FOX Sports South, Carolinas and Tennessee to Televise ACC Basketball Season Preview Shows
Nov. 24, 2009
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Tennessee – will televise two 60-minute ACC basketball preview shows, one featuring the women’s teams and the other spotlighting the men. The ACC Basketball Season Preview – Women’s Special debuts on Wednesday, November 25 at 4 p.m. ET followed by the ACC Basketball Season Preview – Men’s Special at 5 p.m. ET.
The women’s preview show includes profiles of all 12 conference coaches, as well as in-depth analysis from hosts and women’s basketball experts Debbie Antonelli and Beth Mowins. Veteran ACC basketball analysts Mike Hogewood and Dan Bonner host the men’s special, which features interviews with coaches and players from each ACC school. Both shows also include a preview of conference action and a look at All-ACC selections.
The ACC Basketball Season Preview – Women’s Special has additional airings on November 28 at 6 p.m. ET (FSCR) and December 7 at 3 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. ET. The ACC Basketball Season Preview – Men’s Special has additional airings on November 28 at 5 p.m. ET, December 5 at 5 p.m. ET, December 7 at 2 p.m. ET and December 8 at 1 p.m. ET.
During the 2009-10 college basketball season, the FOX Sports regional networks will televise 75 ACC games, 42 men’s and 33 women’s games. ACC Sunday Night Hoops, considered appointment viewing for college basketball fans, continues with 19 men’s and two women’s games televised nationally on 14 Sunday nights from November through March. ACC Sunday Night Hoops tips off on Sunday, November 29 when No. 4 North Carolina hosts Nevada at 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Tennessee.
The regional sports networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Carolinas and FOX Sports Tennessee – collectively reach more than 12 million cable and satellite television households in seven states in the Southeast and are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Bobcats, Memphis Grizzlies and the Nashville Predators, as well as the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Southeastern Conference. SportSouth reaches more than nine million homes in six Southeastern states and is the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Thrashers and Southern Conference. SportSouth also offers expanded coverage of the University of South Carolina and University of Tennessee. Combined, the four networks produce more than 800 live local events each year.