July 27, 2006
IRVING, Texas - CSTV Networks will broadcast "Conference USA Football Media Blitz," a live special presentation from the 2006 Conference USA Football Media Day. The 2½-hour show will air live on CSTV and online via the official Web sites of CSTV (www.cstv.com) and Conference USA (www.ConferenceUSA.com) on Tuesday, August 1, beginning at 11 a.m. EDT/10 a.m. CDT.
This special presentation offers fans an inside look at Conference USA football. All 12 C-USA head football coaches, two players from each school and Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky will all appear live on-air to preview the 2006 football season and answer questions submitted by fans online at ConferenceUSA.com.
Held in Irving, Texas at the Sheraton Grand, the Conference USA Football Media Blitz will be hosted by CSTV's Tom Hart and Adam Zucker. This will be the second year in a row that C-USA's Football Media Day will have live national television coverage.
"The live national coverage of our Football Media Day event will provide tremendous exposure for our coaches, players and our football programs," said Banowsky. "This event signals the beginning of another exciting season of Conference USA Football and we're pleased that our fans across the nation will be able to be a part of it."
Conference USA is in its second year of a six-year agreement to televise football on CSTV. The agreement is comprehensive in nature and includes significant national and regional exposure for football, men's and women's basketball, baseball and other C-USA sports. Additionally, the CSTV agreement includes video-on-demand, internet, broadband, national over-the-air and satellite radio, and wireless distribution as well as corporate marketing rights, and website production through CSTV Online, a subsidiary of CSTV.
The 2006 Conference USA football season will get underway on Thursday, August 31 when UTEP visits San Diego State in a game that will air live on CSTV. Two days later, on Saturday, September 2, CSTV will broadcast the first C-USA league game of the season when cross-town rivals Houston and Rice meet.
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