The lineup kicks off this Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on MSG Network with "Giants Chronicles," a half-hour program that features interviews, classic footage, w sound and the best stories with the greatest Giants legends. Hosted by Bob Papa, this season the series will focus on episodes featuring Giants greats like Mark Bavaro, Lawrence Taylor and other legends from the 1986 Super Bowl Champions who are celebrating the 25th anniversary of that magical season.
At 10:00 a.m., the all-new "Giants Opening Drive Live"* prepares Giants fans for all the gridiron action on Sunday, including a breakdown of the Giants and their opponent, live shots from tailgaters and player arrivals, as well as a look around the league. For home games throughout the season, the hour-long program will be telecast live from MetLife Stadium with hosts Papa, Carl Banks and Harry Carson and reporters Paul Dottino and Anita Marks. When the Giants are on the road, the show will feature Carson, former Giants punter Jeff Feagles and MSG Networks' Mike Crispino.
Immediately following Giants game broadcast, fans can tune into My9 for extensive pos game coverage on "Giants Postgame Live". Hosted by Russ Salzberg, with analysts and Giants legends Amani Toomer, Howard Cross and Feagles, "Postgame Live" features live post-game press conferences by Head Coach Tom Coughlin and the players, as well as exclusive interviews. The show also features game break down, analysis, and highlights. Live fan Twitter comments and updates are also posted throughout the show.
On Wednesdays, MSG Network will broadcast Coughlin's press conference live at 11:00 a.m. The press conference will then be expanded into a 30-minute program, entitled "Press Conference Wrap-Up" later that evening. Also on Wednesday night, Papa and Banks will host "Giants Rewind" at 10:00 p.m. The 30-minute show condenses, breaks down and examines the Giants last game using exclusive highlights, post-game interviews, and candid sideline sound and video.
On Thursdays, fans can tune into Verizon FIOS at 4 P.M. to catch "Big Blue Hits," a live call-in show hosted by Anita Marks and John Schmeelk. Each week the show invites a Giants player to discuss the state of the team from their unique perspectives. Fans also get a chance to ask that week's featured player questions about the team and upcoming games. The show will also be streamed live on the web at Giants.com.
On Saturdays at 9:00 a.m., MSG Network will broadcast "Giants Online," a new 30-minute round-table show hosted by Papa and Giants Senior Vice President of Communications Pat Hanlon, showcasing a reporters roundtable featuring various columnists and beat reporters from the metropolitan area. Heated discussions, second guessing, and fan questions submitted to @Giants on Twitter, as they debate the state of the Giants, the NFC East, and any other related topics in the NFL.
Fans can then tune to My9 later that evening to catch "Giants Access Blue" at 11:00 p.m.. "Access Blue" is a back stage, all access pass into Big Blue that features in-depth, up-close and off-beat interviews with Giants players, coaches and legends off the field and away from the locker room. The program gives Giants fans insight into their favorite Giant player's interests in pop culture, music, and entertainment.
The following is the Giants weekly broadcast lineup:
9:00 a.m. (MSG) – Giants Online (re-air)
9:30 a.m. (MSG) – "Giants Chronicles" (premiere)
10:00 a.m. (MSG) – "Giants Opening Drive Live" (Live)
11:30 a.m. (FOX5) – "Giants Kickoff"
Immediately following every game. (My9) – "Giants Postgame Live" (live)
11:00 a.m. (MSG) – "Coach's Press Conference (live)
11:30 a.m. (MSG) – Giants Chronicles (re-air)
7:00 p.m. (MSG ) –Giants Rewind (premiere)
10:30 p.m. (MSG ) – "Giants Rewind" (re-air)
11:00 p.m. (MSG ) – "Giants Press Conference Wrap Up Show" (premiere)
4 p.m. (FIOS) - "Big Blue Hits" (Giants.com)
5:30 p.m. (MSG ) "Giants Rewind" (re-air)
5:00 p.m. (MSG) – "Giants Rewind" (re-air)
9:00 a.m. (MSG) – "Giants Online" (premiere)
10:30 a.m./ 3:30 p.m./ 4:00 p.m. "Giants Rewind" (re-air)
11:00 p.m. (My9) – "Giants Access Blue" (premiere)