Pac-12 Special Date Football Television Selections Announced
SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 Conference and its television partners ESPN & FOX Sports have announced network designations and potential kickoff times for all "special date" football games occurring on Fridays this coming season.
The Washington State Cougars are scheduled for two Friday contests this season, the first being the Apple Cup, Nov. 27 against Washington in Pullman, which will be televised on ABC or ESPN. Gametime will be finalized at a later date with potential start times of 12:30 p.m., 4 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. The second Friday night contest will be the following week at USC, Dec. 4. That game will be televised on FS1 with a start time of either 6:30 or 7:30 p.m.
The Conference previously announced its 2020 football schedule, featuring a seven-game Conference-only lineup commencing on Saturday, Nov. 7, will culminate the weekend of Dec. 18-19 with the Pac-12 Football Championship Game, presented by 76®, and a full slate of Pac-12 games for all teams.
Below are the specific network designations and potential kickoff times for the eight regular season Friday games in 2020:
|Friday, Nov. 13||Utah at UCLA||7:30 pm PT||FS1|
|Friday, Nov. 20||UCLA at No. 13 Oregon||7:30 pm PT||ESPN|
|Friday, Nov. 27||Stanford at Cal||1:00 pm PT||FOX|
|No. 13 Oregon at Oregon State||12:30, 4:00 or 7:30 pm PT||ABC/ESPN|
|Washington at Washington State||12:30, 4:00 or 7:30 pm PT||ABC/ESPN|
|Friday, Dec. 4||Washington State at No. 24 USC||6:30 or 7:30 pm PT||FS1|
|Friday, Dec. 11||Arizona State at Arizona||4:30 pm PT||ESPN|
|Utah at Colorado||6:30 pm PT||FS1|
While television selections for the 2020 "special date" games have been made, all remaining television game selections and start times, beginning with week one (Sat., Nov. 7) will be made 12 or six days in advance.
Every football game through the first six weeks of the season will be televised nationally by a combination of ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, FOX and FS1. FOX will televise the 2020 Pac-12 Football Championship Game on Friday, Dec. 18.