COLUMBUS — Columbus Crew SC today announced its 2020 regional television broadcast schedule and talent team for the 34-match campaign that begins on Sunday, March 1 (SportsTime Ohio / pre-game airs at 12:00 p.m. ET). As part of its multiyear rights agreement with the Club announced in 2019, FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio are again set to produce all 33 of Crew SC’s scheduled regionally televised regular-season contests in 2020.
Coverage will also include 30-minute pre-game and post-game shows, with the coverage also set to stream live on the FOX Sports GO app. This season, television play-by-play broadcaster Neil Sika returns to the booth and will be joined by new additions Jordan Angeli (analyst) and Brett Hiltbrand (sideline/host).
“We are excited for the 2020 season to get underway and I know that our supporters can continue to look forward to entertaining and high-quality television broadcasts via our continued partnership with FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio,” said Crew SC President and General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko. “Bringing viewers all the action is a group of talented broadcasters and we are pleased to not only welcome back Neil Sika, but are thrilled to introduce Jordan Angeli to the booth in the analyst role and have Brett Hiltbrand with us for the entire season on the sideline. We look forward to the analysis, expertise, access and storytelling that our TV broadcast will bring supporters, beginning with Opening Match on March 1.”
Crew SC is currently in Tucson, Arizona participating in the 2020 Visit Tucson Sun Cup, which runs from February 15-22. Tickets to all matches on the Crew SC home schedule are available now online at ColumbusCrewSC.com or via phone. For access to purchasing FC Cincinnati tickets, call 614-447-CREW.