MSG Network to Count Down Top Rangers & Knicks Moments on MSG Countdown
MSG Network will count down the top moments and plays from the New York Rangers and New York Knicks on MSG Countdown, premiering Monday, August 4 at 9:00 p.m. Hosted by well-known comedian Godfrey, MSG Countdown will bring fans unforgettable moments from the last 40 years, counting down "Top Moments of the 21st Century Rangers;" "Top Moments of the 21st Century Knicks;" "50-50-50 Club" (50 pts. in a game, 50 goals in a season, or 50 saves by a goalie in a game); "Lundqvist's Top Shut Outs;" "Penalty Shots, Shoot Outs & Saves;" "Top Moments of the 2013-14 Rangers;" and more. The 30-minute countdown show is slated for 10 episodes.
Kicking off Monday, August 4 with MSG Countdown: Top Moments of the 2013-14 Rangers, fans can relive 20 memorable moments from this past season including Henrik Lundqvist breaking the record for most wins by a Rangers goalie (3/18/14), Martin St. Louis's overtime goal in Game #4 vs Montreal (5/25/14), and the Rangers 1-0 victory over Montreal which sent them to the finals for the first time in 20 years (5/29/14).
Godfrey is one of the most dominant forces on the comedy scene where he is in demand both as a host and standup headliner at the most prominent comedy clubs across both coasts including: The Comedy Cellar, the Comic Strip, Caroline's Comedy Club; and The Laugh Factory and The Improv in Los Angeles. Film and television credits include: Zoolander, 30 Rock, Louie, Johnson Family Vacation, The Cook Out, and Soul Plane, in addition to his own half-hour special for Comedy Central.
MSG Networks is the exclusive local television home of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres (Upstate New York only), New York Liberty and New York Red Bulls, and the official regional sports networks of the New York Giants. MSG Networks also telecasts over 135 live college basketball games and over 35 live College Football games from top national conferences (ACC, Big 12, Big East), as well as horse racing, boxing and award-winning original programming. In 2014, MSG Networks received 16 New York Emmy Awards, including 14 for MSG Network and one each for MSG+ and MSG.com. MSG Network's 99 Emmys over the past seven years are more than any single network or station in the region during that time.