Sept. 24, 2009
DISH Network and DirecTV have announced the state of Tennessee channel numbers for the UT-Ohio football game Saturday night.
Tennessee customers can order the pay-per-view game on either DISH Network channel 456 or DirecTV channel 786. Home dish customers should order the broadcast by going to the designated channel and following the ordering instructions on their TV screen using their remote before kick-off on Saturday.
Cable systems across the state of Tennessee also will carry the telecast from the VideoSeat pay-per-view service. Fans may contact their local cable system to order the game and receive price information.
Fans in the state of Tennessee who do not have access to ordering the game via cable system or a home dish network may order and watch the game over the Internet as a pay-per-view event by going to UTsports.com.
ESPN GamePlan will offer the game to fans living outside the state of Tennessee via the ESPN GamePlan package. The game will be blacked out on ESPN GamePlan and ESPN 360 in the state of Tennessee and cannot be ordered as part of ESPN's package.
The announcing team for Saturday's pay-per-view telecast is Randy Smith on play-by-play, with former Vols Jeff Francis providing the color and Terry Fair on the sideline. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. Eastern time (6 p.m. Central). At halftime, viewers will be treated to a special interview as Bob Kesling talks with Tennessee basketball coaches Pat Summitt and Bruce Pearl about the upcoming season. That interview will be followed by a special sneak preview of the upcoming release from Vol Network Home Entertainment -- The Pat Summitt Story.