FSN, SportSouth To Air 24 Games In HD

FOX SPORTS SOUTH, SPORTSOUTH TO TELEVISE 24 HAWKS GAMES IN HD
First Up: Raptors vs. Hawks on Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET

ATLANTA, GA (October 22, 2008) -- Fox Sports South and SportSouth will televise 24 Atlanta Hawks games in high definition during the 2008-09 National Basketball Association season. Fifteen games are scheduled for Fox Sports South and nine are slated for SportSouth. The Hawks HD telecast schedule features five road games and 19 home contests, with the first being Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET against the Toronto Raptors. Please see below for the complete Fox Sports South and SportSouth Hawks HD telecast schedule.

Friday, November 7 - vs. Toronto Raptors - 7:30 p.m. ET - FSSO
Friday, November 21 - vs. Charlotte Bobcats - 7:30 p.m. ET - FSSO
Wednesday, November 26 - vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 7 p.m. ET - FSSO
Saturday, December 6 - @ Dallas Mavericks - 8:30 p.m. ET - FSSO
Saturday, December 13 - vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 7 p.m. ET - FSSO
Wednesday, December 17 - vs. Boston Celtics - 7 p.m. ET - SPSO
Friday, December 19 - vs. Golden State Warriors - 7:30 p.m. ET - FSSO
Sunday, December 21 - vs. Detroit Pistons - 2 p.m. ET - FSSO
Wednesday, January 7 - vs. Orlando Magic - 7 p.m. ET - SPSO
Friday, January 9 - @ Orlando Magic - 7 p.m. ET - SPSO
Friday, February 6 - @ Charlotte Bobcats - 7 p.m. ET - FSSO
Tuesday, February 17 - @ Los Angeles Lakers - 10:30 p.m. ET - SPSO
Friday, February 27 - vs. Miami Heat - 7:30 p.m. ET - SPSO
Saturday, March 7 - vs. Detroit Pistons - 7 p.m. ET - SPSO
Monday, March 9 - vs. New Orleans Hornets - 7 p.m. ET - FSSO
Friday, March 13 - vs. Indiana Pacers - 7:30 p.m. ET - SPSO
Tuesday, March 17 - vs. Sacramento Kings - 7 p.m. ET - FSSO
Thursday, March 19 - vs. Dallas Mavericks - 7 p.m. ET - FSSO
Saturday, March 21 - @ Cleveland Cavaliers - 1 p.m. ET - SPSO
Monday, March 23 - vs. Minnesota Timberwolves - 7 p.m. ET - FSSO
Wednesday, March 25 - vs. San Antonio Spurs - 7 p.m. ET - FSSO
Friday, March 27 - vs. Boston Celtics - 7:30 p.m. ET - FSSO
Sunday, March 29 - vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 3:30 p.m. ET - SPSO
Saturday, April 4 - vs. Orlando Magic - 7 p.m. ET - FSSO
*Schedule subject to change

Fox Sports South and SportSouth's HD telecasts of Hawks games are available to all cable and satellite service providers throughout the Hawks television territory (states of AL and GA; state of MS except the Memphis and New Orleans DMAs; counties of Abbeville, Anderson & Oconee in Greenville-Spartanburg DMA and Charleston, Augusta and Savannah DMAs of South Carolina; state of Tennessee except the Memphis and Jackson DMAs). Cable and satellite television subscribers should check their local listings for channel numbers.

During the 2008-09 NBA season, Fox Sports South and SportSouth, the exclusive local television rights holders for the Hawks, will televise 75 Hawks games. Complementing live game telecasts, Hawks LIVE post-game coverage, hosted by Jerome Jurenovich with analyst Mike Glenn, will follow all 75 game telecasts and feature game highlights and analysis.

FSN's regional networks are the nation's leading provider of local sports. FSN's owned-and-operated networks serve as the cable and satellite TV home to nearly two-thirds of all NBA, MLB, and NHL franchises in the U.S., producing close to 5,000 live, mostly local, events each year, including more than 1200 in high definition.