Back to Football – Back to 6abc!
Eagles First Preseason Game is Most Watched TV Program of the Summer!
6abc to Host 2 More Preseason Games, 2 Hours of Weekly Original Programming
Brent Celek to Co-Host 2011 Edition of Eagles Football Frenzy!
(Philadelphia, PA) – Football is certainly back! And Eagles football is back on 6abc! Last night, the new season kicked off with the highest TV rating of the summer! The bird fight (Eagles vs. Ravens) scored an 18 household rating (30 share) – that’s up 46% from last year’s opener. In the adult 25-54 demo, the game earned an 11 rating / 28 share – that’s up almost 50% from a year ago! In fact, more people watched last night’s Eagles game than any Phillies game this entire season!
The official broadcast station of the Philadelphia Eagles, 6abc will broadcast two more pre-season games and will be home to 4 weekly programs – aimed to satisfy the biggest football appetites!
Eagles Football Frenzy – Presented by Sovereign Bank, the premier game-day highlights program in Philadelphia returns with the same hard hitting action, but with a new Eagles co-host! Star tight end Brent Celek joins the Action News Sports team for the only post game program that gives you exclusive access to the Eagles team. Football Frenzy, with Action News’ Keith Russell, Jamie Apody, and Jeff Skversky (and Celek), debuts Sept 11th, right after Action News at 11!
ETN (Eagles Television Network) will also be producing three weekly original programs for 6abc this season. Eagles Confidential returns for another season of X’s & O’s…and the Invincible-one himself, host Vince Papale! Eagles Confidential kicks off Sept 10th, at a special time – 7pm (the next week, it moves to its regularly scheduled time of Saturdays at 7:30pm).
Also back is Eagles Players Show. This is true reality tv – Philly football style! Eagles Players Show premieres September 11th and will air on Sundays at 11:30am, on 6abc.
New to the Eagles’ line-up of shows is Eagles Mash-Up. This gritty program will feature social media, blog sites, and other electronic media to create a mash up of raw content. The program will combine fan uploads to get the download on what everyone’s saying about the birds. Eagles Mash-Up debuts Sept 10th after Action News at 11.
Eagles 6abc Preseason Football Schedule
Eagles vs. Ravens 8/11
Eagles vs. Browns 8/25
Eagles @ Jets 9/1
Eagles Original Programming on 6abc*
Eagles Confidential Friday 1:05am (latenight)
Eagles Mash-Up Saturday after Action News at 11pm
Eagles’ Players Show Sunday 11:30am
Eagles Football Frenzy game night, after Action News at 11