ESPN and Conference USA Reach Television Agreement
College Football – Related Press Releases
Four prominent ESPN commentators will have new college football roles for the upcoming 2016 season, it was announced by Mark Gross, ESPN, senior vice president, production & remote events. Samantha Ponder joins the ABC Saturday Night Football telecast as a reporter, while play-by-play commentator Joe Tessitore moves to the ESPN College Football Primetime game. Additionally, Steve Levy who returns to a weekly college football play-by-play role, forms a team with Brian Griese to call action on ABC or ESPN on Saturday afternoons.
ESPN/ABC Set for Best College Football Opening Weekend Schedule Ever
ESPN’s Industry-Leading 38-Game Bowl Schedule to Conclude 2016-17 College Football Season
ESPN Selects Seven Big Ten College Football Games for 2016 Saturday Prime Time
The MEAC/SWAC Challenge – which features teams from two prominent Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) on the opening weekend of the college football season – will originate from Daytona Beach, Fla. in 2016 and Baton Rouge, La. in 2017. The 2016 game will showcase Alcorn State University of the SWAC vs. Bethune-Cookman University of the MEAC. In 2017, South Carolina State University of the MEAC will square off against Southern University of the SWAC. Both games will be aired on an ESPN network.
ESPN, Inc. led the industry with 57 Sports Emmy Award nominations for 2015, matching its record set a year ago, with 30 for 30, College Football, E:60 and SportsCenter leading the way.
ACC Champion Clemson Tigers on Saturday, April 9 Kansas and Stephen F. Austin Spring Games Too ESPN3 will stream six ACC college football spring games in April, including the 2015 conference champion Clemson Tigers on Saturday, April 9 (2:30 p.m. ET) as part of a conference quadrupleheader. Duke (10 a.m.), Wake Forest (3 p.m.) and … Read More
College Football Playoff National Championship: ESPN’s Third Highest Overnight Ever across All Sports; WatchESPN Sets New Records
ESPN’s Megacast presentation of the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T on January 11, 2016 – an Alabama 45-40 victory over Clemson – delivered a 16.0 overnight rating, ESPN’s third-best overnight for any game, ever, across all sports.
ESPN Megacast: Larry Fedora, Will Muschamp, Pat Narduzzi, and Willie Taggart Added to Film Room Production
ESPN Megacast: ESPN Traditional Telecast and 14 Alternate Productions for College Football Playoff National Championship; ESPN Radio Airs the Game
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