AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced their 2011-12 local television schedule today with 65 (64 exclusively) of the team’s regular-season games being televised by FOX Sports Detroit. Including one ESPN broadcast and one NBA TV broadcast, as part of the NBA’s national television schedule, all 66 of the team’s regular-season games will be available on television. Both preseason games will also air on FOX Sport Detroit. All Pistons games will be available on radio at 97.1 FM The Ticket.
Thirteen Pistons games will air on FOX Sports Detroit Plus, occurring on nights when coinciding Detroit Red Wings games are slated for FOX Sports Detroit. FOX Sports Detroit and FOX Sports Detroit Plus channel numbers by video provider can be found at http://www.foxsportsdetroit.com.
Calling the action again this season on FOX Sports Detroit is the popular longtime duo of George Blaha and Greg Kelser.
Accompanying the telecasts is PISTONS LIVE, providing exclusive and extensive pre and post-game coverage originating from the arena and the network’s high-definition studio. Pistons In Focus, will continue to be part of the game night programming.
The Pistons also announced their radio broadcast schedule with all 66 regular-season games and both preseason games on the Pistons’ flagship station 97.1 FM The Ticket. All radio broadcasts will include exclusive pre- and postgame coverage. Additionally, 97.1 FM The Ticket will air special weekly interviews with coaches and players and expanded Pistons coverage throughout each week of the NBA season on-air and online at http://www.971theticket.com.
Mark Champion will remain as the voice of Pistons radio broadcasts with Pistons legend Rick Mahorn adding color commentary for home contests.
The 2011-12 Pistons television schedule is attached.