When Will Big Ten Football Get a Major Media Destination?
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Posted September 26, 2018 10:17:20By 2021, the Big Ten football schedule will include three times as many games as the next two conferences combined.
With that said, there’s a new and untapped market for a national TV network to carry the Big 12, which would be worth about $3 billion per year in revenue for the league and its schools.
“It’s something we have talked about with ESPN,” said Mark Hollis, the league’s president of programming and programming.
“We have a plan for them to be on the air.
And we think it’s going to happen.
But we’ll wait until 2021, maybe.
We’ll see what happens.
We’ve talked to ESPN.
I think they have an interest in it.
They’re very committed to it.”
The Big Ten will broadcast its home games on ESPN2, which is the league standard, with ESPN3 and the ESPN network also set to get a push.
ESPN has a deal to air the Big 10 games on its networks in 2021 and 2022.
The Big 12 would like to have the rights to do that, but that’s going through legal wrangling.
There are also talks about having the conference’s games broadcast on ESPN and Univision, and those networks have expressed interest in doing so.
But no deal has been reached.
The Big 12 also has a contract with Fox Sports 1, which also would like the rights.
The league has also been discussing a partnership with a network it considers a competitor in the sports-entertainment arena of sports, but the talks have stalled over the last few years, and there’s still a long way to go.
“It’s not as simple as, ‘Oh, we’ll have to get together,’ ” Hollis said.
“You have to do it because it’s important to you.
And you have to have a good deal for everybody.
The answer is that it’s very important. “
It depends on how much it’s worth for everybody involved.
The answer is that it’s very important.
It has tremendous potential, and it has a long, long way ahead. “
The Big 10 has the opportunity to be a television and digital network that has a significant amount of visibility.
It has tremendous potential, and it has a long, long way ahead.
That’s why we’re talking to ESPN.”
The big advantage that a national network like ESPN could bring to the league is that the networks would have more visibility than any other network in sports.
“ESPN’s ability to reach an entire audience, even though it’s a relatively small group, would be a tremendous benefit to the conference,” Hollis told The Huffington, adding that the league would also be able to reach viewers outside of its home market and reach the millions of fans that would otherwise be without access to a local TV network.
ESPN and the Big 15 already have a deal with FOX Sports to air college football games in the U.S. and have the ability to bring their games to other markets in the future.
That deal includes the Big East Conference, which has a large TV audience.
But while the Big12 and the ACC have a shared market, it is still a very small group with very few resources and few fans.
The SEC is about the size of a football conference and the Pac-12 has about 40,000 fans.
With those two conferences having only about 5 million fans, a network that could reach those fans would be huge.
It would also have a chance to compete for the eyeballs of younger people in the market.
“The idea that you have a small conference that’s only in the Big 8, you’re really only competing against the Big Six,” Holli said.
There’s no way that a network like Fox could do that with a big market like the SEC, which had a huge following.
“But there are a number of reasons why we think that we have an opportunity to do so.”
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