NEW YORK (Nov. 18, 2013) – National Hockey League fans will get an up-close, all-access look at many of their favorite stars with the upcoming “NHL Revealed: A Season Like No Other” that will begin in mid-January on NBCSN (Jan. 22) and CBC (Jan. 23) and re-broadcast in Canada on Sportsnet (Jan.26). The joint announcement was made today by the NHL®, NHLPA, NBCSN and CBC.
NHL Revealed™ is a seven-part series that will tell the stories of more than two dozen of the League’s top stars – on and off the ice – as they participate in 2013-14 regular-season games, including the four 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series™ games and the Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™. Additionally, the cameras will follow the stars to Sochi and back in February.
The series is being produced by Toronto-based Bristow Global Media Inc. and its principal, Julie Bristow with Ross Greenburg as an executive producer on behalf of the NHL. Bristow is a former executive at CBC whose duties included overseeing production of CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada and creating and producing other top CBC programming. Greenburg, the former HBO Sports President and winner of more than 50 Sports Emmys, served as executive producer of HBO’s initial “24/7: Road to the NHL Winter Classic.” Steve Mayer, the Senior Vice President and Executive Producer of IMG Productions, also is serving as an executive producer on the series. Mayer oversees IMG Productions’ entire New York-based production unit, which produces hundreds of hours of television each year.