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SEC to announce TV network in April

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03:22 PM ET 03.14 | The SEC will formally announce the launch of their own television network sometime in mid-April, according to commissioner Mike Slive. The network will likely be a partnership between the conference and ESPN, but it's unclear just how much the contract will be worth, and who will own it. The Big Ten and Pac-12 both make huge amounts of money through their own television networks, and the SEC is closer to joining them as the top earner in college football.

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, Kelly Lambert Kelly Lambert
March 14, 2013  03:51 PM ET

Maybe they can call it "The Not Longhorn Network"

March 14, 2013  04:03 PM ET

You mean it won't be a partnership with Court TV?

(figured I'd go ahead and get that out of the way.)

March 14, 2013  04:39 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

You mean it won't be a partnership with Court TV?(figured I'd go ahead and get that out of the way.)

Fulmer Cup specials will be a mainstay, count on it. Current standings will close each episode.

March 14, 2013  04:41 PM ET

Need Doc to dig up the nittygritties, and give us the details of how this thing will work, and the way the cash flows get to the players.

March 14, 2013  04:50 PM ET

Wonder how much this will cost on DirecTV?

March 14, 2013  05:04 PM ET

I'm hoping it will be on the same U-Verse tier as the BTN and MooTube.

March 14, 2013  05:16 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Wonder how much this will cost on DirecTV?

Don't they have Comcast where you live???

March 14, 2013  05:40 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

I'm hoping it will be on the same U-Verse tier as the BTN and MooTube.

Wonder if they will let us substitute the MooTube with the Not Longhorn Network...

March 14, 2013  05:44 PM ET

Nobody and I repeat,, NOBODY cares about SEC football outside of SEC football country!
Lets get real here People!!!!
HELLO??????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 14, 2013  09:37 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Nobody and I repeat,, NOBODY cares about SEC football outside of SEC football country!Lets get real here People!!!! HELLO??????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Silly.....

March 14, 2013  09:39 PM ET

The NCN.....................



National Championship Network............

March 14, 2013  10:39 PM ET

Guess this means Verne Sunkist is out of a job.

March 15, 2013  07:32 AM ET

Then what is ESECPN?

March 15, 2013  08:25 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Then what is ESECPN?

God's gift to sports?

Sorry...just couldn't help it. LOL

March 15, 2013  08:29 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Don't they have Comcast where you live???

No. My only options are one of the satellite providers, or a local crappy cable crew that I had a terrible experience with.

March 15, 2013  08:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Then what is ESECPN?

A future subsidiary branch of the SEC network?

;-)

March 15, 2013  08:32 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Then what is ESECPN?

Better than tExaSPN?

 
March 15, 2013  10:11 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

No. My only options are one of the satellite providers, or a local crappy cable crew that I had a terrible experience with.

That's too bad!! I like Comcast, it's a bit pricey, but it seems to be dependable!!! :-)

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