Aug. 4, 2011
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Inside Michigan Football TV show returns for its fourth season in 2011. Fox Sports Detroit will air 15 shows throughout the fall, beginning with the premier on Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. Head coach Brady Hoke will be joined by host Jim Brandstatter for the 30-minute program that includes game and practice highlights, student-athlete features and in-depth analysis of past and future games.
Inside Michigan Football will be broadcast each Monday evening (start time varies from 5:30-6:30 p.m.) from Aug. 29-Nov. 28. Repeats of each week's show will be shown on Fox Sports Detroit at 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 2 p.m. on Fridays. The time and date for the final show will be determined after the regular season. Additional airings on Fox Sports Detroit and the Big Ten Network will be announced later.
Patrick McLaughlin is the show's producer and director. With more than 25 years of experience in television, McLaughlin has won numerous Emmy awards and has produced features with a number networks, including ABC News and ESPN. He has worked with the University of Michigan Athletic Department for 14 years.
Jim Brandstatter has been a Michigan sportscaster since his graduation from the University of Michigan in 1972. Jim has brought U-M football games to life for more than 20 years on radio in Detroit and the statewide Wolverine network while being a part of every Michigan football coach's show since 1980, also working with Bo Schembechler, Gary Moeller, Lloyd Carr and Rich Rodriguez. Brandstatter has also been calling Detroit Lions games for Infinity Radio's statewide Lions network since 1987.
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