Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, the region's leading source for multiplatform sports coverage, announced that a new weekly Baltimore Ravens offseason program, Ravens Nest, will launch on Sunday, April 8, at 9:30 p.m. The 18-week series will debut new episodes each Sunday at 9:30 p.m., with encores on Mondays at 5 p.m. and 12 a.m., through the beginning of NFL training camp in early August.
Hosted by Brent Harris, *Ravens Nest *will provide comprehensive news, exclusive interviews and special features surrounding the Ravens throughout the offseason. The half-hour program will cover the team through the remainder of free agency, the NFL draft, mini-camps and other team activities as they prepare for training camp and the upcoming NFL season. The show will also highlight offseason developments from AFC North rivals and from around the league.
The series' premiere will feature up-to-date team news and notes, an in-depth review of the Ravens' 2011 regular season and playoffs and an exclusive one-on-one interview with head coach John Harbaugh. The debut episode will also include feature segments on Ravens long snapper Morgan Cox, who was recently honored at the Ed Block Courage Awards, and Eric DeCosta, the team's longtime director of player personnel.
Comcast SportsNet will continue its complete offseason coverage of the Ravens and Redskins on Geico SportsNet Central, the network's daily news program, and team-related debate and commentary on its daily sports entertainment show, SportsTalk Live with Brian Mitchell and Ivan Carter. Redskins Nation, hosted by Larry Michael, also delivers daily Redskins coverage on weekdays throughout the year at 5:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
Comcast SportsNet also provides complete Ravens and Redskins coverage online at CSNwashington.com and CSNbaltimore.com. The network's stable of reporters, led by Ravens Insider John Eisenberg and Redskins Correspondent Rich Tandler, will deliver extensive team content throughout the off-season, training camp and regular season.
Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic – the official sports network of the Baltimore Ravens, Washington Redskins, Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, D.C. United, Atlantic Coast Conference and Colonial Athletic Association – delivers more than 500 live sporting events per year, along with Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and entertainment programming, to more than 4.7 million homes throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. Comcast SportsNet's digital portfolio, highlighted by CSNwashington.com and CSNbaltimore.com, is the region's leading source for online sports news and information.
Comcast Sports Group, part of the NBC Sports Group, consists of 14 local networks that deliver 2,400 sporting events annually and breaking news and analysis to more than 50 million cable and satellite homes. Comcast Sports Group's sports networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, SNY, The Mtn. – Mountain West Sports Network and CSS. Comcast Sports Group also manages NECN (New England Cable News), the nation's largest regional news network, and The Comcast Network, based in Philadelphia and Washington, which delivers community-oriented programming. For more information see ComcastSportsNet.com.