TSSAA Network Announces New Television Partnership For Football,Basketball, And Other State Championships

Seven Tennessee Public Television Council stations to be new broadcast partner

Nashville, TN
August 18, 2010

The TSSAA Network, a partnership between The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) and PlayOn! Sports (PlayOn), announces a new multi-year partnership with the seven (7) Tennessee Public Television Council (TPTC) stations for the live distribution of all football and basketball championships, as well as tape-delayed distribution of other state championships.

During the three (3) year agreement, all Division II football and basketball championships will air on live TV across the state for the first time, and all Division I football and basketball championships will continue to be broadcast live. In addition, the TSSAA Network will present a minimum of 17 additional state championships, including boys and girls soccer, volleyball, and track & field. These additional state championship events will air on a tape-delayed basis across the network of TPTC stations.

All championship events will also be streamed, live and free of charge to viewers, at www.TSSAANetwork.com. The website will also offer on-demand viewing and DVDs available for purchase at the conclusion of each event.

All TPTC stations are broadly available in the communities they serve, including over-the-air broadcast, cable, and satellite distribution. The seven stations included in the partnership, and their over-the-air broadcast channel numbers, are:

The dates and times for the eighteen (18) 2010-2011 live events are:

For more information, contact PlayOn! Sports at info@playonsports.com, or visit PlayOnSports.com

Media contact:

LeAnn Boucher

Trilucent Group