Root Sports to carry Penguins through 2028-29 season
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Root Sports (formerly FSN Pittsburgh) will be carrying Penguins games and programing through the 2028-29 season under a new television rights deal announced today.
Root Sports will continue to be the exclusive rightsholder for Penguins regional telecasts and will televise a minimum of 70 regular-season games each season. The network also will have the opportunity to carry some preseason and playoff games. All games will be produced and distributed in high definition.
Ratings for Penguins games on Root Sports have led the NHL's local TV ratings in the United States for four seasons in a row. This season, they achieved a record with an average rating of 8.68.
First Published April 27, 2011 5:12 pm