‘World Tennis with Harry Cicma’ returns
May 24, 2014
NEW YORK, N.Y. — “World Tennis with Harry Cicma” will return for a sixth season nationally on New England Sports Network (NESN) and will air 24 different shows for 24 consecutive weeks starting May 23.
This season’s shows features interviews with Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Andy Murray, John McEnroe, David Ferrer, Kei Nishikori among others. Feature stories include segments on The John McEnroe Tennis Academy in New York City, The Casal-Sanchez Academy in Naples, Florida and the new tennis analytic system Playsight Interactive. Each show airs at least twice with an airing and a re-air each week (check local listings).
Broadcast sponsors include Infiniti of Norwood (InfinitiofNorwood.com), AlbrechtAuto.com, JoanNorton.com, edelsteinchiropractic.com and New Chapter Media. Excerpts from the show will also be available at WorldTennisMagazine.com and on the World Tennis Magazine YouTube channel following its airing on NESN.
The New England Sports Network (NESN) is the flagship station for both the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins and is available on New England cable systems and nationally – in both standard definition and high definition through satellite TV providers DirectTV (Channel 628) and Dish Network (Channel 434). The Red Sox are a co-founder and majority owner (80 percent) of NESN with the Bruins owning the remaining 20 percent. NESN is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout New England and consistently receives higher ratings of any other national or regional sports channels in the region combined.
Cicma is an Emmy award-winning reporter and on-air correspondent for NBC Sports and WNBC News, the former sports producer and anchor at NBC in Providence, R.I. and CBS in Springfield, Mass., and ABC in Sioux City, Iowa. He is the co-founder and host of “World Tennis with Harry Cicma” and also served as a commentator for other networks including Fox Sports Net and Tennis Channel and the U.S. Open tennis championship’s world feed. He is the TV voice of World Team Tennis, also host & producer of FOX Sports’ Ping Pong coverage, along with other productions on SNY, FOX, NESN and Comcast SportsNet. A former world-ranked doubles player, he is a graduate of Rutgers University.