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Fox Sports Net to Spotlight Fantasy Football With Weekly Show on Saturday Nights

Ultimate Fantasy Football Show Debuts
Sept. 6 as Part of One-Hour Pro Football Block on FSN

Former NFL QB Warren Moon Provides Analysis

For the millions of fantasy football players nationwide, Fox Sports Net now offers a show that provides key late-breaking information to gain the winning edge each week. FSN's ULTIMATE FANTASY FOOTBALL SHOW is a 30-minute weekly show devoted exclusively to fantasy league players. The program debuts Saturday, Sept. 6 at 11:30 PM local time on FSN (check local listings for possible alternate times).

Fox Sports Net's ULTIMATE FANTASY FOOTBALL SHOW is hosted by FSN's Patrick O'Neal, and features analysis from former NFL quarterback Warren Moon and Fox Sports Radio personality and fantasy football expert Andrew Siciliano. ULTIMATE FANTASY FOOTBALL SHOW repeats Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM ET/7:30 AM PT with a fresh live ticker. BEYOND THE GLORY: THE FOOTBALL EDITION precedes UFFS's Sunday morning re-air at 10 AM ET/7:00 AM PT.

"With more than 12 million people playing fantasy football, the time has come for shows devoted entirely to this rabid audience," said George Greenberg, Executive Vice President, Programming & Production, Fox Sports Net. "Our experts will provide winning advice and information that fantasy league players will find most useful as they set their teams for the week."

The ULTIMATE FANTASY FOOTBALL SHOW is part of a one-hour football programming block that also features BEYOND THE GLORY: THE FOOTBALL EDITION, a half-hour version of past BTG documentaries profiling many of the game's greatest past and current stars. NFL players featured in the BEYOND THE GLORY series include Kurt Warner (9/6), Jerry Rice (9/13), Doug Flutie (9/20), Vinny Testaverde (9/27), Kordell Stewart (10/4), Corey Dillon (10/11), Michael Irvin (10/18), Jerome Bettis (10/25), and Deion Sanders (11/1).

Taking a "we know what you don't" approach to providing all the latest team and player information, the show takes advantage of the vast resources of and its partnership with Sporting News. The ULTIMATE FANTASY FOOTBALL SHOW features a continuously updated ticker filled with the latest statistics, player movements, injury reports and weather, combined with expert insight from NFL insiders, including coaches and players. The show's panel of experts will also field e-mail questions and comments from fantasy players who log on to the Fox Sports web site.

Fox Sports Net's ULTIMATE FANTASY FOOTBALL SHOW is produced by Benjie Kaze. Read Jackson is Vice President, Original Programming and George Greenberg is Executive Vice President, Programming & Production, FSN.

Fox Sport Net Bay Area reaches more than 3.6 million households in Northern California and Northern Nevada. Fox Sports Net Bay Area's programming includes San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's baseball, Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings basketball, San Jose Sharks hockey, San Jose Earthquakes soccer, "The Best Damn Sports Show Period," NASCAR, and "54321." Fox Sports Net Bay Area 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 in 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, San Francisco, New England, Ohio and Florida.

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