HARTFORD — At exactly noon Monday, Back9Network made its TV debut with original programming from its $9 million studio at Constitution Plaza.
The first show for the golf lifestyle network was "The Turn," an hourlong program of golf and pop culture that will air twice daily on Back9's first television home, DirecTV Ch. 262 The show stars veteran golf writer Shane Bacon, former E! Network host Erica Bachelor, and sports personality Lou Holder.
In the first year, Back9 plans to air nearly 1,100 hours of original programming, including "The Ahmad Rashad Show," "Off Par" and "The Clubhouse."
It took Back9 about four years to get to this...