BTN Communications, January 5, 2015
CHICAGO - BTN will provide extensive on-site coverage surrounding the College Football Playoff National Championship between Ohio State and Oregon.
BTN kicks off its coverage at 2:30 PM ET Tuesday with a live look at Ohio State?s on-campus media day. Coach Urban Meyer?s interview session will also stream live on BTN2Go.
On Saturday, Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo, Howard Griffith and Glen Mason will provide coverage of National Championship Media Day from the Dallas Convention Center, and be joined on set by a number of special guests during a 60-minute BTN Finale airing at 4:30 PM ET.
On Sunday, the same four return for the College Football Playoff Championship Preview Show at 5 PM ET to break down the matchup and discuss keys to victory. The show will originate from AT&T Stadium, with the BTN set located on the plaza outside of Gate H.
Monday?s coverage begins at 6 PM ET with BTN Live, followed by the College Football Playoff Championship Pregame Show at 7 PM ET. Revsine, DiNardo, Griffith and Mason will be live from the set outside AT&T Stadium, while Rick Pizzo, Stanley Jackson and Chuck Long anchor BTN?s coverage from the BTN Studio in Chicago. The pregame show will also include a pair of one-on-one interviews from earlier in the week in which Griffith spoke to Sugar Bowl MVP Ezekiel Elliot, and DiNardo sat down with offensive coordinator Ed Warinner.
Following the game, Revsine, DiNardo, Griffith and Mason will have highlights, analysis and interviews with select Ohio State coaches and student-athletes on the College Football Playoff Championship Postgame Show.
BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart will also be reporting live from Dallas with all the latest news and notes leading up to, during and after the game. Fans can follow BTN on Instagram for exclusive behind the scenes content.
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