The Gulf California Broadcast Company, owners of KESQ News Channel 3, KDFX Fox 11, KCWQ CW 5, and 3 other television and radio stations, is excited to announce a renewed partnership with the Coachella Valley Firebirds that will include 12 televised games for viewers in the Coachella Valley.
The broadcasts will be provided by the team and will include a half-hour pre-game show hosted by Gino LaMont and Grant Fuhr. Play-by-play will be called by Firebirds announcer Evan Pivnick.
“We are excited about this partnership and bringing the games to viewers in their homes”, says General Manager Jerry Upham. “The Firebirds certainly have proved that they are popular with fans and this gives them another way to see the games.”
Following is the list of games, times and channels that are planned for broadcast:
- Friday, October 13, 6:30 pm KCWQ CW 5 (Home Opener)
- Saturday, November 11, 5:30 pm KCWQ CW 5
- Tuesday, November 21, 6:30 pm KDFX Fox 11
- Sunday, December 17, 4:30 pm KCWQ CW 5
- Saturday, December 23, 5:30 pm KCWQ CW 5
- Monday, January 15, 4:30 pm KDFX Fox 11
- Wednesday, January 31, 6:30 pm KDFX Fox 11 (changed from February 2)
- Sunday, February 18, 4:30 pm KCWQ CW 5
- Saturday, March 9, 5:30 pm KCWQ CW 5
- Saturday, March 23, 5:30 pm KCWQ CW 5
- Thursday, April 4, 6:30 pm KDFX Fox 11
- Sunday, April 14, 2:30 pm KDFX Fox 11
Games are subject to change.
KCWQ can be seen over the air by antenna on Channel 39.2, on Spectrum channels 5 and 1211 as well as on Direct TV and Dish Network.
KDFX can be seen over the air by antenna on Channel 39.1, on Spectrum channels 11 and 1206, as well as Frontier cable, Direct TV and Dish Network.