Sinclair Kicks Off 2019-20 High School Sports Season
Sinclair Broadcast Group is launching another season of high school sports coverage, starting with its High School football series Thursday Night Lights / Friday Night Rivals and following with High School Hoops basketball programming.
“We are thrilled to launch another season showcasing the best of high school football and basketball across America,” said Stephen Mann, executive director of Sinclair’s High School Division. “Sinclair is committed to elevating these outstanding student athletes by displaying their skills in prime time. We are proud to continue our support by giving back to our local communities through these franchises with school donations and the Scholar Athlete program.”
Last season, Sinclair aired 517 live high school sporting events representing over 1,400 hours of programming, including state championship games in Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah.
In addition, Sinclair said it invests in promotion, production and other initiatives annually to broadcast live, local high school sports, making it available to audiences on multiple platforms.