Metro Detroit: Newsmakers June 12, 2007




FSN Detroit Gives Thursday's Tigers-Brewers game the big squeeze

The Thursday, June 14 game between the Detroit Tigers and Milwaukee Brewers will be televised live by WJBK-TV, FOX 2 in Detroit starting at 1:00 PM. The game, originally slated for FSN Detroit, will also air on the following regional affiliates: CW-7 in Kalamazoo/Grand Rapids, MY-5 in Flint/Saginaw and WUPW-FOX 33 in Toledo.

For fans not able to see the game live, FSN Detroit presents the debut of Tigers Squeeze Play – a 30-minute version of that day’s telecast, condensed to show every meaningful play in the contest. Fans will see every pitch that results in a strikeout, hit, walk, homerun, double-play, and other key developments. Tigers Squeeze Play will air Thursday at 7:00, 8:00 & 10:00 PM.

“Tigers Squeeze Play is another great addition to our vast array of Tigers programming,” said Greg Hammaren, Senior Vice President/General Manager, FSN Detroit. “We’re excited to deliver this creative alternative to Tigers fans throughout the region.”

FSN Detroit’s coverage of the Tigers goes to 3.2 million cable and satellite households throughout Michigan, as well as portions of Northwest Ohio and Northern Indiana.

Tigers TV schedule updates:
The following recent changes have been made to the Tigers television schedule:
- Thu. June 14 vs. Milwaukee 1:00, Now on WJBK FOX-2 (originally scheduled for FSN Detroit)
- Sun. June 24 at Atlanta 8:00, Now on ESPN (originally scheduled for WJBK FOX-2)
- Sun. July 1 vs. Minnesota 8:00, Now on ESPN (originally scheduled for WJBK FOX-2)

CLEAR CHANNEL Country WDTW (106.7 THE FOX)/DETROIT has named CHAD MITCHELL for mornings, replacing exiting veteran air personality RICK MILLER. MITCHELL was most recently of Top 40 WKQI (CHANNEL 955)/DETROIT, where he spent seven years on the MOJO IN THE MORNING show. He has also worked at WDRQ/DETROIT and was the Morning Producer for SCOTT & TODD on Hot AC WPLJ/NEW YORK. MILLER, who was at the FOX not quite a year, is looking for his next opportunity. (Tue, 6/12)







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