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[01/15/19 - 09:06 AM]
ESPN's "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" Returns for Fourth Season Starting January 19
The longest-tenured NBA Finals broadcast team will reunite to serve as the voices of NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC - Mike Breen will provide the call alongside analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson.

[01/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Season Three of "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Presented By YouTube TV" Launches Jan. 20 with Two Blockbuster Games
First, the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James will host the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook in an NBA Saturday Primetime Special on ABC at 3:30 p.m. ET.

[04/04/17 - 07:21 AM]
Michelle Beadle Named Full-Time ABC & ESPN "NBA Countdown" Host
She will also host ESPN's and ABC's studio coverage throughout the NBA Playoffs, which includes ESPN's exclusive coverage of the Western Conference Finals.

[02/12/17 - 02:03 PM]
Golden State-Oklahoma City on ABC Delivers Highest-Rated Non-Christmas NBA Regular-Season Game Since 2013
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 11.

[01/22/17 - 08:24 AM]
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC": Season Two Debut Is Highest-Rated Non-Christmas NBA Game of the Season Across ABC and ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 21.

[04/15/16 - 11:08 AM]
ABC's and ESPN's Viewership and Ratings Up for 2015-16 NBA Regular-Season
ABC and ESPN spin the numbers for their NBA coverage to date.

[03/22/16 - 09:20 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Wins the Night Again in Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, March 19.

[02/23/16 - 09:47 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Continues to Win The Night in Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 20.

[02/18/16 - 10:37 AM]
ESPN's NBA Regular Season First-Half Viewership Up Seven Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for its first 50 NBA telecasts this season.

[02/02/16 - 09:40 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Wins the Night Again Across Several Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 30.

[01/26/16 - 08:54 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC: Most-Watched Non-Christmas Game of Regular-Season Across Nets
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 23.

[01/18/16 - 07:15 AM]
Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy & Mark Jackson Named NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Team
The new franchise will launch this Saturday, January 23 at 8:30/7:30c when the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James host the Chicago Bulls and Jimmy Butler.

[01/05/16 - 11:33 AM]
ESPN's NBA Viewership Up Across TV & Digital Platforms
ESPN spins the numbers for its NBA coverage to date this season.

[08/12/15 - 03:15 PM]
ABC & ESPN 2015-16 NBA Schedule
ABC and ESPN will combine to televise 90 games during the 2015-16 NBA regular-season, all of which are either exclusive or full-national telecasts.







NBA SATURDAY PRIMETIME ON ABC (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/23/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2019)
TIME SLOT:
saturdays from 8:30 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (9 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ESPN's press release, January 2019) The fourth season of ESPN's NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC presented by HyperX Gaming launches this weekend, Jan. 19, with a week one showdown. The Houston Rockets and M.V.P. candidate James Harden will host the Los Angeles Lakers, who are led by LeBron James, at 8:30 p.m. ET. (James is currently recovering from injury and his status is unclear). NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC generally starts at 8:30 p.m. each week with NBA Countdown presented by Straight Talk Wireless preceding the broadcast at 8 p.m. The weekly broadcasts will air on ABC and stream via the ESPN App. The longest-tenured NBA Finals broadcast team will reunite to serve as the voices of NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC - Mike Breen will provide the call alongside analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson. Additionally, Lisa Salters will join the trio for her fourth season as the reporter for NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC. Michelle Beadle will host NBA Countdown with analysts Jalen Rose, Chauncey Billups and Paul Pierce. ABC will also broadcast a special matinee edition of the series on Saturday, Jan. 19 - NBA Saturday presented by HyperX Gaming - as the Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Embiid host the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook and Paul George. The game airs at 3:30 p.m. with Mark Jones, analyst, and Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Hubie Brown and reporter Israel Gutierrez calling the action. NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC broadcasts will also feature additional production elements, including multiple Super Slo Mo cameras to provide compelling replays. Select NBA players will also be mic'd up each week.
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· sports
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available