Altitude Announces 2011 Colorado Rapids Broadcast Schedule
Coverage of 27 games begins March 26th
Mar 1st 2011

Altitude announced today that it will broadcast a total of 27 Colorado Rapids regular season games during the 2011 season.   Game coverage on Altitude will begin on Saturday, March 26th as the Rapids take on their conference rivals, Chivas USA live on Altitude 2.  Altitude will be broadcasting 25 live games including 13 roads matches, as well as an additional 2 telecasts on instant replay via an agreement with ESPN, all in high definition. 

All live games will include a special half-hour Rapids Kickoff pre-game show and all home games will feature a Rapids Locker Room Report post-game show.  Play-by-play duties will be shared by Avalanche TV play-by-play announcer Mike Haynes, Nuggets TV play-by-play announcer Chris Marlowe, Nuggets radio play-by-play announcer Jason Kosmicki, Avalanche radio play-by-play announcer Marc Moser, Mark Bertagnolli, and Marc Stout.  Color commentary will be delivered by Marcelo Balboa.  Julie Browman, Kyle Keefe, Blake Olson, and Maya Starks will contribute regular reports throughout the season.

“We are thrilled to have the Colorado Rapids back on Altitude,” said Matt Hutchings, President and CEO of Altitude Sports & Entertainment, “We are extremely proud to be partnering with Rapids and to allow their fans the opportunity to view their games in high definition.  The Rapids are a great addition to our summer programming schedule and will provide our viewers yet another opportunity to root for their hometown teams. ”

“The Rapids have a long standing relationship with Altitude Sports & Entertainment and we are pleased to be returning to the network in 2011,” said Jeff Plush, Managing Director of the Colorado Rapids. “Our partnership with Altitude gives our supporters the best possible coverage of our club, as we defend our MLS Cup championship this season.”

Fans can get prepared for the 2011 season and review the Rapids’ 2010 MLS Cup Title by tuning in to the Season Review/Preview show hosted by Marc Stout and Marcelo Balboa to be broadcast on Monday, March 7 at 7:00pm MT on Altitude.   In addition, Altitude will be airing a replay of last year’s MLS Cup final between the Colorado Rapids and FC Dallas on Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00pm and again on Wednesday, March 16th at 10:00am.

Altitude will utilize its second channel, ALT2, for three Rapids games this season, all of which are denoted on the schedule below.  All ALT2 games will also be available in high definition.   A list of channel numbers can be found on our website.  The complete Rapids Altitude game broadcast schedule is on the next page.  For more information, please visit www.altitude.tv.

Seen in more than 3.1 million homes in a 10 state territory, Altitude is the television home of the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Rapids, Colorado Mammoth, Colorado Eagles, the Big Sky Conference, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, ESPN Syndication (including Big 12 Conference and Western Athletic Conference events,) as well as other local and regional sports, entertainment and public service programming.  A full list of Altitude programming and other information can be found at www.altitude.tv.

2011 Rapids Broadcast Schedule on Altitude

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Day

Date

Pre-Game

Game Time

Post-Game

Teams

Notes

1)

Saturday

March 26, 2011

8:00pm

8:30pm

Rapids at Chivas USA

HD, ALT2

2)

Sunday

April 3, 2011

4:30pm

5:00pm

7:00pm

D.C. United vs. Rapids

HD, ALT2

3)

Wednesday

April 13, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

Rapids at Real Salt Lake

HD, ALT2

4)

Saturday

April 30, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

Chicago Fire vs. Rapids

HD, TBD

5)

Wednesday

May 4, 2011

6:00pm

6:30pm

Rapids at Houston Dynamo

HD

6)

Saturday

May 7, 2011

5:00pm

5:30pm

Rapids at New England Revolution

HD

7)

Saturday

May 14, 2011

5:00pm

5:30pm

Rapids at D.C. United

HD

8)

Sunday

May 22, 2011

4:30pm

5:00pm

7:00pm

Toronto FC vs. Rapids

HD

9)

Wednesday

May 25, 2011

5:30pm

6:00pm

Rapids at New York Red Bulls

HD

10)

Saturday

May 28, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

Sporting Kansas City vs. Rapids

HD

11)

Saturday

June 4, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

Philadelphia Union vs. Rapids

HD

12)

Saturday

June 11, 2011

8:00pm

8:30pm

Rapids at Portland Timbers

HD

13)

Saturday

June 18, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

LA Galaxy vs. Rapids

HD

14)

Sunday

June 26, 2011

5:30pm

6:00pm

Rapids at Columbus Crew

HD

15)

Monday

July 4, 2011

8:00pm

Houston Dynamo vs. Rapids (D-7/3)

HD, ESPN2 Instant Replay

16)

Wednesday

July 6, 2011

6:00pm

6:30pm

Rapids at Sporting Kansas City

HD

17)

Saturday

July 9, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Rapids

HD

18)

Wednesday

July 20, 2011

7:00pm

7:30pm

9:30pm

New York Red Bulls vs. Rapids

HD

19)

Saturday

July 23, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

New England Revolution vs. Rapids

HD

20)

Saturday

August 13, 2011

8:00pm

8:30pm

Rapids at San Jose Earthquakes

HD

21)

Saturday

August 20, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

Chivas USA vs. Rapids

HD

22)

Saturday

August 27, 2011

6:00pm

6:30pm

Rapids at Chicago Fire

HD

23)

Saturday

September 17, 2011

5:00pm

5:30pm

Rapids at Toronto FC

HD

24)

Saturday

September 24, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Rapids

HD

25)

Saturday

October 1, 2011

6:30pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

FC Dallas vs. Rapids

HD

26)

Saturday

October 15, 2011

8:00pm

Real Salt Lake vs. Rapids (D-10/14)

HD, ESPN2 Instant Replay

27)

Saturday

October 22, 2011

4:30pm

5:00pm

Rapids at Vancouver Whitecaps FC

HD, TBD

Home games are listed in bold

 

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