Football TV Special to Air on Three Stations

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kansas State fans will have numerous opportunities to preview the 2009 Wildcats prior to the September 5 opener as three television networks across the state and region will air the Wildcats' preseason kickoff special beginning August 30.

The 2009 Kansas State Football Preseason Special, produced by K-State, will air three times on FSN Midwest and will also be broadcast on Cox 22 and Metro Sports.

The one-hour show will air throughout the entire Fox Sports Net Midwest territory on Sunday, August 30, at 10:30 p.m. (CT) and will then be replayed on Monday, August 31, at 6:30 p.m. and Friday, September 4, at 5:30 p.m.

Cox 22 will air the preseason special on three occasions beginning September 1 at 9 p.m. The network will then replay the show on September 3 at 7 p.m. and September 4 at 9 p.m. Metro Sports will also air the show on September 1 (4 p.m.), September 2 (2 p.m.) and September 5 (4 p.m.).

The 2009 Kansas State Football Preseason Special is co-hosted by the voice of the Wildcats, Wyatt Thompson, and head coach Bill Snyder and includes an inside look at the Wildcat offense, defense and special teams as well as an analysis of the upcoming 2009 schedule and individual player features.

The Bill Snyder television show, Kansas State's weekly football show, makes its debut on FSN Midwest on Sunday, September 6, in its original 10:30 p.m. time slot. Cox 22 will pick up the weekly show on Tuesday's at 8:30 p.m., while it will also air on Metro Sports each week at 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday and 8 p.m. on Wednesday's.

K-State opens the 2009 season on September 5 at home against UMass. Kickoff for the K-State Family Reunion is set for 6:10 p.m.

Less than 6,500 tickets remain for the opener, including 700 GA tickets priced at $20 each. Season tickets for 2009 also remain available in good locations, and the most convenient way to order tickets is online at

Tickets may also be purchased at the K-State Athletic Ticket Office in Bramlage Coliseum. Fans wishing to personally discuss season ticket options can also call the ticket office at (785) 532-7606 or Andrew Hamor in the Ahearn Fund office at (785) 532-7984.

2009 K-State Football Preseason Special Broadcast Schedule

K-State Football Pre-Season Preview (FSN Midwest)
Aug. 30 - 10:30 p.m.
Aug. 31 - 6:30 p.m.
Sept. 4 - 5:30 p.m.

K-State Football Pre-Season Preview (Cox 22)
Sept. 1 - 9 p.m.
Sept. 3 - 7 p.m.
Sept. 4 - 9 p.m.

K-State Football Pre-Season Preview (Metro Sports)
Sept. 1 - 4 p.m.
Sept. 2 - 2 p.m.
Sept. 5 - 4 p.m.

The Bill Snyder Show (12 shows beginning Sept. 6)
FSN - 10:30 p.m. on Sunday's
Cox 22 - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday's
Metro Sports - 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday's and 8 p.m. on Wednesday's