or


[05/16/18 - 07:11 AM]
ABC's "Saturday Night Football": Alabama, Penn State and Ohio State Headline First Three Weeks
For the third consecutive year, ABC will also air a special Sunday night game during kickoff weekend, with this year's matchup featuring an ACC vs. SEC clash from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

[via press release from ESPN]

ABC's "Saturday Night Football": Alabama, Penn State and Ohio State Headline First Three Weeks

· Kickoff Week:

· 2018 Camping World Kickoff: Louisville vs. Alabama from Orlando

· Miami vs. LSU in Special ABC Sunday Night Presentation

· Week 2: Penn State at Pitt

· Week 3: Ohio State vs. TCU from Arlington, Texas

ABC's Saturday Night Football, the most-watched college football franchise on any network the last two seasons, will begin the 2018 season with the College Football Playoff National Champions on opening weekend, the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Champions in week 2, and the Big Ten and Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Champions in week 3. All three weeks will feature last season's New Year's Six qualifiers in key non-conference matchups as teams seek marquee wins early in the season.

For the third consecutive year, ABC will also air a special Sunday night game during kickoff weekend, with this year's matchup featuring an ACC vs. SEC clash from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Kickoff Week: National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide Title Defense Begins in Prime Time

ABC's prime time campaign begins with the 2018 Camping World Kickoff: Louisville vs. Alabama (Sept. 1 at 8 p.m.) from Camping World Stadium in Orlando. The season opener will be just the fourth meeting between the two schools and the first since 1991.

The National Champion Crimson Tide remain the only team to qualify for the CFP each of the four years of the system and are set up for another successful year, having brought in one of the top recruiting classes according to ESPN.com propelling them to be ranked No. 2 in the "Way-Too-Early Top 25". The start of Alabama's title defense will also mark a signature moment in the likely quarterback competition between Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa.

ABC's Special Sunday Presentation Features ACC-SEC Clash

ABC's special kickoff weekend Sunday night prime time game features Miami vs. LSU from AT&T Stadium in Arlington (Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m. ET). Both the Hurricanes and Tigers are ranked in the "Way-Too-Early Top 25", with Miami in the top 10 coming off an ACC Coastal Division championship.

In the last two seasons, ABC has set kickoff weekend viewership records, with Notre Dame at Texas delivering more than 11 million viewers in 2016, followed by Florida State vs. Alabama delivering more than 12 million in 2017. Combined with ESPN, the two networks have set new kickoff week viewership records each of the last three years.

Week 2: Penn State-Pitt Rivalry Goes Prime Time

In Week 2, one of college football's oldest in-state rivalries will be played in prime time when Penn State travels to Pitt (Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.). The Nittany Lions and the Panthers have met 98 times, dating back to 1893. The two schools renewed their rivalry the last two seasons, with both schools winning on their home fields.

The Nittany Lions are poised for another big year, coming off their second consecutive New Year's Six appearance and have added a top 5 recruiting class to its roster. They are currently a top 10 team in the "Way-Too-Early Top 25".

Week 3: Ohio State-TCU Clash in Texas

In Week 3, ABC's Saturday Night Football will air from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, for Ohio State vs. TCU (Sept. 15 at 8 p.m.). The prime time affair will be just the seventh-ever matchup between the two schools and their first matchup outside of Columbus, Ohio. Both teams are ranked in the "Way-Too-Early Top 25", with the Horned Frogs at No. 16 and the Buckeyes at No. 4.

Both teams are coming off appearances in their conference championship games, with the Buckeyes winning the Big Ten. Ohio State then played in the New Year's Six, winning the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and TCU concluded its season with a victory in the Valero Alamo Bowl.

Additional ESPN/ABC first three week college football scheduling information will be announced in the coming weeks





  [may 2018]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SATURDAY NIGHT COLLEGE FOOTBALL (ABC)





[11/19/18 - 03:43 PM]
Hulu's New Comedy Series "PEN15" Premieres All Episodes on Friday, February 8
Grab your gel pens and rolly backpacks, because it's time to head back to middle school.

