New York, NY. UBC-TV Network, a Harlem NY-based broadcast multi-media company and the American Basketball Association (ABA) www.abalive.com has locked down the inaugural national broadcast schedule for ABA games on UBC-TV (www.ubctvnetwork.com)
Our very own The Jersey Express www.JerseyExpress.net is slated to play on February 16, 2013 where they will challenge the Staten Island Vipers. The broadcasts will air every Saturday night live on UBC-TV. There are currently 12 regular season games scheduled with the option for UBC-TV to add more. UBC-TV will also broadcast the ABA All Star Game, the playoffs and the championship game.
The games will be anchored by Bill Vargus, a two-time Emmy award winning sportscaster and Matt Waymire, who has worked for both Fox and NBC sports. Color commentary will take on a local flavor with each home team giving its home town commentator a chance to work alongside Vargus and Waymire.
Halftime will feature local and established performing artists which will make the ABA on UBC-TV complete entertainment package. There will also be a charity recognized at every game, a component that is close to ABA CEO Joe Newman's heart. "There's a lot of basketball on television,"
Peggy Dodson, UBC-TV Network CEO added, "I am so excited about UBC-TV bringing the ABA to national television. It means so much to sports and to have new professional talent coming into the spotlight is going to thrill audiences across America and the world." The tentative schedule includes:*