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WTVP Announces Bradley Basketball 2010-11 TV Slate


Tuesday, September 28, 2010


PEORIA, IL. Negotiations are complete and WTVP is pleased to announce the final schedule for Bradley Braves Basketball on WTVP World 47.2. The slate will include five home and five road broadcasts of Menís games, and three Womenís games including both games against ISU. The five road telecasts of Bradley Menís Basketball include all five of Bradley's Missouri Valley Conference road games not already being covered through the MVC-TV Network and ESPN.


Bradley Braves Basketball 2010-11 on WTVP 47.2





Nov 16

vs Northern Illinois



Dec 04

vs Utah



Dec 29

vs Indiana State (away)



Jan 04

vs Southern Illinois



Jan 09

vs Northern Iowa (away)



Jan 19

vs Creighton (away)



Jan 23

vs Evansville (away)



Jan 26

vs Illinois State



Feb 05

vs Southern Illinois (away)



Feb 12

vs Evansville






Nov 19

vs Illinois



Dec 30

vs ISU (away)



Mar 3

vs ISU




WTVP is also pleased to announce that Bradley Athletics and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Famer Frank Bussone (play-by-play) and former men's basketball player Chad Kleine (analyst) will serve as the on-air talent during the 2010-11 season.


WTVP World is available over the air on channel 47.2 and on the digital tier of the local Comcast and Mediacom base cable packages: Comcast Digital Cable channel 218 in Peoria, Morton, Pekin, Canton, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg areas; Mediacom Digital Cable channel 121 in Fairbury, Atlanta, LeRoy, Heyworth and McLean County.


In addition WTVPís broadcasts, The Braves will make at least four appearances on the ESPN family of networks, and four more on the MVC-TV Network package on FS Midwest, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, FS Indiana, FS Kansas City and Fox College Sports. Some games will also be broadcast on local radio stations WMBD and WIRL. Complete schedules and media availability are online at www.bradleybraves.com.


WTVP is the PBS affiliate for Central Illinois and is available to more than 700,000 viewers in the 22-county region surrounding Peoria, Bloomington/Normal and Galesburg. Its three channels include WTVP 47.1 in high definition, 47.2 the World channel and 47.3 the Create channel. WTVP is currently seeking sponsorship partners from area businesses and organizations. Interested parties should contact Phil Zeni, Vice President of Development, at (309) 495-0561 or phil.zeni@wtvp.org.






Contact: Linda MIller, WTVP VP of Programming & Communications, linda.miller@wtvp.org



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