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12.06.2012

CBS SPORTS BROADCASTS 113th ARMY-NAVY COLLEGE FOOTBALL CLASSIC ON SATURDAY, DEC. 8

CBS SPORTS NETWORK KICKS OFF COVERAGE WITH 

“MARCH ON” SPECIAL AT 12:00 NOON, ET

HEISMAN TROPHY FINALISTS IN-STUDIO DURING HALFTIME OF ARMY-NAVY

          CBS Sports broadcasts the 113th meeting of the Army-Navy football classic, one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports, live from Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. on Saturday, Dec. 8 (3:00 PM, ET). 

          CBS Sports Network provides complete, live pre-game coverage of Army-Navy from 12:00 NOON-2:30 PM, ET, beginning with a special telecast featuring the traditional “March On” procession when the Brigade of Midshipmen and Corps of Cadets make their entrance. 

          Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson, CBS Sports’ lead college football announce team, call the action with Tracy Wolfsonreporting from the sidelines. Craig Silver, the Network’s coordinating producer of college football, produces and Steve Milton directs. 

          Following the ARMY-NAVY MARCH ON SPECIAL (12:00 NOON-1:30 PM, ET) live from Lincoln Financial Field, INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL: ARMY-NAVY TAILGATE (1:30-2:30 PM, ET) takes over to preview the game and features interviews with special guests from the Academies. Adam Zucker and Brent Stover host and are joined by analysts Randy Cross, Brian Jones and Ron Zook. 

             COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY, CBS Sports’ pre-game, halftime and post-game studio show, begins at 2:30 PM, ET.  Tim Brando serves as host along with analysts Spencer Tillman and Aaron Taylor, with a special essay from CBS Sports golf analystDavid Feherty. For the fourth consecutive year, the Heisman Trophy finalists will be in-studio for a special segment during halftime of Army-Navy. The show includes a feature on Navy freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds and a feature on Musicorps, a program based at Walter Reed Army Hospital that uses aspects of music to help heal wounded and disabled veterans both emotionally and physically. Joseph E. Zapulla and Mark Burghart produce the features.  Vin DeVito produces COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY and Linda Malinodirects. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

         On Friday, Dec. 7 (7:00-7:30 PM, ET), INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL: ARMY-NAVY SPECIAL looks-ahead to Saturday’s game with news and analysis including interviews with Army head coach Rich Ellerson and Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo, as well as features profiling Navy Senior Keegan Wetzel and Army senior Trent Steelman.

         CBS Sports’ broadcast of the Army-Navy game also will be streamed live on CBSSports.com and CBS Sports Mobile.

 

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Media Contact:         

Dan Sabreen, 212-975-5936, dsabreen@cbs.com