Additional experts and nightly coverage in place for 2014-15 Big Ten basketball season.
BTN Originals debuts “Unbeaten: The Life of Brook Berringer” Saturday, Oct. 18
BTN2Go, the digital extension of the Big Ten Network, has been redesigned to deliver live games and on-demand programming to BTN subscribers on an improved platform.
BTN announces most extensive women’s basketball coverage in network history.
BTN will televise 27 men’s hockey games, including the Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field in Chicago, and the entire Big Ten Hockey Tournament.
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BTN is now available on expanded basic level of service to all Pennsylvania subscribers of Adams Cable Service.
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BTN will televise a record number of men’s conference basketball games this season. The slate features 77 conference matchups, including 10 straight weeks of “Super Wednesdays” and five Big Ten Tournament games for the first time in BTN history.
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Saturday night’s thriller between Penn State and Rutgers was the highest-rated college football game in the New York and Philadelphia DMAs
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BTN’s morning and evening shows to originate live from High Point Solutions Stadium when renewed East Coast rivals Penn State and Rutgers clash this Saturday night on BTN for the first time since 1995.
It’s the nation’s strongest women’s volleyball conference, and we’ll have it covered better than anyone. View BTN/BTN2Go’s schedule for the 2014 volleyball season.
CHICAGO – With BTN’s eighth annual football bus tour hitting the road, the network kicks off its football coverage with the season debut of BTN Live on Monday.
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CHICAGO – BTN is welcoming Rutgers University to the conference in a B1G way, adding Rutgers experts to its on-air roster and planning a full day of programming dedicated to Rutgers Athletics.
CHICAGO – BTN is welcoming the University of Maryland to the conference in a B1G way, adding Maryland experts to its on-air roster and planning a full day of programming dedicated to Maryland Athletics.
CHICAGO – BTN and BTN2Go will provide more than five hours of live coverage of Big Ten Football Media Days, beginning at 10:30 a.m ET Monday. Coverage includes the press conferences of all 14 Big Ten head football coaches and remarks from BTN President Mark Silverman, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and College Football Playoff Chief Operating Officer Michael Kelly. The press conferences and remarks will re-air beginning at 7 p.m. ET that evening.
In addition to last week’s event in New York to celebrate the Big Ten Conference’s expansion to the East Coast and broader distribution for BTN, the network decked out the Half Street Fairgrounds in Washington D.C. Monday prior to B1G Night at Nationals Park. See a photo gallery from the party in this post.
CHICAGO – As one of the premier basketball conferences in the country, the Big Ten is expected to once again be heavily represented in the 2014 NBA Draft. Through a series of feature segments, sit-down interviews and in-depth analysis, BTN will prepare fans for draft night with a 60-minute NBA Draft Preview edition of Big Ten Basketball Report at 7 PM ET on Wednesday, June 25.
CHICAGO – BTN is dedicating the entire day of programing Friday to The Journey: Big Ten Football 2013 by replaying all 12 episodes.
Tuesday, Big Ten Network starts a three-week search for Big Ten superfans from the New York tri-state area for the most creative and inspired “selfies” taken in front of iconic New York and New Jersey locations. The lucky winners will receive prize packages, including a trip to the 2014 Big Ten Football Championship Game or the 2015 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament.
CHICAGO – Five student journalists from Big Ten universities and the University of Maryland and Rutgers University, which join the Big Ten July 1, will receive the first BTN LiveBIG Student Solutions Journalism Award, the network announced today.
CHICAGO – BTN’s coverage of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament begins at 6 PM ET on Wednesday with No. 1 Indiana vs. No. 8 Iowa from TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., home of the College World Series. The network will also carry games 6, 7 and 8 on Thursday, each game Friday and Saturday and the Big Ten Baseball Tournament Championship Game, which will air at 2 PM ET on Sunday.
CHICAGO – BTN President Mark Silverman announced today that Mark Hulsey has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Production/Executive Producer. Hulsey joined BTN in 2009 as Vice President of Production/Executive Producer after nine years at FOX Sports Midwest.
Earlier this morning, we released BTN’s 2014 primetime football selections. The six games to air in prime-time this fall will include the 2013 Big Ten Champion Michigan State, Ohio State, Michigan and Big Ten newcomers Maryland and Rutgers. The day prime-time schedules are released is always exciting, because it’s like the unofficial start of football season. What most people may not realize is how extensive the research and planning process is prior to finalizing and announcing the selections.
CHICAGO – BTN today announced it has selected six games to air in primetime this fall, with teams including the conference’s 2013 Big Ten Champion Michigan State, Ohio State, Michigan and Big Ten newcomers Rutgers University and the University of Maryland.
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CHICAGO – BTN is the home for complete coverage of Big Ten spring championships in May and will televise events in the sports of baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, rowing, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s outdoor track and field. In all, BTN will offer more than 50 hours of coverage.
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CHICAGO – BTN will offer its most extensive baseball and softball coverage ever, with over 240 events airing on BTN, BTN2Go and the Big Ten Digital Network (BTDN) for the 2014 season.