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SEC TV Network announced

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, May 2, 2013.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    The broad strokes:

    • launches August 2014

    • 1,000 live SEC events per year, 450 on TV, 550 digitally

    • tripleheader of games all 13 weeks of football season

    • every football game of every SEC team aired live on SEC Network or one of its broadcast partners (no more pay-per-view)

    • deal with ESPN extended through 2034

    Checkmate, Longhorn Network.
  2. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member

    No LSUFreek show?
  3. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Yeah, the NCAA is gonna be policing those SEC programs reeeeeaal hard now.
  4. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Here's a story with updated details:

  5. lantaur

    lantaur Well-Known Member

    I have nothing to add just love the url.
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I already get the SEC Network. It's called CBS...
  7. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Your brain is too footbally. I think we're all forgetting the main point of this -- hours and hours of televised volleyball with multiple camera angles.
  8. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    Does that mean it will be part of my expanded sports package? If so, this is terrific.
  9. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    I see these college conferences and their distribution as cable's preparation for the horrible day (for them) that political pressure forces the end of bundling and allows menu cable choice. SEC TV will have a built-in market to cushion the blow of many consumers deciding that college lacrosse day does not justify the cost of ESPNU.
  10. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    And, each school gets 8 infinity gazillion dollars!!!11!111

  11. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Tripleheader of games ... is really the funniest line.

  12. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Missouri at Kentucky, noon

    Arkansas at Mississippi State, 3:30 pm.

    Tennessee at Vanderbilt, 7 p.m.

    CBS and ESPN are still going to eat up anything worth watching.
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