abc27 and Hershey Bears Announce Two TV Games, Five to Come

On December 3, 2013, in News, by Sweetest Hockey on Earth

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The Hershey Bears are back on tv this season. abc27 will televise seven Bears games this season. The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon. The first telecast will be next week, Wednesday December 11th at 7:00pm from Binghamton. The second announced telecast will be Friday January 24th at 7:00pm from Syracuse. It will be the first telecast of a game from Syracuse in the long history of Bears broadcasts on abc27. Five more telecasts will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Outdoor Classic to be Televised on abc27

On January 17, 2013, in News, Outdoor Classic, by Sweetest Hockey on Earth


Some final rink preps at Hersheypark Stadium (Photo via our Instagram account)

The Outdoor Classic between the Bears and Penguins will be seen live on abc27 Harrisburg in HD Sunday at 5pm. The Bears and abc27 made the announcement late today.

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Hershey Bears and abc27 Announce Five Televised Games

On December 28, 2012, in News, by Sweetest Hockey on Earth

The Hershey Bears are back on TV with five regular season games on abc27. The Bears announced today the schedule of the games on abc27.2 RTV. Four road games and one home game make up abc27′s schedule. The voice of the Bears, Scott Stuccio, will be joined by abc27 sports director, Gregg Mace, to call the action.

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WHTM-TV to Televise Bears-Admirals Game from DC

On November 30, 2012, in News, by Sweetest Hockey on Earth

This afternoon, the Hershey Bears and abc27 sports announced the broadcast of the Washington AHL Showcase at Verizon Center. The December 6th game between the Hershey Bears and Norfolk Admirals will be broadcasted live on abc27′s digital channel, 27.2.

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Photos: Behind the Scenes of abc27′s Game Broadcast

On December 6, 2011, in Photos, by Kathryn Hedrick

The production crew holds a meeting before Sunday’s game against the Sound Tigers.

This past Sunday, the Bears aired the first of six road games, thanks to abc27. Many fans were vocal about their excitement to see their team on the road and it all kicked off a great win against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The next game that will be aired is the January 14th showdown against the Binghamton Senators.

After the jump, get a glimpse of what it’s like behind the scenes of one of the television game productions and see how much work goes into one broadcast.

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WHTM-TV Televising Tonight’s Bears Game in Bridgeport

On December 4, 2011, in News, by Sweetest Hockey on Earth

Scott Stuccio and Gregg Mace have tonight’s call between the Bears and Sound Tigers

abc27 will be televising tonight’s game in Bridgeport as the Bears face off against the Sound Tigers at 3pm EST. This is the first of six away games they will be airing on their digital channel this season.
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abc27 to Televise Six Hershey Bear Road Games

On December 2, 2011, in News, by Sweetest Hockey on Earth

There is a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to televising Hershey Bears games. But this season abc27 and the Hershey Bears have teamed up for the biggest schedule of televised regular season road games in team history.
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ABC27′s Feature on John Walton & his 1,000th Game

On February 3, 2011, in Video, by Ian Oland

A week has passed since John Walton called the 1,000th game of his career. In honor of that, we thought it would be apropos to show you Gregg Mace’s feature story on the voice of the Bears that ran last week on ABC27. Enjoy!

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Calder Cup Winners Present and Past Celebrate

On October 22, 2010, in Video, by Ian Oland

On Saturday night members of the 1980 Hershey Bears Calder Cup championship team, presented the 2010 team with their Calder Cup rings. Until last year, the 1980 team had been the last Hershey team to win a Calder Cup at home. Here is a story done by abc27′s Gregg Mace about the team and their reunion weekend in Hershey. Thanks to abc27 Harrisburg for the link.