PRESS RELEASE: “ACE TICKET SLAM DUNKS MAJOR DEAL WITH THE HOME FOR BOSTON CELTICS BASKETBALL, COMCAST SPORTSNET”
Boston, MA (Ace Ticket) October 27, 2009 – Comcast SportsNet and Ace Ticket announced today that the regional sports network will host its Celtics Pre-Game Live and Celtics Post Game Live studio shows from the Ace Ticket Studio on Causeway Street for every 2009-10 Boston Celtics home game.
The store front studio, located at 109 Causeway Street, inside the Ace Ticket flagship location and directly across the street from TD Bank Garden will premiere with the home opener on Wednesday, October 28. Before and after every home game, studio host Gary Tanguay and NBA analyst Donny Marshall will preview and break down the game…
The studio will feature 12 high definition cameras that Comcast SportsNet will operate remotely from its Burlington studios. Celtics fans will be able to view the telecast from the Ace Ticket Studio and from the street as the studio will be lined with 6 glass panels that extend from Causeway to Friend Street.
“The Ace Ticket Studio represents a first for Comcast SportsNet and it brings our telecast to a new level. Sports is about the experience and giving fans a chance to experience our Celtics telecast is an exciting way to begin this much anticipated season,” said Bill Bridgen, Comcast SportsNet’s executive vice president and general manager.
“The store front location directly across from the Garden will give our customers and Celtics fans a front row seat as Comcast SportsNet puts on its award winning telecast,” said Ace Ticket founder and CEO, Jim Holzman. “Ace Ticket continues to expand its presence in Boston and to work with Comcast SportsNet gives a high profile opportunity to reach our consumers.”
Comcast SportsNet will use the studio throughout the year, during Bruins telecasts, and extensively on Celtics game night as it will provide an exclusive location to interview Celtics front office officials, visiting team representatives and high profile fans attending the games.