Time Warner Cable Kicks Off Soccer Mania in April on the Texas Channel

| April 15, 2011 | |

Texas UIL Boys and Girls Soccer State Championships and top matches from the Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup Soccer Tournament to air live April 16 – 24, 2011

04.13.2011– Dallas – Sports fans across Texas can now catch the best soccer action in April from across the Lone Star State on Time Warner Cable’s Texas Channel. The UIL Boys and Girls Soccer State Championships will kick off on April 16, followed by Super Group matches from this year’s Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup Soccer Tournament April 17-24.

The UIL Soccer State Championships for high school Boys 4A and 5A, along with Girls 4A and 5A are taking place in Georgetown, Texas on Saturday, April 16. Games to be cablecast live on the Texas Channel include:

UIL Match, Date, Time
Girls 4A Championship Teams TBD, Saturday, April 16, 11:00 a.m.
Boys 4A Championship Teams TBD, Saturday, April 16, 1:00 p.m.
Girls 5A Championship Teams TBD, Saturday, April 16, 4:00 p.m.
Boys 5A Championship Teams TBD, Saturday, April 16, 6:00 p.m.

Replays of the UIL Soccer State Championship matches can also be seen for free on Time Warner Cable’s Local On Demand channels beginning Tuesday, April 19, 2011.

In addition, Time Warner Cable will bring customers the Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup which will take place in Frisco, Texas from April 17-24, 2011. It is the oldest and largest international youth soccer tournament in the United States and features the top teams and players from around the world. Since its beginnings in 1980, it has played host to teams from 45 states and 100 countries. The exclusive Time Warner Cable coverage features the best matches of the tournament as well as the semifinal and championship matches.

“We’re excited to bring this level of exciting soccer to our customers throughout the state, who will get to witness the soccer stars of tomorrow,” said Jon Gary Herrera, vice president of communications for Time Warner Cable. “Our technology enables us to provide these local, original programs on our Texas Channel and On Demand channels for our customers to watch for free, when they want and as many times as they want.”

The Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup has traditionally been a venue to showcase the best up and coming world soccer players and boasts alumni such as David Beckham, Landon Donavan and Robinho. Featured games being cablecast on Time Warner Cable’s Texas Channel include:

Dallas Cup Super Group Match, Date, Time
Tigres vs. Real Salt Lake-AZ USSF U17/U18 Academy, Sunday, April 17, 1:30 pm
Futbol Club Barcelona vs. FC Dallas USSF U17/U18 Academy, Sunday, April 17, 3:30 pm
Arsenal FC vs. Dallas Texans USSF U17/U18 Academy, Sunday, April 17, 7:30 pm
Arsenal FC vs. Club Bolivar , Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 pm
SC Corinthians Paulista vs. Tigres, Wednesday, April 20, 8:30 pm

Time Warner Cable will telecast a total of 14 games from this year’s Dallas Cup, eight of them live on the Texas Channel. To see a full list of other notable Dallas Cup participants and learn more about this year’s tournament, visit www.dallascup.com.

Live soccer coverage will air on the Texas Channel in the following Time Warner Cable markets:

Market, Texas Channel
Corpus Christi, channel 888
Austin, Waco, Temple, Killeen / San Antonio
Rio Grande Valley / Laredo, channel 888
Dallas, channel 185
El Paso, channel 24

To learn more about Time Warner Cable’s Texas Channel, visitwww.timewarnercable.com.

About Time Warner Cable’s Texas Channel
Time Warner Cable’s exclusive Texas Channel offers a mix of syndicated and original local programming to more than 1 million Texans. Programming highlights include high school and college athletics from Time Warner Cable Sports, the Big 12 Conference, and the Sun Belt Conference, as well as special events and Texas-themed outdoor and lifestyle shows.

About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media Sales, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable.