FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - MyTV Fort Wayne (WISE-33.2) and the Fort Wayne TinCaps are proud to announce a market-first partnership to simulcast three upcoming TinCaps showcase games in cooperation with XFINITY's local Indiana channel, CN81.
"We have had a long standing relationship with the TinCaps franchise," says President/General Manager Don Osika, "and we're thrilled the partnership has expanded to include these showcase games. With Komets games as well, viewers have come to expect MyTV Fort Wayne as the local broadcast source for the city's local professional sports franchises."
"We've been on XFINITY's CN81 for every TinCaps game since 2009 and continue to be available there all season long," adds Michael Limmer Vice President-Marketing. "These showcase games with one of our great media partners in MyTV Fort Wayne are a great way for our team to get exposure to the full television market."
The MyTV Thursday Showcase Games include June 26th vs Dayton, July 24th vs Beloit and August 7th vs Lake County. All broadcasts begin at 7pm. Play by play announcer Mike Couzens is in his third year as the voice of the TinCaps. Dave Doster, a New Haven HS grad who played 4 years with the Philadelphia Phillies, handles color commentary duties.
WISE is owned by Granite Broadcasting Corporation. GBC owns and operates, or provides programming, sales and other services to 20 channels in the following 8 markets: San Francisco, California; Syracuse, New York; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Peoria, Illinois; Binghamton, New York and Duluth, Minnesota-Superior, Wisconsin. The Company's channel group includes affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, The CW and MyNetworkTV, and reaches approximately 6% of all U.S. television households. Malara Broadcasting owns WPTA, which is serviced by GBC.
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