- Detroit Lions Radio Network
The Detroit Lions Radio Network is a network of 36 radio stations (34 in Michigan, one in Toledo, Ohio, and one in Lincoln, Nebraska) that broadcast all of the NFL's Detroit Lions games and related programming.  All preseason and regular season games are aired live throughout the network.
The flagship stations are Detroit sister stations WXYT (1270 AM) and WXYT-FM (97.1 FM). If the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, or Detroit Pistons (for whom the stations are also flagships) are playing at the same time, then WXYT-FM will carry the Lions' game, while the Tigers or Red Wings game airs on WXYT-AM or the Pistons game airs on WWJ (950 AM). The Lions and WXYT AM/FM renewed their partnership for three more seasons on October 9, 2009. 
The current announcers are Dan Miller with play-by-play, Jim Brandstatter with color commentary, and Tony Ortiz with sideline reports. WXYT-FM's Gavin Edwards is the studio host; he also does updates of other games around the league.
Wrap around shows
The network's pre-game show which begins one hour before game-time is called Lions GameDay, in which Miller and Brandstatter, joined by Dave Birkett (Lions beat reporter of The Detroit Free Press) discuss the day's game, discuss previous games, and predict the outcome. Tony Ortiz does a preview of the opponent. Edwards previews other games and reports news from around the league from the studio. The network's post game show includes locker-room interviews with coaches and players by Brandstatter and Ortiz, as well as all press conferences, then the game wrapup by Miller in which he mentions all of the game's statistics and looks ahead to the next game.
City Callsign Frequency Detroit WXYT-FM 97.1 FM Detroit WXYT 1270 AM Alpena WKJZ 94.9 FM Ann Arbor WAAM 1600 AM Battle Creek WBCK 930 AM Battle Creek WRCC 1400 AM Big Rapids WBRN 1460 AM Coldwater WTVB 1590 AM Escanaba WYKX 104.7 FM Flint WTRX 1330 AM Grand Haven WGHN 92.1 FM Grand Rapids WBBL-FM 107.3 FM Hillsdale WCSR 1340 AM Hillsdale WCSR-FM 92.1 FM Holland WHTC 1450 AM Houghton WCCY 1400 AM Iron Mountain WMIQ 1450 AM Kalamazoo WKZO 590 AM Lansing WVFN 730 AM Ludington WMOM 102.7 FM Marquette WDMJ 1320 AM Muskegon / Whitehall WWSN 97.5 FM Newberry WNBY 1450 AM Petoskey WJML 750 AM Port Huron WPHM 1380 AM Saginaw WKQZ 93.3 FM Sandusky WTGV-FM 97.7 FM South Haven WGMY 940 AM St. Ignace / Cheboygan WIDG 940 AM St. Joseph WSJM 1400 AM St. Joseph WSJM-FM 94.9 FM Sault Ste. Marie WSOO 1230 AM Tawas City WQLB 103.3 FM Traverse City WCCW 1310 AM
City Callsign Frequency Lincoln KLIN 1400 AM
City Callsign Frequency Toledo WLQR 1470 AM
Games are also aired on Sirius XM Radio
- Dan Miller has been the radio play-by-play voice of the Lions since 2005.  Miller succeeded Mark Champion, who had called play-by-play for the team from 1989-2004. 
- Other past announcers for Lions radio include Frank Beckmann and Bob Reynolds.
- Jim Brandstatter has been the Lions' radio color commentator since 1987. 
- Tony Ortiz has been providing Lions sideline reports since 2001.  He produced Lions games broadcasts from 1991-1994. 
- WXYT-AM was the sole flagship station of the network from 1998-2004.
- In 2005, the Lions' flagship became an FM station for the first time in their history, when a long term agreement was signed with WKRK.
- Detroit's WWJ was the team's flagship station prior to 1998, and continued to simulcast WXYT-AM's broadcasts prior to the team's move to WKRK. Prior to 1989, WJR had served as the Lions' radio flagship.
- Former names of the network include "The WXYT 1270 Detroit Lions Radio Network", "The WKRK Detroit Lions Radio Network", and "The Live 97.1 Detroit Lions Radio Network" (WKRK-FM is WXYT-FM's former callsign, and Live 97.1 is one of its former brandings).
Detroit Lions Formerly the Portsmouth Spartans • Founded in 1929 • Based in Detroit, Michigan The Franchise Stadiums Culture RivalriesMinnesota Vikings Lore Head Coaches Notable people League Championships (4) Current League Affiliations Broadcasters National Football League on television and radio Television broadcast partners Monday Night FootballResults Sunday Night FootballResultsESPN • TNT • NBC Pregame television programs NFL Network NFL Films television programs Other television programs Radio broadcast partnersSecondary radio broadcast partnersLocal radio networks Broadcasters by event
AFC Championship Game · AFL Championship Game · AFL All-Star Game · American Bowl · Bills Toronto Series · Christmas games · Hall of Fame Game · International Series · NFC Championship Game · NFL Championship Game · NFL Draft · NFL Kickoff Game · Playoff Bowl · Pro Bowl · Super Bowl · Thanksgiving Classic · World Bowl
Television broadcast technology Other television information
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
The Detroit Lions Radio Network — is a network of radio stations that air the NFL s Detroit Lions games. All pre season and regular season home and away games are broadcasted live. The flagship stations are Detroit sister stations WXYT AM 1270 AM and WXYT FM 97.1 FM. If the… … Wikipedia
Detroit Lions Television Network — The Detroit Lions Television Network is a network of six television stations in Michigan that broadcast the NFL s Detroit Lions preseason games as well as the weekly regular season pre game show The Ford Lions Report. As of 2011, WXYZ TV in… … Wikipedia
Detroit Tigers Radio Network — The Detroit Tigers Radio Network is a network of 34 radio stations that covers much of Michigan, Northwest Ohio and Northern Indiana that air Major League Baseball s Detroit Tigers games and related programming.  The network airs all 162… … Wikipedia
The Detroit Lions Television Network — is a network of television stations that broadcast the NFL s Detroit Lions pre season games, as well as the syndicated weekly show The Ford Lions Report during the regular season. Every market in Michigan has an affiliate, so all Lions fans in… … Wikipedia
The Detroit Tigers Radio Network — is a network of radio stations that air Major League Baseball s Detroit Tigers games. All home and away games are broadcasted live, simulcast in Detroit on flagship sister stations WXYT AM 1270 AM and WXYT FM 97.1 FM. If the Detroit Lions or… … Wikipedia
Detroit Lions — Current season Established 1929 Play in Ford Field Detroit, Michigan Headquartered in Allen Park, Michigan … Wikipedia
Dallas Cowboys Radio Network — The Dallas Cowboys Radio Network is an American radio network broadcasting all Dallas Cowboys football games to stations across all of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and New Mexico during the NFL season. Beginning with the 2009 NFL… … Wikipedia
Chicago Cubs Radio Network — The Chicago Cubs Radio Network comprises 45 stations in eleven states. It is a division of Tribune Broadcasting s Tribune Radio Network. The Cubs flagship station is WGN, 720 AM. Pat Hughes is the play by play announcer, with Keith Moreland… … Wikipedia
Cincinnati Reds Radio Network — Midwest and Southern USA Branding Cincinnati Bell Reds Radio Network Slogan The Reds are on the radio! Owner Cincinnati Reds … Wikipedia
Miami Marlins Radio Network — The Miami Marlins Radio Network is a network of 7 radio stations in Florida that broadcast Major League Baseball games of the Miami Marlins. 6 stations broadcast games in English, while another carries a separate broadcast in Spanish. The… … Wikipedia