MSG Network to Feature Amar'e Stoudemire Marathon This Weekend

Plus, Tuesday's "MSG Countdown" to Showcase Stoudemire's Greatest Moments at The Garden


New York, NY (July 9, 2010) - <p>MSG Network announced today that it will run a weekend of programming around the New York Knicks' newest member, Amar'e Stoudemire, starting at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. In addition, the next "MSG Countdown," scheduled for Tuesday, July 13, will feature Stoudemire's best moments at Madison Square Garden.<br>
<br>The Stoudemire marathon, entitled "Amar'e Front & Center," will kick off Saturday morning and run through Monday afternoon. The marathon will include special editions of MSG Network's "Knicks: In 60" that feature the five-time All-Star's best games against the Knicks, dating back to 2006.<br>
<br>The marathon will also include a new half-hour special called "That's Amar'e!," which combines highlights from Stoudemire's press conference at MSG with portions of a show called "Spotlight: The Life of Amar'e Stoudemire" that originally aired on Fox Sports Arizona earlier this year.<br>
<br>On Tuesday, July 13th, the regularly scheduled "MSG Countdown" at 8:00 p.m. will be replaced with a special edition of the program featuring Stoudemire's top 25 moments at The World's Most Famous Arena.<br>
<br><b>About MSG Media</b><br>MSG Media is a leader in production and content development for multiple distribution platforms, including content originating from MSG's venues. MSG Media consists of the MSG Networks (MSG network, MSG Plus, MSG HD and MSG Plus HD) regional sports networks and the Fuse Networks (Fuse and Fuse HD), a national television network dedicated to music. MSG Media is also responsible for managing interactive initiatives (online, mobile, VOD and iTV) across all business segments. MSG Media is part of Madison Square Garden, Inc., (NASDAQ: MSG) a fully-integrated sports, entertainment and media business. The company is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Entertainment and MSG Media, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive MSG's overall business, which is built on a foundation of iconic venues and compelling content that MSG creates, produces, presents and/or distributes through its programming networks and other media assets. MSG Sports consists of owning and operating sports franchises, including the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA), and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). MSG Sports also features other sports properties, including the presentation of a wide variety of live sporting events including professional boxing, college basketball, track and field and tennis. MSG Entertainment is one of the country's leaders in live entertainment. MSG Entertainment creates, produces and/or presents a variety of live productions, including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Radio City Rockettes, throughout the country. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts other live entertainment events such as concerts, family shows and special events in MSG's diverse collection of venues. These venues include Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theater, the Chicago Theater and the Wang Theater. More information is available at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.<br><br><b>Contacts:</b><br><br>Dan Schoenberg<br>212-465-6367<br><a href=""></a><br><br>Brian Fisher<br>212-465-6754<br><a href=""></a><br><br></p>

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