CU-CSU Rocky Mountain Showdown Available on The Mtn.’s Free Preview Weekend

The Mtn. – MountainWest Sports Network will be available to Comcast and other current distributors as part of a Mtn. Preview Weekend from 12 p.m. MT on Friday, Sept. 3 through 12 p.m. MT on Monday, Sept. 6.

The Preview Weekend includes The Mtn.’s telecast of the Rocky Mountain Showdown on Saturday, Sept. 4 between the University of Colorado Buffaloes and Colorado State Rams at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver.  Kickoff is 12 p.m. MT.

Ram Pre-Game Live begins at 10:30 a.m. MT and is followed by a special one-hour live presentation of Live at the Stadium at 11 a.m. MT.  Ram Post Game Live follows the game. James Bates (play-by-play) and Todd Christensen (analyst) will call the game with Roger Bailey working the sidelines.  Anchors Marius Payton and Bill Doleman are joined on the set on location at INVESCO Field at Mile High with analysis provided by Beau Morgan and Ted Sundquist during Live at the Stadium as well as at halftime and after the game.

The game will be available throughout the state of Colorado on channel 411 (147 Colorado Springs/Pueblo) on Comcast’s All Digital (AD) tier, meaning any basic subscriber with a digital box will be able to view the free preview.  The Rocky Mountain Showdown is available in HD throughout the state on Comcast channel 948 and on other partner cable providers taking the HD feed beginning at 11 a.m. MT with Live at the Stadium.

DIRECTV will carry the game nationwide on channel 616 (CHOICE and above package in Colorado – SportsPack outside the MWC “footprint”) with the HD game feed available on channel 616-1 (must subscribe to HD service).