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Bright House Networks to Launch Time Warner Cable SportsNet LA

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The 24/7 Dodgers TV Network Will Be Provided to Bright House Networks Bakersfield Customers In Time for Spring Training

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SportsNet LA, the new 24/7 TV network of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will be available to Bright House Networks Standard customers in Bakersfield starting February 25, when the new regional sports network launches.  SportsNet LA will televise more than 140 live regular season Dodger games and a live Spring Training game every day, plus a full slate of original, classic and live studio programming that focuses only on the Dodgers, covering the team in a way that it's never been covered.  SportsNet LA will take fans behind-the-scenes of the Dodgers and offer in-depth access into the organization, providing an immersive experience with never-before-seen content and thousands of hours of comprehensive Dodger programming.  The network will launch in Bright House Networks Orlando, Tampa, Birmingham and Indianapolis service areas in March, and in its Detroit service area in April.

SportsNet LA will be available to Bright House Networks Standard customers in Bakersfield on channels 21 and 107 in Standard Definition and channel 1107 in High Definition.

"We created SportsNet LA to give Dodger fans around-the-clock access to the team and are so excited to launch the network on Feb. 25," said Stan Kasten, President and CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers. "We're thrilled that Dodger fans will be able to watch SportsNet LA's 24/7 Dodger programming on Bright House Networks from day one."

Hall of Famer Vin Scully, Dodger legend Orel Hershiser and veteran Dodger announcer Charley Steiner will call all live games on SportsNet LA, with studio and original programming led by Dodger legend Nomar Garciaparra, recently-retired Dodger Jerry Hairston Jr. and veteran Los Angeles sports anchor John Hartung. Experienced baseball reporter Alanna Rizzo will serve as an in-game reporter for SportsNet LA, while also contributing to the network's live and original programming.

SportsNet LA's signature programming will include "Access SportsNet: Dodgers," a live, nightly studio show, "Backstage: Dodgers," a weekly documentary series that chronicles the Dodgers' season from start to finish, "Leadoff LA," a pre-game show featuring in-depth analysis and fan contributions via social media, the weekly show "Dodgers Clubhouse," the in-depth interview series "Connected With…," classic games on "Timeless Dodgers," hour-long "Dodgermentary" biographies, the "Talkin' Blue" roundtable show and much more.

For more information about SportsNet LA, visit www.ineedmydodgers.com and follow the network on Twitter at @SportsNetLA, Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SportsNetLA and Instagram at @SportsNetLA.

About Time Warner Cable SportsNet LA

Time Warner Cable SportsNet LA, launching February 25, 2014, will be a 24/7 regional sports network that takes fans behind-the-scenes – deep into the Dodger organization – providing an immersive experience with thousands of hours of exclusive Dodger programming, including access to more than 160 live game telecasts each season.  SportsNet LA is owned by the Los Angeles Dodgers through American Media Productions, LLC. The network is available to all cable, satellite and telco multichannel providers throughout Southern California, Las Vegas, NV and Hawaii. Time Warner Cable will carry SportsNet LA upon the network's launch.

About Bright House Networks 

Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California. 

Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company offers a portfolio of customizable, cutting-edge business solutions spanning Internet, MEF-certified Metro Ethernet, WiFi, security, telephony, and video. Bright House Media Strategies, the advertising arm of Bright House Networks, offers businesses advanced targeted advertising solutions.  Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive local news and sports channels in its Florida markets.

For more information about Bright House Networks or our products and services, visit brighthouse.com.

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