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01-02-2004, 09:15 PM
13-Week Broadcast Series Begins January 5th

The 2003 U S Open 9-Ball Championship series broadcast begins January 5th at 7:00 PM on Empire Sports Network and January 9th at 4:00 PM on Sunshine Network. Schedule and updates can be found at at Billiard Club network (http://www.billiardclub.net) , where online viewing is also available.

All 13 feature matches taped at the 2003 Championship event will be broadcast in succession beginning with Buddy Hall versus Keith McCready. Each weekly broadcast is has a set schedule on each cable network with several repeats weekly. Sunshine Network will air 40 hours of the billiard programming through Feb 27, 2004. Empire Sports Network has yet to release the entire schedule, but will broadcast an equal number of hours of the event via its Buffalo, NY based cable sports network.

For pool fans who can't wait for the new weekly broadcast or desires to see the full-length, unedited version, each match can also be seen in its entirety online at www.billiardclub.net. (http://www.billiardclub.net.) This new online pay-per-view option allows for a seven day window of opportunity to view the match of choice after the time of purchase. Video tape copies are also available through www.accu-stats.com. (http://www.accu-stats.com.)

Both cable networks are available natiowide to DirecTV and Dish Network subscribers. Contact your satellite provider and request the FOX Sports package with Empire Sports and Sunshine Network.

Digital cable subscribers will also have access through FOX Sports Digital Nets via the following schedule: Fox Sports Atlantic - Friday's, 6:00 PM ET, Fox Sports Central - Wednesday's, 3:00 AM ET and Fox Sports Pacific - Monday's, 11:00 PM ET

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