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Aug. 11, 2014

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    Tennessee football will be featured throughout the opening week of the SEC Network, which debuts on Aug. 14. The Vols' football preview and "Best of Tennessee" air on Aug. 19.

    SEC Now kicks off the broadcasting on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. The three-hour debut program will include several segments and features from Knoxville showcasing the Vols. Football head coach Butch Jones will be a special guest on the show.

    On Saturday, Aug. 16, Tennessee's 1999 Fiesta Bowl victory will kickoff coverage of SEC Football BCS Championships at 7 a.m.

    The Tennessee Football Preview debuts on Aug. 19 at 8 p.m. Later that night, the 'Best of Tennessee" marathon starts with the re-airing of the documentary Pat XO followed by four classic Tennessee games from the last decade: the 2004 Florida game, the 2005 LSU game, last season's South Carolina game and the 2007 Kentucky game.

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    14 Schools. 14 Days.
    SEC Network Debuts with School-Specific Programming for First Two Weeks on Air

    SEC Network, a new sports network devoted to the Southeastern Conference and operated by ESPN, will debut nationwide on August 14 at 6 p.m. ET 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 each 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 viewersinsidepreseason 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
    • Trophy Lives: Heisman Winners of the SEC- 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. Auburn2013 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 Big2007 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
    2011 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. Alabama2012 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

    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, Wilkes Telephone, and members of the NCTC, NRTC and NTTC and 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 authenticated access from AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DISH, Google Fiber, Suddenlink, and members of the NCTC, NRTC and NTTC.

     


     

     

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