Nov. 5, 2013
NEW ORLEANS - WHNO-TV 20 will broadcast this week's Tulane football game at Texas-San Antonio live in New Orleans and surrounding areas of Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi, WHNO-TV 20 General Manager Dean Powery announced today.
Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. CST from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Saturday's game will mark the first-ever meeting between the teams.
WOAI-TV (NBC) in San Antonio is originating the telecast and Jay Howard will describe the play-by-play, Don Harris will add color analysis and Jim Goodman will patrol the sidelines during the game.
WHNO-TV 20 will have a 30-minute pregame show beginning at 12:30 p.m. that will be co-hosted by former Tulane radio announcer Ken Berthelot and former Tennessee standout and NFL veteran J.J. McCleskey.
WHNO-TV 20 is a must-carry everywhere in the New Orleans DMA (southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi) and is available on Cox, Comcast, Charter, Cable One, Cable Vision, Reserve Telecommunications, AT&T U-Verse and Dish Network.
For tickets to all Green Wave events, contact the Tulane Athletics Ticket Office. The Ticket Office is located on the first floor of the Wilson Center on Ben Weiner Drive, and tickets can be purchased in person weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., over the phone at 504-861-WAVE (9283) or via the Internet at www.TulaneGreenWave.com.
WHNO-TV 20 is a New Orleans-based independent that originates more local sports-specific programming than any other station in the area. It will air no fewer than 25 sporting events this year, including college football and high school sports. WHNO's 10 hours of sports programming, weekdays from 5-7 p.m., includes three originally produced, weekly one-hour shows from September through February - SportsNOLA TV, Prep Recruiting Insider and The John Fourcade Show. Sports are a perfect blend into a family-friendly programming schedule.