Drum Corps International (DCI) announced that its dynamic and award-winning World Championships television program will be broadcast on ESPN2. This is the first prime-time broadcast of the program on commercial television, and it will be available to more than 88 million households.
The two-hour program is tentatively scheduled to air on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Pacific time. Dates and times are subject to change. Additionally, the program will be rebroadcast later in the year as two one-hour specials. Airdates and times will be announced when available.
Â“Drum Corps International wanted to bring its exceptional television program to as many people as possible, in prime-time, so that we can have a large audience watching the program simultaneously, regardless of where they live,Â” said Dan Acheson, executive director of Drum Corps International. Â“ESPN2 is available in over 88 million households and more than 80 percent of all U.S. households, and can certainly help us to achieve that goal.Â”