24/7 is Almost Here

HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has

captured 14 Sports Emmy® Awards, will again join forces with the National

Hockey League® to take viewers inside one of the NHL’s great rivalries –

the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers. 24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS:

ROAD TO THE NHL WINTER CLASSIC will follow the two clubs simultaneously,

chronicling their highs and lows each week. The build-up and excitement

surrounding the rivalry reaches its apex when they meet in the fifth

edition of the NHL’s annual outdoor game – 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter

Classic on Jan. 2 at Citizens Bank Park™ in Philadelphia.


Episode #1


Debut: Wednesday, Dec. 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)


Other HBO playdates:

Dec. 14 (11:00 p.m.)

Dec. 15 (5:45 p.m., midnight)

Dec. 16 (11:30 a.m., 8:00 p.m.)

Dec. 17 (10:00 a.m., 10:45 p.m.)

Dec. 18 (10:00 a.m.)

Dec. 19 (6:30 p.m., 2:55 a.m.)

Dec. 31 (10:00 a.m.)

Jan. 1 (9:00 a.m.)

Jan. 2 (6:45 a.m. and 1:55 a.m.)


HBO2 playdates:

Dec. 18 (11:00 p.m.)

Dec. 20 (8:00 p.m.)

Jan. 2 (8:00 a.m.)


HBO On Demand availability begins: Dec. 19


Head coaches Peter Laviolette of the Flyers and John Tortorella of

the Rangers, along with a host of key players, are in the spotlight as the

two clubs battle through their busy December schedules.


Episodes two and three of 24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS: ROAD TO THE NHL

WINTER CLASSIC debut on subsequent Wednesdays – Dec. 21 and Dec. 28 – at

10:00 p.m., with an immediate encore play at 11:00 p.m. The series finale

debuts Thursday, Jan. 5 at 10:00 p.m. (with an encore at 11:00 p.m.) three

days after the Classic, with cameras tracking all the drama and excitement

surrounding the Flyers and Rangers on game day. All four episodes will

have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series will also be available on

HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®.


The executive producer of 24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS: ROAD TO THE NHL

WINTER CLASSIC is Rick Bernstein; senior producer, Dave Harmon;

coordinating producers, Scott Boggins and Bentley Weiner; co-producer,

Abtin Motia; writer, Aaron Cohen; narrator, Liev Schreiber.


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