Thursday, February 09, 2012

Union reveal local TV sked

Chester, Pa.  – Philadelphia Union broadcast partners 6abc, Comcast SportsNet and the Comcast Network will again team to televise those Union games that are not shown nationally, the club announced today. WPVI-TV/6abc continues in its third season as the Union’s official broadcast partner and will air three of the team’s 34 total matches this season, while Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network, now in their second season, will air 19 matches.  All matches will be broadcast in high definition.

There have also been four time changes made to the Union’s 2012 schedule. Home matches against the Vancouver Whitecaps, Toronto FC and the Houston Dynamo on March 31, July 8 and September 23, respectively, have been moved to 4:00 p.m. Additionally, the match at the LA Galaxy on July 4th has been moved from 10:30 p.m. EST to 11:00 p.m. EST.

The Union’s weekly magazine show entitled “State of the Union,” which airs on Friday nights on The Comcast Network and Comcast SportsNet returns for its second season. Air times are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on The Comcast Network and 11:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet.  Hosts Amy Fadool, Bob Rigby and a variety of other guests will give fans an inside view of the Union both on and off the field.

Please check your local listings for Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network.  6abc in HD can be seen on Comcast Digital Channel 231, DirecTV Channel 6, DishTV Channel 8150 and Verizon Fios channel 514.

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