ABC Sports announced their prime time game for September 20th yesterday and it is Georgia at Arizona State. It's a rare Prime Time ABC game for the National Championship contender from the SEC. The ABC Prime Time game has been mostly USC or Ohio State territory the last two years.
The SEC gets a national audience every week with the best TV package in College football thanks to CBS and ESPN, but invading the ultra successful ABC Prime Time package with Brent Musberger and Kirk Herbstriet is a great cross promotion for the conference and it will almost guarantee that ESPN's College Gameday will be in Tempe for the weekend.
Here are the games already locked into a TV slot from the SEC. I will update as others become available:
- (Thu) Aug 28th Vanderbilt at Miami Ohio 6:30p ESPN-U
- (Thu)Aug 28th North Carolina State at South Carolina 7:00p ESPN
- Aug. 30th Mississippi State at Louisiana Tech TBA ESPN 2
- Aug. 30th Alabama vs. Clemson TBA ABC or ESPN
- Aug. 31st Kentucky at Louisville 2:30p ESPN
- Sept. 1st Tennessee at UCLA 7:00p ESPN
- (Thu) Sept. 4th South Carolina at Vanderbilt 6:30p ESPN
- Sept. 20th Georgia at Arizona State 7:00p ABC
- (Thu) Oct. 23rd Auburn at West Virginia 6:30p ESPN
- (Fri) Nov. 28th LSU at Arkansas 1:30p CBS
- Dec. 6th SEC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME TBA CBS