Pac-12 Networks announces 2021 football programming slate, including return to campuses for live game day content, for upcoming season
Jul 26, 2021
In addition to return of ‘The Pregame,’ presented by Redbox, Pac-12 Networks to launch ‘Pac-12 Tailgate,’ presented by Buffalo Wild Wings, bringing fans the excitement and energy of football Saturdays from every Pac-12 campus
SAN FRANCISCO - Pac-12 Networks has announced its programming plans for the 2021 football season ahead of tomorrow’s Pac-12 Football Media Day, presented by 76, headlined by 36 football games on Pac-12 Network.
Back by popular demand, Pac-12 Networks relaunches its on-campus game day programming with “The Pregame,” presented by Redbox, and introduction of “Pac-12 Tailgate,” presented by Buffalo Wild Wings. Pac-12 Networks also brings back “Pac-12 After Dark,” debuts exclusive programming airing on Pac-12 Insider and celebrates the return of favorite Pac-12 Networks talent, as well as the addition of top-tier talent from around the Conference of Champions.
FOOTBALL SATURDAYS ON PAC-12 NETWORK
It’s all football, all day, every Saturday of the 2021 football season on Pac-12 Networks, coming to fans live from campus and the Pac-12 Networks studio in San Francisco.
“Pac-12 Tailgate,” presented by Buffalo Wild Wings
New this season, Pac-12 Networks will kick off football Saturdays with “Pac-12 Tailgate,” presented by Buffalo Wild Wings, a half-hour show celebrating the sights, sounds, traditions and fanfare that make Saturdays on Pac-12 campuses unlike any other. Throughout the week leading up to game day, Pac-12 Networks will take fans into the campus experience throughout the Conference, highlighting the people and traditions that give each Pac-12 university its unique personality and culture, across social channels and digital platforms, leading into “The Pregame,” presented by Redbox, on Pac-12 Network.
“The Pregame,” presented by Redbox
Pac-12 Networks takes its award-winning show, “The Pregame,” presented by Redbox, back to campus this season to preview all of the action on the gridiron across the Conference of Champions, every football Saturday. The half-hour show, hosted by Ashley Adamson, will break down the x’s and o’s of the weekend’s matchups alongside Pac-12 Networks analysts Nick Aliotti and Nigel Burton.
Both “Pac-12 Tailgate,” presented by Buffalo Wild Wings, and “The Pregame,” presented by Redbox, make their season debuts live from Autzen Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 4, as Oregon hosts Fresno State. “Pac-12 Tailgate” kicks off at 10 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. MT, followed by “The Pregame” at 10:30 a.m. PT / 11:30 a.m. MT, leading up to Fresno State at Oregon at 11 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network.
“Pac-12 Football Gamebreak,” presented by Tums, and “Pac-12 Football Postgame Report,” presented by 76
Throughout football Saturdays on Pac-12 Network, Adamson, Aliotti and Burton will keep fans in the know across the Conference of Champions with the “Pac-12 Football Gamebreak,” presented by Tums, and “Pac-12 Football Postgame Report,” presented by 76, live from a combination of Pac-12 Networks studios and Pac-12 campuses.
“Pac-12 After Dark”
It wouldn’t be Pac-12 football season without the return of “Pac-12 After Dark,” the Saturday night wrap-up show that tips its cap to the sensation of late-night Pac-12 football action that fans have come to know and love. Pac-12 Networks analyst Guy Haberman joins “Pac-12 After Dark,” along with former Washington State great Michael Bumpus, Kyle Draper and several other new faces throughout the season, to break down all of the action and provide exclusive, in-depth analysis and reactions to every Pac-12 game, every Saturday night, and re-airing all week long throughout the season. “Pac-12 After Dark,” presented by 76, will also feature interviews and insights from coaches, student-athletes and leaders from around the Conference of Champions.
Be sure to follow all of the Pac-12 action across Pac-12 Networks digital and social media channels, including Pac-12.com, Twitter (@Pac12Network & @Pac12), Facebook (facebook.com/Pac12Conference) and Instagram (@Pac12Conference).
ON THE AIR
Pac-12 Networks’ lead football analyst Yogi Roth returns to the broadcast team alongside long-time favorite Ted Robinson this season. Also returning to the booth is Pac-12 Networks veteran Roxy Bernstein on play-by-play, who will team up with former Washington All-American and College Football Hall of Famer Lincoln Kennedy, entering the season as a regular game analyst. Kennedy, no stranger to Pac-12 Networks, brings decades of football experience and Pac-12 passion to his new, regular post on game broadcasts. These dynamic duos will be joined by a robust slate of Pac-12 alums new to the booth and the studio this season, including Super Bowl champion and former California standout Shane Vereen, USC’s Max Browne, and as mentioned above, Washington State’s Michael Bumpus, all of whom round out the football game day team alongside Adamson, Aliotti, Burton and Haberman.
PAC-12 INSIDER EXCLUSIVES
Pac-12 Insider, the free broadband streaming channel from Pac-12 Networks, will bring fans
exclusive programming featuring Pac-12 Networks’ Yogi Roth, Max Browne, Ted Robinson and many others, hosting conversations with top Pac-12 student-athletes, breakdowns from the week’s action, as well as games reairing in condensed format, all season long.
More broadly, Pac-12 Insider gives all fans access to up to 100 live events, the latest football and basketball highlights, classic encores across top sports and in-depth stories that showcase the heart and soul of Pac-12 student-athletes, coaches and legends. Pac-12 Insider is available on Pac-12.com as well as eight partner platforms, including Local Now, Redbox, Samsung TV Plus, Sling, Sportstribal, The Roku Channel, Vizio and Xumo, and more information can be found here.
PAC-12 NOW APP
All Pac-12 Networks broadcasts are available in HD via the Pac-12 Now app for iOS, Android, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV. Pac-12 Networks subscribers have access to all content aired on Pac-12 Network and all six regional channels (Pac-12 Arizona, Pac-12 Bay Area, Pac-12 Los Angeles, Pac-12 Mountain, Pac-12 Oregon and Pac-12 Washington) via the Pac-12 Now app, which is free to download. In addition to watching live games, fans can select their favorite Pac-12 universities and programs to receive news and updates, all year long.
GET PAC-12 NETWORKS
All Pac-12 Networks coverage can be seen on Pac-12 Network, the Pac-12 Now app (for iOS, Android and Apple TV) or the appropriate regional channel. Pac-12 Networks subscribers have access to all seven HD channels via the Pac-12 Now app. More information on the multiple options to access and receive Pac-12 Networks anywhere in the United States is available at GetPac12Networks.com. Coverage of the 2021-22 season for all Pac-12 sports can also be followed all year long across the Pac-12 and Pac-12 Networks’ digital and social media channels on Pac-12.com, Twitter (@Pac12Network and @Pac12), Facebook (facebook.com/Pac12Conference), Instagram (@Pac12Conference), Snapchat (@pac12conference) and Pac-12 Networks’ YouTube channel.
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