Television: September 2008 Archives

Television: Newsmakers Sept 5, 2008


The Detroit Red Wings and FSN Detroit today announced the 2008-09 Red Wings local television schedule. FSN continues its exclusive production and carriage of Red Wings games by airing 74 regular-season contests with 65 games slated for air on FSN and nine on FSN PLUS. Additionally, FSN will carry three pre-season games and all non-exclusive games in the first two rounds of the Stanley Cup Playoffs if the Wings advance. FSN continues to lead the NHL in technological advances by airing a substantial number of Red Wings games in high-definition on FSN HD (HD schedule to be announced at a later date). Ken Daniels and Mickey Redmond return as the Wings TV announce crew with former Red Wing Larry Murphy filling in for Redmond during select road games... Local TV schedule announced for Red Wings (Fri, 9/5)


Television: Newsmakers Sept 16, 2008




February 17th, 2009 - it's the day all television stations switch to digital broadcasting. It's 155 days away but the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) is doing what it can now to make sure everyone's ready. A Michigan State University study shows everyone knows about the transition; but 44% of Michigan residents are not ready for it. So to help, the MAB has teamed up with the Michigan National Guard. Believe it or not, they have more to do with the switch then you think. Monday leaders of the MAB announced their partnership with the Michigan National Guard to help educate citizens on next year's digital transition. "People have told us that they receive most of their in-depth information over the television," says MAB President Karole White. "The Michigan National Guard will depend on television in times of emergency to deliver in-depth information"... Michigan National Guard enlisted to help with DTV transition (Tue, 9/16)



MAB DTV press conference audio available

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters held a news conference yesterday at the Michigan National Guard Reserve Forces Service Center in Lansing to announce new partnerships with the Michigan National Guard, Don-Lors Electronics, the Michigan Jaycees and the Retired Senior Volunteers Program to help educate and assist the public on the best steps they need to be prepared for the Februrary 17, 2009 transition to digital television. In additon, Dr. William Donahue, The Donahue Group, Michigan State University, announced preliminary results of a statewide survey on the DTV Transition... Click here for audio clips







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