Less than a month after the Southeastern Conference made an expansion power play by inviting Texas and Oklahoma to the league, three of the SEC’s Power Five peers countered with an alliance of 41 schools that span from Miami to Seattle.
League schools are working on production and broadcast space for the ACC Network’s launch in August 2019 . The conference is mulling football and basketball scheduling that adds extra zip to first-year programming for the ESPN-partnered channel.
The Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing and the Association of Cable Communicators agree to merge.
NEW YORK (AP) — The YES Network, the Yankees’ cable channel, will televise up to 10 Atlantic Coast Conference football games and as many as 23 ACC men’s basketball games this season. YES announced the agreement with Fox Sports Media Group to show ACC sports on Thursday. The deal also includes the rights to some […]
Don’t expect an ACC-branded TV channel to be launched any time soon. The biggest problem so far is a rights issue. ESPN needs to control the conference’s syndicated rights to launch a channel. But those rights are tied up until 2027 through deals with Raycom and Fox Sports Net.
The contract extension through 2027 comes ahead of the planned additions of Pittsburgh and Syracuse from the Big East and would represent a 33% increase in TV money for each league school from the previous deal unveiled nearly two years ago.