The Fighting Irish football faithful will have to pay up to watch Notre Dame’s home opener against Toledo next month. NBC, which has broadcast every Notre Dame home football game since 1991, will sit out the Sept. 11 matchup in favor of NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock. This will be the only Notre Dame game that Peacock will have exclusively; the rest of the Fighting Irish’s home schedule will be available on both Peacock and NBC.
Weigel Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate WBND-LD South Bend, Ind. (DMA 96), will have two hours of exclusive live coverage from Notre Dame Football Fan Fest before each home game this season. The ABC 57 Saturday Kickoff from the Notre Dame Football Fan Fest premieres Saturday, Sept. 10, and will air from 10 a.m. to noon. The […]
Notre Dame’s return to prominence more than two decades after winning its last national championship should mean big ratings for the upcoming college bowl season. The Fighting Irish closed out an undefeated regular season Saturday night on ABC in the season’s highest-rated college football game, capping a fall in which ratings grew sharply on regular carrier NBC as well.