PRESENTS THE EXCLUSIVE
NATIONAL RADIO BROADCASTS OF
THE NFL PLAYOFFS
–– Coverage Begins January 8th with NFL Wildcard Weekend —
New York, NY – January 4, 2011 — Westwood One, the exclusive network radio partner of the NFL, will kick off play-by-play coverage of the NFL Playoffs on January 8, 2011 with Wildcard Weekend. Westwood One will broadcast every game of NFL post-season play including Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium in North Texas. In addition, Westwood One’s NFL broadcasts are streamed online at NFL.com, simulcast on Sirius/XM satellite radio, as well as NFL Mobile on Verizon wireless devices.
“It’s the time of year NFL fans live for as the best teams vie for the ultimate prize,” said Howard Deneroff, SVP/Executive Producer Westwood One Sports. “We are delighted to be the only broadcaster airing every minute of every post-season NFL game and are especially proud to continue our partnership with the NFL for years to come.”
“We are proud to bring millions of sports fans nationwide the excitement of post-season NFL football,” said Westwood One President Rod Sherwood. Last month, Sherwood announced a new multi-year agreement with the NFL for Westwood One to continue as the exclusive network radio partner of the League. He stated, “the NFL generates a huge audience that brings great value to Westwood One’s affiliates and advertisers, and reinforces Westwood One as the preeminent nationwide radio sports broadcaster.”
Westwood One’s broadcast schedule for NFL Wildcard Weekend is as follows:
Saturday, January 8
New Orleans Saints @ Seattle Seahawks 4:00 p.m. ET Larry Kahn
New York Jets @ Indianapolis Colts *7:45 p.m. ET Dave Sims
Sunday, January 9
Baltimore Ravens @ Kansas City Chiefs 12:30 p.m. ET Kevin Harlan
Green Bay Packers @ Philadelphia Eagles *4:15 p.m. ET Ian Eagle
*broadcast of game two begins when broadcast of game one ends
To find out where to hear Westwood One’s NFL broadcasts in your area please use the Station Finder on westwoodone.com
As the exclusive radio partner of the NFL, the Westwood One 2010 NFL broadcast schedule features 58 national games, including: the Hall of Fame game, Opening Kickoff game, 17 Monday Night games, including one doubleheader, 17 Sunday Night games, 8 Thursday and Saturday Night games (including Thanksgiving Night), Thanksgiving Day doubleheader, 12 Postseason games, including the NFL Playoffs, the AFC and NFC Championship Games, the AFC-NFC Pro Bowl and Super Bowl XLV in North Texas. Westwood One also delivers specialty programs, including: The NFL Today, NFL Preview, NFL Insider, NFL Sunday, and NFL Fantasy Football Forecast.
Westwood One is the leader in play-by-play sports broadcasts on radio. Westwood One’s sports lineup includes regular season NFL football, the Playoffs and the Super Bowl; NCAA Football and Basketball; the Masters, the Olympics, The Robert Wuhl Show, Westwood One Sports Prep and more.
About Westwood One
Westwood One (NASDAQ: WWON) is one of the nation’s largest providers of network radio programming and one of the largest domestic providers of traffic information in the U.S. Westwood One serves more than 5,000 radio and 165 TV stations in the U.S. Westwood One provides over 150 news, sports, music, talk and entertainment programs, features and live events to numerous media partners. Through its Metro Traffic business, Westwood One provides traffic reporting and local news, sports and weather to more than 2,250 radio and TV stations. Westwood One also provides digital and other cross-platform delivery of its Network Radio and Metro Traffic content to over 700 radio, television and newspaper affiliates.