WMOR-TV, local cable channels to air French Open men's final
TAMPA - NBC's coverage of the 2010 French Open tennis tournament Sunday morning will be aired on WMOR, Channel 32. NBC affiliate WFLA, Channel 8, will be carrying the annual All Children's Hospital telethon from St. Petersburg on Sunday. WMOR, an independent television station serving the Tampa-St. Petersburg television market, has agreed to take the French Open men's final (from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.). "We value WMOR-TV as a broadcast partner and are happy they will be able to air this important event live," said Cathy Helean, vice president of marketing for WFLA-TV, The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com."We're very excited about the opportunity to carry the men's final and work with WFLA in making certain the Tampa Bay community is able to watch this great sporting event," WMOR president/general manager Ken Lucas said. In the past, WMOR has aired Tampa Bay Rays games, Tampa Bay Buccaneers preseason games and college sports. On cable, you can catch the match on the following stations: Brighthouse: Channel 12 or 1012 in HD. Verizon: Channel 12 or 512 in HD. Comcast: Channel 2 or 437 in HD. Direct TV: Channel 32.
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