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SEC Network unveils programming for first two weeks on air

Aug. 11, 2014

View August 14-28 Programming Schedule

SEC Network Football Programming

SEC Network, a new sports network devoted to the Southeastern Conference and operated by ESPN, will debut nationwide on August 14 at 5 p.m. CT with a three-hour SEC Now that will visit every SEC school and the 21 sports within the SEC. The following 14 days will feature an array of events and specials, including customized programming to feature 14 schools in 14 days with team previews, greatest games and SEC features leading into the network's first college football game on Thursday, Aug. 28, Texas A&M at South Carolina.

In addition to expansive college football programming to kick off the season, the network will also showcase its commitment to elevating sports across the conference with both men's basketball and women's soccer events airing on the television channel and 15 soccer matches being carried live as SEC Network + events on SECNetwork.com and WatchESPN.

SEC Network will begin a regular slate of studio shows and fall programming following Thursday, Aug 28.

Highlights of 14 Schools in 14 Days

• SEC Team Previews - every SEC team will have its own 30-minute college football preview show with analysts Greg McElory and Booger McFarland breaking down the team's potential for the 2014 season

• "Best of" games: each school, over 14 days, will have a marathon of great games from the last 5-10 years

• All-Access: four 30-minute specials taking viewers inside preseason practices throughout the conference as teams prepare for the 2014 season

• SEC Football BCS National Championships - the SEC won nine BCS National Championships, including seven consecutive titles between 2007 and 2013. On Saturday, Aug. 16 SEC Network will air an 18-hour marathon of SEC BCS National Championship wins

• SEC & The Heisman - on Sunday, Aug. 17 viewers have the chance to relive SEC games featuring standout performances from SEC Heisman winners; The games will be followed by a one-hour special with the SEC greats who have taken home the most prestigious trophy in college sports and an SEC Rewind game from 1980 featuring two Heisman trophy winners - Georgia's Herschel Walker and South Carolina's George Rogers

• SEC Storied - an ESPN film series from the creators of the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning 30 for 30 series, focusing on the people, teams, moments and events that tell the ongoing story of the SEC

• Men's Basketball - three games from the Kentucky Men's Basketball Big Blue Bahamas Tour will air live on SEC Network August 15-17 at 1 p.m.

• Soccer - Georgia at Ole Miss will kick off the soccer season on SEC Network Friday, Aug. 22.

August 14 - 28 Schedule Highlights:

Date Time (ET) Programming

Thu, Aug. 14

6 p.m.

SEC Now

 

9 p.m.

SEC Storied: The Stars Are Aligned

Fri, Aug. 15

2 a.m.

BEST OF ALABAMA
2009 SEC Championship (vs. Florida)
2012 SEC Championship (vs. Georgia)

2013 Alabama vs. Texas A&M
2013 BCS Championship (vs. Notre Dame)

 

1 p.m.

Men's Basketball: Kentucky vs. Dominican Republic
Dave Neal & Jay Bilas

 

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

8 p.m.

SEC Nation Special

 

9 p.m.

Georgia Football Preview

 

9:30 p.m.

Florida Football Preview

 

11 p.m.

BEST OF GEORGIA
2007 Georgia vs. Auburn
2013 Georgia vs. LSU
2007 Georgia vs. Alabama

2007 Georgia vs. Florida

Sat, Aug. 16

7 a.m. 

SEC Football BCS Championships
1999 Fiesta Bowl (FSU vs. Tennessee)
2004 Sugar Bowl (LSU vs. Oklahoma)
2007 BCS National Championship (Florida vs. Ohio State)
*below games begin at 3 p.m.
2008 BCS National Championship (LSU vs. Ohio State) 
2009 BCS National Championship (Florida vs. Oklahoma)

2010 BCS National Championship (Alabama vs. Texas)
2011 BCS National Championship (Auburn vs. Oregon)
2012 BCS National Championship (LSU vs. Alabama)                       2013 BCS National Championship (Alabama vs. Notre Dame)

 

1 p.m.

Men's Basketball: Kentucky vs. Champagne Chalons-Reims Basket
Dave Neal & Jay Bilas

Sun, Aug. 17

3 a.m.

BEST OF VANDERBILT
2013 Vanderbilt vs. Georgia
2008 Vanderbilt vs. Auburn

2006 Vanderbilt vs. Georgia
2012 Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee

 

11 a.m. 

SEC Heisman Football Games
1997 Sugar Bowl (Florida vs. Florida State) - Danny Wuerffel
*below games begin at 3 p.m.
2010 Auburn vs. Alabama - Cam Newton
2012 Texas A&M vs. Alabama - Johnny Manziel
2008 SEC Championship (Florida vs. Alabama) - Tebow & Ingram

 

1 p.m.

Men's Basketball: Kentucky vs. Dominican Republic
Dave Neal & Jay Bilas

 

9 p.m.

Trophy Lives: Heisman Winners of the SEC

 

10 p.m.

SEC Rewind: 1980 South Carolina at Georgia

 

Midnight

Best of Mississippi State
SEC Storied: Croom
2010 Mississippi State vs. Georgia
2009 Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss
2013 Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss
2011 Gator Bowl (vs. Michigan)

Mon, Aug. 18

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

7 p.m.

SEC Now

 

8 p.m.

Mississippi State Football Preview

 

8:30 p.m.

Ole Miss Football Preview

 

Midnight

BEST OF OLE MISS
SEC Storied: Book of Manning
2008 Ole Miss vs. Florida
2002 Ole Miss vs. Florida
2003 Ole Miss vs. Auburn
2013 Ole Miss vs. LSU

Tue, Aug. 19

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

7 p.m.

