--News10 to Tip-Off High-Definition Programming from Sleep Train Arena with Kings-Nets Tilt on Sunday, Nov. 18--

SACRAMENTO, CALIF., Oct. 23, 2012 -- The Sacramento Kings announced today that local ABC affiliate News10 will carry 10 Kings over-the-air telecasts in 2012-13, rejoining the team as a broadcast partner for the first time since the 2006-07 season.

“The Kings organization is incredibly excited to welcome News10 back to our broadcast team,” said Matina Kolokotronis, Kings President of Business Operations. “News10 will serve as a valuable partner in helping broaden our local audience and deliver Kings games to even more households.”

“News10 is thrilled about the opportunity to share this exclusive partnership with the Kings,” said Maria Barrs, President and General Manager of News10. “We, like the rest of the community, expect this to be a big year for the team, and we’re energized about the chance to bring so many high-profile matchups to more local homes than ever before.”

The 2012-13 News10 broadcast schedule is as follows:

Day Date Opponent Time Local Television
Sunday Nov. 18 Brooklyn Nets 3:00 p.m. News10
Sunday Dec. 16 Denver Nuggets 3:00 p.m. News10
Friday Dec. 28 NY Knicks 7:00 p.m. News10
Saturday Jan. 12 Miami Heat 7:00 p.m. News10
Friday Jan. 25 Oklahoma City Thunder 7:00 p.m. News10
Saturday Feb. 2 @ NY Knicks 4:30 p.m. News10
Saturday Feb. 9 Utah Jazz 7:00 p.m. News10
Friday Mar. 1 @ San Antonio Spurs 5:30 p.m. News10
Saturday Mar. 23 @ Denver Nuggets 6:00 p.m. News10
Saturday Mar. 30 Los Angeles Lakers 7:00 p.m. News10

Comcast SportsNet California will broadcast the remaining 72 Kings regular-season contests. Stay current with Kings.com for the complete 82-game TV schedule.

About the Sacramento Kings:
Maloof Sports & Entertainment includes the Sacramento Kings and Sleep Train Arena. Owned by the Maloof family with long-term partners, the organization is committed to being a contributing member of the community. Teaming up with local leaders and nonprofit organizations to give back to those in need throughout the region, MS&E has donated more than $20 million in cash and in-kind donations to more than 200 charitable entities over 13 years of Maloof family ownership. For more information, please visit Kings.com or call 916-928-0000.

About News10:
News10 (KXTV), is the ABC affiliate in the Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto area. News10 is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com or www.news10.net


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