CAA Football will continue growing its ever-expanding national exposure with a slate of five games set to air this season on NBC Sports Network.
The schedule kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 3:30 p.m. ET when Delaware hosts Delaware State in the schools’ annual “Route 1 Rivalry” matchup on the NBC Sports Network.
On Oct. 12, NBC Sports Network will present a CAA Football doubleheader. National coverage begins with Richmond visiting in-state rival James Madison at 3:30 p.m. ET. Coverage continues at 7 p.m. ET when Villanova makes the short trek to Towson.
NBC Sports Network’s coverage of the CAA Football continues on Nov. 9, when New Hampshire hosts James Madison at 12:30 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports Network will deliver its final CAA Football game of the season on Nov. 23, when the Dukes wrap up the regular season with a 3:30 p.m. ET road tilt against rival Towson.
In addition to the five games scheduled on NBCSN, 13 CAA Football games will be offered on select NBC Sports Regional Networks. Telecast networks and times for those 13 additional CAA Football contests will be announced at a later date.
NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 13 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming, to more than 50 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, NECN, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, CSS and SNY.
CAA Football begins its second year of a five-year broadcast agreement with the NBC Sports Network this fall. The network is the 24/7 cable platform for NBC Sports and is available in nearly 80 million homes. NBC Sports Network’s live-event coverage to digital, mobile and tablet users via its NBC Sports Live Extra platform. All NBC Sports Network games will be live streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
Throughout the 2013 season, every game televised regionally on NBC Sports Regional Networks will also be simulcast digitally to out-of-market areas for free on CAA.TV. A select number of these specific games may also be featured in high definition and available live for free on the CAA iPad app. Digital broadcasts will be blacked out in areas where the telecast is available via fans’ cable provider. A free login will be required to view the games both via CAA.TV on a computer or using the CAA's iPad app. More information on the CAA.TV login requirement will be available closer to the season and promoted via CAA Football’s online presence.