Tucson, Arizona – The Tucson Roadrunners, owned and operated by the Arizona Coyotes, and KWBA-TV, owned and operated by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) announced today that the first broadcast of the season for Roadrunners Hockey on The CW Tucson will be Sunday at 4 p.m. when the Roadrunners host Texas from Tucson Arena.
Complete Broadcast Schedule
Sunday, October 24 at 4pm Vs Texas
Saturday, December 11 7pm Vs Stockton
Sunday, January 2, 2pm Vs San Diego
Saturday, January 8, 7pm Vs Colorado
Saturday, January 15 8pm At Stockton
Saturday, April 2 Vs Rockford
Saturday, April 16 Vs Colorado
“We’re excited to back on The CW Tucson for another weekend slate of games,” said Roadrunners President Bob Hoffman. “Televising our games gives us another avenue to connect with our fanbase and cultivate new fans as we continue to grow the game in Southern Arizona.”
“We are the lens through which our community sees our community and our partnership with the Roadrunners places a proper spotlight on our local professional sports team,” said Tregg White, vice president and general manager of KWBA and KGUN. “We are proud to play alongside the Roadrunners and look forward to another exciting season of Roadrunners hockey on the CW Tucson.”
“Voice of the Roadrunners” Adrian Denny will be joined by Brett Fera, Roadrunners Writer for the Arizona Daily Star for Sunday’s season premiere. The television broadcast will be simulcast on Fox Sports 1450 AM as well. The broadcast will be produced by FLOODstream.
CW Tucson can be found on the following stations:
COX – Channel 8 and 1008 in HD,
COMCAST – Channel 8
DIRECT TV – Channel 58 (also in HD)
DISH NETWORK – Channel 58 (also in HD)
ANTENNA – 58.1
About the Roadrunners
Entering their sixth season owned and operated by the Arizona Coyotes as their AHL affiliate, the Roadrunners have welcomed over 500,000 fans to cheer them on at Tucson Convention Center since 2016. As proud members of the Southern Arizona community, the Roadrunners and Roadrunners Give Back, a branch of the Arizona Coyotes Foundation, take pride in supporting all community organizations with donations, volunteerism and public appearances by: Executives, Coaches, Players and the team’s Mascot Dusty. On the ice, the Roadrunners have secured Pacific Division Championships in two of their first four seasons. 38 players since 2016 have dressed in games for both the Roadrunners and Coyotes.
Scripps (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. Scripps’ national networks reach nearly every American through the news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”
FLOODstream is a leading producer of live sports broadcasts and event webcasts. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, FLOODstream owns and operates three high-definition production trucks and a remote production Master Control facility capable of supporting live events nationwide. The company’s clients include high-profile organizations at the high school, college and pro sports levels, including Division I college basketball, baseball and football. FLOODstream’s productions appear regularly on major national and regional sports networks and streaming platforms. Their website can be visited HERE.