BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks
have reached deals with ESPN to carry the SEC Network.
The companies and the Southeastern Conference announced the deal on
Thursday. The network debuts on Aug. 14 and will be available to some 60
million households nationally, according to a news release.
The network will televise at least 45 SEC football games this season,
starting Aug. 28 with Texas A&M playing South Carolina. It will broadcast
more than 1,000 live events in its first year.
ESPN and the SEC reached a 20-year deal through 2034 to create and operate
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