|MAC signs three-year agreement with Time Warner (8-23-13)|
|Written by By Sentinel Sports Staff|
|Friday, 23 August 2013 10:57|
CLEVELAND — The Mid-American Conference has announced a regional television agreement with Time Warner Cable Sports to make Time Warner Cable SportsChannel the exclusive home of MAC sports in Ohio and western and central New York.
Live games and extensive non-game programming will air on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel and selected programming will be available nationally on Time Warner Cable Video On Demand, as well as ESPN3, the Watch ESPN app and the official Mid-American Conference website www.mac-sports.com.
As part of the three-year partnership, Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will televise an expanded number of live conference football games, men’s and women’s basketball games, including both conference basketball tournaments, ancillary programming opportunities and additional neutral site conference championship programming in the sports of volleyball, baseball, softball and men’s and women’s soccer.
MAC programming on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel this academic year will include live regular season football and men’s and women’s basketball games, live men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball tournament and championship games, preview shows, a signing day special, coaches shows, and other special event programming.
Starting next season, Time Warner Cable SportsChannel will produce weekly magazine, studio and long-form shows around MAC athletics.
All MAC schools and the majority of cable television subscribers in Ohio and upstate New York will have access to new MAC programming on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel.
In Ohio, Time Warner Cable SportsChannel is available on channels 1311 (HD) and 311 on Time Warner Cable systems.
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