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Crimson Tide Football Preview to Be Aired This Month



TUSCALOOSA, Ala.- Alabama football fans will be able to view the 2006 College Football Preview show on FSN South and Turner South throughout the month of August, the networks have announced.

Throughout the month of August, regional sports networks FSN South and Turner South will air the 2006 SEC COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW SHOWS - a series of half-hour programs spotlighting the 12 member schools of the Southeastern Conference. Each of the 12 shows will originate from the respective school's campus and will feature behind-the-scenes access, exclusive interviews and local flavor.

Each show, which will receive multiple airings on FSN South and Turner South, will break down that school's offense, defense and special team components; address key personnel issues and schedule implications; and provide personal insight from the head coach and prominent players. As well, every show will include a brief outlook for that school's respective Eastern and Western Division members.

Jenn Hildreth, Christine Pullara and Shannon Spake will share the host role for the 12 shows, from each of the school campuses. For each SEC show, veteran football reporter Paul Crane will provide a 2005 review and a 2006 outlook for that team, and he will visit in depth with the head coach as well as a number of key players. Providing analysis and more detailed looks inside each team will be FSN South/Turner South news anchor Bob Fiscella, plus FSN South/Turner South college football analysts Tony Barnhart and Charles Davis.

On FSN South, the team previews will air by conference divisional alignment, in prime time three-hour blocks. On Turner South, some of the airings will be in divisional alignment in prime time blocks, while others will be at various times.
FSN South reaches more than 11.5 million homes while the Turner South network reaches more than 8.2 million homes.

Both channels are available on the major satellite dish providers: FSN South is on DirecTV channel 630 and channel 420 on Dish Network, while Turner South is found on channel 631 on DirecTV and is channel 437 with Dish Network. Fans with cable subscriptions should check their local listings or call their cable providers for channel locations on their cable network.

Below are the listings for the Crimson Tide 2006 College Football Preview:

FSN South:
Thursday, Aug 17  8:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 21  9:30 p.m.

Turner South
Wednesday, Aug. 23 8:00 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 25   Noon
Saturday, Aug. 26  7:00 p.m.