Gray Television Partners with Leading Broadcasters to Bring Cleveland Cavaliers Games Back to Free Over-The-Air Television Across Ohio

CLEVELAND, March 01, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of a recently announced five-game deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Gray Television Inc. (“Gray”) (NYSE: GTN) is pleased to announce distribution agreements with Cox Media Group, Nexstar, and Tegna to make the following Cavaliers games available free over-the-air across Ohio and parts of West Virginia:

Friday, March 8vs. Minnesota Timberwolves7:30pm ET
Wednesday, March 20vs. Miami Heat7:00pm ET
Friday, March 29vs. Philadelphia 76ers7:30pm ET
Saturday, April 6at Los Angeles Lakers3:30pm ET
Sunday, April 7at Los Angeles Clippers3:30pm ET

“We are excited to share that in addition to airing these five games on Gray’s WUAB in Cleveland and WXIX in Cincinnati, Gray has partnered with local television broadcasters to expand the coverage of Cavaliers basketball throughout the region. These agreements will offer an exceptional viewing experience with unparalleled reach. This is a significant victory for the Cavaliers and sports fans throughout the region,” said Matt Moran, Senior Managing Vice President for Gray Television.

The following stations will broadcast the games across Ohio and West Virginia:

Columbus, Ohio

  • Tegna WBNS CBS 10.1 - 4/6, and 4/7
  • Tegna WBNS MeTV 10.2 - 3/20
  • Nexstar WCMH-4 NBC 4.1 - 3/8, 3/29

Dayton, Ohio

  • Nexstar WBDT CW 26.1 - 3/8, 3/20, 3/29
  • Cox Media Group WHIO MeTV 7.2 - 4/6, 4/7

Wheeling, West Virginia/Steubenville, Ohio

  • Nexstar WTRF MyNet 7.2 – All 5 Games

Youngstown, Ohio

  • Nexstar WYTV MyNet 32.2 – All 5 Games

John Michael will continue to call play-by-play for all Cavs games on Bally Sports Ohio and the games distributed over the air by Gray through the stations listed above, accompanied by analysts Austin Carr and Brad Daugherty. Serena Winters and Cayleigh Griffin will remain as sideline reporter and co-host of Cavaliers Live, respectively. More information about these games and how to access the games in your market can be found on and

About Gray:

Gray Television, Inc. is a multimedia company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Gray is the nation’s largest owner of top-rated local television stations and digital assets in the United States. Its television stations serve 114 television markets that collectively reach approximately 36 percent of US television households. This portfolio includes 79 markets with the top-rated television station and 102 markets with the first and/or second highest rated television station. Gray also owns video program companies Raycom Sports, Tupelo Media Group, and PowerNation Studios, as well as the studio production facilities Assembly Atlanta and Third Rail Studios. Gray owns a majority interest in Swirl Films. For more information, please visit

Gray Television Contact:
Matt Moran, Senior Managing Vice President for Gray Television (216) 367-7302

WUAB Contact:
David Hughes, WUAB Vice President and General Manager (216) 367-7101

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