SEC Now

 

8 p.m.

Tennessee Football Preview

 

8:30 p.m.

Vanderbilt Football Preview

 

Midnight

BEST OF TENNESSEE
2012 SEC Storied: Pat X.0
2004 Tennessee vs. Florida
2005 Tennessee vs. LSU
2013 Tennessee vs. South Carolina
2007 Tennessee vs. Kentucky

Wed, Aug. 20

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

7 p.m.

SEC Now

 

8 p.m.

Kentucky Football Preview

 

8:30 p.m.

Missouri Football Preview

 

Midnight

BEST OF KENTUCKY
SEC Storied: Going Big
2007 Kentucky vs. LSU
2010 Kentucky vs. South Carolina
2009 Kentucky vs. Georgia
2007 Kentucky vs. Louisville

Thu, Aug. 21

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

7 p.m.

SEC Now

 

8 p.m.

Alabama Football Preview

 

8:30 p.m.

Auburn Football Preview

 

9 p.m.

SEC STORIED: Bo, Barkley, & The Big Hurt

 

Midnight

BEST OF AUBURN
SEC Storied: Bo, Barkley and The Big Hurt
2013 Auburn vs. Georgia
2009 BCS Championship (vs. Oregon)
SEC Storied: Bo, Barkley and The Big Hurt

2013 Auburn vs. Alabama (airing noon - 2 p.m.)

Fri, Aug. 22

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

7 p.m.

SEC Soccer: Georgia at Ole Miss

 

9 p.m.

SEC Now

 

10 p.m.

LSU Football Preview

 

10:30 p.m.

Arkansas Football Preview

 

Midnight

BEST OF FLORIDA
SEC Storied: Abby Head On
2007 BCS Championship (vs. Ohio State)
2006 SEC Championship (vs. Arkansas)
2009 BCS Championship (vs. Oklahoma)
2008 SEC Championship (vs. Alabama)

Sat, Aug. 23

2 P.M.

2014 SEC Spring Football Games

 

7 p.m.

South Carolina Football Preview

 

7:30 p.m.

Texas A&M Football Preview

 

Midnight

BEST OF LSU
SEC Storied: Lolo
2007 LSU vs. Florida
2007 LSU vs. Auburn
2011 LSU vs. Alabama
2008 LSU vs. Ohio State

Sun, Aug. 24

10 p.m.

SEC Rewind: 2001 Arkansas at Ole Miss

 

Midnight

BEST OF ARKANSAS
SEC Storied: 40 Minutes of Hell
2007 Arkansas vs. LSU
2006 Arkansas vs. Tennessee
2007 Arkansas vs. South Carolina
2010 Arkansas vs. LSU

Mon, Aug. 25

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

7 p.m.

SEC Now

 

8 p.m.

All-Access

 

8:30 p.m.

All-Access

 

Midnight

BEST OF MISSOURI
2005 Independence Bowl (vs. South Carolina)
2007 Missouri vs. Kansas
2010 Missouri vs. Oklahoma
2012 Missouri vs. Tennessee

Tue, Aug. 26

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

7 p.m.

SEC Now

 

8 p.m.

All-Access

 

8:30 p.m.

All-Access

 

Midnight

BEST OF SOUTH CAROLINA
2010 South Carolina vs. Alabama
2012 South Carolina vs. Georgia

2010 South Carolina vs. Florida
2013 South Carolina vs. Missouri 

Wed, Aug. 27

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

7 p.m.

SEC Now

 

8 p.m.

SEC Storied: The Believer

 

Midnight

BEST OF TEXAS A&M
2012 Texas A&M vs. Alabama
2012 Texas A&M vs. Ole Miss
2012 Texas A&M vs. Mississippi State
2013 Chick-fil-a Bowl (vs. Duke)

Thu, Aug. 28

3 p.m.

The Paul Finebaum Show

 

4 p.m.

SEC Nation

 

6 p.m.

SEC Football: Texas A&M at South Carolina

 

9:15 p.m.

SEC Football: Temple at Vanderbilt


Additional Programming Information
2014 Fall Slate of Programing on SEC Network
• Football Schedule: All 14 SEC football teams to play on SEC Network in First Four Weeks
• Volleyball and Soccer Schedule: SEC Volleyball and Soccer Quintuples with launch of SEC Network
SEC Network + Schedule
SEC Nation Schedule
SEC Storied Slate & Schedule

SEC Network

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have signed a 20-year agreement through 2034 to create and operate a multiplatform network which will launch August 14, 2014. The new network and its accompanying digital platform will carry SEC content 24/7 including more than 1,000 events in its first year. The network will televise 45 SEC football games, more than 100 men's basketball games, 60 women's basketball games, 75 baseball games, and events from across the SEC's 21 sports annually. Programming will also include in-depth commentary and analysis in studio shows, daily news and information, original content such as SEC Storied, spring football games, and more. AT&T U-verse® TV, Bright House Networks, Charter, Comcast Xfinity TV, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH, Google Fiber, LUS Fiber, PTC Communications, Time Warner Cable, NCTC, NRTC, NTTC and Wilkes Telephone will carry the television network nationwide at launch. Hundreds of additional live events from various sports will be offered exclusively as SEC Network+ events on WatchESPN and SECNetwork.com through AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DISH, Google Fiber, Suddenlink, NCTC, NRTC and NTTC authentication.

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