AT&T U-Verse TV Adds CPTV Sports To Lineup
August 5, 2014
AT&T U-verse, the television branch of AT&T, will begin carriage of CPTV Sports beginning on Thursday, August 7, 2014. Connecticut’s only channel dedicated to local 24/7 sports coverage will air on AT&T U-verse cable channel 65.
CPTV Sports is now available on every cable outlet statewide in Connecticut.
“We are proud to partner with AT&T U-verse to continue our expansion of local sports statewide, due particularly to the strong support from fans in the community that craved CPTV Sports viewing on AT&T U-verse,” said Carol Sisco, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. “AT&T U-verse customers now have access to our local high school championship coverage and regional professional sports telecasts, including Connecticut Sun WNBA Basketball and New Britain Rock Cats (Double-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins) Minor League Baseball.”
For more information on coverage availability and other channel listings, visit att.com/uverse.
CPTV Sports is made possible by Presenting Sponsor Columbia Dental and exclusive radio partners 97-9 ESPN and Fox Sports Radio 1410.
CPTV Sports is available on AT&T U-verse cable channel 65, Comcast cable channel 966 (with Comcast Danbury, Bethel and Ridgefield on channel 256); Cox Communications cable channel 805; Cablevision channel 139; Charter channel 180; Thames Valley channel 87 and MetroCast Channel 418. The channel is also available digitally over the air at channels 24.3 (Hartford), 49.3 (Bridgeport), 53.3 (Norwich) and 65.3 (New Haven).
About CPTV Sports
A not-for-profit channel owned and managed by Connecticut Public Television (CPTV), CPTV Sports is Connecticut’s only 24-hour local sports network broadcasting Connecticut high school, college and professional sports. CPTV Sports brings viewers games from the state’s high schools, including live coverage of CIAC state championships, and coverage from Yale, Sacred Heart, CCSU and other
Professional and semi-professional teams such as the Connecticut Sun (WNBA basketball), New Britain Rock Cats (MiLB baseball), CFC Azul (PDL soccer), and the Connecticut Wildcats (AMNRL rugby) give viewers a chance to see the best professional competition in the state, while coverage of unique events such as horse show jumping, Little League baseball, auto racing, roller derby, bowling, women’s fast-pitch softball, dog shows, robotics, spelling bees, CSL soccer, and the Nutmeg State Games provides a broad range of competitions throughout the state. For additional information, visit www.CPTVSports.org. CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN). It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including original documentaries, public affairs shows and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11.5 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 450,000 households each week. For more information, visit CPTV.org.