BOSTON -– NESN, New England's most watched sports network, announced plans to launch two new original series in September with AT&T Schooled: NESN's College Face Off on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and Inside Roush Fenway Racing on Sept. 13.
AT&T Schooled: NESN's College Face Off
With students returning to college campuses throughout New England, NESN will kick-off this seven-episode series on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 11:00 PM when Northeastern takes on Maine. A unique competitive trivia/reality series, AT&T Schooled: NESN’s College Face Off will feature three students representing eight different New England colleges as they go head-to-head in a single-elimination tournament. Hosted by comedian Michael Showalter, AT&T Schooled will test the contestants' IQs in pressurized, time sensitive situations, all to gain regional bragging rights. http://www.nesn.com/schooled
Inside Roush Fenway Racing
The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins in September and NESN brings NASCAR fans closer to the action than ever before with Inside Roush Fenway Racing, premiering on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 5:30 PM. The weekly program will take racing fans on a thrilling ride inside the world of one of NASCAR’s most successful teams every Tuesday evening. The show will feature regular appearances by Roush Fenway drivers Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, David Ragan, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. and 2011 Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne along with Roush Fenway Racing owner Jack Roush. Hosted by Chuck Howard, the series will be produced by NASCAR Media Group exclusively for NESN. http://www.nesn.com/roush
NESN has consistently been one of the top rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. The network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 3.7 million homes nationally as NESN National. NESN.com, the network’s online sports news service, is one of the most visited regional sports network websites in the country. NESN also produces a number of distinctive programs under its umbrella Original NESN Entertainment (ONE). NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and the Boston Bruins.