Tag Archives: Al Koken

Behind the Scenes with CSN’s Caps Pregame Live

There’s a problem in the control room, and Alan May is involved. “He’s definitely gone over,” producer Ryan Billie tells the crew over headset. “We’re over by :30.” TV control rooms do not like surprises. They are dark places, populated … Continue reading

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Smoke Show

A Smoke Break With Smokin’ Al It’s no secret we’re CSN fanboys. Even thought we’ll be at Sunday’s tilt versus the Flyers, we’re recording CSN broadcast of it. In addition to the action on the ice (prediction: Caps win, 3-1) … Continue reading

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