April 24, 2012: Comcast SportsNet to Present Extensive Redskins and Ravens Draft Coverage

April 24, 2012: Comcast SportsNet to Present Extensive Redskins and Ravens Draft Coverage
April 24, 2012, 7:57 pm
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COMCAST SPORTSNET TOPROVIDE EXTENSIVE REDSKINS AND RAVENS NFL DRAFT COVERAGE
4 HOURS OF LIVE FIRST-ROUNDPROGRAMMING AND COMPREHENSIVE DIGITAL CONTENT HIGHLIGHT NETWORKS MULTIPLATFORMDRAFT COVERAGEBethesda, Md. (April 24, 2012) Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlanticannounced that it will deliver extensive multiplatform coverage of theWashington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens throughout the 2012 NFL Draft (April26-28), highlighted by four hours of live programming surrounding the firstround on Thursday, April 26, and comprehensive digital content atCSNwashington.com and CSNbaltimore.com throughout the week.Comcast SportsNets coverage of the NFL drafts first roundon Thursday, April 26, will feature two 90-minute editions of Geico SportsNet Central before and afterthe first round from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. That nights SportsTalk Live with Brian Mitchell andIvan Carter will also focus on draft-related commentary and debate live at10:30 p.m., with an encore at 12:30 a.m. leading into the final live edition ofGeico SportsNet Central at 1 a.m. Thenetwork will also deliver breaking news and updates throughout its coverage ofthe Wizards season finale vs. the Miami Heat (8 p.m.)The expanded GeicoSportsNet Central draft specials willprovide complete Redskins and Ravens news, interviews, analysis and opinion surroundingthe drafts first round. The live shows will be hosted by Julie Donaldson andMichael Jenkins and feature Redskins analyst Trevor Matich and Ravens analyst BradJackson. Rob Carlin will be live at the NFL Draft in New York, with JillSorenson (Redskins Park), Brent Harris (Owings Mills) and Carol Maloney(FedExField) reporting live from key locations in the region. Mitchell and Carterwill also contribute to the coverage.Geico SportsNetCentral will continueto provide complete Redskins and Ravens news, features and interviews as wellas expert analysis and opinion from Matich, Jackson and Rick Doc Walker throughoutthe drafts final two days on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28 andthroughout the weekend. The networks Redskins coverage will have a special focuson Robert Griffin III, the quarterback expected to be selected by the team withthe second-overall pick. This content includes a series of in-depth interviewswith the Heisman Trophy winner conducted by Chick Hernandez.CSNwashington.com and CSNbaltimore.com will provide comprehensivewritten, video and interactive content covering the 2012 NFL Draft throughoutthe week, led by Redskins Correspondent Rich Tandler and Ravens Insider JohnEisenberg. The digital coverage will be highlighted by online shows, including The Redskins Nation Draft Special Live, hostedby Larry Michael and Antwaan Randle Ellive from Redskins Park, on Thursday, April26, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. A draft review show, Grading the Draft, will be streamed live on the websites on Monday,April 30, at 3 p.m.