NEW ORLEANS, La. – The University of Arkansas and Cox Sports Television announced an extensive programming agreement today, whereby the sports network will televise a minimum of seven Razorback sporting events, produce a new monthly magazine show and re-air all weekly coach’s shows on its 24-hour regional sports network.
Cox Sports Television begins its productions of Arkansas events this Thursday night at 7 p.m. (Central Standard Time) when Head Coach Susie Gardner and her Lady Razorback basketball team takes on Nicholls State in Hot Springs, Ark. Blair Cartwright and Rusty Jackson will handle the announcing duties for CST. Additionally, CST will televise Razorback Baseball, Gymnastics and Track and Field.
The new monthly magazine show, “Hog Tales” is hosted by Mike Nail and Cartwright and features in depth interviews and profiles on Razorback athletes, coaches and University officials. The thirty minute show offers Arkansas fans great insight into the many facets of Razorback Athletics.
“We are very excited to be entering into this agreement with the University of Arkansas” stated CST Network Head Rod Mickler. “With our networks expansion into Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Florida, we know the many Razorback fans will enjoy these great events and shows. We look forward to building this relationship even bigger in the years ahead”.
CST will re-air Arkansas weekly coach’s shows throughout the year. These shows include, The Houston Nutt Show, Fast Break with Stan Heath and Lady Razorback TV. CST will also broadcast special summer encores of Razorback events and Classic Encores. Razorback Fans can check for the most updated schedules of Arkansas events and shows on Cox Sports Television by visiting it’s website at Coxsportsv.com.
About Cox Sports Television
Launched in October of 2002 with 500,000 subscribers, CST currently reaches some 1.5 million subscribers spanning from Texas to Florida and is quickly becoming the predominant producer of regional sports programming in the entire Gulf South. CST is satellite delivered (IA 13 transponder 1) and available to all distributors within a 350-mile radius of New Orleans, La.