MSG NETWORKS ERECTS NEW SIGN AND VIDEO DISPLAYS ON 32ND STREET AND 7TH AVENUE
MSG NETWORKS ERECTS NEW SIGN AND VIDEO DISPLAYS
ON 32ND STREET AND 7THAVENUE
Will Be Seen By More Than One Million People A Day
New York, NY (June 6, 2017) – Brand new MSG Networks (NYSE: MSGN) signage and four state-of-the-art high resolution video screens were revealed today outside of MSG Networks’ street-front studios at 11 Penn Plaza (Southeast corner of 7th Avenue and 32nd Street). The ten-foot long “MSG Networks” logo and four first of its kind (in New York City) 6.67 millimeter (pixel pitch) LED screens were flipped on this morning.
The four nine feet by nine feet LED boards are the first on the east coast to feature high resolution in 6.67 millimeters, which has unmatched clarity. In addition, each board can be individually programmed to the more than one million passersby each day at the busy location across the street from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.
“These new video displays create another high-impact vehicle to showcase our brands, content, studios and partners,” said Andrea Greenberg, president and CEO, MSG Networks. “This will be a great opportunity to promote our award-winning content to a million people that pass by every day.”
“We are proud to be the first company in New York City with dynamic displays of this technology and clarity,” said Gerard Passaro, senior vice president, network and technical operations.
The MSG Networks logo will shine at night, and can be programmed in different colors.
The MSG Networks logo and LED boards were designed and installed by SNA Displays, one of the largest LED display manufacturers in the world. SNA Displays has installed approximately 35,000 square feet of LED displays in Manhattan this year alone.
About MSG Networks Inc.
An industry leader in sports production, and content development and distribution, MSG Networks Inc. owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, and a live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to 10 professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; New York Liberty; New York Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, as well as coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. Each year, MSG and MSG+ collectively telecast approximately 500 live professional games, along with a comprehensive lineup of other sporting events, including college football and basketball, and critically-acclaimed original programming. The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 162 New York Emmy Awards over the past ten years.
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