CLARENCE, NY ( Bob Koshinski, Vice President and General Manager of WBBZ-TV is proud to announce a unique partnership between Your Hometown Television Station and The Buffalo News.  Beginning Friday September 6th at 7pm, Buffalo News sports columnists Bucky Gleason and Jerry Sullivan will host “The Bucky & Sully Show” on WBBZ-TV, presented by The Vinyl Outlet and Mattress Firm.

Launched online at earlier this year, “The Bucky & Sully Show” features the two columnists squaring off on our hometown teams with sharp opinions and analysis.  From online to on-the-air, sports fans can now catch “The Bucky & Sully Show” LIVE Monday and Friday nights at 7pm, with an encore presentation Sunday at 11:30am on WBBZ-TV.  “The Bucky & Sully Show” will also be archived on for 24/7 viewing.

“Bucky and Sully are brand names in covering Western New York sports.  WBBZ-TV is excited about bringing this project to television, in cooperation with The Buffalo News.  We are honored that an institution like the News selected our team to partner with,” WBBZ-TV VP & GM Bob Koshinski commented.

Buffalo News President and Publisher Warren T. Colville said, “Bucky and Sully have traveled the world covering major sporting events for The News.  We are thrilled that Western New Yorkers will now get to hear our columnists’ unique perspective regularly on WBBZ as The Buffalo News expands our content to television.”

Bucky Gleason is a native of Hamburg, NY. He is a graduate of Buffalo State College, and has been a writer at the Buffalo News since 1998 after working for the Associated Press in several cities. 

Senior sports columnist Jerry Sullivan joined The News in 1989 after covering the NBA for Newsday.  Jerry is a graduate of the University of Missouri.  Jerry is a native of Rhode Island and has covered everything from Super Bowls to the Olympics for The News.

WBBZ is seen throughout Western New York over-the-air on digital channel 67.1.  Ch. 5 on Verizon FiOS (HD 505); Ch 5 Dish; Ch. 67 DirecTV, and these Time Warner Cable channels:   Buffalo – Niagara Falls Metro area: Channel 5 (HD 710); Batavia – Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans Counties Channel 71 (HD 1014); Parts of Erie and Niagara Counties Channel 71 (HD 1014); Dunkirk Channel 99 (HD 710); Olean Channel 21 (HD 710); Fredonia – Jamestown Channel 71 (HD 718); Alfred- Angelica- Avoca- Bath- Bolivar Friendship- Hornell Channel 71 (HD 740).

WBBZ-TV is WNY’s only locally owned and operated television station.  4545 Transit Road, suite 750 Williamsville, NY 14221. 716-630-9229.  “Like” WBBZ-TV on Facebook.  Follow the conversation @WBBZ on Twitter.

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