FROM BILLIARD CLUB NETWORK
ST. LOUIS, MO - Fox Sports Digital Nets (FSDN), a suite of digital
networks Pacific, Central and Atlantic - providing out-of-market
collegiate and professional sports fans with a connection to their
favorite teams, will telecast Billiard Club Network's 13-week summer
series of the 2002 U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships.
Fox Sports Digital Nets will premiere Billiard Club television (BCtv),
BCn's one-hour weekly program series beginning July 13th. The
following telecast schedule will remain consistent throughout the
series. All times are Eastern.
Sunday's 9:00 PM on Fox Sports Digital Atlantic
Monday's 12:00 PM on Fox Sports Digital Central
Tuesday's 1:00 PM on Fox Sports Digital Pacific
"Fox Sports Digital Nets gives us national cable distribution along
with our satellite distribution on Dish Network and DirecTV," said Rob
Sykora, BCn president. "With the way the series is shaping up, we'll
be on TV every day of the week. Other network deals are in the making
and we anticipate the total weekly distribution to exceed 40 million
cable and satellite homes."
"The U.S. Open event fits nicely into our mix of content during the
summer and we look forward to providing great programming for pool and
billiard fans across the country," said Max Casanova, Director of
Programming for Fox Sports Digital Nets.
In addition to Fox Digital Nets, the U.S. Open summer series is
available through cable channels Empire Sports Network in New York and
Sunshine Network in Florida. Each of these regional sports channels is
available to DirecTV and DISH Network satellite subscribers.
Rob Sykora, President, BCn