Supernovas Announce Broadcast Partnership with Nebraska Public Media
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 8, 2024, 11 a.m. CST
OMAHA, Neb. – The Omaha Supernovas, Nebraska’s first major league professional volleyball team in the Pro Volleyball Federation, are thrilled to announce a broadcast partnership with Nebraska Public Media. This exciting collaboration will bring world-class volleyball action to television screens across Nebraska.
Under this partnership, Nebraska Public Media and the WORLD Channel will broadcast two of the team’s most anticipated matches of the inaugural season. The first will be the Supernovas hosting the Orlando Valkyries at 5:00 p.m. CST, Sunday Feb. 18 on WORLD.
WORLD is available statewide over the air and on cable. It can also be found on Nebraska Public Media’s website and app, available on all smartphones and tablets. It cannot be found on satellite. More information on WORLD can be found at https://nebraskapublicmedia.org/en/about/station-map.
The second match is a prime-time showdown as Omaha hosts the Vegas Thrill at 6:00 p.m. CST on Saturday, March 30. This match will be broadcast on Nebraska Public Media, available statewide and on cable and satellite.
“As volleyball starts a new chapter in Nebraska, we are proud to partner with the Omaha Supernovas to broadcast two games during its inaugural season,” said General Manager and CEO Mark Leonard. “Adding the Supernovas to our sports lineup will continue our legacy of bringing fantastic coverage of women’s volleyball to a statewide audience of passionate fans for this rapidly growing sport.”
Nebraska Public Media is an award-winning media organization that tells the stories of Nebraska, first-hand, through the voices who reside in the Cornhusker state. Additionally, Nebraska Public Media provides exceptional coverage of the state’s athletic events including the NSAA Nebraska State High School Championships, Nebraska and Creighton.
The Supernovas are one of seven U.S. teams for the 2024 Pro Volleyball Federation inaugural season: Omaha Supernovas, Atlanta Vibe, Columbus Fury, Grand Rapids Rise, Orlando Valkyries, San Diego Mojo and Vegas Thrill. Three expansion teams, Dallas Pro Volleyball, Indianapolis Pro Volleyball Kansas City Pro Volleyball, have been announced for 2025. The Supernovas will have 12 home and 12 away matches as part of a 24-match schedule across a 16-week regular season.
When the regular season concludes, the Supernovas are aiming to be one of the top four teams in the standings that will compete for the Pro Volleyball Federation National Championship in May. The location of the championship will be determined and announced later this season.
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ABOUT NEBRASKA PUBLIC MEDIA
Nebraska Public Media has connected citizens with news, sports, education and entertainment since 1954. Providing global and compelling stories from PBS and NPR, the statewide public media network also produces award-winning local content. Its programs and services reach Nebraskans on television, radio, online, social media and mobile apps.
ABOUT OMAHA SUPERNOVAS
The Omaha Supernovas aims to be the premier home of professional volleyball throughout the world. The team is owned by global music sensation Jason Derulo, as well as business leaders and entrepreneurs Danny White and Chris Erickson, co-founders of City+Ventures, an investment and business acceleration organization headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. More team information is available at Supernovas.com.
ABOUT PRO VOLLEYBALL FEDERATION
Pro Volleyball Federation is REAL PRO VOLLEYBALL and the premier women’s professional volleyball league in North America. Pro Volleyball Federation began play in January 2024 with world class players and coaches, including some of America’s greatest volleyball players and elite players from around the world. Our entire focus is on ensuring that the level and quality of play, treatment of players, quality of event presentations, and the day-to-day fan experience is world class and the very best offered in North America. For more information, visit ProVolleyball.com.