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Royals with four overall TV exposures this spring

The Royals will appear on television four times during Spring Training, with telecasts on both FOX Sports Kansas City and MLB Network. 

FOX Sports Kansas City, the exclusive local television home of Royals baseball, will air the March 25 game vs. the San Francisco Giants and the March 28 contest against the Milwaukee Brewers.  The spring telecasts kick off a schedule that features 142 Royals games on FOX Sports Kansas City, including the Opening Day contest on March 31 vs. the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  A complete list of FOX Sports Kansas City telecasts for the 2011 season is available at http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/kc/schedule/broadcast.jsp.

MLB Network will air 83 Major League exhibition games as part of its 2011 Spring Training coverage, including Kansas City’s games on March 2 at the Los Angeles Dodgers and the following day on March 3 at the Angels.  The broadcasts on March 2 and 3 will be tape-delayed, airing at 8:00 p.m. Central.  All MLB Network games will be carriage of local telecasts, including local announcers.

The Spring Training telecasts are as follows (all times Central):

 

Wednesday, March 2      8:00 p.m.             Royals at Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB Network, tape-delayed)

Thursday, March 3          8:00 p.m.             Royals at L.A. Angels of Anaheim (MLB Network, tape-delayed)

Friday, March 25              8:00 p.m.             San Francisco Giants at Royals (FOX Sports Kansas City)

Monday, March 28          3:00 p.m.             Milwaukee Brewers at Royals (FOX Sports Kansas City)

 

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:

http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/schedule/index.jsp?c_id=kc&m=3&y=2011

 

Two Royals FanFest shows to air on FOX Sports Kansas City

FOX Sports Kansas City will take fans inside the 2011 Royals FanFest with two TV specials and highlights on FOXSportsKansasCity.com. The first 30-minute Royals FanFest show will premiere Thursday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Kansas City.

The TV specials will consist of one-on-one interviews with Royals players and highlights from the FanFest’s main stage, including a Q&A with general manager Dayton Moore.

Royals FanFest TV specials on FOX Sports Kansas City:

Thursday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. CT (episode 1)

Saturday, Jan. 29 at 8:30 p.m. (episode 1)

Monday, Jan. 31 at 10 p.m. (episode 1)

Thursday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. (episode 2)

Saturday, Feb. 5 at 11:30 a.m. (episode 2)

Sunday, Feb. 6 at 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. (episodes 1 and 2)

Sunday, Feb. 13 at 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. (episodes 1 and 2)

FOX Sports Kansas City is entering its fourth season as the exclusive TV home of the Royals. The 2011 Royals TV schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

Broadcast Auction set for July 27; additional items open for bid online now!

On Tuesday, FSKC viewers will have the opportunity to bid on eight unique ballpark experiences during the Royals/Twins game.  The auction begins at 6:30 p.m. during the Hy-Vee Royals LIVE pre-game show and continues throughout the game telecast.  All proceeds from the event will benefit Royals Charities.

Fans will have an opportunity to support Royals Charities by phoning in bids for unique experiences including batting lessons with Billy Butler or a grounds crew experience in which the winner will get to change a base during the game.  Most experiences include game tickets in the BATS Crown Club.

Frank_and_Ryan.JPGExperiences scheduled to be auctioned off are listed below.

Grounds Crew Experience for Two

Television/Radio Broadcast Experience for Two

Royals Deluxe Autographed Hall of Fame Package

Suite Night with George Brett – Friday, July 30 vs. Baltimore Orioles

Grounds.jpgUltimate VIP Batting Practice and Fireworks Experience for Four

Hitting Lessons with Billy Butler for Three

Outfield Experience Kids Birthday Party for 20

Ceremonial First Pitch Honors

 

 

 

Fans are encouraged to visit www.royals.com/broadcastauction for package details.  The site will also feature some additional auction items available exclusively through the royals.com.  The online auction began at 9:00 a.m. today and will close at midnight on Tuesday, July 27.

Bret Saberhagen Autographed Jersey

Zack Greinke Autographed Cap

George Brett Autographed Pole Banner                                       

Billy Butler Autographed Jersey

Yuniesky Betancourt Autographed Jersey

In addition, Royals Charities will also be offering a limited number of exclusive Royals ticket packages during the Broadcast Auction.  The package, valued at over $200, includes:

Four Field Box Tickets for either September 17 vs. Cleveland or October 2 vs. Tampa Bay

Four All-Day Passes for Outfield Experience Games                  

$25 Blanc Burgers + Bottles Gift Card

$5 Sheridan’s Frozen Custard Gift Card                                         

A Blue Reserved Parking Pass

A Royals T-Shirt                                                                                          

A Royals Cap

Visit www.royals.com/broadcastauction for more details!

