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24/7 Flyers/Rangers:  Road To The NHL Winter Classic Debuts Tonight

Watch a 12 minute preview of the four part series and below the video you will find more information, including playdates.

HBO Sports’  groundbreaking “24/7”  reality franchise, which has captured 14 Sports Emmy Awards, will again join forces with the National Hockey League to take viewers inside one of the NHL’s great rivalries – the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers. 24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS:

ROAD TO THE NHL WINTER CLASSIC will follow the two clubs simultaneously, chronicling their highs and lows each week.  The build-up and excitement surrounding the rivalry reaches its apex when they meet in the fifth edition of the NHL’s annual outdoor game – 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 2 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.

Episode #1

Debut:  Wednesday, Dec. 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates
:

Dec. 14 (11:00 p.m.)
Dec. 15 (5:45 p.m., midnight)
Dec. 16 (11:30 a.m., 8:00 p.m.)
Dec. 17 (10:00 a.m., 10:45 p.m.)
Dec. 18 (10:00 a.m.)
Dec. 19 (6:30 p.m., 2:55 a.m.)
Dec. 31 (10:00 a.m.)
Jan. 1 (9:00 a.m.)
Jan. 2 (6:45 a.m. and 1:55 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates:

Dec. 18 (11:00 p.m.)
Dec. 20 (8:00 p.m.)
Jan. 2 (8:00 a.m.)

HBO On Demand availability begins:  Dec. 19

Head coaches Peter Laviolette of the Flyers and John Tortorella of the Rangers, along with a host of key players, are in the spotlight as the two clubs battle through their busy December schedules.

Episodes two and three of 24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS:  ROAD TO THE NHL WINTER CLASSIC debut on subsequent Wednesdays – Dec. 21 and Dec. 28 – at 10:00 p.m., with an immediate encore play at 11:00 p.m.  The series finale debuts Thursday, Jan. 5 at 10:00 p.m. (with an encore at 11:00 p.m.) three days after the Classic, with cameras tracking all the drama and excitement surrounding the Flyers and Rangers on game day.  All four episodes will have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series will also be available on HBO On Demand and HBO GO.

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