Clippers Announce 2009-10 Broadcast Schedule
For Immediate Release
This season, PRIME TICKET and the Clippers are presenting 79 game telecasts, all of which will be available in HD. This means 34 more games will be available than in previous seasons. Some of PRIME TICKETs cable and satellite partners have decided not to make these 34 games available to their subscribers. We regret the inconvenience that poses for some Clippers fans, but hope you will continue to watch PRIME TICKET for all of the other Clippers games. You should contact your cable or satellite operator to let them know youd like to see all 79 Clippers games being offered on PRIME TICKET. And for more information, please email email@example.com.
The Los Angeles Clippers today announced the teams 2009-10 regular season broadcast schedule. Download the Schedule (.pdf)
PRIME TICKET and its sister network, FOX Sports West will regionally telecast a total of 79 regular season and two preseason games during the upcoming season. The remaining three contests not televised on PRIME TICKET will air nationally on TNT, resulting in all 82 regular season Clippers games being televised in Los Angeles.
The Clippers national television package includes a total of 13 games scheduled to be televised nationally on TNT (three games), ESPN (five games) and NBA TV (five games).
In its 14th season overall as telecast partner - and the first season as the sole television home for the Clippers - PRIME TICKET and FOX Sports West will provide all game telecasts in High Definition (HD). This marks the first complete HD Clippers season for the regional sports network.
Ralph Lawler, the Voice of the Clippers, is in his 31st year as the Clippers play-by-play announcer alongside former Clipper Michael Smith, who is in his eighth season providing color analysis. Sideline reporter Dain Blanton begins his first complete season of Clippers basketball and will deliver up-to-the-minute interviews and reports during every game telecast.
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