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Some Brewers Games Will Be H D Telecasts
WISCONSINREPORT.COM (03/01/08) - FSN Wisconsin's 135 game regular-season Brewers baseball schedule this year will include an increased number of games to be televised in high definition (HD schedule to be released at a later date) as well as 17 day games that will be re-broadcast in primetime. FSN Wisconsin will produce all of the 150 regular season telecasts, including the 15 over-the-air broadcasts on WMLW TV-41. Telecasts on WMLW will be simulcast by FSN outside the Milwaukee DMA on satellite and cable. FSN Wisconsin's coverage begins at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 31 against the division rival Chicago Cubs.
Other highlights from the 2008 schedule include: two games against the defending World Champion Boston Red Sox, 15 games against the Chicago Cubs, six game against the Minnesota Twins and four games against the defending National League Champion Colorado Rockies.
Brian Anderson will continue to call the play-by-play this season alongside Bill Schroeder, who enters his fourteenth season as a Brewers analyst.
Former Brewers first base coach Dave Nelson will provide analysis during Brewers Live before and after the game along with host Craig Coshun and FSN Wisconsin newcomer, Trenni Kusnierek.
FSN North and WMLW will also televise a total of three Brewers spring training games in 2008, beginning with an 8 p.m. telecast on Friday, March 14 when the Brewers face the San Diego Padres.
The other two telecasts will be afternoon games against the Seattle Mariners (2 p.m. on March 16) and the Colorado Rockies (2 p.m. on March 24).
FSN Wisconsin reaches more than 1.5 million homes and telecasts nearly 2,600 hours of locally produced programming per year.
The Emmy Award-winning regional sports network provides comprehensive coverage of MLB's Milwaukee Brewers, the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, the NHL's Minnesota Wild, University of Wisconsin athletic events, WIAC events, and 27 WIAA high school sports, including live telecasts of the annual football championships
WMLW is known as Milwaukee's home for regular season NCAA basketball broadcasting Marquette and Big East basketball, Wisconsin and Big Ten basketball, and the UW Milwaukee Panthers.
WMLW is also the television home of the WIAA Championships of Boys and Girls Hockey, Girls State Basketball and Boys State Basketball. At WMLW...the station says, The Game's On Us!