Metro Detroit: Newsmakers April 20, 2007




FSN Detroit / FSN HD to televise Saturday's opener of Pistons-Magic NBA Playoff series

FSN Detroit will televise Saturday’s Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series between the Pistons and Orlando Magic. Coverage begins at 6:30 PM with Pistons Insider. The game is also available in high-definition on FSN HD.

Announcers are George Blaha, Greg Kelser, Ryan Field and Matt Shepard. FSN also has extensive coverage immediately following the game on Pistons Live.

Below is the three-sport programming lineup Saturday on FSN Detroit, which also
includes that afternoon’s Tigers game, as well as Red Wings playoff postgame coverage:
• 12:30 PM – Tigers Live
• 1:00 PM – MLB: Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox (also on FSN HD)
• 5:30 PM (approx) – Red Wings Live: As soon as Game 5 of the Red Wings-Calgary series is complete, FSN interrupts regular programming to provide postgame reaction, highlights and analysis.
• 6:30 PM – Pistons Insider
• 7:00 PM – NBA Playoffs: Game 1, Pistons vs. Orlando Magic (also on FSN HD)
• Postgame – Pistons Live: Complete coverage from the Palace, including coaches’
press conferences, player reaction, highlights and analysis.

Detroit Free Press:

The TV schedule is set for the first round NBA playoff series between the Pistons and the Magic Game 1 is the only game not scheduled for broadcast television. It will air 7:00 p.m. Saturday on FSN Detroit and ESPN... Pistons playoff TV schedule (Thu, 4/19)

Alexander Zonjic scheduled to perform at tonight's 2007 Detroit Music Awards

The Motor City's diverse musical talents will be honored once again at the annual Detroit Music Awards (DMA), which will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at the State Theatre, 2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit.

WVMV-FM 98.7 morning host, jazz flutist, and DMA nominee Alexander Zonjic and his band will perform with the Motor City Horns at the 16th annual event. The Motor City Horns recently performed with Bob Seger on his U.S. tour.

Zonjic is nominated for two awards this year: outstanding jazz instrumentalist and outstanding modern jazz artist or group

This year's DMAs, operated by the non-profit Motor City Music Foundation, will honor musicians in 70 categories for all genres of music -- from rock to rap, country to gospel, blues to jazz and funk. Votes are cast from a pool of 2,750 registered members of the Detroit music community. A full list of nominees is available at







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