The wait is almost over...Lions football is back and WXYZ-TV is the place for all the preseason action! WXYZ will produce and broadcast all four Detroit Lions preseason games with exclusive pregame coverage.
Right before kick-off, fans will enjoy a half-hour of Lions insider info on Detroit Lions Tailgate. The shows will include interviews with key Lions coaches and players, plus pregame analysis.
NFL broadcast veteran Matt Shepard will provide the play-by-play, with NFL analyst and former Detroit Lions tight-end Rob Rubick adding color commentary. 7 Action Sports Director Tom Leyden will keep viewers up to date with sideline reports.
Also, Detroit Lions preseason games will be broadcast on a state-wide television network that includes: WSYM-Lansing, WXMI-Grand Rapids, WNEM-Flint, Saginaw, Bay City, WFQX-Cadillac, Traverse City, WJMN-Marquette, and WUPW-Toledo, Ohio.
If fans miss the games during the week, they can catch special encore broadcasts on WXYZ-TV on the weekends.
Here’s the schedule:
Friday, August 9: Detroit Lions vs. New York Jets, 7:00 p.m. pregame
Encore: Sunday, August 11, 11 a.m.
Thursday, August 15: Detroit Lions @ Cleveland Browns, 7:00 p.m. pregame
Encore: Sunday, August 18, 11 a.m.
Thursday, August 22: Detroit Lions vs. New England Patriots, 7:00 p.m. pregame
Encore: Sunday, August 25, 11 a.m.
Thursday, August 29: Detroit Lions @ Buffalo Bills, 6:30 p.m. pregame
Encore: Saturday, August 31, 12 p.m. (noon)
WXYZ is proud to be the official television partner of the Detroit Lions.