JACKSON, Miss., Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The first episode of a new original sports documentary series called "Between the Pines," tracing the rich history, tradition and passion behind Mississippi's greatest sports stories, will air on television stations across the state and in Memphis next weekend.
"The University of South Panola (USP)" airs on Oct. 13 and 14 and tells the story of South Panola High School's famous football dynasty in Batesville, Mississippi. South Panola became one of the nation's best high school programs, won a national championship in 2010, and owns the 5th longest winning streak in history at 89 consecutive games.
Participating TV stations who will broadcast the first episode include WLBT Channel 3 in Jackson, WDAM Channel 7 in Hattiesburg, WLOX Channel 13 in Biloxi, WCBI Channel 4 in Columbus, WTOK Channel 11 in Meridian and WMC Channel 5 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Broadcast times for the one-hour program, which vary based on station affiliate schedules:
Biloxi: WLOX – 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 (CBS) and 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14 (ABC)
Columbus: WCBI – Noon on Saturday, Oct. 13 (CBS) and 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14 (My MS DT-2)
Jackson: WLBT – 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 (NBC) and 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14 (NBC)
Hattiesburg: WDAM – 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 (NBC) and 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14 (ABC)
Meridian: WTOK – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 (MyWTOK2) and 1 p.m. on WTOK on Sunday, Oct. 14 (ABC)
Memphis: WMC – Noon on Saturday, Oct.13 (NBC) and 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct.14 (NBC)
Note: all times are in the central daylight time zone. Episodes also will be available on social media and online platforms managed by both companies.
C Spire is the presenting sponsor of "Between the Pines: Mississippi's Greatest Sports Stories," which is the creation of Bash Brothers Media. Producers and C Spire are planning several live events, including a kick-off celebration at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum and VIP premiers in selected markets.
On Nov. 13 and 14, local stations will air the second episode, "The Vet," which will show how a single stadium – the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson – shaped society and college football in the South. The Vet has hosted Mississippi's greatest players, its biggest games and many of its most important sports moments over the last 68 years.
To view the first episode trailer and learn more about the series, go to www.cspire.com/betweenthepines. For more details and updates, follow Bash Brothers on Twitter at @bashbrothersmedia, follow C Spire at @cspire and on Facebook at facebook.com/bashbrothersmedia or at facebook.com/cspire.
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