ESPN and Time Warner Cable Launch ‘ESPN Goal Line’; A College Version Of ‘NFL RedZone’, Plan College Basketball Version Too
via press release:
ESPN and Time Warner Cable Launch New College Football Live Cut-In and Highlights Channel – ESPN Goal Line
On September 4, ESPN will launch ESPN Goal Line, a new HD network available at launch to Time Warner Cable Sports Tier and Bright House Networks subscribers. ESPN Goal Line features unlimited live cut-ins and highlights from numerous top college football games during each Saturday of the college football season, plus up-to-the-minute commentary from ESPN analysts and experts, including ESPNEWS anchor Anish Shroff, who will serve as the primary host, and Rod Gilmore, who will be the main analyst. Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks customers will be the first to have access to ESPN Goal Line.
Games featured on ESPN Goal Line will include those airing on ESPN’s family of networks, as well as syndicated and locally-produced games from Football Bowl Subdivision conferences, capturing the best live action of the day.
For the 2010 season, the ESPN Goal Line programming will be weekends only, starting Saturdays at Noon ET until games are complete, around 11:30 pm ET. A similar service called Buzzer Beater is planned in time for college basketball season.