MSG Varsity Named Official Sports Network of New York City’s Public Schools Athletic League

Multi-Year Agreement with New York City Department of Education Solidifies MSG Varsity as Leader In Tri-State Area High School Sports Coverage

BETHPAGE, N.Y.--()--MSG Varsity, Cablevision’s 24/7 HD television network dedicated to everything high school, announced today that it has reached a multi-year agreement with the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) that makes MSG Varsity the Official Sports Network of the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL).

Through this partnership, MSG Varsity will have the right to showcase any of the PSAL’s regular season and playoff games. MSG Varsity will deliver across its multiple television and digital platforms in-depth coverage of the PSAL’s boys and girls sports, including full-game broadcasts, highlights, interviews with student-athletes and coaches, sporting news and more.

“Our agreement with the NYCDOE reinforces MSG Varsity’s commitment to providing the most comprehensive coverage of tri-state area high school sports and activities,” said Theresa Chillianis, General Manager of MSG Varsity. “We are thrilled to partner with the PSAL – the largest high school league in the country – and to share the excitement of NYC boys and girls sports with students, parents, educators and the community at large.”

In November, MSG Varsity will feature full-game coverage of 7 matchups. Viewers can also watch the New York City edition of MSG Varsity’s signature daily sports show, “High School SportsDesk,” each weeknight at 7:00 p.m. for additional comprehensive coverage, including PSAL game highlights, athlete interviews, feature stories and more.

NYC high school sports enthusiasts will be able to find PSAL coverage across all of MSG Varsity’s platforms, which include: MSG Varsity, iO TV Channel 14; MSGVarsity.com; MSG Varsity on-demand, iO TV Channel 614; MSG Varsity The Magazine; and MSG Varsity’s new free mobile app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

November Full-Game Coverage Schedule:

Teams are TBD based on playoff results

Game

   

Sport

 

Match-Up

 

Airdate

11/15 Girls Volleyball PSAL Volleyball Playoffs 11/16 @ 7:30 PM

[Townsend Harris High School vs. The Bronx High School of

Science]

11/17 Girls Volleyball PSAL Volleyball Playoffs 11/21 @ 4:00 PM
11/21 Girls Volleyball PSAL “A” League Finals @ Hunter College 11/22 @ 4:00 PM
11/21 Girls Volleyball PSAL “B” League Finals @ Hunter College 11/23 @ 4:00 PM
11/26 Football PSAL Semi-Finals City Championship Playoffs 11/28 @ 7:30 PM
11/27 Football PSAL Cup Division Final @ Midwood 11/29 @ 4:00 PM
11/27 Football PSAL Bowl Division Final @ Midwood 11/30 @ 4:00 PM

About MSG Varsity

MSG Varsity is a multi-platform suite of services comprised of: an Emmy award-winning 24/7 HD television network, a comprehensive online destination, and a groundbreaking interactive service, all dedicated to high school sports, academics and activities happening throughout the tri-state area. Content for these services includes MSG Varsity’s professionally produced programming as well as content created by the high schools themselves. Working in partnership with MSG Varsity, students and faculty are given extraordinary access to curriculum and training in multimedia creation and distribution, empowering them to become active participants in telling their school’s stories. MSG Varsity is a Cablevision exclusive service not available to satellite or phone company TV subscribers and reaches three million households throughout the New York market. For more information, please visit www.msgvarsity.com.

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Contacts

MSG Varsity
Jennifer McIntosh, 516-803-9413
jmcinto1@cablevision.com

MSG Varsity named the Official Sports Network of the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL). (Photo: Business Wire)

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MSG Varsity
Jennifer McIntosh, 516-803-9413
jmcinto1@cablevision.com