INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - This season, WISH-TV and WNDY-TV (MyINDY-TV 23) have partnered with the Indianapolis Colts to bring viewers the most Colts coverage in Central Indiana. WISH-TV, your Home of the Indianapolis Colts will broadcast nine (9) regular season games and the prime time preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. While MyINDY-TV 23, will broadcast three (3) other preseason games.
"We are very excited to bring more Indianapolis Colts games and programming to viewers throughout Central Indiana with WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23. Our two stations provide fans unmatched behind-the-scenes insight and team access through our coverage commitment and original programming," said Jeff White, WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23 president and general manager.
In addition to thirteen (13) Indianapolis Colts games, WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23 will broadcast specific Colts programming including Colts Up Close, The Bill Polian Show, Countdown To Kickoff and Colts Pre-Game for all home games.
"WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23 have been great partners with the Colts over the years and we are excited to continue building for the future. We are like minded in our quest for excellence and service to community," said Tom Zupancic, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Indianapolis Colts.
No one else connects Indianapolis Colts fans to the team with more dedicated coverage, programming and the most games. WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23 will broadcast the following match-ups:
August 13, 2011 - 8:00PM MyINDY-TV Colts vs. St Louis Rams
August 19, 2011 - 7:00PM MyINDY-TV Washington Redskins vs. Colts
August 26, 2011 - 8:00PM WISH-TV Green Bay Packers vs. Colts
September 1, 2011 - 7:00PM MyINDY-TV Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals
2011 REGULAR SEASON
September 11, 2011 - 1:00PM WISH-TV Colts vs. Houston Texans
September 18, 2011 - 1:00PM WISH-TV Cleveland Browns vs. Colts
October 9, 2011 - 1:00PM WISH-TV Kansas City Chiefs vs. Colts
October 16, 2011 - 1:00PM WISH-TV Colts vs. Cincinnati Bengals
October 30, 2011 - 1:00PM WISH-TV Colts vs. Tennessee Titans
November 13, 2011 - 1:00PM WISH-TV Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Colts
December 11, 2011 - 1:00PM WISH-TV Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens
December 18, 2011 - 1:00PM WISH-TV Tennessee Titans vs. Colts
January 1, 2012 - 1:00PM WISH-TV Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
Colts Up Close brings the audience closer to the team through interviews with the players and the coaches, including head coach Jim Caldwell and front office personnel. Colts Up Close, hosted by Tom Zupancic and Jeffery Gorman, includes features on players and the "role players" who make the Colts a success behind the scenes. Also included are team and player activities in the community, NFL draft exclusives, mini-camp and training camp coverage. Colts Up Close currently airs Saturday nights as 11:35 p.m. on WISH-TV.
Countdown To Kickoff provides viewers game day analysis of the Colts and their opponents just prior to kickoff, including late-breaking lineup changes, injury reports, as well as player profiles and the latest "hot topics" from around the NFL. Countdown To Kickoff is hosted by 24-Hour News 8 Sports Director Anthony Calhoun, with analysis provided by a panel of experts, all of whom played for the Colts; Joe Staysniak, Bill Brooks, Jeff Burris and Ken Dilger. Countdown to Kickoff will air Sundays at 11:00 a.m. this fall on WISH-TV.
Sports Locker provides viewers with a complete wrap-up of Colts games, with current and former Colts players providing analysis. Viewers get extensive highlights and post-game interviews from key players, as well as a look at the latest news from around the NFL.
Sports Locker is hosted by 24-Hour News 8 Sports Director Anthony Calhoun and airs Sunday at 11:20 p.m. on WISH-TV
The Bill Polian Show provides viewers unique insight and information that can only come from the president the Indianapolis Colts. Each week, Colts President Bill Polian analyzes weekly game strategies and breaks down the opposing team and the players. The Bill Polian Show also features exclusive player interviews as well as questions from Colts fans. The Bill Polian Show will air Mondays at 6:00 p.m. this fall on MyINDY-TV 23.
For more information on WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23 Colts programming, or to follow 24-Hour News 8's Colts coverage visit WISHTV.com.
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