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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.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN's "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" Returns for Fourth Season Starting January 19

· Houston Rockets and M.V.P. Candidate James Harden Host Los Angeles Lakers in Week One Showdown

· Voices of NBA Saturdays: Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson & Lisa Salters

· Special Week One Matinee Edition of Primetime Showcases Philadelphia 76ers and Joel Embiid vs. Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook and Paul George

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.

NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC schedule:
Date Game
Jan. 19 Oklahoma City Thunder at Philadelphia 76ers
Los Angeles Lakers at Houston Rockets
Jan. 26 Golden State Warriors at Boston Celtics
Feb. 2 Los Angeles Lakers at Golden State Warriors
Feb. 9 Oklahoma City Thunder at Houston Rockets
Feb. 23 Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors
Mar. 2 Golden State Warriors at Philadelphia 76ers
Mar. 9 Boston Celtics at Los Angeles Lakers
Mar. 16 Golden State Warriors at Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC and NBA Countdown broadcasts will also include exclusive sit-down interviews, essays and other feature content connected to the top storylines in the sport.

ABC's NBA coverage continues with the return of NBA Sunday Showcase on ABC presented by Mountain Dew Ice on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3, with a special week one 2 p.m. start time. The Boston Celtics and Kyrie Irving will host the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook.





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[04/18/19 - 05:07 PM]
"Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate" Will Launch Globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 14th
The special, which was taped at Hollywood's Dolby Theater, is filled with an elite lineup of talent paying homage to the iconic show and its director/producer George Schlatter with modern takes on timeless moments.

[04/18/19 - 04:45 PM]
NBC Shifts Two of Its Tuesday Series by Moving "The Village" to 8 p.m. and "The Voice" to 9 p.m.
The five-week change will begin April 23 and conclude May 21.

[04/18/19 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Slots "Bless This Mess" Pilot Encore in Advance of Second Episode
Look for its debut installment at 8:30/7:30c this Tuesday, April 23 (in place of "The Kids Are Alright") followed by a new episode at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/18/19 - 11:57 AM]
Lifetime Reveals Royal Slate in Celebration of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's First Wedding Anniversary
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[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
Lauren Corrao Joins Freeform as Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Most recently she was co-president of Tornante TV, an independent studio owned by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Renews "Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, for the 2019-2020 Season
"Hard to believe 'Last Man Standing' hits 150 episodes this week and it gets better with another upcoming season at FOX!" said Allen.

[04/18/19 - 10:44 AM]
Governor Cuomo Announces Netflix Will Expand New York Presence with New Production Hub in New York City
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[04/18/19 - 10:17 AM]
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's "Krypton" Season 2 on Syfy June 12 at 10PM
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[04/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
It's a Family Affair as E!'s Latest Docu-Series "Relatively Nat & Liv" Premieres Sunday, June 2nd at 10PM ET/PT
The series features social influencers, and cousins, Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson, along with their close-knit families, as they juggle their lives between the beauty and fame of Los Angeles and their humble and hilarious roots in Vancouver.

[04/18/19 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Currently in Production on Series Taking an Inside Look at the NXIVM Organization
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[04/18/19 - 10:00 AM]
Season Two of CBS All Access' "Strange Angel" to Premiere Thursday, June 13
The period drama explores the bizarre true story of Jack Parsons, a man who straddled the worlds of science and the occult, pioneering America's rocketry program while simultaneously practicing sex magick rituals as a devotee to Aleister Crowley's religion, Thelema.

[04/18/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Comedy Central's New Sketch Series "Alternatino with Arturo Castro" Releases Official Trailer, Premiering June 18
The series premieres alongside new episodes of "Drunk History" on Tuesday, June 18.

[04/18/19 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Flinch" - Official Trailer - Netflix
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[04/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
"The Chernobyl Podcast," Five-Episode Companion Piece to the HBO Miniseries, Debuts May 6
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[04/18/19 - 08:47 AM]
Video: "Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Jeselnik's latest special premieres Tuesday, April 30 on the streaming service.