[11/19/18 - 02:17 PM]
Discovery Channel to Celebrate Thanksgiving with Six-Episode Series, "Life Story," Documenting Unique Animal Behaviors as They Journey Through Life
The series originally premiered in June 2015 on the cable channel.

[11/19/18 - 12:45 PM]
NBCSN to Televise Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Awards Thursday, December 13 at 9 PM ET
The award show presents honors in six categories: Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, Muhammad Ali Legacy Award, SportsKid of the Year, and three separate awards given to athletes who inspired, amazed and surprised the entire sports universe in 2018.

[11/19/18 - 12:33 PM]
"Suits" Season 8 Returns with New Episodes This January
Look for the six-episode back half of its eighth season on Wednesday, January 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/19/18 - 12:04 PM]
The Science Behind History's Most Iconic Illusionist - "Houdini's Last Secrets" Premieres Sunday, January 6 at 10PM on Science Channel
With the help of skilled engineers, accomplished illusionists, and a member of his own bloodline, a new Science Channel series looks to uncover the methods to Houdini's magic and madness.

[11/19/18 - 11:59 AM]
Bravo Media Delivers a Three-Part Reunion for "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Beginning Sunday, November 25
From the Tres Amigas to the meltdown in Jamaica, host Andy Cohen sits down with Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Shannon Beador, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter and Emily Simpson, to reflect on this season's defining moments.

[11/19/18 - 11:29 AM]
Golf Channel's Golf Films Greenlights Second Season of "Driven," College Golf Docu-Series Premiering in Spring 2019
The second season will premiere in the spring of 2019 on Golf Channel and NBC, profiling University of Alabama men's golf team and their "Iron Bowl" rivalry with Auburn University.

[11/19/18 - 11:16 AM]
Amazon Studios Signs First Look Television Deal with Maya Rudolph & Natasha Lyonne's Animal Pictures
The pair, under the Animal Pictures banner, will create original series for Amazon Studios.

[11/19/18 - 10:43 AM]
VH1 Expands Monday's #1 Cable Franchise to Two Nights a Week Kicking Off with "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Premiering Wednesday, January 2 at 8PM ET/PT
For the first time, the network will air two different "Love & Hip Hop" installments on two nights a week with "Love & Hip Hop: New York" airing Mondays, beginning November 26.

[11/19/18 - 10:33 AM]
Studio Head Meredith Ahr Upped to President, Alternative and Reality Group for NBC Entertainment
In her new post, the 17-year NBC veteran will oversee all aspects of unscripted programming at the network, Universal Television Alternative Studio and first-run syndication.

[11/19/18 - 09:53 AM]
"The Ranch" (Part 6) Premieres December 7 on Netflix
Ashton Kutcher, Sam Elliott, Elisha Cuthbert, Debra Winger and new guest star, Dax Shepard, are featured in the latest wave of episodes.

[11/19/18 - 09:35 AM]
"Sydney to the Max," A Daughter/Father Sitcom, Is Set to Premiere Friday, Jan. 25, on Disney Channel
Set in the present day with flashbacks to the 1990s, the comedy revolves around outgoing middle schooler Sydney Reynolds who lives with her single dad Max in the house he grew up in, along with her progressive grandmother Judy - three generations under one roof.

[11/19/18 - 09:33 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Picks Up Critically Acclaimed Original Series "Mr. Mercedes" for 3rd Season
Production for the 10 one-hour episodes is scheduled to begin in early 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina with the premiere launching later in the year.

[11/19/18 - 09:32 AM]
FX Rounds Out Cast for "Fosse/Verdon" Limited Series
Production on the series, now officially titled "Fosse/Verdon," is currently underway in New York City ahead of its premiere on FX in Spring 2019.

[11/19/18 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross & Dave Attell" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The three-part stand-up event premieres November 27 on the streaming service.