"AMERICA'S PREGAME" COMING TO FOX SPORTS 1
New Series Prepares Fans for The Night's Top Sports Events Premieres Monday, April 7; Mike Hill Hosts
New York - Sports fans! You have questions? AMERICA'S PREGAME has answers!
Hosted by Mike Hill, AMERICA'S PREGAME is a new hour-long program on FOX Sports 1 originating from the Fox Network Center in Los Angeles that every weeknight answers the questions sports fans have about the most compelling stories, games and events from across the country. The announcement of the show's addition to the FOX Sports 1 schedule was made today by Scott Ackerson, FOX Sports 1's Executive Vice President, News. AMERICA'S PREGAME airs Monday to Friday from 6:00-7:00 PM ET and premieres on Monday, April 7.
"AMERICA'S PREGAME puts fans first more so than any show of its kind," said Ackerson. "We'll discuss in detail the night's most compelling games, whether it's a traditional rivalry or a battle for first place, using our roster of broadcasters and reporters throughout the country for live interviews, regardless of which network is carrying it. Fans just want to know what's hot that night and where to watch it. Fans have questions; AMERICA'S PREGAME has answers."
Designed to be a fun and fast-paced look ahead, AMERICA'S PREGAME answers for fans: Who is playing? What's at stake? Where can I watch it? When is it on? Why should I watch it? In short, it sets up the evening's viewing with a dash of news and analysis when needed.
Using the power of FOX Sports' recently expanded national assets and those of FOX Sports Regional Networks' industry-leading 22 owned-and-operated channels, AMERICA'S PREGAME takes viewers wherever stories are brewing or big games are happening. Always fan-first, AMERICA'S PREGAME highlights the action from game sites across the nation, and viewers learn what's important and why they should watch, no matter what network is televising it.
A versatile sportscaster, Air Force veteran Mike Hill (@itsmikehill) joined FOX Sports in August, just prior to the launch of FOX Sports 1, and has taken on multiple roles before taking on this assignment. He's served as an anchor on FOX SPORTS LIVE, FOX Sports 1's flagship news, opinion and highlights program, and hosted FOX FOOTBALL DAILY.
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About FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports 1 is America's new national multi-sport channel that launched on August 17 in approximately 90 million homes and boasts nearly 5,000 hours of live event, news and original programming annually. The channel has several pillar sports: college basketball and football, MLB (in 2014), NASCAR, NFL (ancillary programs), international soccer, UFC and Golden Boy boxing, and adds USGA events, including the U.S. Open, and FIFA Women's World Cup in 2015. FOX SPORTS LIVE is FOX Sports 1's flagship 24/7 news, opinion and highlights program, providing around the clock coverage through regularly scheduled programs, hourly updates and an information rich ticker. Original programs include: AMERICA'S PREGAME; MLB WHIPAROUND; NASCAR RACE HUB; CROWD GOES WILD, a new live sports entertainment talk show hosted by Regis Philbin; and the groundbreaking BEING: documentary franchise. FOX Sports GO, a new authenticated mobile sports experience for iPhone, iPad, Android devices and the web, serves as the channel's digital extension. The app offers more than 1,100 live games and events from cross FOX Sports, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Sports' 22 regional sports networks, as well as scores, highlights, news, stats and analysis. For more information visit www.FOXSports.com/FOXSports1.