Milwaukee Bucks, FOX Sports Wisconsin announce this season’s TV schedule
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Milwaukee Bucks have announced that 80 regular season games in 2014-15 will be televised on FOX Sports Wisconsin, the club’s cable and satellite partner. The 80-game broadcast schedule marks the largest number of locally televised games in team history. For the eighth consecutive season, FSW will serve as the exclusive home of Bucks basketball, and each of the 80 telecasts will be broadcast in high definition.
The regular season schedule tips off on Wednesday, October 29th, when the Bucks travel to Charlotte to face the Hornets. The Bucks will face the Philadelphia 76ers in their BMO Harris Bradley Center Home Opener on Friday, October 31st, with that night’s broadcast featuring a special one-hour edition of “Bucks Live” beginning at 6:30 p.m. CT. “Bucks Live” on FOX Sports Wisconsin will air before and after every game telecast this season.
The 2014-15 telecast schedule also features one preseason game, when the Bucks take on the Timberwolves on Wednesday, October 22nd, at 7 p.m.
Jim Paschke and Jon McGlocklin, “The Original Buck,” return for their 29th year of calling the action together as the Bucks play-by-play announcer and analyst, respectively. Additionally, Bucks legend Sidney Moncrief will once again serve as an analyst. The two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year and five-time NBA All-Star and All-NBA/All-Defensive Team honoree will share broadcast duties with McGlocklin, providing analysis primarily on Bucks road games.
Craig Coshun and Jeff Grayson will host “Bucks Live” before and after every regular season game, featuring analysis from Tony Smith and sideline reports from Telly Hughes and Sophia Minnaert.
The two games not being televised on FSW (December 30th at Charlotte, January 15th vs. New York) are scheduled to be broadcast nationally on NBATV.