BTN Communications, September 1, 2020

Beginning on Monday, Aug. 31, BTN?s programming schedule will highlight the Big Ten sports impacted by the postponement of fall competition due to COVID-19. The network will also broadcast multiple studio shows per week with the latest insight and analysis around the Big Ten Conference.


On Saturdays this fall, BTN will air one win from each school during a 14-hour block of programming on the network. On its digital and social media platforms, BTN will also schedule a full-game replay either immediately before or after the TV Classic on BTN?s school-specific social channels. Each Big Ten fan base will have two opportunities every Saturday to see a victory on BTN?s platforms.

Additionally, on weekdays from 12 p.m. ET to 5 p.m. ET in September, BTN will air multiple classic football games as a part of various themes. Full details can be found at

  • Monday, 8/31 - Friday, 9/4
    • Non-Conference Football Classics
  • Monday, 9/7 - Friday, 9/11
    • Rivalry Classics
  • Monday, 9/14 - Friday, 9/18
    • Top-10 Matchups
  • Monday, 9/21 - Friday, 9/25
    • Comeback Victories
  • Monday, 9/28 - Friday, 10/2
    • Upset Victories

Each Sunday in September will be dedicated to a specific year of Big Ten Football and include a mix of classic games, Football in 60 shows (games cut down to a one-hour format) and original programming.

  • Sunday, 9/6
    • 2014 Football Season
  • Sunday, 9/13
    • 2015 Football Season
  • Sunday, 9/20
    • 2016 Football Season
  • Sunday, 9/27
    • 2017 Football season

Olympic Sports:

Each weeknight from 7 p.m. ET - 11 p.m. ET, BTN will dedicate four hours to various Olympic sports with countdowns of the top events since the network?s launch. The women?s field hockey countdown is on Mondays, men?s soccer on Tuesdays, women?s volleyball on Wednesdays and Fridays and women?s soccer on Thursdays.

News and Original Programming:

The B1G Show, BTN?s 30-minute home for news, interviews and analysis, will be produced multiple times per week and typically air at 6 p.m. ET. At 6:30 p.m. ET, various pieces of original programming, including the Emmy-nominated series, The Journey, Campus Eats, B1G Video Recall and the B1G Moment, will be scheduled.


BTN?s social media coverage will continue to provide new features and updates and can be found on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter. In addition to BTN?s main Twitter handle, 14 separate school accounts are regularly populated, allowing fans to stay up-to-date with the latest from their schools.