CSNPhilly Announce Team to Call Phillies Game From Centerfield

June 27, 2014 | Comments Off

The Phillies broadcasting team of Tom McCarthy, Matt Stairs and Jamie Moyer will call the game from a special centerfield location for this Friday’s game against the Atlanta Braves. This special broadcast booth location provides the broadcasters a unique view of the game, the players and the ballpark. This is the first time the broadcast […]

CSN Philadelphia Receives Edward R. Murrow Award

April 29, 2014 | Comments Off

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia was awarded a 2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for “Searching for Wilt,” the story of a small town mayor looking for confirmation of a legend in its midst. 

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Scores 27 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Nominations

August 2, 2013 | Comments Off

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, along with The Comcast Network, scored 27 Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations at a ceremony hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, which annually honor excellence in news, programming and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, will be presented September 7th […]

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Goes Mobile with NEP’s NCPII

June 27, 2013 | Comments Off

When Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia looked to move out of its fixed control room in the Wells Fargo Center and into a more mobile production environment, they turned to NEP, who responded by building the state-of-the-art NCPII, a 53-ft. expando capable of handling the regional sports network’s demanding workload.

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Recognized with Two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

April 30, 2013 | Comments Off

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia was awarded two 2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for “Almost Answered,” which documents the drive and determination of the 2001 Philadelphia 76ers, and “Keeper of the Dream,” which tells the tale of how basketball legend George Raveling ended up with the copy of Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech.

League Technology Summit: In High-Tech World, Producers Need Balance Between Tech Toys, Storytelling

December 18, 2012 | Leave a Comment

The average American sports telecast has never featured more cameras or more sophisticated production elements than it does today — making it a very good time to be sitting at the front bench of a production truck. However, while producers may have a larger arsenal of tools and toys at their fingertips than ever before, […]

CSN Philadelpiha Wins 10 Mid-Atlantic Emmys, Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

September 25, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet was recognized with 10 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards at a black-tie ceremony this past Saturday. The Emmy Awards recognize excellence in news, programming and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Comcast SportsNet’s acclaimed news program, SportsNite has been awarded an Emmy in 12 of the past 13 years for excellence in a […]

Philly, Chicago, Bay Area Comcast SportsNets Unveil College, High School Football Slates

August 24, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Several Comcast SportsNets laid out their programming plans for the upcoming college and high-school football seasons this week, including CSN Philadelphia and The Comcast Network, CSN Chicago, and The Bay Area’s Comcast Hometown Network. In Philadelphia Comcast SportsNet, together with The Comcast Network, will air 32 NCAA and eight local high school football games, plus […]

CSN Mid Atlantic Adds Falgoust as Ravens Insider; Philly Adds Mosher as Eagle Insider

August 16, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic has named veteran sports reporter and editor J. Michael Falgoust as Ravens Insider. In this position, the former USA Today beat writer will lead coverage of the Baltimore Ravens for the network’s digital media platforms and contribute to its news and game-day programs. Comcast SportsNet and CSNPhilly.com has added veteran Eagles beat […]

Brian Monihan Promoted to President of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

July 27, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Brian Monihan has been promoted to President of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. The announcement was made earlier today by Jon Litner, Group President of NBC Sports Group. Monihan joined the network in 2009 as Senior Vice President and General Manager. “Brian is an experienced television executive whose leadership and operational skills have fortified Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia as […]

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Honored with National Edward R. Murrow Award

June 12, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia was honored with a 2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award for Video Sports Reporting (Television – Large Market) by the Radio Television Digital News Association, for “Remembering Richie,” an inspiring story on a Philadelphia-area native who lost his life on September 11, 2001.  This is the first time the network has won this prestigious […]

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Tips Off Second Season of ‘Sixers City’

February 10, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet launches the second season of Sixers City, hosted by Ron Burke on Monday, February 13 at 11 p.m. Sixers City joins Comcast SportsNet’s comprehensive lineup of Sixers coverage, including live game coverage, Sixers Pregame Live, Sixers Postgame Live, and extensive online coverage on CSNPhilly.com. The first episode of Sixers City will look at […]

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Counts Down to 2012 Winter Classic

December 22, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will provide comprehensive coverage of the Philadelphia Flyers’ preparation for the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, pitting the Flyers against the Rangers at Citizens Bank Park on January 2, 2012. Comcast SportsNet will air daily Countdown to a Classic reports in SportsNite beginning on Sunday, December 25, plus two 30-minute specials recounting […]

