FOX Sports Releases Television Schedule for NFL Playoffs, College Basketball & More

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via press release:

NFL on FOX: Saints vs. Seahawks, 49ers vs. Panthers in NFC Divisional Playoffs


COLLEGE HOOPS: St. John’s Hosts No. 8 Villanova at Madison Square Garden


UFC: Top 10 Middleweights Battle at UFC Fight Night


FA CUP SOCCER: Manchester City and Fulham in Third Round Replays Next Week


FOX FOCUS SOCHI 2014: Mikaela Shiffren, Lolo Jones and hockey standout Zach Parise profiled on FOX Sports 1


MOTOR SPORTS: Unprecedented Coverage of Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale on FOX Family of Networks


FOX SPORTS LIVE: Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall and Pierre Garcon Join This Week





  • Network/When: FOX Sports, Saturday, Jan. 11 (3:30 PM ET)
  • Talent: Co-hosts Terry Bradshaw and Curt Menefee along with analysts Howie Long, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson, insider Jay Glazer and NFL rules analyst Mike Pereira
  • This Week: Grammy award-winning artist Bruno Mars makes a special announcement regarding his Super Bowl Halftime performance, and Lions running back Reggie Bush makes an in-studio appearance. NFL on FOX game analyst John Lynch talks with Saints head coach Sean Payton about how his team has played this season and what he expects to happen Saturday. Howie Long visits Seahawks defensive back Earl Thomas and cornerback Richard Sherman to discuss how they plan to shut down the Saints’ high-powered offense.  NFL on FOX reporter Molly McGrath talks with Patriots’ wide receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola about how the team has dealt with the multitude of injuries to their offense, yet maintained success.


SAINTS FACE SEAHAWKS IN NFC SHOWDOWN — Following a 26-24 win over the Eagles during Wild Card Weekend, the Saints travel to Seattle to take on the Seahawks in a match-up that determines who advances to the NFC Championship.  Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch and Erin Andrews call the game this Saturday (4:30 PM ET) on FOX from CenturyLink Field in Seattle, WA.



  • Network/When: FOX Sports, Sunday, Jan. 12 (12:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Co-hosts Terry Bradshaw and Curt Menefee along with analysts Howie Long, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson, insider Jay Glazer and NFL rules analyst Mike Pereira
  • This Week: FOX Football Daily analyst and former San Francisco 49er Randy Moss joins the show to share his thoughts on the upcoming day’s matchups and how the playoffs are shaping up. 49ers teammates Vernon Davis, Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree are featured in a discussion about playing with quarterback Colin Kaepernick and what they believe makes the 49ers a force to be reckoned with. Bradshaw sits down with Panthers’ head coach Ron Rivera, wide receiver Steve Smith, linebacker Luke Kuechly, and sacks leader Greg Hardy to talk about how the team went from a 1-3 start to a No. 2 seed. FOX Sports reporter Chris Myers is joined by Denver Broncos EVP of Football Operations John Elway as well as wide receivers Wes Welker and Demaryius Thomas to talk about the team’s thriving offense and what the Broncos need to do to defeat the San Diego Chargers.



BIG EAST HOOPS HEATS UP ON FOX SPORTS 1 – FOX Sports’ coverage of top college basketball continues this week with a full slate of games featuring some of the country’s best teams from coast to coast. FOX Sports’ lead college basketball broadcast team of Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery call a pair of classic BIG EAST matchups on FOX Sports 1 beginning Wednesday, Jan. 8 (7:00 PM ET), as Providence hosts Georgetown. On Saturday, Jan. 11 (1:00 PM), the broadcasting duo head to Madison Square Garden in New York City as St. John’s hosts No. 8 Villanova. A pair of ranked Pac-12 teams appears on FOX Sports 1 this week as well, as No. 17 Oregon hosts Cal on Thursday, Jan. 9 (11:00 PM ET) and Stanford on Sunday, Jan. 12 (5:00 PM ET), and No. 15 Colorado heads to Washington on Sunday, Jan. 12 (3:00 PM ET).


This week’s full schedule, including broadcaster information, can be found below.


DATE TIME (ET) GAME NETWORK Play by Play Analyst
Wednesday, Jan. 8 7:00 PM Georgetown at Providence FOX Sports 1 Gus Johnson Bill Raftery
Thursday, Jan. 9 7:00 PM DePaul at Butler FOX Sports 1 Mike Gleason Stu Jackson
Thursday, Jan. 9 9:00 PM Marquette at Xavier FOX Sports 1 Thom Brennaman Donny Marshall
Thursday, Jan. 9 9:00 PM Tulane at Marshall(W) FSN Ron Thulin Debbie Antonelli
Thursday, Jan. 9 11:00 PM Cal at #17 Oregon FOX Sports 1 Rob Stone Corey Williams
Saturday, Jan. 11 1:00 PM #8 Villanova at St. John’s FOX Sports 1 Gus Johnson Bill Raftery
Saturday, Jan. 11 2:00 PM Seton Hall at Marquette FSN Brian Anderson Kevin O’Neill
Saturday, Jan. 11 4:00 PM Seton Hall at Villanova(W) FOX Sports 2 Tiffany Greene Sarah Kustok
Saturday, Jan. 11 4:00 PM UTSA at Southern Miss(W) FSN Ron Thulin Debbie Antonelli
Saturday, Jan. 11 7:00 PM Georgetown at Butler FOX Sports 1 Justin Kutcher Donny Marshall
Sunday, Jan. 12 12:00 PM Texas at West Virginia(W) FSN Bob Licht Brenda VanLengen
Sunday, Jan. 12 1:00 PM Southern Miss at Tulsa FOX Sports 1 Adam Alexander Dan Bonner
Sunday, Jan. 12 3:00 PM #15 Colorado at Washington FOX Sports 1 Aaron Goldsmith TBD
Sunday, Jan. 12 5:00 PM Stanford at #17 Oregon FOX Sports 1 Rob Stone TBD
Tuesday, Jan. 14 7:00 PM St. John’s at DePaul FOX Sports 1 Eric Collins Greg Kelser
Tuesday, Jan. 14 9:00 PM Butler at Creighton FOX Sports 1 Gus Johnson Bill Raftery




