We Have Answers Story Links 1. When will the ACC Network launch? The Network will launch August 22, What will the Network be called?
History[ edit ] There had been repeated calls for the ACC to establish its own cable channel, similar to those that had or were being established by other Power Five conferences. This policy effectively discourages schools from leaving the ACC, and left the SEC as the only Power Five conference to not have a similar grant requirement.
Barron , president of Florida State University , stated that the grant would "ensure that the conference will strengthen its position of leadership among Division I athletics", and stated that "we are also very pleased that we will be moving forward on the next phase of developing an ACC network.
Ahead of the television network's launch, ESPN announced that it would begin to stream ACC events beginning in the upcoming season.
Mar 9, at pm Getty After thoroughly dominating the regular season, No. But while the Cavaliers were mostly unstoppable through their game conference slate, the ACC has potentially nine NCAA tournament-worthy teams, and with that kind of depth, anyone can win on any given night OK, except for Pittsburgh.
ESPN also acquired the secondary ACC rights previously held by Raycom Sports for its syndicated ACC Network the company will continue to be involved as a subcontractee for events that can be carried by the new channel. ESPN promoted that it would carry over live telecasts per-season.