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Via Fox Sports Florida press release:
FOX Sports Florida and the Orlando Magic jointly announced today the team’s 2014-15 NBA regular season television broadcast schedule, featuring all 82 games broadcast exclusively on the network.
FOX Sports Florida will start the season on the road as the Magic travel to New Orleans to take on the Pelicans. Coverage will start at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28 for viewers throughout North / Central Florida. Magic LIVE, FOX Sports Florida’s pre-and postgame show for home and away games, will provide viewers with an in-depth look at the team and storylines surrounding the squad before and after they hit the hardwood versus their opponents. The home opener on Thursday, Oct. 30 vs. the Washington Wizards will feature a special, one-hour edition of the Magic LIVE pregame show originating from Church Street.
Play-by-play announcer David Steele returns, alongside former Magic player Jeff Turner as color analyst, to provide viewers with expert commentary throughout the season. Paul Kennedy and Dante Marchitelli also return as hosts of Magic LIVE, while former Magic Head Coach Brian Hill and former Magic players Nick Anderson and Tony Battie round out the group of on-air analysts during pregame, postgame and halftime.
FOX Sports Florida’s Magic broadcasts this season will feature an exciting new addition for viewers. Kelly Nash will join the broadcast team this season as in-game reporter, as well as host of select “Inside the Magic” episodes. The popular “Inside the Magic” series returns and will feature player profiles and episodes offering behind-the-scenes access to other aspects of the team and its operations — all designed to bring the fans closer to their favorite team. There are six new episodes tentatively scheduled to air throughout the upcoming season.