MLS Cup '09 in prime time

[TELEVISION WATCH] MLS Cup '09 will air on ESPN and Galavision Sunday at 8:30 pm ET. The title match, also available on ESPN360.com, is a television programmer's delight with David Beckham expected to make his first appearance.

ESPN has committed six on-air personalities and 19 cameras.

JP Dellacamera will call the match with John Harkes providing analysis. Allen Hopkins and Rob Stone on the sidelines.
 
Stone will also host on-site studio segments before and after the match and at halftime with Julie Foudy and Alexi Lalas as analysts.
 
The cameras will include two super slo-mo cameras, steadicam and skycam.

History of the MLS Cup. ESPN Classic will air on Saturday at 6 pm ET a special presentation of the history of the MLS Cup, a documentary that travels from the birth of the league in North America through 2008.  The two-hour program, which takes viewers onto the field for the best action from the first 12 MLS Cup matches, includes never-before-seen footage, off-the-field and inside-the-locker room access with players and coaches, exclusive interviews, and more.

 

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