CSN Philly Scores with Comprehensive Flyers Coverage

October 7, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet, together with The Comcast Network, usher in the most comprehensive Flyers coverage with 70 high definition game broadcasts, pre and postgame shows, the return of the highly acclaimed The Orange Line weekly magazine show, and extensive online coverage at CSNPhilly.com. Jim Jackson, Steve Coates, Keith Jones, and Bill Clement return to bring viewers […]

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and The Comcast Network Receive Seven Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards

September 28, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network were recognized with seven Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards at a black-tie ceremony this past Saturday. The awards recognize excellence in news, programming, and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Comcast SportsNet’s acclaimed news program, SportsNite, has been awarded an Emmy in 11 of the past 12 years for […]

Eagles Coverage Soars On Comcast SportsNet With Comprehensive Team Coverage

September 9, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet, the official cable home of the Philadelphia Eagles, lines up the most comprehensive Eagles lineup in the network’s history.  This season’s lineup includes five Eagles Pregame Live programs from Lincoln Financial Field, plus online chats during every pre and postgame show, and ramped up Insider coverage on CSNPhilly.com. Comcast SportsNet’s jammed-packed lineup takes […]

CSN Philly, CSN Mid-Atlantic Kick Off College, High School Football Seasons

September 1, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, together with The Comcast Network, will televise 60 NCAA and eight local high school football games this season. Meanwhile, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic’s 2011 NCAA football schedule will include 73 live games and more than 100 games overall. Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and The Comcast Network CSN Philadelphia and the Comcast Network will feature […]

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Earns 27 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Nominations

August 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet, along with The Comcast Network, scored 31 Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations at a ceremony last night hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, which annually honor excellence in news, programming and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, will be presented September 24th at the Loew’s […]

Comcast SportsNet Brings Philly Cycling Championship in HD

June 2, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will air the 2011 TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship on Sunday, June 5 from Noon until 3:30 p.m.  In addition to live race day coverage, Comcast SportsNet’s race programming includes a 30-minute race preview “Geared Up” airing on Friday, June 3 at 10:30 p.m. and daily coverage in “Daily News Live” […]

Comcast SportsNet Philly Navigates Weather To Keep Saturday Super

April 21, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Saturday April 16 was slated to be nothing short of super for Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. With two teams in playoffs and two teams in the heat of regular-season action, the network was primed to produce more than 13 hours of live coverage on two networks, using 28 on-air personalities to cover four teams in four […]

CSN Philly, Comcast Network Add Ultra-Mo, New Graphics Package for Phillies Coverage

March 22, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and The Comcast Network will air a total of 106 regular season games, all in HD, as well as extensive Opening Day coverage, a weekly magazine show, pre and postgame coverage for every game and exclusive content at CSNPhilly.com. The 2011 Phillies season will be the first to feature the Ultra-Mo HD […]

CSN Philly, Comcast Network To Televise 20 Philadelphia Union Matches

March 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Philadelphia Union has added Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and the Comcast Network as local television partners.  CSN Philadelphia and The Comcast Network will join current Union broadcast partner 6abc to air all Philadelphia Union games that are not televised nationally. WPVI-TV/6abc continues in its second season as the Union’s official broadcast partner and will air seven of […]

CSN Philadelphia Announces Round of Promotions

March 3, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia has announced the promotion of several executives throughout the network.  CSN Philadelphia’s news director Michelle Murray was promoted to VP of News Programming and Kim Stewart has been named Director of Marketing, while five additional CSN Philadelphia employees were promoted to senior level positions. “Comcast SportsNet’s mission to bring the best local […]

CSN Philadelphia To Launch New 76ers Magazine Show; Sees Ratings Gains

February 18, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will debut a new Philadelphia 76ers magazine show, “Sixers City,” hosted by Ron Burke on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 11 p.m. Each week on “Sixers City,” host Ron Burke will interview Sixers coaching staff, including Coach Doug Collins. Fans will be able to interact with the program through Comcast SportsNet’s Twitter and […]

CSN Philly Expands Spring-Training Coverage, Adds New Graphics and ‘Ultra Mo’

February 15, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Snow may still cover the ground in the Northeast, but, in warmer regions of the country, baseball season is getting under way, and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia is already rolling its cameras. During spring training, CSN Philadelphia will televise eight games, five on the Comcast Network and three on Comcast SportsNet, and a slate of production […]

CSN Philly To Offer Extensive Coverage of Eagles Playoff Run

January 6, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia’s coverage of the Eagles’ playoff run will include twice-weekly specials, playoff versions of Eagles Extra, live pre and postgame programs, and daily reports in SportsRise, SportsNite and Daily News Live,  as well as extensive coverage on CSNPhilly.com. Throughout the playoffs, CSN Philadelphia will air Road to a Ring Eagles’ playoff specials each […]

