Storm 2014 Television Broadcast Schedule and Weekly Radio Show Announced
All Weekend Games to be Broadcast on KONG; 950 KJR AM to Air Weekly Radio Show
SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm has announced today that all 17 regular-season home games will be broadcast live throughout the Pacific Northwest. The Storm’s seven weekend games, (Saturdays, Sundays), will be carried on KONG 6/16 TV. The remaining 10 weekday games, (Monday-Friday), will be carried on LiveWell Network (Comcast 331, Digital 5.2). A full list of LiveWell Network channels can be found at StormBasketball.com.
“We are thrilled to, once again, be able to showcase Storm Basketball on KONG and LiveWell,” said Storm President & CEO Karen Bryant. “In addition to the broadcasts, our players will frequently be featured on shows such as New Day Northwest, Evening Magazine and Northwest Sports Tonight.”
“The Seattle Storm is an important part of our community and KING5 considers it a privilege to broadcast the games to their fans in Western Washington,” said Jim Rose, Director of Sales and Marketing for KING5, KONG and NWCN .
Two Storm games will be featured on ESPN2 – July 13 at Minnesota and July 22 vs. Phoenix, and will be blacked out on LiveAccess. The remaining Storm road games will be available on LiveAccess.
Play by play broadcaster Dick Fain and color analyst Adia Barnes return for their seventh consecutive season together. Fain is also a morning show co-host for 950 KJR AM. Barnes, a member of the 2004 WNBA Champion Seattle Storm team, also serves as a women’s basketball assistant coach at the University of Washington.
In addition to the Storm games on KONG and LiveWell, Fain will also host a weekly radio show – “Storm Out Loud with Dick Fain” – that will recap the prior week’s games with Storm head coach and general manager Brian Agler and preview upcoming matchups. The show will air on Saturdays at 1:30 p.m., beginning May 17th and running through Aug. 16th on 950 KJR AM and iHeartRadio.
Seattle welcomes Western Conference rival Los Angeles for a preseason game on May 11 at 1 p.m. The Sparks return to KeyArena for Opening Night on May 16 at 7 p.m. Season ticket packages including exclusive benefits are still available at StormBasketball.com or by calling (206) 217-WNBA (9622).
About the Seattle Storm
The 2010 WNBA champion Seattle Storm is one of six independently owned teams in the WNBA, the world’s most successful women’s professional team sports league. Established in 2000, the Storm is committed to bringing outstanding professional basketball to a fan base rich with tradition and support. The Storm leads the way for change in the community with outreach programs for youth basketball, health and fitness. The organization looks to be an inspiration for girls and women while providing support and motivation to better the Puget Sound. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit StormBasketball.com.
May 14, 2014 at 8:21 PM