports figures and celebrities.
Originating live from STAPLES Center and on the road, “Clippers Live” provides unmatched access to the team. A true extension of the game, “Clippers Live” is a 30-minute pre-game show and full post-game coverage of all Clipper home events on FSN PRIME TICKET. Additionally, post-game “Clippers Live” shows air following all away game telecasts on FSN PRIME TICKET. Hosted by reporter Michael Eaves, “Clippers Live” delivers the stories of the game as told by the playmakers themselves. Paul Westphal, analyst for FSN PRIME TICKET coverage of the Clippers’ 2006 Playoff appearances and former head coach of the Phoenix Suns and Seattle Supersonics, provides expert insight and analysis from studio. Player interviews and signature “Clippers Live” segments further connect viewers to the team. Original, fast-paced and fun, “Clippers Live” on FSN PRIME TICKET keeps Clipper fans informed and entertained.
To further provide fan access to the Los Angeles Clippers, FSN PRIME TICKET is preparing several new Clipper-focused installments of the original documentary series "Before the Bigs”. “Before the Bigs” shows highlight the unique communities and cultures responsible for shaping individual personalities, drive and vision during the period before a sports figure becomes a professional player.
First, on November 14, FSN PRIME TICKET debuts “Before the Bigs: Shaun Livingston”. “Before the Bigs” shows on Clippers Elton Brand and Chris Kaman are in development and scheduled to air during the 2006-07 season.
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