– Offers Complete and Exclusive National Coverage of Regular Season Primetime Games, Playoffs, Pro Bowl, and Super Bowl XLVIII –
– Together with Compass Media Networks, Will Broadcast More Than 80 Sunday Afternoon Games in 2013 –
New York, NY – May 29, 2013 – Dial Global Sports is gearing up for an action-packed 2013 NFL season.
Dial Global Sports is the national radio home to every regular season primetime NFL game, plus complete coverage of every postseason contest, including the AFC and NFC Championship Games, and the Super Bowl. The regular season begins on Thursday, September 5, with the annual Kickoff Game featuring the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens against the Denver Broncos. The 2013 schedule starts with the Hall of Fame Game on Sunday night, August 5, as the Dallas Cowboys meet the Miami Dolphins in Canton, Ohio.
The Dial Global Sports 2013 NFL national broadcast schedule features 64 games, including the Hall of Fame Game, the Opening Kickoff game, 17 Monday Night games, 17 Sunday Night games, 14 Thursday Night games (including Thanksgiving Night), the Thanksgiving Day doubleheader, and all 12 Postseason games, including Super Bowl XLVIII in New York/New Jersey. Dial Global Sports also delivers weekly specialty programs, including The NFL Today, NFL Preview, NFL Insider, and NFL Sunday.
In addition to its exclusive national package, Dial Global Sports will also present a weekly Sunday Afternoon doubleheader, starting on Sunday, September 8, 2013 and continuing each Sunday through December 29, 2013. The matchups will be announced at a later date to ensure the best possible schedule.
Compass Media Networks brings even more live Sunday afternoon play-by-play to fans nationwide, and Dial Global is the network’s exclusive ad sales representative. Compass will present three games each Sunday afternoon, starting on September 8, 2013 and continuing each Sunday through December 29, 2013. Dial Global and Compass will broadcast more than 80 Sunday Afternoon games combined.
Dial Global Sports broadcast coverage is also available to NFL fans via satellite radio, online, and on mobile platforms. Its national broadcasts can be heard in their entirety on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, NFL.com/Audiopass, and the NFL Mobile App available to Verizon Wireless subscribers.
Dial Global Sports is the exclusive network radio partner of the NFL primetime package, broadcasting the most games and the best matchups throughout the entire NFL season. Dial Global Sports, formerly Westwood One, has been an NFL network radio partner for more than four decades and the exclusive network radio partner since 1987.
Paul Caine, Dial Global CEO, says “We are thrilled to continue our long partnership with the NFL and to present our consumers with the largest schedule of games on any audio network. We are proud to connect avid football fans with the most exciting NFL action around.”
Howard Deneroff, Dial Global Sports’ EVP/Executive Producer, adds, “Even though it’s barely summer, football fans are eagerly anticipating the start of the season. We’re excited once again to deliver America’s favorite sport to our loyal listeners across the country.”
“We look forward to Dial Global offering our fans play-by-play radio broadcasts for another exciting NFL season,” said NFL Senior Vice President of Broadcasting and Media Operations Howard Katz.
This is the second press release Compass has issued for the upcoming season. While I didn't post the earlier one, I'll do so now.