LENFEST BROADCASTING’S WMCN44 TO PREMIERE “PROPPER HOCKEY” ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH AT 9:00PM
Weekly season-long show to be hosted by Former FLYERS great Brian Propp and veteran sportscaster Lou Tilley
PHILADELPHIA, PA – (NOVEMBER 1, 2011) – WMCN44 is pleased to announce another new addition to its original programming line-up with “Propper Hockey,” featuring NHL legend Brian Propp and hosted by local sportscaster Lou Tilley. Brian and Lou team up to analyze and entertain as they “check” the Flyers with their weekly guests, including current and former players. The hour-long show will air on WMCN44 on Wednesday nights at 9:00pm throughout the NHL’s regular season.
“We’re thrilled to offer our viewers this new show that will provide Flyers fans with insider knowledge based on Brian and Lou’s combined on and off the ice experience,” says Jon Gorchow, President, Lenfest Broadcasting. “Propper Hockey” is part of WMCN44’s on-going effort to provide Philadelphia area sports fans more in depth coverage of the teams they love.”
“I am looking forward to teaming up with Lou on ‘Propper Hockey’,” says former Flyers great and radio color analyst for the Flyers, Brian Propp. “In addition to breaking down the Flyers season, there promises to be many guffaws between myself, Lou and our guests.”
“In all my years growing up in the city and covering sports, my observation is that there is no more loyal group of fans in all of sports than the fans of the Flyers, and we look forward to giving them a platform on ‘Propper Hockey,’” says longtime local sportscaster, Lou Tilley.
“Propper Hockey” is presented by TenBrook Orthodontics (TenbrookOrthodontics.com) and will be taped live every Tuesday evening at 6pm at The Adelphia Restaurant in Deptford, New Jersey. Show segments will include Flyers Player of the Week, Flyers Fan of the Week and Flyers Trivia. For more information on “Propper Hockey” and WMCN44 visit www.wmcn.tv.
Lenfest Broadcasting, LLC, the licensee of WMCN-DT 44, is dedicated to providing an “independent voice” in the Philadelphia television market. Our programming schedule features a variety of direct response television, entertainment, community affairs, religious, and children’s programs. The station is available throughout the Delaware Valley over the air, as well as on Comcast, Verizon Fios, Directv, and The Dish Network. Lenfest Broadcasting, LLC is affiliated with Lenfest Media Group, LLC, a Pennsylvania based company that is a leader and innovator in the direct response television marketing industry.