Published on Friday, 16 April 2010 13:48
Comcast SportsNet has announced the schedule for the first round of Eastern Conference Playoffs for the Chicago Bulls, for both television and online. Games #1 & #4 will air nationally on ABC, but games #2 & #3 will air locally on CSN, as will games #5 & #6 is necessary. CSN's "Toyota Bulls Post Game Live" will air after each game, including the ones aired on ABC.
In addition, Comcast SportsNet's website, CSNChicago.com, and the Chicago Bulls official website, Bulls.com, will provide free, live streaming of every Bulls NBA Playoff telecast that airs on CSN. CSN's website will also have exclusive, behind-the-scenes video from practice, shoot-arounds and postgame reports.
Comcast SportsNet's Bulls NBA Playoffs coverage begins this tomorrow, April 17th at approximately 4:30pm, immediately following game #1 with an expanded edition of "Toyota Bulls Post Game Live" featuring hosts Mark Schanowski and Kendall Gill. The first full game shown on CSN will be game #2 on Monday, April 19th at 7:00pm. The games will be called by the announcing tandem of Neil Funk and Stacey King.
The new schedule for the Bulls playoff games will force numerous changes to their schedules for Cubs/Sox baseball games and Blackhawks hockey playoff coverage.
The Comcast SportsNet Chicago's schedule for the Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers playoffs will be:
Game #1: Sat, April 17 at approximately 4:30 pm - "Toyota Bulls Post Game Live" on Comcast SportsNet (Game #1 to air on ABC.)
Game #2: Mon, April 19, 7:00pm – Bulls at Cavaliers
IMPORTANT CUBS NOTE:
The Cubs at NY Mets game (originally scheduled on Comcast SportsNet at 6:00pm) will now move to CSN+ or CLTV. Please visit CSNChicago.com for exact channel location in your area.
Game #3: Thu, April 22, 6:00 pm – Bulls vs. Cavaliers
IMPORTANT BLACKHAWKS NOTE:
Game 4 between the Blackhawks and Predators (scheduled for a 7:30 pm face-off) will now air on CSN+ or CLTV beginning at 7:00pm with Chevy Blackhawks Pre-Game Live and the game will be joined in progress on the main Comcast SportsNet channel immediately following the conclusion of Toyota Bulls Post Game Live. The Blackhawks game will also continue to air on CSN+/CLTV.
IMPORTANT WHITE SOX NOTE:
The White Sox vs. Tampa Bay game (originally scheduled on CSN+ at 7:00pm) will now move to CSN+2. Viewers are urged to visit CSNChicago.com for the exact channel location of this game in their area.
Game #4: Sun, April 25 at approximately 5:00pm - "Toyota Bulls Post Game Live" on Comcast SportsNet (Game #4 to air on ABC.)
Game #5: Tue, April 27 (Time TBD) – Bulls at Cavaliers (if necessary)
Game #6: Thu, April 29 (Time TBD) - Bulls vs. Cavaliers (if necessary)
Game 7: Sat, May 1 (Time/Network TBD) – Bulls at Cavaliers (if necessary)