Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and California Spur Hybrid Abekas Mira Configuration

August 26, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The Comcast SportsNet (CSN) studio in downtown San Francisco is only two years old, but housing two 24/7 networks requires the facility’s technology to be constantly on the cutting edge. One of the most recent additions, which has dramatically improved operations for both Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and Comcast SportsNet California, is an Abekas Mira […]

Comcast’s CSN Bay Area, California Added to DirecTV HD Lineup

June 23, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area HD and Comcast SportsNet California HD are now available 24/7 on DirecTV’s full-time HD channel lineup. Beginning on Wednesday, June 23, CSN Bay Area HD will be located on DirecTV channel 696 and CSN California HD will be on channel 698. Collectively, the two networks present approximately over 580 HD game […]

CSN Bay Area Goes HD for 2010 Pro Sports

December 23, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area has announced that it will produce all San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors games in HD in 2010.  In addition, CSN California will deliver all San Jose Sharks and Oakland Athletics games in HD in 2010. This marks a 70% increase in HD games from 2009, as the two networks […]

CSN Bay Area Adds Steinmetz, Urban, and Crowley

December 17, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and Comcast SportsNet California continue to add to their lineup of on-air talent as long-time Bay Area reporters Matt Steinmetz and Mychael Urban were brought on this week. John Crowley also joins the network as the senior managing editor for CSNBayArea.com and CSNCalifornia.com. Steinmetz and Urban will contribute content for the […]

CSN Bay Area Makes Giants Ratings Strides

October 9, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area says ratings for its telecasts of San Francisco Giants Major League Baseball earned a 3.3 household average for the 2009 season and approximately 82,500 households per game, up 43% compared with the regional sports network’s 2.3 rating for the 2008 season. The Giants-San Diego Padres game Sept. 8 delivered a 5.8 […]

CSN Bay Area Promotes Franklin

September 15, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area promoted Jen Franklin to senior director of digital media, where she will run CSNBayArea.com and CSNCalifornia.com. She had been director of marketing and interactive communications. The regional sports network launched CSNBayArea.com in April 2008 and CSNCalifornia.com in April 2009. Franklin joined CSN Bay Area in 1998.

CSN Bay Area’s First-Half Giants Ratings Rise

July 20, 2009 | Leave a Comment

The San Francisco Giants have remained in contention in the National League, helping to boost Comcast SportsNet Bay Area’s ratings for Major League Baseball games involving the club. The regional sports network says Giants games during the first half of the season averaged 94,000 Northern California television households in the San Francisco and Sacramento, CA, […]

CSN Bay Area Beefs Up Chronicle Live

July 14, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area integrated live phone calls from viewers into signature program Chronicle Live. Fans can call 415-615-4602 to have their questions answered live on the air. Chronicle Live airs Monday-Friday from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. PT, and it is hosted by Greg Papa. In addition, the regional sports network will debut Chronicle Extra, a […]

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