Flint, Mich. – The Flint Firebirds Hockey Club announced today that they have partnered with WNEM My5-TV out of Flint & Saginaw to simulcast Sault Ste. Marie based Shaw TV’s production of game five of the OHL Playoffs between the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and the Flint Firebirds tonight.
The telecast will begin at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, Mar. 29, and can be found on channel 4 for Comcast Cable subscribers, channel 199 for Charter Cable Subscribers and channel 5.2 over the air for non-cable TV subscribers.
“On behalf of the Flint Firebirds, we would like to thank Al Blinke, WNEM and My5 for making Friday’s live playoff broadcast from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario a reality. We also appreciate the cooperation of Shaw Cable Sports Productions and Rogers TV in Toronto, Ontario for their assistance. I know that Firebirds fans across mid-Michigan will greatly appreciate this unique opportunity to cheer on our hometown team!” said Costa Papista, President of the Flint Firebirds.
“It’s a pleasure that WNEM’s digital channel, MY5-TV can bring this historic playoff series to Mid-Michigan. WNEM-TV5 and MY5 TV are proud to be a part of the Flint Firebird’s playoff run,” said Al Blinke, Vice President/General Manager of WNEM-TV5.
WNEM-DT2, “MY5-TV” is the digital sub channel of WNEM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Mid-Michigan. MY5-TV is the MY Network affiliate with primetime programming that includes “Law & Order SVU ”and “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “ MY5 also broadcasts nationally syndicated programming like “Access Hollywood,” “TMZ,” “Dr. Phil” and ”The Doctors.” MY5 is also home to WNEM-TV5 News at Ten on MY5 and Mid Michigan’s only Live, Locally Produced 7:00pm Newscast.
Below is a coverage map where My5-TV is available throughout Michigan.