BTN celebrates 100th episode of The Journey, the network’s signature original series
On Sunday, Jan. 31 at 9:30 p.m. ET, Big Ten Network will air the 100th episode of The Journey, the network’s signature original series. The Journey, a documentary-style show covering both football and basketball, has taken viewers behind the scenes with compelling stories of the Big Ten’s student-athletes and coaches since 2007.
Over the next seven days, BTN will take a trip down memory lane with the best moments and stories from The Journey’s past nine years on Facebook, Twitter and BTN.com. ‘Journey Week’ will include reliving 12 of the most popular features in Journey history, an updated look at some of the most successful athletes ever featured on the series and behind-the-scenes insight and feedback from the producers of the show.
The 12 features, which will be available in full, range from light-hearted to inspirational and capture some of the Big Ten’s best players and personalities over nearly a decade. They include Penn State’s Michael Mauti, Northwestern’s Tom Hruby, the 2014 Ohio State football team and Jacob Jarvis, Nebraska’s Kenny Bell, Minnesota’s Ra’Shede Hageman, Ohio State’s Mark Titus, Purdue’s Robbie Hummel, Illinois’ Meyers Leonard, Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky, Michigan State’s Adreian Payne, Iowa’s Chris Street and Michigan’s Darius Morris.
In addition to being BTN’s highest-rated original program, The Journey has captured a number of awards over the past several years. These include two National Sports Emmy Nominations and in 2014, The Journey: Big Ten Basketball won Best Sports Show in the Cablefax program awards, an honor The Journey: Big Ten Football won in 2013.
Each and every episode of “The Journey” – this season and past – is also available on BTN2Go.