Aug. 22, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Inside Michigan Football television show presented by PNC Bank returns for its fifth season in 2012. Fox Sports Detroit will air 15 shows throughout the fall, beginning with the premiere on Monday (Aug. 27) at 6:30 p.m. EDT. University of Michigan head coach Brady Hoke will be joined by host Jim Brandstatter for the 30-minute program that includes Wolverines 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. 27 to Nov. 26. Repeats of each week's show will be shown throughout the week on Fox Sports Detroit. The time and date for the final show will be determined after the regular season.
For the first time, Inside Michigan Football will be available in its entirety on MGoBlue.com via subscription. The show will be available Monday nights after it airs on FSD. MGoBlueTV subscription packages are $9.95 monthly or $79.95 yearly and provide access to any live Michigan events streamed by U-M, the Big Ten Network (excluding football) or other league schools, in addition to coaches' TV and radio shows and other exclusive content. Big Ten Conference options are $14.95 or $119.95 and provide access to all Michigan content as well as that of other league schools.
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 of networks, including ABC News and ESPN. He has worked with the University of Michigan Athletic Department for 15 years.
Jim Brandstatter has been a Michigan sportscaster since his graduation from the University of Michigan in 1972. Brandstatter 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.
Media Contact: Justin Dickens (734) 763-4423