Photo Release -- The Madison Square Garden Company Names Sean Creamer Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Photo Release -- The Madison Square Garden Company Names Sean Creamer
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Madison Square Garden Company
(Nasdaq:MSG) today announced that Sean Creamer, a well-regarded executive with
nearly three decades of financial experience, has been named executive vice
president and chief financial officer, effective September 1, 2014. Mr.
Creamer joins the Company from Arbitron Inc., where he most recently served as
president and chief executive officer.He will report to MSG president and
CEO, Tad Smith.

Sean Creamer
  Sean Creamer

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As a member of the company's executive management team, Mr. Creamer will help
lead the overall advancement of the company. He will provide strategic
financial insight regarding all facets of the business, helping prioritize
opportunities and drive value creation.In addition, he will partner with the
company's leadership in the strategic planning process. On a day-to-day
basis, Mr. Creamer will be responsible for all of MSG's financial and
accounting matters, including forecasting, budgeting, and financial planning
and analysis, as well as the company's treasury, investor relations, tax and
risk management functions.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Sean, who brings considerable financial
and operating experience, along with a proven track record of creating value
for shareholders at publicly traded companies," said Mr. Smith. "We look
forward to his leadership as we continue to pursue excellence across our
operations and strategic growth opportunities ahead."

"I have long admired the legendary and iconic brands and assets of The Madison
Square Garden Company and am thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of
its management team," said Mr. Creamer. "I look forward to working with Tad's
and MSG's outstanding team to drive sustainable growth and value enhancement
from the company's unparalleled portfolio of assets and support the continued
development and execution of its strategic plan for the future."

Mr. Creamer joins MSG following Bob Pollichino's announced planned retirement
as executive vice president and chief financial officer.Mr. Pollichino will
continue as chief financial officer until Mr. Creamer officially joins the
company on September 1.Mr. Pollichino will then remain as an executive vice
president with the company until his retirement later this year, after which
he will continue to be available to advise MSG as a consultant for 12 months.

Before joining MSG, Mr. Creamer spent nine years at Arbitron Inc., a leading
media research company, most recently serving as president and chief executive
officer.Prior to this, he held the position of chief operating officer,
during which time he was responsible for overseeing all operational and
financial activities for Arbitron's core businesses -- ratings, qualitative,
and software -- and for the execution of the Company's global cross-platform,
digital, and mobile growth strategies.Mr. Creamer joined Arbitron in August
2005 as executive vicepresident, Finance and Planning.Later that year he was
named the company's chief financial officer, a position he held until 2010,
when he became executive vice president of the Company's radio and
cross-platform services and operations. Mr. Creamer is also a former member
of Arbitron's board of directors.

Prior to joining Arbitron, Mr. Creamer was senior vice president and chief
financial officer of Laureate Education, Inc. During his nine-year tenure
with Laureate, Sean was responsible for financial planning and analysis,
accounting, budgeting, investor relations, real estate, risk management, tax
and treasury functions.Previously, Mr. Creamer held a number of financial
positions with increasing responsibility at Mobil Corporation (now Exxon Mobil
Corporation) and Price Waterhouse (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers).A certified
public accountant, Mr. Creamer received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting
from St. Joseph's University and a Master of Science in Taxation from
Georgetown University.

The Madison Square Garden Company is a fully-integrated sports, media and
entertainment business. The Company is comprised of three business segments:
MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, which are strategically aligned
to work together to drive the Company's overall business, which is built on a
foundation of iconic venues and compelling content that the company creates,
produces, presents and/or distributes through its programming networks and
other media assets. MSG Sports owns and operates the following sports
franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New
York Liberty (WNBA), the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack
(AHL). MSG Sports also features the presentation of a wide variety of live
sporting events including professional boxing, college basketball, bull riding
and tennis. MSG Media is a leader in production and content development for
multiple distribution platforms, including content originating from the
Company's venues. MSG Media's television networks consist of regional sports
networks, MSG Network and MSG+, collectively referred to as MSG Networks.MSG
Entertainment is one of the country's leaders in live entertainment. MSG
Entertainment creates, produces and/or presents a variety of live productions,
including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Rockettes.MSG
Entertainment also presents or hosts other live entertainment events such as
concerts, family shows and special events in the Company's diverse collection
of venues. These venues consist of Madison Square Garden, The Theater at
Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum in
Inglewood, CA, The Chicago Theatre, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA. More
information is available at

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CONTACT: Kimberly Kerns / 212-465-6442

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