Minimum of Two Cal Football Games To Air on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2
May 1, 2007
BERKELEY - A minimum of two California football games have been selected for broadcast on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2, the Pac-10 announced on Tuesday. Cal's home games with Tennessee (Sept. 1) and USC (Nov. 10) will be televised nationally and will kick off at 5 p.m. (Pacific). Four other Golden Bear games have the potential to be picked up by the network through its 12 and six-day selection slots.
In addition, the Colorado State game (Sept. 8) will be aired nationally by College Sports Television. That game will kick off at 11 a.m. (Pacific) from Fort Collins.
Game times and television information for other Golden Bear contests will be released when available.
In the first five years of head coach Jeff Tedford's tenure, 47 Cal football games have been televised; in the five years prior to that, 30 Cal games were televised. National television broadcasts have more than doubled in that time. Last year, 11 Golden Bear contest were televised. The Colorado State game will mark Cal's first game on CSTV.
The 2007 Cal season kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 1 with the Golden Bears hosting Tennessee at memorial Stadium. After the road trip to Colorado State, the Bears return home to face Louisiana Tech in another inter-sectional game. Season tickets are now available at www.CalBears.com or by calling 1-800-GO-BEARS. Single-game tickets will go on sale in June.
Pac-10/ABC 2007 Football Television (all times Pacific)
Sept. 1 - Tennessee at California, 5:00 p.m., ABC
Sept. 8 - Dark
Sept. 15 - Ohio State at Washington, 12:30 p.m., ESPN
Sept. 22 - Washington State at USC, 5:00 p.m., ABC
Sept. 29 - 12- or six day selection, 12:30 p.m., ABC
Sept. 29 - USC at Washington, 5:00 p.m., ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
Oct. 6 - Notre Dame at UCLA, 5:00 p.m., ABC
Oct. 13 - 12- or six-day selection, 12:30 p.m., ABC
Oct. 20 - 12- or six-day selection, 12:30 p.m. ABC
Oct. 27 - Dark
Nov. 3 - UCLA at Arizona, 12:30 p.m, ABC (HC)
Nov. 3 - Oregon State at USC, 5:00 p.m., ABC or ESPN or ESPN2 (HC)
Nov. 10 - 12- or six-day selection, 12:30 p.m., ABC
Nov. 10 - USC at California, 5:00 p.m., ABC or ESPN or ESPN2
Thu., Nov. 15 - Oregon at Arizona, 6:00 p.m., ESPN
Nov. 17 - 12- or six-day selection, 12:30 p.m., ABC
Thu., Nov. 22 - USC at Arizona State, 5:00 p.m., ESPN
Nov. 24 - 12- or six-day selection, 12:30 p.m., ABC
Nov. 24 - 12- or six-day selection, 12:30 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2
Dec. 1 - UCLA at USC, 1:30 p.m., ABC
Dec. 1 - Oregon State at Oregon, 1:30 p.m., ESPN2
Dec. 1 - Arizona at Arizona State, 5:00 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2
ABC or ESPN or ESPN games. On three occasions, ABC/ESPN can delay its decision of whether ABC or Sublicense (ESPN/ESPN2) shall telecast a game until six days prior to said telecast to publicly announce whether the game will be telecast by ABC or ESPN or ESPN2.
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