FSI TO AIR 15 PACERS GAMES IN HD

Pacers News Release | Oct. 22, 2008
The Indiana Pacers and Fox Sports Indiana announced today that for the first time select regionally-televised Pacers games will be shown in high definition.

FSI HD SCHEDULE
DAY DATE OPPONENT
Saturday Nov. 1 Boston
Wednesday Nov. 5 Phoenix
Friday Nov. 7 Cleveland
Friday Nov. 21 Orlando
Tuesday Dec. 2 L..A. Lakers
Friday Dec. 4 Cleveland
Monday Jan. 5 Denver
Friday Jan. 9 L.A. Lakers
Monday Jan. 12 Utah
Wednesday Jan. 14 Detroit
Tuesday Jan. 27 Orlando
Friday Feb. 20 Minnesota
Friday March 13 Atlanta
Friday March 20 Dallas
Saturday March 21 Charlotte
Fox Sports Indiana will produce 15 games in HD in 2008-09. The HD schedule starts with the Pacers home opener vs. the defending NBA champion Boston Celtics on Saturday, Nov. 1, and includes matchups with several of the NBA’s marquee teams. Fox Sports Indiana’s HD schedule is below, and the entire Pacers television schedule is attached.

“We’re thrilled to be able to bring Head Coach Jim O’Brien’s entertaining style of play to our loyal television viewers in high definition,” said Jamie Berns, Pacers Sports & Entertainment Vice President of Entertainment. “HD is the pinnacle of quality in television, and there’s nothing better than sports in HD, so we’re proud to be able to bring that level of service to our fans with our long-time TV partner Fox Sports Indiana.”

“We want Pacers fans to experience the atmosphere, excitement and athleticism of NBA basketball, and televising games in high definition helps us achieve that goal,” said Jack Donovan, Fox Sports Indiana General Manager and Senior Vice President.

Overall, Fox Sports Indiana will televise 72 regular season games and two preseason games in 2008-09. For the 15 HD telecasts, the HD feed will appear on a separate channel from the standard-definition Fox Sports Indiana telecast.

Fox Sports Indiana’s HD telecasts will be available via many cable and satellite providers in Indiana. Viewers can contact their cable or satellite provider to find out if Fox Sports Indiana’s HD telecasts are available in their area. Providers that will offer Fox Sports Indiana’s HD Pacers telecasts include: AT&T U-Verse (channel 1748), Comcast (channel 201), DirecTV (channel 673-1), Dish Network (channel number will vary), Insight (channel 929), and Verizon Fios TV (channel 577). An updated list of providers that carry Fox Sports Indiana HD games will be posted at FoxSports.com/Indiana.