The University of Calgary Dinos have teamed up with Shaw TVCalgary to produce a live, 30-minute show throughout the 2014 Dinosfootball season.
Dinos Chalk Talk premieres Monday night, Aug. 25,at 8 p.m. on Shaw TV (Channel 10). Hosted by Shaw reporter AlannaNolan, Dinos Chalk Talk will provide a glimpseinside the Dinos football program, which opened 2014 training camptoday.
The Dinos are the six-time defending Canada Westchampions.
“We’re excited to be able to showcase our program inthis way to our city,” said ninth-year Dinos head coach BlakeNill, who will feature prominently in every broadcast. “Wehope that by offering this look at our program, from the footballside to how our alumni are working in our community, we will beable to generate more interest in Dinos football.
Dinos Chalk Talk will feature segments thatexplain football at a basic level to viewers unfamiliar with thegame, and Nill will break down his team’s performance fromthe previous week all season long.The show will alsoinclude interviews with Dinos alumni and live on-set footballtutorials. Additionally, Coach Nill will answer questions submittedvia social media or on the phone during the live broadcast. Viewerscan tweet their questions using the hashtag #DinosChalkTalk, orcall in to the show at 403-539-6710.
The program will air live at 8 p.m. on Monday nights, withrepeats throughout the week.
Shaw TV is the official broadcaster of Canada West football,with the Dinos’ home game against the Manitoba Bisons onFriday, Sept. 26 set to air across Western Canada. Shaw will alsoproduce all three Canada West playoff games.
Dinos Chalk Talk BroadcastSchedule
LIVE: Mondays, 8-8:30 p.m.
Tuesdays, 2-2:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.-midnight
Wednesdays, 9:30-10 a.m. and 11:30 p.m.-midnight
Thursdays, 2-2:30 p.m.
Fridays, 5-5:30 p.m.