24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS: ROAD TO THE NHL WINTER CLASSIC,
A FOUR-EPISODE ALL-ACCESS SERIES LEADING UP TO THE
BRIDGESTONE NHL WINTER CLASSIC, DEBUTING DEC. 14
HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has captured 14 Sports Emmy® Awards, again joins forces with the National Hockey League to take viewers inside one of the NHL’s great rivalries for 24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS: ROAD TO THE NHL WINTER CLASSIC, debuting WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Following the Atlantic Division’s Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers, the four-episode, all-access series reaches its apex when the teams meet in the fifth edition of the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Jan. 2 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.
Debut: WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: Dec. 14 (11:00 p.m.), 15 (5:45 p.m., midnight), 16 (11:30 a.m., 8:00 p.m.), 17 (10:00 a.m., 10:45 p.m.), 18 (10:00 a.m.), 19 (6:30 p.m., 2:55 a.m.), and 31 (10:00 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Dec. 18 (11:00 p.m.) and 20 (8:00 p.m.), and Jan. 2 (7:00 a.m.)
HBO On Demand availability begins: Dec. 19
Head coaches Peter Laviolette of the Flyers and John Tortorella of the Rangers, along with a host of key players, are in the spotlight as the two clubs battle through their busy December schedules.
Episodes two and three of 24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS: ROAD TO THE NHL WINTER CLASSIC debut on subsequent Wednesdays – Dec. 21 and 28 – at 10:00 p.m., with an immediate encore at 11:00 p.m. The series finale debuts Thursday, Jan. 5 at 10:00 p.m. (followed by an encore at 11:00 p.m.) three days after the Classic, with cameras tracking all the drama and excitement surrounding the Flyers and Rangers on game day. All four episodes will have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series will also be available on HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®.
The executive producer of 24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS: ROAD TO THE NHL WINTER CLASSIC is Rick Bernstein; senior producer, Dave Harmon; coordinating producers, Scott Boggins and Bentley Weiner; co-producer, Abtin Motia; writer, Aaron Cohen; narrator, Liev Schreiber.