Bethesda, Md. (June 30, 2010) Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, the regions leading source for television and online sports coverage, announced the return of Tee Time Presented by Geico, the networks popular summer golf program, for its third season in July. This years four-episode Tee Time series, which is hosted by Chick Hernandez and features prominent sports and entertainment personalities, will air weekly throughout July on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. and Sundays at 9:30 p.m., beginning July 3, as well as at various times throughout the summer.
The half-hour program delivers comprehensive golf content and exclusive access to celebrated sports and entertainment figures who share a passion for the game. Hernandez joins these high-profile golf enthusiasts on the course to profile their participation in the sport and discuss a variety of other topics.
In the season debut (July 3), Tee Time takes viewers to the Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters celebrity pro-am in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Hernandez in joined on location by event participants, including musician Darius Rucker, PGA player John Daly and Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Dan Marino.
During subsequent episodes, Hernandez is joined by three of the regions most compelling sports figures for a round of golf at local courses, including legendary Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann, Redskins all-pro tight end Chris Cooley and University of Maryland mens basketball coach Gary Williams. These episodes debut on the following dates: Episode 2 featuring Joe Theismann (July 10); Episode 3 featuring Gary Williams (July 17); Episode 4 featuring Chris Cooley (July 24).
Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic the official television partner of the Washington Redskins, Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, D.C. United, Atlantic Coast Conference and Colonial Athletic Association delivers more than 500 live sporting events per year, along with Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and entertainment programming, to more than 4.6 million homes throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. Comcast SportsNets digital portfolio, highlighted by CSNwashington.com, is the regions leading source for online sports news and information.