Los Angeles, CA – Spectrum Networks today announced it has secured an agreement with KTLA5 to broadcast five Dodgers games on Tribune Broadcasting’s Los Angeles television station.
The simulcast schedule on KTLA5 will include two Friday night games and three Saturday games, beginning with SportsNet LA’s first Dodgers broadcast of the season on Friday, March 30 vs. the San Francisco Giants at 7:10 PM. On Saturday, April 7 the Dodgers will face the Giants for their first weekend matinee game of the season, simulcast live on SportsNet LA and KTLA5 at 1:05 PM PST. The final simulcast game on SportsNet LA and KTLA5 will be April 28 at 6:05 PM when the Dodgers visit San Francisco to take on the Giants. The five game schedule will also feature matchups vs. the Diamondbacks (4/13) and Nationals (4/21).
KTLA5 will also air SportsNet LA’s flagship pregame show, “Access SportsNet: Dodgers,” prior to every simulcast game.
SportsNet LA and Dodgers games are exclusively available on Charter’s Spectrum service and other distributors are not expected to carry SportsNet LA this season.
About Spectrum Networks
Spectrum Networks is a series of 24/7 news and sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc., a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Spectrum Networks carry distinct, comprehensive, and exclusive local programming on 31 networks across 12 states. More information on Spectrum Networks can be found at spectrumsportsnet.com.
Tribune Media Company
Tribune is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com.
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