, February 24, 2000

Fox Sports Net Announces 2000 BASEBALL THURSDAY Schedule (Cincinnati)

Schedule Features 24 Nights of Hard Hitting MLB Action

CINCINNATI
The FOX Sports Net affiliate in Ohio today announced its 2000 BASEBALL THURSDAY schedule featuring 24 nights of national Major League Baseball action. Steve Liverani, senior vice president and general manager, FOX Sports Net (Ohio) made the announcement.

Leading off on April 6, the San Diego Padres face the New York Mets at 7:00 PM. The Cincinnati Reds make two BASEBALL THURSDAY appearances: July 20 (7:00 PM) against the Houston Astros, and August 31 (7:00 PM) in Atlanta against the Braves.

The New York Yankees are featured in four telecasts on FOX Sports Net’s BASEBALL THURSDAY schedule. Other highlights include appearances by the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets. Announcers for the BASEBALL THURSDAY line-up will be released at a later date.

“Our Baseball Thursday line-up is a great addition to our Cincinnati Reds schedule,” said Liverani. “As a regional sports network, we have the ability to provide a variety of programming that is of interest to our viewers.”

Attached is a complete schedule of all 2000 BASEBALL THURSDAY games on FOX Sports Net.

FOX Sports Net Ohio is available to four million households in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia.

FOX Sports Net Ohio is owned and managed by Rainbow Sports, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Rainbow Sports has dedicated itself to “Home Team” fans for more than 20 years. Rainbow Sports incorporates all of Rainbow Media’s sports assets, including the Madison Square Garden Properties, its 50 percent ownership of FOX Sports Net and FOX Sports National Advertising, and the ownership and management of FOX Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation’s largest markets – Chicago, New England, New York, Ohio, and San Francisco. Rainbow also owns a minority stake in SportsChannel Florida.

FOX Sports Net reaches more than 68 million home nationwide and serves as the first truly national, regional, and local supplier of sports programming.

2000 FOX SPORTS NET BASEBALL THURSDAY

APRIL TEAMS TIME
6 Thursday NL: San Diego @ NY Mets 7:00 pm
13 Thursday AL: Texas @ NY Yankees 7:00 pm
20 Thursday NL: Philadelphia @ Atlanta 7:30 pm
27 Thursday AL: Tampa Bay @ Anaheim 10:00 pm
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