NESN to Deliver 46 Consecutive Days of Spring Training Coverage From Red Sox’ New Complex Fenway South at Lee County

Feb. 8, 2012 — NESN, New England's most watched sports network, will deliver 46 consecutive days of Boston Red Sox Spring Training coverage that will include 67 hours of live programming leading up to Opening Day on April 5. NESN's live coverage from JetBlue Park at Fenway South in Lee County will feature:

•    13 days of Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers presented by Jordan's Furniture
•    5 days of WEEI's The Dennis & Callahan Morning Show
•    12 spring training games in high definition

In addition, NESN Daily will feature nightly reports and exclusive interviews from Florida and NESN.com will include up-to-the-minute news from new Red Sox beat reporter Didier Morais and exclusive video in a special Spring Training section at NESN.com/springtraining.

"NESN is committed to bringing our fans the most comprehensive coverage of Red Sox baseball in 2012 starting with day one of spring training," said Sean McGrail, NESN's President and CEO. "JetBlue Park is a beautiful facility, and we can't wait to give Red Sox fans a look at Fenway South."

13 Days of Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers presented by Jordan's Furniture
NESN's live Spring Training coverage begins the day pitchers and catchers report on Sunday, February 19 at 6 p.m. with Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers presented by Jordan's Furniture. The evening shows will be shot from inside JetBlue Park near the new ballpark's Green Monster. NESN studio host Tom Caron will be joined by NESN's Peter Gammons, Red Sox field reporter Jenny Dell, and Red Sox players, coaches, and executives to deliver 13 consecutive days of live programming from Fenway South.

5 Days of WEEI's The Dennis & Callahan Morning Show
NESN's live coverage from Fort Myers will also include five days of WEEI's The Dennis & Callahan Morning Show beginning Thursday, February 23. John Dennis and Gerry Callahan will be in the brand new JetBlue Park to deliver exclusive interviews with players and coaches.

12 Spring Training Games (all in HD)
NESN's high definition (HD) coverage of 12 Grapefruit League games will begin Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. when the Red Sox play Boston College in the first-ever televised game from JetBlue Park. Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy will team up for their 12th season together in the NESN broadcast booth to deliver all the action.

NESN's Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers Schedule
DATE                                       PROGRAM                             TIME
Sunday, Feb. 19           Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers     6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Monday, Feb. 20          Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday, Feb. 21         Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday, Feb. 22     Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Thursday, Feb. 23        Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Friday, Feb. 24            Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday, Feb. 25        Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      10:00 AM – NOON
Sunday, Feb. 26           Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      10:00 AM – NOON
Monday, Feb. 27          Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday, Feb. 28         Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Wednesday, Feb. 29    Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers       6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Thursday, March 1       Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers      6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Friday, March 2           Red Sox LIVE from Fort Myers       6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

WEEI's The Dennis & Callahan Morning Show in Fort Myers
DATE                                      PROGRAM                                     TIME
Thursday, Feb. 23        The Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers    6:00 – 9:00 AM
Friday, Feb. 24            The Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers    6:00 – 9:00 AM
Monday, Feb. 27          The Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers    6:00 – 9:00 AM
Tuesday, Feb. 28         The Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers    6:00 – 9:00 AM
Wednesday, Feb. 29    The Dennis & Callahan in Fort Myers    6:00 – 9:00 AM

NESN's 2012 Red Sox Spring Training Game Schedule
DATE                                    OPPONENT                          TIME
Saturday, March 3         Boston College                           7:00 PM
Sunday, March 4            Minnesota                                 1:30 PM
Monday, March 5           at Minnesota (Fort Myers)          7:00 PM
Friday, March 9             Pittsburgh                                 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 10       Tampa Bay                                 7:00 PM
Sunday, March 11          at Baltimore (Sarasota)              7:00 PM
Sunday, March 18          at Tampa Bay (Port Charlotte)     1:00 PM
Tuesday, March 20        Toronto                                     7:00 PM
Thursday, March 22       New York Yankees                      7:00 PM
Saturday, March 24        Philadelphia                               1:30 PM
Sunday, March 25          at Toronto (Dunedin)                  1:00 PM
Sunday, April 1              Minnesota                                  1:30 PM

About NESN
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.

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