Donnerstag, August 23, 2012
Navy-Notre Dame Football Game Drawing Worldwide Media Attention
ANNAPOLIS, Md.—The 2012 Emerald Isle Classic football game between Navy and Notre Dame, which will be played on Saturday, Sept. 1 in Dublin, Ireland at Aviva Stadium is garnering worldwide media exposure.
The game, which is presented by The Gathering Ireland 2013, will be televised live in the United States to 100 percent of the country by CBS at 9:00 AM Eastern (which is 3:00 AM in Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo’s native Hawai’i). Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson, Tracy Wolfson and David Feherty will be on hand to call all the action.
ESPN America will take the television feed from CBS and air the game in 66 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. For a list of countries and cable outlets that get ESPN America go to www.espnamerica.com.
American Forces Network will also carry the CBS television feed to 175 countries and U.S. Territories. The American Forced Network worldwide radio and television broadcast network serves American service men and women, Department of Defense and other U.S. government civilians and their families stationed at bases overseas, as well as U.S. Navy ships at sea.
There have been close to 200 media members credentialed for the game with newspapers from Japan, Germany, Austria, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Poland and Hungary covering the contest along with numerous media outlets from Ireland, Northern Ireland and the United States.