Exclusive programming that fans will see this fall on ACC Network (ACCN), the new, 24/7 national platform launching on August 22, 2019, was revealed Wednesday at ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C. The fall line-up includes a College Football Playoff recap special featuring Clemson – Greatest Ever: The 2018 Clemson Tigers, a documentary chronicling the career of legendary Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden – The Bowden Dynasty, a series highlighting the rich traditions of the ACC – ACC Traditions, and a special behind-the-scenes look at Louisville’s football program – All Access: Louisville Football.
Greatest Ever: The 2018 Clemson Tigers
The 2018 Clemson football team became the first in major college football history to amass a 15-0 record following decisive victories over Notre Dame (30-3) and Alabama (44-16) in the College Football Playoff, giving the Tigers their second national title in three seasons. The 30-minute special,Greatest Ever: The 2018 Clemson Tigers, follows Clemson’s journey through the College Football Playoff Semifinal and Championship games with never before seen footage and interviews with the Clemson coaching staff.
All Access: Louisville Football
In an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into first-year head coach Scott Satterfield’s Louisville football team, he and his staff go beyond the X’s and O’s to create a winning culture and family atmosphere to revive the proud football program. The one-hour show will feature the charismatic personalities of Satterfield’s staff as it looks to inject a renewed energy into the players and community, while the Cardinals prepare for their season-opening game against Notre Dame and a challenging ACC schedule.
The Bowden Dynasty
The Bowden Dynasty is a feature-length documentary film that explores the life and times of Bobby Bowden, the legendary coach with a team of loyal assistants and players who fought against all odds and countless obstacles to collect two national championships and an unprecedented 14 straight top 5 finishes at Florida State. The Bowden Dynasty extends beyond football, to explore universal themes of family and redemption. For all the accolades bestowed upon head coach Bobby Bowden and his teams for their on-field achievements, this film shares stories of the coach and his enormous impact on those around him.
ACC Traditions, a series of 15, 30-minute programs produced in partnership with Raycom Sports, focuses on the unique and rich traditions across the league’s 15 campuses, while showcasing a mix of fun, archival and new footage and interviews. Highlighting the 2019-20 slate are Boston College’s Red Bandana Game, Clemson’s Howard’s Rock, Krzyzewskiville and the Cameron Crazies at Duke, Florida State’s Renegade and Chief Osceola, Georgia Tech’s Ramblin’ Wreck, and “Skipper” the cannon at Virginia Tech. Additional programs will debut on ACCN during the 2020-21 season.
About ACC Network
Owned and operated by ESPN in partnership with the Atlantic Coast Conference, ACC Network (ACCN) is a new 24/7 national network dedicated to ACC sports set to launch August 22, 2019. Approximately 450 live contests including 40 regular-season football games, 150 men’s and women’s basketball games, and 200 other regular-season competitions and tournament games from across the conference’s 27 sponsored sports will be televised annually, plus a complement of news and information shows and original programming. Together, the ACCN and its digital platform, ACC Network Extra (ACCNE), will feature 1,350 ACC events in its first year. ESPN has been televising ACC content since 1979 and has exclusive rights to every conference-controlled game across all sports and championships.
*Carriage agreements are already in place with the following video providers: Altice, DIRECTV, Google Fiber, Hulu Live TV, Optimum, PlayStation Vue, Suddenlink, TVision and Verizon Fios, among others. All ACCN games will also be available on the ESPN App to authenticated cable subscribers. Fans interested in learning more about ACCN can visit www.GetACCN.com.
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