MSG NETWORKS ADDS MARQUEE COLLEGE ATHLETICS TO FALL SCHEDULE
Live ACC Football Starting in September and ACC and Big East Basketball Later in the Fall
New York, NY (August 6, 2013) – MSG Networks and FOX Sports Media Group have reached an agreement to bring live Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) football and basketball and Big East basketball to MSG Networks this fall.
MSG Networks will televise up to 10 ACC football games and up to 23 men’s ACC basketball games, as well as select women’s basketball and Olympic sports. MSG will also offer up to 10 Big East basketball games. Complete telecast schedules for MSG and MSG+ will be announced in the coming weeks.
“We are very excited to bring MSG viewers elite college football and basketball from two of the top conferences in the country,” said Daniel Ronayne, executive vice president and general manager, MSG Networks. “With nearly 400 live professional sports events scheduled for our networks this season, as well as a robust lineup of award-winning original programming, MSG Networks is the premier destination for New York area sports fans.”
“MSG has been a long-time distribution partner for Fox Sports, and we’re glad to continue that relationship with ACC and Big East content,” said Jeff Krolik, executive vice president, FOX Sports regional networks. “MSG’s wide footprint is a great platform to serve millions of college sports fans in the New York area.”