Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City announce 2011 television schedule
The Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City today announced a 142-game television schedule for the 2011 season, featuring two exhibition games and 140 regular season games. For the first time, all 140 regular season telecasts will be presented in High Definition.
The Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City are entering the fourth season of a long-term agreement in which FOX Sports Kansas City is the exclusive television home of Royals baseball. The 140-game regular season television schedule features 67 road games and 73 from Kauffman Stadium. Every game on FOX Sports Kansas City will be preceded by a 30-minute pre-game show, “Hy-Vee Royals Live,” and followed by the “Boulevard Royals Live” post-game show.
FOX Sports Kansas City’s coverage of Royals baseball kicks off with a Spring Training telecast from Surprise, Ariz., on Friday, March 25, when the Royals host the World Series champion San Francisco Giants at 8:05 p.m. (CDT). A second exhibition game will be broadcast on Monday, March 28, when the Royals host the Milwaukee Brewers in a 3:05 p.m. (CDT) start. The Milwaukee contest will be re-aired in prime time.
FSKC will air Kansas City’s Opening Day contest on March 31 against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. A one-hour edition of the “Hy-Vee Royals Live” pre-game show will precede the game. Opening Day, along with most other weekday afternoon games, will be replayed in prime time.
To see the month-by-month schedule with the FSKC games denoted, visit royals.com: