August 27, 2011

Watson Brown Show to air on WCTE and WHUB starting on Labor Day

Show begins Monday, September 5;
Program presented by IWC Cash & Carry

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech football fans throughout the region will once again have the opportunity to ask Golden Eagle football coach Watson Brown quesstions, and learn more about the 2011 season with the return of his weekly call-in show that will be simulcast on both television and radio.

The Watson Brown Show, featuring fifth-year Golden Eagle head coach Watson Brown, will be presented by IWC Cash & Carry. The call-in show will air on WCTE-TV live every Monday night at 5 p.m., with a taped encore each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Each show will also air on the radio on WHUB am 1400.

During the 30-minute broadcast, Brown will sit down with local sports personality Buddy Pearson and recap the previous week’s game, show highlights and game film, preview the upcoming opponent, and answer questions from callers as well as emails and tweets.

Fans can ask questions during the Monday night live broadcasts by calling (931) 528-2222. Viewers can also email questions to: WatsonBrownShow@gmail.com. Via Twitter, questions can be tweeted to @GoldenEagles.

The premier episode will be on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5 as the Golden Eagles prepare to open the season at home against Maryville College on Sept. 8. Brown and Pearson will also take a look back at the season opener at the University of Iowa.

WCTE is the PBS station for the Upper Cumberland, and can be seen in the Nashville market on Dish and DirectTV. WHUB am 1400 is part of the Golden Eagle Sports Network.

“We are thrilled that IWC Cash & Carry is returns as the presenting sponsor, allowing us to air The Watson Brown Show during the 2011 season,” said Mark Wilson, TTU Director of Athletics. “WCTE-TV does a great job of providing regional sports coverage, and The Watson Brown Show has proven to be popular with fans throughout the Upper Cumberland and Metro Nashville regions in the past. We plan to build on that success.”

WCTE-TV will televise all five of Tech’s home games in 2011.

Brown, a Cookeville native, is in his fifth season as Tennessee Tech’s head football coach. He is in his 27th season as a head football coach, and his 39th season in college coaching overall.

The program will be produced by Rick Wells, WCTE Production manager.