List of Tennessee Titans broadcasters

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This is a list of all current broadcasters of content related to the Tennessee Titans, a National Football League franchise based in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

Radio[edit]

The Titans' flagship radio station is Nashville-based, but Gallatin-licensed Fox Sports Radio affiliate WGFX. Mike Keith is the team's play-by-play announcer, having taken over those duties starting with the team's inaugural season as the Tennessee Titans in 1999. He served as the color commentator in 1998, the team's final year as the Tennessee Oilers. Former Titans tight end Frank Wycheck is the current color commentator. He replaced Pat Ryan starting with the 2005 NFL season. Larry Stone is the Titans Radio gameday host. The Titans Radio Network is broadcast on some 70 other stations.[1]

Until 2011, the team long resisted placing any of its game broadcasts on Sirius XM Radio, the only team to do so. [2][3][4] However, Titans broadcasts are also available on the Internet-based FieldPass.

Television[edit]

Locally produced news-magazine programs[edit]

Titans All Access is the 30-minute program devoted to the Titans providing behind-the-scenes footage of the games, and a preview of their next matchup. It initially airs on weekends during football season on Fox affiliate WZTV, with MyNetworkTV affiliate WUXP and CW affiliate WNAB providing replays.

In addition, WKRN, Nashville’s ABC affiliate, airs another locally-produced sports show, Titans on 2, which is a weekly show that provides the coach an opportunity to talk about the team's latest match-up and looks forward to the upcoming match-up. The show also features a different Titans player every week.

Past television game coverage[edit]

From 1990 until 1994, and again in 1997, Raycom Sports had broadcast rights to preseason games. WKRN, along with WMC-TV/Memphis, and WVLT-TV/Knoxville, were the three stations that ran those broadcasts in the 1997 preseason.[5]

Current game coverage on television[edit]

All preseason games are broadcast over the Titans Preseason Network, which is a seasonal network with Nashville ABC affiliate WKRN-TV serving as the flagship. WKRN also has local over-the-air broadcast rights to any of the Titans’ appearances on ESPN’s Monday Night Football.

Since the start of the 1998 NFL Season, the CBS Television Network is in charge of the AFC road games and most all-AFC games on Sunday afternoons.

Anytime the Titans play host to an NFC team at Nissan Stadium, the team’s home venue, the game(s) are aired on Fox.

In the event of a Sunday night game assigned to the Titans regular season schedule, NBC provides nationwide coverage for the NBC Sunday Night Football games, including WSMV, which also has over-the-air simulcasting duties for any Titans game broadcast exclusively on NFL Network, including that network’s Saturday game specials in the latter few weeks of the season.

Starting in 2014, CBS began simulcasting the NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football games for weeks 2-9 of the regular season. Therefore, if the Titans appear in any Thursday Night Football games within those eight weeks of the season, the game will not only be on the NFL Network, but it’ll also be seen nationally on CBS, regardless of market area. Until 2014, any of the team’s appearances on TNF not simulcast on CBS are locally simulcast on Fox affiliate WZTV. In 2016, the TNF simulcast deal has extended to include NBC for weeks 11-16, with CBS remaining to simulcast TNF for weeks 2-6. Beginning with the 2018 NFL season, TNF simulcasts are broadcast on Fox for weeks 2-14.

Additionally, in Canada, all of the Titans appearances on Monday Night Football are simulcast nationwide on ESPN’s Canadian sister cable channel, TSN and its French language counterpart, RDS, Réseau des sports. Sometimes, when the Titans are to appear in a late Sunday afternoon game against any NFL team based along the Canadian border (i.e. Seattle Seahawks, Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills), the CTV Television Network may pick up Canadian broadcast rights to those games. All Canadian NFL broadcasts are subject to Simultaneous substitution. In some instances, anytime a Sunday regional coverage game involving the Titans on CBS or Fox that are broadcast on any local affiliates in Seattle, Buffalo, or Detroit, can be viewed anywhere in Canada via cable or Satellite television, as much of Canada’s cable and satellite television providers carry American television signals from those markets.

Television affiliates[6][edit]

Market Station Notes/References
Tennessee
Nashville WKRN-TV Preseason games, and local over-the-air simulcast of ESPN regular season games, as well as Wild Card simulcast by ABC
WSMV-TV NBC games and NFL Network-exclusive game OTA simulcast
WTVF CBS games (regional and national)
WZTV Fox games (regional and national)
Chattanooga WDEF-TV CBS games
WRCB-TV Preseason and NBC games
WTVC Wildcast simulcast by ABC (on main channel); Fox games (on DT2)
Jackson WBBJ-DT3 CBS games (regional and national)
WJKT Preseason and Fox games
WNBJ-LD NBC games
Johnson City WJHL-TV Preseason and CBS games (main channel); Wildcard game simulcast by ABC (on DT2)
Knoxville WATE-TV Preseason games and ESPN Wildcard game simulcast by ABC
WBIR-TV NBC games
WVLT-TV CBS games
WTNZ Fox games
Memphis WLMT Preseason games
Kentucky
Bowling Green WBKO-DT2 Fox games
WNKY NBC games
WNKY-DT2 CBS games
WNKY-DT3 Preseason games
Paducah WPSD Preseason and NBC games
Other states
Evansville, IN WTVW Preseason games (primary)
WEHT Preseason games (secondary); Wildcard simulcast by ABC
Honolulu, HI KHON-TV[a] Preseason and select Fox games
Huntsville, AL WHNT CBS games
WZDX-TV Preseason and Fox games
Jackson, MS WLOO Preseason games
Jonesboro, AR KAIT-DT2 Preseason and NBC games

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ KHON is also simulcast over satellites KHAW-TV/Hilo and KAII-TV//Wailuku, and can be viewed via cable television in American Samoa and the Federated States of Micronesia.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Titans Radio Network
  2. ^ Sirius XM Radio promotional material, retrieved November 28, 2008
  3. ^ Titans Radio Contact Form & FAQ. Titans Radio Network. Retrieved October 24, 2010.
  4. ^ Kuharsky, Paul (June 16, 2011). “At long last, Titans Radio goes satellite”. ESPN. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  5. ^ Raycom Sports To Broadcast Tennessee Oilers’ Preseason Games”. Archived from the Original on May 29, 1998. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  6. ^ http://506sports.com/nfl.php?yr=2015&wk=p1

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