Programming will also include studio shows, original content such as SEC Storied, spring football games, signing day and pro days coverage. Hundreds of additional live events from various sports will be offered exclusively on the digital platform. The network and its digital extensions will connect with each SEC institution and create opportunities for each school to produce and develop content. Sincethe SEC has claimed seven consecutive football national championships. Sincethe SEC has won national team championships for an average of more than six per year.
The network would aim to provide "unparalleled content from one of the most competitive conferences in the country with the highest quality, most innovative production partner in the sports industry", and joins the Big Ten Network and Pac Network as cable television networks devoted entirely to a single college athletics conference.
Programming[ edit ] SEC Network airs events across the 21 sports that are sanctioned by the conference; within its first year, the network and its digital outlets planned to broadcast at least 1, live events, with at least on television.
Annually, the network will broadcast about 45 football games , men's basketball games , 60 women's basketball games, and 75 baseball games. For football, SEC Network airs three Saturday games per week in early, afternoon, and evening windows plus any additional games on the alternate channel, if necessary , typically the least prominent games of the week.
The network also airs encore presentations of SEC events, along with classic games involving its members. Tebow also will make appearances on SEC Nation.
As a result, Musburger was no longer assigned to Saturday Night Football or post-season bowl games. He remained a commentator for Big 12 basketball games aired on ESPN,   and made a one-off return to call the Iron Bowl game.
It was also noted that SEC Network's opening doubleheader may have been intended to put pressure on Comcast , Time Warner Cable , and Charter Communications to carry the network, as they predominantly involved teams located within their service areas.
Exact terms were not disclosed. Mediacom reached an agreement to carry the network on August 14, Cablevision does not have any markets within the SEC footprint.