A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 1,500 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. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation’s finest universities, including the Emmy-nominated The Journey. The network is in more than 60 million homes across the United States and Canada, including carriage by all the major video distributors, such as DIRECTV, DISH, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Communications, Comcast Xfinity, Altice USA, Cox Communications, Mediacom, RCN, WOW!, and approximately 300 additional video providers across North America. BTN is also available through the majority of OTT providers, including DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu, PlayStation Vue and fuboTV. For additional information, please visit www.btn.com.
Where to Find Us
To get the channel number specific to your area and provider, visit www.BTN.com/channelfinder.
BTN’s programming schedule includes 40+ football games, more than 130 men’s basketball games, including 10 Big Ten Basketball Tournament games, over 80 women’s basketball games, hundreds of additional Olympic sporting events and dozens of Big Ten championship events. The network also offers studio and original programming throughout the basketball season. Studio shows include BTN Live, B1G Tip-Off Show and the B1G Show. Original programming includes the Emmy-nominated series, The Journey: Big Ten Basketball and Big Ten Elite, a documentary series that provides the complete story behind some of the all-time great football and basketball squads.
The network’s fall studio and original programming lineup includes BTN Tailgate, BTN Live, BTN Football & Beyond, The Final Drive, and The Journey: Big Ten Football.
BTN Plus streams hundreds of additional untelevised live events via subscription and also features exclusive behind-the-scenes video, game highlights, original programming and press conferences from 28 men’s and women’s sports across the Big Ten Conference, with additional coverage from conference postseason tournaments and events. Some of BTN’s streamed 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.
Committed to Women’s Sports
The network schedule annually features over 800 women’s events, in the sports of basketball, ice hockey, golf, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, field hockey, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field and volleyball. The network is the television home for Big Ten Conference women’s basketball, including 12 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament games and a full studio presence at the tournament. During the academic year, the network produces and airs the B1G Women’s Sports Report, a program dedicated exclusively to the highlights and accomplishments of female Big Ten student-athletes.