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TV question

Postby Nittany302 on Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:56 pm

I don't get NBCSN as of now...

Will the games on there also be on Root locally? I thought they were in years past.

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Re: TV question

Postby JeffDFD on Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:01 pm

Pretty sure if NBC picks up the game, Root takes the night off. I don't ever remember having the game on 2 channels.
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Re: TV question

Postby netwolf on Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:03 pm

Usually, NBC Sports has exclusive rights. I seem to remember a couple that were on both, but those may have been early round playoff games.
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Re: TV question

Postby Nittany302 on Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:44 pm

Yeah they were playoff games that I remember too... Crap
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Re: TV question

Postby JeffDFD on Tue Jan 15, 2013 11:02 pm

Nittany302 wrote:Yeah they were playoff games that I remember too... Crap


Those were games Root already had, but NBC opted to pick up...so it was NBC nationally and Root locally.
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Re: TV question

Postby Idoit40fans on Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:34 am

Yeah my cable package doesn't have nbc sports. pretty spectacular. I'm going to be going into DC to a Pittsburgh bar for those games I guess.
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Re: TV question

Postby beLIEve on Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:46 am

4 games will be exclusive to NBC.
3 games will be exclusive to NBCSN.
ROOT Sports will carry the other 41 games. Any other game picked up by NBCSN will also be shown on ROOT sports locally.

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http://pittsburgh.rootsports.com/ViewAr ... R_CONTENT=
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Re: TV question

Postby Fire0nice228 on Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:47 am

Whoever in the other thread told me that Versus/NBC Sports was now channel 220 on DirecTV, THANKS!
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