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Wed, 12/05/2018 - 6:44pm -- Tana Moore


Series brings powerboat and jet ski racing to AT&T SportsNet & ROOT SPORTS

Powerboat Nationals announced today that television coverage of its 2019 racing season has gained additional distribution on AT&T SportsNet and ROOT SPORTS regional networks.

 Powerboat Nationals’ racing will be seen in over 9 Million households on AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, Rocky Mountain and Southwest. The three networks are seen in top twenty-five markets that include Dallas, Denver and Pittsburgh.

 ROOT SPORTS Northwest will bring Powerboat Nationals racing to an additional 3 Million households in markets like Seattle-Tacoma, Portland, and Salt Lake City.

 When combined with the coverage of select races on Fox Sports Southeast, Fox Sports North, Fox Sports Wisconsin, and Mid Atlantic Sports Network (MASN), the series’ television distribution balloons to over 37 million households.

AT&T SportsNet and ROOT Sports are the television homes of professional sports teams that include the Pittsburgh Penguins, Houston Astros, Portland Timbers, and Utah Jazz as well as many NCAA teams and conferences. The networks are seen on DirecTV, Dish Network, dozens of cable systems, and streaming live on the networks’ apps.

 “It’s exciting to know that AT&T SportsNet and ROOT SPORTS are placing our racing alongside some of the biggest brands in professional and collegiate sports,” said series owner, Dan Bunting. “We look forward to working with the networks and creating millions more Powerboat Nationals fans in the coming year.”

 Founded in 2014, Powerboat Nationals is a national touring series that produces world-class tunnel hull powerboat and jet ski/PWC racing on rivers and lakes across North America. For more information, please visit

 AT&T Sports Networks operates AT&T SportsNet® and ROOT SPORTS™ regional sports networks in the Northwest, Pittsburgh, Rocky Mountain, and Southwest regions. The four networks reach households across 22 states and own exclusive rights to produce and distribute live events from more than 25 teams and conferences. AT&T Sports Networks is a subsidiary of AT&T.