Connecticut pubTV part of new local sports network

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Connecticut Public Television and WFSB, the local CBS affiliate, are creating the Connecticut Sports Network. The network will broadcast high school and collegiate sports from across the state, beginning with the state high school basketball championships in March. Games will air on the digital and primary channels of CPTV and WFSB. Video of games will be posted on a new website,, which is yet to come. In a video realease on, Connecticut Public Broadcasting President Jerry Franklin said the network also hopes to do some documentary-style programming about the state’s sports. CPTV is already a major broadcaster of UConn women’s basketball.