BTN Communications, September 1, 2022
The Big Ten Network today announced its 2022-23 original programming lineup, with linear and digital showcases for the best stories the Big Ten has to offer. The series premiere of B1G Trailblazers leads the way tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET, featuring a one-on-one conversation with Big Ten Medal of Honor winner and Super Bowl champion, Tony Dungy. Returning this fall are new episodes of The B1G Trip, The Journey, The B1G Story and The B1G Moment.
Below are the air dates and times for this fall's lineup, with additions being announced on a future date.
Dave Revsine sits down for 60 minutes with legendary figures from the Big Ten Conference. The series premiere kicks off tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET ahead New Mexico State vs Minnesota and continues Wednesdays throughout September.
- Thursday, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p.m. ET - B1G Trailblazers: Tony Dungy
- Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m. ET - B1G Trailblazers: Carli Lloyd
- Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 8 p.m. ET - B1G Trailblazers: Barry Alvarez
The B1G Moment
The B1G Moment spotlights the most iconic and career-defining moments in Big Ten history on Mondays this fall.
- Monday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. ET - The B1G Moment: The First Wave
- Monday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. ET - The B1G Moment: Sebastian Elney Strikes Twice
- Monday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. ET - The B1G Moment: Little Giants
- Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. ET - The B1G Moment: Pandemonium in Piscataway
- Monday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. ET - The B1G Moment: 54-51
- Monday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. ET - The B1G Moment: Trouble With The Snap
- Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. ET - The B1G Moment: Chad Austin Does It Again
- Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. ET - The B1G Moment: Ben Brust's Halfcourt Shot
The Journey: Big Ten Football 2022
The Emmy-nominated franchise The Journey: Big Ten Football 2022 will debut its 11th season beginning on Oct. 4, taking you behind-the-scenes throughout the football season.
- Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. ET - The Journey: Football #1
- Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 6 p.m. ET - The Journey: Football #2
- Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. ET - The Journey: Football #3
- Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 11 p.m. ET - The Journey: Football #4
- Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 7 p.m. ET - The Journey: Football #5
- Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m. ET - The Journey: Football #6
- Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. ET - The Journey: Football #7
- Tuesday, Dec. 6, at TBD ET - The Journey: Football #8
The B1G Story
The B1G Story provides a contemporary look at compelling Big Ten stories of both past and present. In January, The B1G Story: Chris Street debuts celebrating the life and legacy of Chris Street, a star basketball player for the Iowa Hawkeyes was tragically killed in a car accident during his junior year in January of 1993. Next spring, The B1G Story: Bill Cofield will reflect on Cofield's groundbreaking tenure at Wisconsin and his legacy through the eyes of his family, his former assistant coach Bo Ryan and his former players. This past July, The B1G Story: Aidan Hutchinson made its debut and followed Hutchinson's path from childhood, to carrying on the family legacy at Michigan, to being selected as the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft.
- Friday, Sept. 2, at 5 p.m. ET - The B1G Story: Aidan Hutchinson (re-air)
- Wednesday, Jan. 18, at TBD - The B1G Story: Chris Street
- TBD - The B1G Story: Bill Cofield
The B1G Trip: Wisconsin Basketball in France
The B1G Network Originals embedded with the Wisconsin men's basketball team for a summer trip to France as the Badgers competed in four exhibition games and visited historic sites in Paris, Lyon and Nice. The three-episode series debuts in October.
- Monday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. ET - The B1G Trip: Wisconsin Basketball in France #1
- Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 11:30 p.m. ET – The B1G Trip: Wisconsin Basketball in France #2
- Thursday, Nov. 3, at 10 p.m. ET – The B1G Trip: Wisconsin Basketball in France #3
At The Net, On The Mat, On The Court, On The Ice
Throughout the fall, BTN's multiplatform storytelling efforts will feature At The Net (volleyball), On The Ice (hockey), On The Mat (wrestling) - and new this year, On The Court (women's basketball).
In addition to televised episodes, the various series are available on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. The first At The Net feature - featuring Ohio State's Sarah Sue Morbitzer - premiered in August, while On The Mat, On The Ice and On The Court will debut in the coming months.
- Friday, Sept. 2, at 11 p.m. ET - At The Net
- December - On The Ice
- January - On The Mat
- January - On the Court