Preseason Football Special to Air on Three Stations

Head coach Bill Snyder

Aug. 24, 2011

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State fans will have numerous opportunities to preview the 2011 Wildcats prior to the September 3 football opener as three television networks across the state and region will air the Wildcats’ preseason kickoff special beginning Saturday.

The 2011 Kansas State Football Preseason Special, produced by K-State, will air three times on FSN and will also be broadcast numerous times on Cox Kansas 22 and Metro Sports.

The one-hour show will air on Fox Sports Net at 1 p.m., on Saturday, August 27, and will then be replayed at 7 p.m., on Sunday, August 28, and again at 11 p.m., on Friday, September 2.

Cox Kansas 22 will air the preseason special on six occasions beginning at 5:30 p.m., on August 29, while Metro Sports will also air the show four times beginning at 11 p.m., on August 28.

The 2011 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 2011 schedule and individual player features.

The Bill Snyder television show, Kansas State’s weekly football show, makes its season debut on FSN on Sunday, September 4, in its original 10:30 p.m. time slot. Both Cox Kansas 22 and Metro Sports will also have replays of the weekly show throughout each week.

The Wildcats open the 2011 season September 3 against Eastern Kentucky in the third annual K-State Family Reunion. Tickets for the opener, which kicks at 6:10 p.m., are going fast as fewer than 3,500 seats remain available. The game will also be broadcast live across the globe in high definition on K-StateHD.TV beginning with K-State Gameday, featuring Mark Simoneau, at 5:15 p.m.

To order tickets for the season opener, or any of the seven exciting home games in 2011, fans can call the ticket office at 1-800-221-CATS, visit k-statesports.com/tickets or stop by the ticket office in Bramlage Coliseum, which is open 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information on K-StateHD.TV, including subscription details, visit www.k-statehd.tv.


2011 K-State Football Preseason Special – Broadcast Schedule

K-State Football Pre-Season Preview (FSN)
Aug. 27 – 1 p.m.
Aug. 28 – 7 p.m.
Sept. 2 – 11 p.m.

K-State Football Pre-Season Preview (Cox Kansas 22)
Aug. 29 – 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Aug. 30 – 7 p.m.
Sept. 2 – 5 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Sept. 3 – 12 p.m.

K-State Football Pre-Season Preview (Metro Sports)
Aug. 28 – 11 p.m.
Aug. 29 – 7 p.m.
Aug. 31 – 7 p.m.
Sept. 1 – 3 p.m.

The Bill Snyder Show (12 shows from Sept. 4 – Dec. 4 with no shows on open weeks)
FSN – 10:30 p.m. on Sundays
Cox Kansas 22 – 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays
Metro Sports (Ch. 30) – 11 p.m. Tuesdays; 11 a.m. Wednesdays; 11 p.m. Wednesdays; 3 p.m. Fridays
Metro Sports 2 (Ch. 222) -- 12 p.m. Tuesdays; 12 p.m. Wednesdays; 12 p.m. Thursdays; 2 p.m. Fridays