ACC Network Set to Bring Fans All the Action Every Saturday of College Football Season

Aug. 30, 2012

Charlotte, N.C. – Raycom Sports today announced the Saturday lineup for ACC Network coverage of Atlantic Coast Conference football this season. In addition to a pregame studio show and the game of the week, a new digital studio show will kick off each Saturday of the season.

Beginning at 11:00 a.m., “ACC Kickoff Live” will air exclusively on the ACC Digital Network. Led by ACCDN host Jeff Fischel, ACC football experts Dorsey Levens and Riley Skinner prepare fans for all the day’s games with breakdowns, predictions, and answers to online fan questions.

At noon, the ACC Network syndicated studio show, “ACC Blitz Powered by RAM,” will complement coverage of Atlantic Coast Conference Football on the ACC Network. Hosted by Tom Werme and two-time ACC Coach of the Year Tommy Bowden, Blitz gives fans a preview around the ACC and pregame analysis.

The ACC Network Game of the Week then kicks off at 12:30 p.m., syndicated to 94 markets across 32 states. In addition to the ACC geographic footprint, games will air in cities including New York, Cleveland, Denver, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio and Seattle.

The ACC Network is the official multi-media platform of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Dedicated to delivering live, historical and original content through innovative platforms, the ACC Network is a partnership between the ACC and Raycom Sports. Built with over 30 years of broadcast production and multi-media rights experience, the ACC Network maximizes the distribution of ACC content through live television broadcasting, original programming via digital technologies, historical archives, mobile applications, social media, ACC Championship events and the official ACC website. The ACC Network is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The ACC Digital Network (ACCDN) is a joint venture between Raycom Sports, a long-time television producer and partner of the Atlantic Coast Conference, and digital media firm Silver Chalice. The television-quality, cross-platform digital video network covers the spectrum of one of the nation’s top intercollegiate athletic conferences, featuring both live programming and original content throughout the entire year.

Based in Charlotte, N.C., Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports marketing, event management and production firm. Raycom is the syndicated television rightsholder of ACC men’s basketball and football telecasts. Raycom Sports’ parent company Raycom Media, located in Montgomery, Ala., owns and operates 48 television stations covering over 12 percent of the United States across 18 states.