CSN Philly To Air Spectrum Demolition Live

November 22, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will air live coverage of the demolition of the famed Spectrum with coverage with a one-hour special on Tuesday, Nov. 23 at Noon.  “The Spectrum’s Final Show” will be hosted by Michael Barkann in studio, along with Neil Hartman who will be live outside the Spectrum.  In addition to live coverage of […]

CSN Philly Enhances Winter Coverage With Virtual Signage, Ultra Mo

October 12, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia is constantly looking for ways to enhance its broadcasts, and, for the upcoming season of Flyers and Sixers coverage, the network is rolling out two features: virtual signage and an ultra-slow-motion camera. “All of us here consider it to be our daily mandate to be as modern and futuristic as we can,” […]

CSN Philly, TCN To Air 70-plus College Football Games

September 2, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and The Comcast Network will air over 70 college football games this season,  The CSN/TCN schedule features the defending NCAA Division-I Football Championship Subdivision National Champions Villanova, plus Delaware Blue Hens and University of Pennsylvania Quakers games, and national games from the PAC-10, SEC and Big 12. The 2010 schedule includes six […]

Digital Media Vet Todd Berman Takes Reins at CSNPhilly.com

July 19, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia has named Todd Berman as senior director of digital media. He is responsible for managing the continued growth and day-to-day operations for CSNPhilly.com, including programming, branding, and ad sales. Berman takes over the reins of CSNPhilly.com from Rich Libero who has been promoted to VP, digital content for Comcast Sports Group. Berman […]

Ratings Roundup: All-Star Game Sinks to All-Time Low

July 16, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The MLB All-Star Game hit rock bottom with viewers on Tuesday. The National League’s 3-1 victory posted a measly 7.5 household rating, the lowest in the game’s history. Fox’s coverage earned a 7.5 final rating and 12.118 million viewers, down 16% in ratings and 17% in viewers from 2009 (8.9, 14.593 million) and 19% and […]

CSN Philly Looks to Expand with BeerLeaguer.com, SB Nation Agreements

June 21, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia has announced two new content agreements regarding its digital platform CSNPhilly.com. The deals come on the heals of significant year-over-year increases in traffic to CSNPhilly.com, according to CSN Philadelphia. “Over the past year, we have made significant investments to CSNPhilly.com to develop the region’s leading source for multi-platform sports coverage, including the […]

CSN Philly Expands Its Horizons With First HD Cycling Coverage

June 3, 2010 | Leave a Comment

With offices located inside the home arena of the Philadelphia Flyers and 76ers, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia is no novice at live event production. Live event production outside of an arena, however, is a whole new ballgame for the regional sports network. This Sunday, CSN Philadelphia will step outside and into the world of cycling to […]

Comcast RSNs Retain Viewers Through NHL Playoffs, Even Without Games

June 1, 2010 | Leave a Comment

In professional sports, once playoff time comes around, regional sports networks are left out of the live-game equation. That does not mean, however, that those RSNs lose their viewership entirely. In Chicago and Philadelphia, home of the Stanley Cup finalists, Comcast SportsNet Chicago and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia have devised plenty of innovative shoulder programming to […]

NHL Ratings Roundup: Bruins-Flyers Finale Leads to Record Audiences

May 18, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The Nielsen ratings for this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs have logged huge upticks thus far. Versus’s combined viewership for the first two rounds of the playoffs is the league’s highest since 1994, when the New York Rangers won the Stanley Cup. NBC has also seen a ratings boost, with six telecasts ahead 4% to a […]

NESN, CSN Philly Post Record Ratings for Flyers-Bruins Game 6

May 14, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and NESN scored huge ratings during the Philadelphia Flyers’ Game 6 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday (May 13) to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. CSN Philadelphia drew in it largest audience ever for a Flyers game with a 10.1 rating (300,000 […]

CSN Philadelphia to Mic Up 76ers’ Holiday for Pistons Game

April 6, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will outfit Philadelphia 76ers rookie Jrue Holiday with a wireless mic for Tuesday’s home game against the Detroit Pistons.  Holiday will wear a wireless microphone from warmups through the end of the game and his comments will be broadcast throughout the game and on Sixers Postgame Live on CSN Philadelphia. This is […]

Phillies To Get Opening-Day Treatment from CSN Philadelphia

April 3, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The Philadelphia Phillies will return to Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia Philadelphia in 2010, following a record-breaking ratings season in 2009. CSN Philadelphia and The Comcast Network will produce a total of 105 regular season games, all in HD, plus air extensive Opening Day coverage, weekly magazine shows, pre- and post-game coverage for every game, as well […]

