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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.