WBBZ-TV to broadcast Buffalo Bills-Miami Dolphins game Thursday nightby jmaloni
The storied rivalry continues as the Miami Dolphins come to Western New York to play The Buffalo Bills in a primetime matchup Thursday, Nov. 15. WBBZ-TV will broadcast the NFL Network game. Live pregame coverage starts at 6 p.m., followed by the game at 8 p.m., and live postgame coverage to follow.
WBBZ-TV Vice President and General Manager Bob Koshinski will host the pre- and postgame shows with veteran sportscaster Paul Peck reporting from the Ralph Wilson Fieldhouse. The pregame show will feature interviews with Bills CEO Russ Brandon, General Manager Buddy Nix and coach Chan Gailey. Koshinski will also talk with running back and host of WBBZ-TV's "The Fred Jackson Show," Fred Jackson, and other players.
Buffalo Bills alumni have been invited to appear, along with former heavyweight boxing star Joe Mesi and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown. STAR 102.5-FM morning personality Rob Lucas will be at the Eastern Hills Mall concourse outside the WBBZ-TV studio where a "Pregame Tailgate Party" will be held as part of the 6 p.m. telecast. The Party Squad band will perform in the mall concourse. Additional special guests from WBBZ television shows include Carl Paladino and Steve Pigeon from "Political Buzz," Tom Torbjornsen from "America's Car Show," and the cast of "Off Beat Cinema." Just Pizza and Dave & Busters will cater the event. The public is encouraged to make reservations by logging onto www.wbbz.tv to join the party or be a part of the studio audience.
After the 8 p.m. NFL Network telecast, Koshinski and Peck will host the postgame show, which will include live coverage of the postgame news conferences with Gailey and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.
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