Fox Sports Net Set to Launch "Buckeye Football Preview" Friday, August 22

Get your first look at the National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes every Friday night on Fox Sports Net

CLEVELAND, OhioBuckeye Football Preview premiers on Fox Sports Net Friday, August 22 at 10 pm (or immediately following the MLB post game shows). Steve Liverani, senior vice president and general manager, Fox Sports Net Ohio, made the announcement.

Buckeye Football Preview airs exclusively on Fox Sports Net through November 21, and gives Buckeye fans across the state a preview of each weeks OSU football game. Fox Sports Net's Andy Baskin hosts the show, and reviews the previous week's game, updates current OSU news, and takes a detailed look at the upcoming weeks match-up.

Other weekly features include telestrated looks at the big plays and "sounds of the game," as well as inside looks at the activities surrounding OSU football.

Buckeye Football Preview airs Friday nights with replays Saturday mornings at 11 am. The OSU coach's show – "Buckeye Football Weekly with Jim Tressel" airs weekly on Fox Sports Net every Sunday at noon beginning August 31.

"It doesn't get any bigger than Buckeyes football in the state of Ohio," said Liverani. "We're thrilled to bring fans of the National Champs exclusive coverage of their team each and every week with Buckeye Football Preview and Buckeye Football Weekly."

Fox Sports Net Ohio reaches more than 4.5 million households in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and West Virginia. Fox Sports Net Ohio's programming includes the Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Cleveland Cavaliers, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, NASCAR and "54321." Fox Sports Net Ohio is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks.

Rainbow Sports Networks is a division of Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC). Fox Sports Net reaches more than 79 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% 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, Florida, Ohio, New England and San Francisco.

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