The CW to broadcast all Mammoths home games in 2018
PORTLAND - The Maine Mammoths announced today a new partnership that will broadcast all home games exclusively on the CW (WPXT). This deal will allow Mammoths fans to enjoy all eight home games live and in high definition. WPXT-TV 51 can be viewed over-the-air and on all major cable and satellite services throughout Southern Maine and Western New Hampshire and will allow the Mammoths to be to only professional sports team in the Portland area to have all home game broadcast on free, over-the-air TV.
"We are really excited to partner with the CW. Working with them has been great as we both seem to share the same excitement about what this brings to the Maine community." Stated Maine Mammoths Team President Will Riley. Dave Joseph, Owner and General Manager of WPXT added, "We are dedicated to promoting local businesses and communities in our coverage area. This partnership with the Mammoths is an exciting expansion of that commitment."
The Maine Mammoths' first home game in team history will take place Saturday, April 14, at the Cross Insurance Arena in downtown Portland. The Mammoths home opener will be against the Carolina Cobras and will feature the theme "Tusk-A-Ritaville". The inaugural game will be broadcast by WPXT starting at 7pm. In addition, a full list of the Maine Mammoths' CW Broadcast schedule is listed below. The Mammoths' regular season will end on Saturday, August 4. If the Mammoths clinch a top four seed they will enter the post-season and will be a contender for the 2019 National Arena League Championship.
2018 THE CW (WPXT) Broadcast Schedule
Date Opponent Time
4/14 Carolina Cobras 7pm
5/5 Jacksonville Sharks 7pm
6/2 Massachusetts Pirates 7pm
6/16 Lehigh Valley Steelhawks 7pm
6/30 Carolina Cobras 7pm
7/14 Columbus Lions 7pm
7/21 Lehigh Valley Steelhawks 7pm
8/4 Jacksonville Sharks 7pm
*All Home Games are on Saturday
ABOUT PORTLAND'S CW WPXT
WPXT is the CW-affiliated television station serving Southern Maine and Western New Hampshire. Licensed to Portland, the station broadcasts high definition digital signal on channel 51. Owned by Ironwood Communications Portland LLC, WPXT also carries MeTV on 51.2, WPME - the home of OurMaine - on 51.3, Escape on 51.4 and Laff on 51.5. Visit OurMaine.com or follow WPXT on facebook.com/WPXT.TV and on twitter @WPXT.
ABOUT THE MAINE MAMMOTHS
The Maine Mammoths are members of the National Arena League (NAL). Founded in 2017, the Maine Mammoths will play their inaugural season in 2018 at the Cross Insurance arena in Portland, ME. Mammoth Season Ticket Memberships are on sale now call (207) 228-1138 or visit mainemammoths.com. Follow the Mammoths on Facebook at facebook.com/mainemammoths, twitter.com/mainemammoths and instagram.com/mainemammoths.
ABOUT NATIONAL ARENA LEAGUE
The National Arena League was founded in 2016 and hosted its inaugural season in 2017 as the premier league in arena football. The National Arena League will kick off its second season in April of 2018. For more information regarding expansion opportunities or partnerships, contact Commissioner Chris Siegfried at firstname.lastname@example.org or Expansion Chairman Jeff Bouchy at email@example.com. For more information about the NAL visit www.nationalarenaleague.com, facebook.com/nationalarenaleauge, twitter.com/NALfootball, Instagram.com/natiionalarenaleague.
For more information contract: Hannah Sirois, WPXT - (207) 774-0051 or ???? Maine Mammoths, 207) 228-1138