Time Warner Cable Deportes Announces Comprehensive Coverage and Original
Programs Dedicated to the LA Galaxy
The level of unique and original content the network will deliver to the LA
Galaxy’s Spanish-speaking fan base is a first for a Major League Soccer team
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- February 26, 2013
Time Warner Cable Deportes today announced details of the comprehensive
coverage and original studio programs that it will dedicate to the LA Galaxy.
The lineup includes live game telecasts and a unique documentary-style series
designed to give the team’s Spanish-speaking fan base unrivaled access to the
four-time MLS Cup champions.
All LA Galaxy games on Time Warner Cable Deportes, home and away, will be
produced by a dedicated team and called live by analyst Martin “El Pulpo”
Zúñiga and play-by-play announcer Samuel Jacobo. Sideline commentary will be
done by Elmur Souza with special correspondent Enrique AníbalGutiérrez and
veteran hosts Hipólito Gamboa and Ricardo Celis alternating as in-studio
anchors. To further enhance LA Galaxy team coverage, special guest
commentators including Christian Bozzo and Steve Sampson will also join the
team during live game and in-studio presentations.
“Our team is proud of the depth and access that this network will bring to
Spanish-speaking LA Galaxy fans,” said Mark Shuken, Senior Vice President and
General Manager, TWC Sports Regional Networks. “Not only is this exciting for
soccer fans all over Southern California, but it also gives us the unique
opportunity to deepen the connection between the Latino community and the LA
“The LA Galaxy is one of the most decorated teams in the MLS and this is the
first time that a network will bring this level of live game coverage and
original programs to their Spanish-speaking fan base,” said Pablo F. Urquiza,
Vice President of Time Warner Cable Deportes. “This is an exciting time for
our team, for Spanish-language television and for all who love and are
passionate about soccer.”
“The programming schedule that will be delivered to our Spanish-speaking LA
Galaxy fan-base is beyond our expectations and we couldn’t be more thrilled,”
said LA Galaxy President Chris Klein. “Time Warner Cable Deportes continues to
demonstrate their commitment to us as partners in a manner that demonstrates
their true passion for the LA Galaxy and the game of soccer.”
Galaxy En Vivo is a live, one-hour pre-game show that will cover every angle
of the team and its players prior to kick-off.
Vamos Galaxy offers viewers a complete post-game analysis of Galaxy games
including player and coach interviews, interactive fan participation segments.
Vamos Galaxy will also air for all LA Galaxy games, including national
Galaxy Confidencial is a unique original bi-weekly series that chronicles the
LA Galaxy story like never before. Every Galaxy Confidencial brings viewers a
new level of access to their favorite team from intimate one-on-one interviews
with its star players, to exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the team in
the locker room and on the road. This year, the series will feature a minimum
of 20 episodes.
Galaxy Compactos will consist of LA Galaxy games condensed into a fast-paced,
one-hour format featuring added sights, sounds, reaction and commentary not
included in the original game telecast.
La Academia will present select LA Galaxy Academy reserve matches condensed
into a one-hour format. The show will include game highlights as well as
reactions and interviews with players, coaching staff and families.
Momentos Deportivos is a thirty-minute highlight show that will bring viewers
the best plays and goals from select LA Galaxy matches throughout the entire
To supplement its all-access coverage of the LA Galaxy, Time Warner Cable
Deportes’ programming lineup will also feature one daily studio show dedicated
to up to the minute activity happening with local and international soccer.
Tu Show Del Fútbol offers daily updates on the most important activity
happening with the LA Galaxy as well as the Mexican, South-American and
European soccer leagues. The expert analysis of show hosts, Martin Zúñiga and
Elmur Souza can be seen on Tu Show Del Fútbol nightly at 6:00p.m. with an
extended one-hour version airing on Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
Time Warner Cable Deportes and Time Warner Cable SportsNet are available on
AT&T U-verse, Bright House Networks, Catalina Broadband, Champion Broadband,
Charter, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS. To
find out where you can find the programming of both networks visit
www.twcdeportes.com and www.twcsportsnet.com or call 1-800-700-2827 or
855-4-MY-LAKERS (in English).
About Time Warner Cable Sports
Time Warner Cable Sports, a division of Time Warner Cable Inc., encompasses
Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes, two regional
sports networks that will launch in Southern California on October 1, 2012.
Time Warner Cable Deportes is the first-ever Spanish-language regional sports
network and will be produced specifically for Southern California’s
Spanish-speaking viewers. Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable
Deportes are two 24/7 high-definition networks that, through their exclusive
partnerships with the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy, Los Angeles Sparks and
the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), will bring fans more than 180
live events, extensive team coverage and behind-the-scenes access unlike
anything they have seen before. For more information, visit
www.twcsportsnet.com and www.twcdeportes.com. Follow the networks on Twitter
@TWCSportsNet and @TWCDeportes and on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/TWCSportsNet and www.facebook.com/TWCDeportes.
Time Warner Cable Sports
Nadia Gonzalez, Manager, Communications
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