Philadelphia Union 2010/6abc Broadcast Schedule
CHESTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- 6abc and its sister station, Live Well Network HD, will broadcast all of Philadelphia Union's matches live, except those broadcast nationally. All telecasts will be broadcast in HD and available over the air on 6abc (6.1) or on the Live Well Network (6.2), the station's digital channel.
To access the Live Well Network broadcasts over the air without the aid of cable or satellite, the game will be available on channel 6.2. Comcast subscribers can view the game in HD on channel 245 or in standard definition on channel 246. Verizon Fios subscribers can tune to channel 466 for HD or in standard definition on channel 465.
Additional 6abc Channel Information:
6abc in HD can be seen on:
In Philadelphia over the air (6.1)
Comcast Digital Channel 231
DirecTV Channel 6
DishTV Channel 8150
Verizon Fios channel 506.
The Live Well HD Network is owned and operated by the ABC Owned Television Station Division and can be found:
In Philadelphia over the air (6.2)
on Comcast/Xfinity HD (245)
on Verizon Fios (466) and on Service Electric - Channel 20
(Please note these channels are not available on DirecTV or Dish Network, but some matches will be available in Spanish on TeleFutura, noted below. TeleFutura can be found on DIRECTV channel 28, Comcast channel 251, Verizon Fios channel 26, and over the air channel 65.2.)
6abc/Union Broadcast Schedule:
"We are excited to provide our broadcast in both High Definition and over the air," said Philadelphia Union President Tom Veit. "We know with the size of our stadium and with our ever-growing fan base, most fans will experience Union games on television so it is with the utmost importance that we strive to create the best local broadcast in Major League Soccer. We believe with WPVI, our production crew and JP [Dellacamera] and Kyle, we will do just that."
"We are very pleased to add the inaugural Philadelphia Union schedule to our already top rated slate of programs on 6abc and the Live Well HD Network," said Bernie Prazenica, President and General Manager of 6abc. "We are committed to bringing Major League Soccer to all fans in the Delaware and Lehigh Valleys."
In addition to the game broadcast, each telecast will include a 30-minute pregame show and several times during the year a special Union Extra post-game show. The exact station location of most games have been determined but please check your local listings for the most-up-to-date information.
Former MLS player and current League analyst Kyle Martino will join JP Dellacamera to form Philadelphia Union's broadcast team. Martino, a color analyst for ESPN, has enjoyed numerous national and international successes during as a player. After a standout career at the University of Virginia, Martino was drafted eighth overall in the 2002 MLS SuperDraft by the Columbus Crew. He played four years for the Crew before spending his final two seasons with the LA Galaxy. During his six-year career, Martino scored 13 goals in 141 appearances, earned the 2001 Rookie of the Year Award and was a 2003 MLS All-Star. In 2004, he helped Columbus to one of its most successful seasons in history, when the Crew strung together a League record 18 straight unbeaten games and set a new MLS record for ties in a season with 13. From 2002-05, Martino played for the USMNT, earning eight caps and scoring one goal. He retired from competition in 2008.
For more information on Philadelphia Union, please visit www.philadelphiaunion.com.
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