Saturday Night in Smashville Returns to Bally Sports South South & Southeast News

NASHVILLE- Bally Sports South is in partnership with the Nashville Predators for a third season of Saturday night in Smashville in 2022-23 with the debut on Saturday, October 22 as the Predators host the Philadelphia Flyers at Bridgestone Arena.

Country music singer and songwriter Jon Pardithe Academy of Country Music’s 2017 New Male Vocalist of the Year, will be the spokesperson for Saturday Night in Smashville and will be featured on the open show.

October 22 coverage will begin with an expanded one-hour edition of LIVE Predators. Host Lyndsay Rowley and analyst Hal Gill will be at the box office located in the main plaza at the corner of 5th Avenue and Broadway across from Bridgestone Arena.

The network will welcome the president of hockey operations and general manager of the Predators David Hairy and his wife Elizabeth as special guests on the pre-game show for Poile’s 3,000th game as general manager. Additionally, Rowley will showcase the team’s 2022-23 reverse retro jersey before showing player reactions to the new look.

Play-by-play announcer Willy Daunicanalyst Chris Mason and journalist at the edge of the ice rink Kara Hammerwill call the game. Saturday’s telecast will be the first of 12 Saturday night shows in Smashville throughout the 2022-23 season.

How to watch: Saturday Night in Smashville – Philadelphia Flyers vs. Nashville Predators

When: Saturday, October 22

Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn.

Time: Coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. CT

Network: Bally Sports South

Diffusion: BallySports.comBally Sports app, Bally Sports+

Social media: @PredsOnBally

Future Saturday Night Smashville Dates

Oct. 29: vs. Washington Capitals, 6:30 p.m. CT

Nov. 12: vs. New York Rangers, 6:30 p.m. CT

Nov. 19: vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, 6:30 p.m. CT

Nov. 26: vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, 6:30 p.m. CT

Dec. 10: vs. Ottawa Senators, 12 p.m. CT

Jan. 14: vs. Buffalo Sabers, 6:30 p.m. CT

Jan. 21: vs. Los Angeles Kings, 6:30 p.m. CT

Feb. 18: vs. Florida Panthers, 12:30 p.m. CT

March 18: vs. Winnipeg Jets, 12:30 p.m. CT

March 25: vs. Seattle Kraken, 12:30 p.m. CT

April 1: vs. St. Louis Blues, 11:30 a.m. CT

Predator TV shows are widely available throughout Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Georgia through cable, satellite and over-the-top providers including AT&T U-verse, DIRECTV, DIRECTV STREAM and Spectrum. Game shows can also be streamed live on and the Bally Sports app, available on mobile and tablet devices (including iOS and Android) as well as connected devices. New this season, the Predators games will also be available on Bally Sports+, the brand new standalone streaming subscription service from Bally Sports. Additional network content available on Twitter @PredsOnBally.

About Bally Sports South

Bally Sports South – a regional sports network owned by Diamond Sports Group – is the local destination for sports fans in the South East, producing over 750 live events while televising over 2,600 live events and studio shows each year. Home to the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta United, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators and Atlantic Coast Conference, the networks are widely spread across Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Game shows can also be streamed on and the Bally Sports app. For more regional sports content, follow @BallySportsSO on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.

About Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators became the 27th team in the National Hockey League on May 4, 1998, and went from a fledgling expansion franchise to a fixture in the Middle Tennessee community in the years that followed. The team strives each season to achieve its one goal: to become a Stanley Cup champion hockey team while making Bridgestone Arena the number one sports and entertainment venue in the United States. In 2020 alone, with one goal in mind, the Nashville Predators organization has generated approximately $5.5 million in life-changing funds to help a wide variety of relief efforts, non-profit organizations non-profits and people in need. On the ice, the team has enjoyed historic success in recent seasons, qualifying for the Stanley Cup Playoffs eight times in a row, a run marked by a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2017, winning the Presidents’ Trophy in 2017-18 and winning a second straight Central Division title in 2018-19. For more Nashville Predators information, game schedule and ticket availability, visit

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