CSN Philadelphia Inks Deal to Televise Philadelphia International Cycling Championship

March 29, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Pro Cycling Tour, organizer of the TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship, and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia have agreed to a three-year media partnership to provide live race-day coverage and comprehensive coverage around the race. The 2010 race, scheduled for June 6, will air live on CSN Philadelphia from 12 to 3:30 p.m. in the Philadelphia […]

Jim Salisbury Latest Addition to CSN Philadelphia

December 8, 2009 | Leave a Comment

In yet another case of veteran print writers shifting to new media outlets, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia has signed long-time Philadelphia Inquirer baseball beat writer Jim Salisbury to be a member of its Phillies Insider. Salisbury will cover the Phillies for CSNPhilly.com as well as make regular appearances on Daily News Live, SportsNite, Phillies Pregame, and […]

Ratings Roundup: CBS Sports Scores Highest SEC Championship Rating Ever

December 8, 2009 | Leave a Comment

No. 2 Alabama rolled over No. 1 Florida on Saturday to win the SEC Championship and earn a trip to the BCS National Championship Game, and also earned CBS Sports the highest rating ever recorded for the SEC Championship game. CBS Sports’ Dec. 5 coverage recorded an overnight metered-market rating/share of 11.8/24, up 13% from […]

CSN Philadelphia Names New Sixers Sideline Reporter

October 27, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia named a new sideline reporter for its broadcasts of home games for the National Basketball Association’s Philadelphia 76ers, as Jaime Maggio joined the regional sports network. Maggio is currently a sideline reporter for Fox’s National Football League games, and she has also worked with Fox SportsNet North and appeared on Versus’ Fanarchy. […]

Comcast SportsNet Coverage Follows Phillies’ Advance

October 13, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet ramps up coverage as the Phillies once again take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS with a trip to the World Series on the line. Throughout the Phillies 2009 postseason run, Comcast SportsNet will continue to provide extended Phillies coverage, including Phillies Pregame Live and Phillies Postgame Live for every Phillies […]

Ratings Roundup: NBC’s Sunday Night Football Stays Hot

October 6, 2009 | Leave a Comment

NBC’s Sunday Night Football remains red hot. The National Football League franchise is off to the best start in its four-year history on the network, averaging 20.8 million viewers and topping the list of network primetime shows for all four games. SNF averaged 17.8 million viewers through the first four weeks of the 2008 season, […]

CSN Philadelphia Posts 25% Phillies Ratings Gain

October 5, 2009 | Leave a Comment

A World Series trophy brought a ratings increase along with it, as Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia posted an average rating of 7.14 and 212,000 households for its 2009 Philadelphia Phillies Major League Baseball telecasts, up 25% from a 5.7 during the 2008 campaign. The regional sports network said its Phillies ratings have skyrocketed 113% since delivering […]

Comcast, NBC Universal in Combination Talks

October 2, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast, the country’s largest cable operator, already boasts a pretty fair stable of cable networks, with ownership of or stakes in E! Entertainment Television, Style, The Golf Channel, Versus, AZN Television, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, G4, and regional sports networks Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, CSN Mid-Atlantic, CSN Chicago, CSNWest, and SportsNet New York. But what […]

Phillies’ Clincher Clinches Record for Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

October 2, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia’s presentation of Wednesday night’s visit by Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros to the Philadelphia Phillies attracted the regional sports network’s largest audience ever, as the Phillies’ National League East-clinching defeat of the Astros averaged a 13.3 rating (395,000 households) and peaked at a 20.2 (600,000) at 10 p.m. The game was the […]

13 Mid-Atlantic Emmys for CSN Philadelphia, Comcast Network

September 29, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and The Comcast Network took home 13 statues from the Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards ceremony this past Saturday, with CSN Philadelphia’s SportsNite winning an Emmy in nine of the past 10 years. The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards cover excellence in news, programming, and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. “We are honored […]

Live NBA Game Streaming Set to Tip Off

September 28, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast is expected to enter the arena of National Basketball Association live-game streaming with the Philadelphia 76ers this season, and FSN may follow suit in other NBA markets, report John Ourand and John Lombardo of SportsBusiness Journal. Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network kicked off the live-game-streaming frenzy by reaching agreements to stream live games from […]

CSN Philadelphia, The Comcast Network Set to Drop the Puck with the Flyers

September 23, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and The Comcast Network will team up to present 73 HD Philadelphia Flyers National Hockey League games, as well as pregame shows, postgame shows, and weekly magazine show The Orange Line. Jim Jackson, Steve Coates, Keith Jones, and Bill Clement will call all of the games, starting with the season opener Oct. […]

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