Comcast SportsNet New England New Official Home Of UMass Sports Insider
Sep 6, 2013
AMHERST, Mass. -
Comcast SportsNet New England will serve as the official home of the University of Massachusetts athletics television show, "UMass Sports Insider", which premieres this Saturday, Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. prior to the football team's home opener vs. Maine at Gillette Stadium.
Hosted by the "Voice of the Minutemen" Josh Maurer, the show will feature 13 original high-definition episodes during the 2013-14 school year. New episodes of the biweekly magazine-style program will air on Saturday mornings on Comcast SportsNet New England. Additionally, fans across the country can watch UMass Sports Insider throughout the week on Fox College Sports Atlantic.
While fall episodes will focus heavily on the football season, UMass Sports Insider will highlight all aspects of UMass athletics. The show will include behind-the-scenes access, highlights, features, student-athlete profiles, coaching segments, and the popular "lighter side" comedy segment.
About Comcast SportsNet New England Comcast SportsNet New England reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Comcast SportsNet's programming includes the Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, Chevrolet SportsNet Central, UNO'S Sports Tonight, Sports Sunday, Celtics Now, Celtics Courtside Club, The Baseball Show, Quick Slants, New England Tailgate, New England Football Night, Football Day in New England including pre and post-game programs surrounding all Patriots games, CAA football, basketball and more. CSNNE.com, the online home of Comcast SportsNet, provides continuous news, video and in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of New England sports. Comcast SportsNet New England is part of the NBC Sports Group. Visit www.csnne.com for more information. Check local listings for the specific channel location for your area.
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