Exclusive Sounders special to bring fans closer to the team than ever before

SEATTLE -- Q13 FOX will premiere an exclusive Seattle Sounders FC special titled “In the 18” on August 20th at 6pm on JOEtv (channel 22, cable 10).

Produced by LEVYfilms, this 30-minute program will bring viewers closer than ever to the Sounders FC by providing extraordinary insider access to the players, the preparation and the game.

The special will be followed at 6:30pm by the Sounders FC match against San Jose.

“In the 18” will feature a close-up of Sounders FC Head Coach Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history. This in-depth profile captures Schmid during training and matches including his 200th win this past weekend when the Sounders FC defeated the Houston Dynamos.

Additionally, the program will include game footage shot and produced from the unique perspective and creative eye of Scott Levy from LEVYfilms as well as exclusive footage of the US Open Cup semi-final highlights which you will only see on “In the 18.”

There will also be an exclusive profile of Gonzalo Pineda, the Sounders star defensive midfielder, who talks about what it means to come back from a catastrophic injury and once again be able to play the game he loves.

Q13 FOX and JOEtv are the Official Over the Air Television Partners of Sounders FC broadcasting 21 Sounders FC regular season matches live in HD for the 2014 season.