Philadelphia Union Reveal 2012 Local Television Schedule
Chester, Pa. (February 9, 2012) - Philadelphia Union broadcast partners 6abc, Comcast SportsNet and the Comcast Network will again team to televise those Union games that are not shown nationally, the club announced today. WPVI-TV/6abc continues in its third season as the Union's official broadcast partner and will air three of the team's 34 total matches this season, while Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network, now in their second season, will air 19 matches. All matches will be broadcast in high definition.
There have also been four time changes made to the Union's 2012 schedule. Home matches against the Vancouver Whitecaps, Toronto FC and the Houston Dynamo on March 31, July 8 and September 23, respectively, have been moved to 4:00 p.m. Additionally, the match at the LA Galaxy on July 4th has been moved from 10:30 p.m. EST to 11:00 p.m. EST.
The Union's weekly magazine show entitled "State of the Union," which airs on Friday nights on The Comcast Network and Comcast SportsNet returns for its second season. Air times are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on The Comcast Network and 11:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet. Hosts Amy Fadool, Bob Rigby and a variety of other guests will give fans an inside view of the Union both on and off the field.
Please check your local listings for Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network. 6abc in HD can be seen on Comcast Digital Channel 231, DirecTV Channel 6, DishTV Channel 8150 and Verizon Fios channel 514.
• Discuss this story on the Major League Soccer message board...
Major League Soccer Stories from February 9, 2012
- Impact Launches Academy Soccer Festival - Montreal Impact
- Impact Plays Portland on Friday - Montreal Impact
- Timbers Weekly Update - Portland Timbers
- FC Dallas Announces 2012 Broadcast Schedule - FC Dallas
- Sounders FC Single Match Tickets to Go on Sale Monday - Seattle Sounders FC
- New Start Time Announced for Dynamo Match at Kansas City - Houston Dynamo
- Real Salt Lake Re-Signs Four Key Cogs for 2012 Season and Beyond - Real Salt Lake
- Sporting KC and KSMO-TV to Continue Television Rights Agreement - Sporting Kansas City
- Chivas USA and GRIP Together in Anti Gang Program - Club Deportivo Chivas USA
- Earthquakes Sign Two-Time MLS Leading Goal Scorer Chris Wondolowski - San Jose Earthquakes
- Houston Dynamo, Kroger Announce Founding Partnership - Houston Dynamo
- Sounders FC Announce Community Shield Match on February 29 - Seattle Sounders FC
- Philadelphia Union Reveal 2012 Local Television Schedule - Philadelphia Union
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Philadelphia Union Stories
- Four Philadelphia Union Players Named to 2018 MLS Homegrown Game Roster
- Game Notes: Philadelphia Union 4, Chicago Fire 3
- Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Chicago Fire
- Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Atlanta
- Philadelphia Union Exercise 2019 Contract Option of Midfielder Haris Medunjanin