 

Fox Sports Kansas City to produce 138 of 140 broadcasts in HD

FOX Sports Kansas City and the Kansas City Royals today announced that FOX Sports Kansas City is scheduled to televise a team-record 138 regular season games in High Definition in 2010.

In addition, the Friday, April 2 Spring Training game between the Royals and Texas Rangers will be televised in HD.  All home telecasts from Kauffman Stadium will be produced in HD, including Opening Day on Monday, April 5.

HD programming begins 30 minutes before game time to include FOX Sports Kansas City’s pregame and postgame show, Royals Live.

Only two of FSKC’s 140 regular season telecasts – April 19 and 20 at Toronto – will not be produced in HD.  FOX Sports Kansas City produced 93 HD games last year and 88 in 2008, the first year of HD telecasts for Royals baseball.

For a full list of broadcasts, please visit:
http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/schedule/broadcast/index.jsp?c_id=kc

Today's Royals-Cubs game is on FSKC

Kansas City hosts the Cubs today at 3:05 Central.  The game will air on Fox Sports Kansas City at 3:00 Central and again at 8:00.  Today’s game will also air on MLB Network at 3:00 for fans in the Chicago area.

Here’s your Kansas City lineup:

(Getz – 2B), (Podsednik – LF), (Callaspo – 3B), (Butler – 1B), (Guillen – RF), (Kendall – DH), (Pena – C), (Betancourt – SS), (Anderson – CF), (Hochevar – P)

 

 

Royals and Fox Sports Kansas City announce 2010 television schedule

The Royals and Fox Sports Kansas City today announced a 142-game television schedule for the 2010 season, featuring two exhibition games and 140 regular season games.

The Royals and Fox Sports Kansas City are entering the third 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 69 road games and 71 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.  The High Definition television schedule, which is expected to be Fox Sports Kansas City’s largest HD schedule to date, will be announced in March.

Fox Sports Kansas City’s coverage of Royals baseball kicks off with a Spring Training telecast from Surprise, Ariz., on Tuesday, March 23, when the Royals host the Chicago Cubs at 3:05 p.m. (CDT).  The game will re-air for a prime-time audience beginning at 8:00 p.m. (CDT).  A second exhibition game will be broadcast on Friday, April 2 when the Royals visit the Texas Rangers in Arlington for a 7:05 p.m. (CDT) start. 

FSKC will air Kansas City’s Opening Day contest on April 5 against Detroit.  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.

In addition to the FSKC schedule, ESPN will televise the Royals-Angels July 4 game at Anaheim, scheduled to start at 7:15 p.m. CDT. 

Click the following link for the full radio and television broadcast schedule:

http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/schedule/broadcast.jsp?c_id=kc
 

Royals FanFest shows on Fox Sports Kansas City

Fox Sports Kansas City starts its 2010 coverage of Kansas City Royals baseball with two shows that take fans inside the recent Royals Fanfest and surrounding events.

The shows recap Awards Night, take fans inside the Royals Caravan stop at Fort Riley with George Brett, introduce some new Royals, talk to members of the 1985 World Champion team in the 25th anniversary year of their win and capture the sights and sounds of Fanfest.  Fox Sports Kansas City’s Joel Goldberg will host.

The airdates are below.  Both episodes will be replayed several times.

Air dates for Royals Fanfest specials on Fox Sports Kansas City (times Central)
Royals Fanfest Episode 1
Saturday, Jan. 23 at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 10 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. (Kansas St. basketball viewing areas only)
Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m.

Royals Fanfest Episode 2
Thursday, Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, Jan. 31 at 9:30 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 1 at 9 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 10 p.m.

FSKC's Royals Live is "Los Reales en Vivo" tonight

In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month, tonight’s Royals Live pregame show on FOX Sports Kansas City will take a look at the Latin American presence in baseball and in the Royals organization. 

The show will include:
• Dayton Moore talking about the Royals Dominican Academy
• A look at Latino history in Kansas City
• A look at the Guadalupe Center, the longest continuously operating Latino organization in the country.  The Royals and David DeJesus are heavily involved with the center.
• Paul Splittorff and Frank White talking about their favorite Latino teammates
• The Royals Latino players talking about the role baseball has played in their lives (Royals players represent six different Latin American countries and territories)

Tune in tonight at 5:30 Central for this special edition of Royals Live!

Please note: Sunday's game will air on FSKC

Sunday’s game, a 1:10 start against the Angels, will be televised on FOX Sports Kansas City.  The game was not originally scheduled to be televised and does not appear on pocket schedules.  It was added to the broadcast schedule after the June 20 game vs. St. Louis was picked up by FOX Broadcasting for its FOX Saturday Baseball game of the week.

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