Fox Sports Net to Telecast Chicago Bulls Season Opener on Wednesday, October 29

Extended, On-Site Pre-Game Show Among Highlights

Fox Sports Net, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Bulls, is ready to tip-off the 2003-04 NBA season in a big way as FSN delivers six-time NBA champion Scottie Pippen, along with Eddy Curry, Tyson Chandler, Jamal Crawford and Jalen Rose in the season/home opener onWednesday night, October 29.

Fox Sports Net's coverage of the Chicago Bulls season opener against the Washington Wizards begins at 6:30 PM (7:30 PM tip-off) with a live, on-site, extended one-hour edition of Century 21 Bulls PRE featuring hosts Damon Andrews and Norm Van Lier. FSN's Bulls announcing team of Tom Dore and Johnny "Red" Kerr will also be a part of the pre-game festivities, along with sideline reporter Gail Fischer.

Highlights of the extended Century 21 Bulls PRE include:

  • Live interview with new Bulls GM John Paxson
  • Live interview with head coach Bill Cartwright
  • Live Bulls player interviews
  • Feature on returning assistant coach Johnny Bach and the Bulls defense
  • Feature on the growth of the three "C's" – Curry, Chandler and Crawford
  • Interviews with local celebrities and VIPs attending the game

Following the game, Fox Sports Net will provide live post-game coverage on Bulls POST. Among the highlights will be Bill Cartwright's post-game press conference, locker room interviews with Bulls players and a thorough game analysis from Norm Van Lier. The season opener will be the first of 45 regular Bulls games televised on Fox Sports Net.

Fox Sports Net's Bulls season opener coverage on Wednesday, October 29:
6:30 PM – Century 21 Bulls PRE (one-hour, extended pre-game show live from the UC)
7:30 PM – Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Wizards (L)
10:00 PM – Bulls POST (live, time approx.)

Press Contacts

  • Jeff Nuich