Company Profile

About The Big Ten Network

A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, Big Ten Network is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 2,200 live events across all platforms, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. The Fox Sports App is the digital extension of the Big Ten Network, delivering live games and on-demand programming to Big Ten Network customers via the web, smartphones, and tablets. Network events include football, men's and women's basketball games, dozens of Big Ten Olympic sports and championship events, studio shows and classic games. With over 1,700 events annually, B1G+ is the subscription streaming service for thousands of live non-televised games, next day on-demand archives, 14 school channels programmed 24 hours a day and access to Big Ten Network's library of previous season classics and original programming. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments from some of the nation's finest universities, including the Emmy-nominated The Journey. The network is carried by all the major video distributors across the United States and Canada, such as DIRECTV, DISH, Verizon Fios, Spectrum, Xfinity, Optimum, Cox Contour TV, Mediacom, Astound Broadband and approximately 300 additional video providers across North America. Big Ten Network is also available through the majority of streaming providers, including DIRECTV Stream, FuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, Vidgo and YouTube TV. For additional information, please visit

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Big Ten Network Programming

Our programming schedule includes 40+ football games, more than 200 men's and women's basketball games, including 22 Big Ten Basketball Tournament games, hundreds of additional Olympic sporting events and dozens of Big Ten championship events. The network also offers studio and original programming throughout the year including B1G Today, The B1G Show, B1G Tailgate and The Final Drive. Original programming includes the Emmy-nominated series, The Journey as well as The B1G Story and The B1G Moment, documentary series that provide the complete story behind some of the all-time great moments, football and basketball teams in Big Ten history.

FOX Sports App & B1G+

The Fox Sports App is the TV everywhere digital extension of the Big Ten Network, delivering live games and on-demand programming to Big Ten Network customers via the web, smartphones, and tablets.

B1G+, the Big Ten Network's subscription service, streams more than 1,700 additional non-televised live events and features exclusive behind-the-scenes video, highlights, original programming and press conferences from 28 men's and women's sports across the Big Ten Conference. Some B1G+ events are also televised on delay as part of the network's groundbreaking Student-U initiative, offering Big Ten students a unique opportunity to gain real-world television experience. For additional information, visit

Committed to Women's Sports

Across both televised and streamed events, 54% of the Big Ten Network's live event schedule feature women's sports. BTN annually produces more than 900 women's events and is the television home for Big Ten Conference women's basketball and volleyball. During the academic year, the network also produces and airs the B1G Women's Sports Report, a program dedicated exclusively to the highlights and accomplishments of female Big Ten student-athletes.