INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Kansas City Mavericks President and General Manager Brent Thiessen along with KMBC-KCWE President and General Manager, Sarah Smith announced Wednesday a nine-game television partnership for the upcoming 2019-20 season.
“We are excited to have found a new home for our televised games this season,” said Thiessen, “We are thrilled to be bringing select Mavericks games live into homes throughout the Kansas City region. We couldn’t be happier with this new partnership.”
A total of nine Mavericks home games will be broadcast locally on KCWE (Channel 29). Joel Goldberg will return as the Mavericks TV play-by-play announcer. Hall of Fame broadcaster Denny Matthews will join Goldberg as color commentator for three games as well. Kansas City native and hockey broadcast veteran Justin Scholtes will join Goldberg as color commentator for six games.
“KCWE is proud to be partnering with the Kansas City Mavericks,” said KCWE and KMBC President and General Manager Sarah Smith. “Hockey is a great game and the Mavericks are a great team. We hope our telecasts will expand The Mavericks reach and highlight how much they do for our community.”
The following games will be broadcast on KCWE this coming season:
Saturday, November 2 vs. Wichita ThunderSaturday, December 7 vs. Fort Wayne KometsSaturday, December 21 vs. Tulsa OilersSaturday, January 18 vs. Allen AmericansSaturday, January 25 vs. Idaho SteelheadsSaturday, February 1 vs. Tulsa OilersSaturday, February 15 vs. Utah GrizzliesSaturday, February 29 vs. Kalamazoo WingsSaturday, March 7 vs. Wichita Thunder*All broadcasts will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Channel Guide:Spectrum 1212 Comcast 1029DirecTV 29Google 29
2019 Mavericks Fan Fest is this Saturday, September 14 at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Come meet Mavericks coaches, select players and staff as the Mavs get ready to kick off the 2019-20 season. The Kansas City Mavericks begin their 11th season this fall at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, MO. The 2019-20 home schedule kicks off on Saturday, October 12 as the Mavericks take on the Indy Fuel at 7:05 p.m. For more information, visit kcmavericks.com.
About KCWE and Hearst TelevisionHearst Television owns and operates 34 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.