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  • buckwheat1751743848947379 buckwheat1751743848947379 Aug 26, 2004 10:16 PM Flag

    Dallas Cowboy channel on Comcast

    Comcast and Dallas Cowboys Create Cable Channel
    Thursday, August 26, 2004

    Comcast and the Dallas Cowboys have formed an unprecedented partnership
    create a cable channel dedicated to the Dallas Cowboys and their fans.
    new all digital channel - Dallas Cowboys Channel, A Comcast Sports
    Network -
    will launch Wednesday, September 8, 2004, just a few days before the
    Cowboys' season opener at Minnesota. The new channel will be available
    Comcast Digital Cable channel 276 as part of Comcast's established
    Plus level of service, as well as Comcast's new Digital Sports Tier,
    will be available soon.
    Last week, Comcast announced it had reached a national agreement to
    the National Football League's new NFL Network, the first channel fully
    dedicated to the NFL and the sport of professional football. The NFL
    will also launch on Comcast's Dallas area cable systems before the
    start of
    the NFL season. Like the Dallas Cowboys Channel, the NFL Network will
    available on Digital Plus as well as the Digital Sports Tier on Comcast
    Digital Cable channel 275.
    Both channels are being added to the Comcast Digital Plus lineup at no
    additional charge.
    "No other team in the NFL has such a vast and loyal a fan base as
    Team,' said Mike Cleland, Comcast's area vice president. "This new
    is going to give Cowboy fans access to their team like never before.
    also builds on Comcast's ever-growing commitment to deliver local and
    products and services that our customers want."
    The network will offer fans great original programming that includes
    coverage of Coach Bill Parcell's morning press conferences, "Cowboys
    a nightly news show from practice, plus behind the scenes interviews.
    Additionally, the channel will feature call-in talk shows showcasing
    players, coaches, cheerleaders and front office personnel as well as
    Desk," a weekly report from Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones. The new Dallas
    Cowboys Channel promises fans the ultimate Cowboys television
    "Comcast can't imagine a better partner than the Dallas Cowboys," said
    Montgomery, regional senior vice president for the Southwest Region.
    plan to launch the Dallas Cowboys Channel not only in the Dallas
    metropolitan area, but also on Comcast cable systems in neighboring
    including Little Rock, AR.; Las Cruces, Santa Fe and Albuquerque, NM;
    Tucson, AZ and Los Angeles, CA."
    More than 1.3 million Comcast customers will have access to the Dallas
    Cowboys Channel at launch.
    "We know that Comcast will be a great partner for the Dallas Cowboys
    will allow our fans an opportunity to get an inside look into our
    organization that most viewers don't typically get to see," said Jerry
    owner of the Dallas Cowboys. "I am confident that the Dallas Cowboys
    will be a tremendous addition to Comcast's robust line-up and a prime
    for Cowboy fans. In offering a unique combination of up-to-the-minute
    current news with a rich archive of original Cowboys-produced
    we feel there will be quality content to entertain generations of

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