FOX Soccer Plus’ coverage of the CONCACAF WOMEN’S U-20 CHAMPIONSHIP kicks off this Thursday with the group stages. FOX Soccer 2Go offers a free live stream of all seven matches.


Network/When: US U-20 WNT vs. Costa Rica, FOX Soccer Plus, Thursday, Jan. 9 (7:30 PM ET)

US U-20 WNT vs. Jamaica, FOX Soccer Plus, Saturday, Jan. 11 (7:30 PM ET)

US U-20 WNT vs. Guatemala, FOX Soccer Plus, Monday, Jan. 13 (7:30 PM ET)

Talent: Jenn Hildreth and Kyndra de St. Aubin (Match 1), Jenn Hildreth and Leslie Osborne (Match 2), Mark Rogondino and Leslie Osborne (Match 3)


ENGLAND’S FA CUP: Third Round Replay

Network/When: Fulham v Norwich, FOX Soccer Plus, Tuesday, Jan. 14 (11:30 AM ET)

Manchester City v Blackburn, FOX Sports 2, Wednesday, Jan. 15 (12:00 PM ET)

Talent: Rob Stone, Eric Wynalda, Warren Barton and Julie Stewart-Binks (Wednesday’s coverage)




  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Sunday, Jan. 12 (7:30 PM ET)
  • Talent: Host Jon Anik
  • This Week: Experience UFC 168, the biggest night in UFC history, with a backstage pass and front row seat through a cinematic lens, from the pre-fight preparation through the conclusion of the unforgettable main event. Like many before him, middleweight Costas Philippou came to New York in search of a life, and although he makes his living unconventionally, the former boxer’s American Dream is no less real. Josh Thomson and Gilbert Melendez’s rivalry dates back to their days in Strikeforce, where their trilogy of title fights proved epic. Thomson was front row as his former nemesis squared off against Diego Sanchez for what turned out to be a classic in full blast.



  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Monday, Jan. 13 (8:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Dominick Cruz, Urijah Faber
  • This Week: UFC MAIN EVENT premieres with a look back at the epic battle between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber at UFC 132. UFC MAIN EVENT showcases the best fights of recent vintage, set up by prefight, interview-driven features that reveal the backstories of the athletes and their mindsets just prior those epic bouts. These preview features give viewers personal context for the big match-ups, with an understanding of not just who’s fighting, but also what was at stake and what the fighters were thinking before they stepped into the Octagon.



  • Network/When: FOX Sports 2, Tuesday, Jan. 14 (4:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Karyn Bryant, Gilbert Melendez, Brian Stann
  • This Week: Coverage of UFC FIGHT NIGHT: ROCKHOLD VS. PHILIPPOU begins on FOX Sports 2 with the UFC FIGHT NIGHT WEIGH-IN as the 24 fighters try to make weight for their fights. UFC No. 2-ranked lightweight Gilbert Melendez and former middleweight Brian Stann serve as analysts.



  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Wednesday, Jan. 15 (7:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Kenny Florian, Jon Anik, Karyn Bryant, Brian Stann, Gilbert Melendez
  • This Week: UFC FIGHT NIGHT: ROCKHOLD vs. PHILIPPOU is headlined by an exciting five-round middleweight matchup between former Strikeforce champion and current No. 6-ranked Luke Rockhold (10-2) versus No. 10-ranked Costas Philippou (12-3, 1NC). The three-hour main card also features numerous top-10 ranked fighters, including No. 6-ranked bantamweight TJ Dillashaw (9-2) versus No. 7-ranked Mike Easton (13-3), No. 4-ranked flyweight John Moraga (13-2) mixing it up with No. 15-ranked Dustin Ortiz (12-2), No. 13-ranked middleweight Lorenz Larkin (14-1, 1NC) facing Hawaiian Brad Tavares (11-2), middleweight Yoel Romero (6-1) fighting Derek Brunson (11-2) and featherweight Cole Miller (20-8) against Sam Sicilia (12-3). Jon Anik and Kenny Florian call the matchups from The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, GA.



  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Wednesday, Jan. 15 (10:00 PM ET)
  • Talent: Patrick Côté, Kyle Noke
  • This Week: Catch the season premiere of THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER NATIONS: CANADA VS. AUSTRALIA, showcasing the newest crop of welterweight and middleweight fighters, as Canada and Australia go head-to-head in the fifth international edition of the show. When the Australians arrive in Quebec after an exhausting 48-hour trek, coach Kyle Noke warns them the Canadians are predicting a series sweep.  Despite hearing the Canadians taunting them about being too scared to fight, the Aussies know words won’t win the battle. There’s only one place to settle this feud: The Octagon.



FOX SPORTS FOCUSES ON THE ATHLETES OF THE WINTER GAMES – World Champion slalom skier Mikaela Shiffren, Olympic star Lolo Jones and Minnesota Wild hockey standout Zach Parise are the featured interviews for FOX Sports 1’s premiere of FOX FOCUS SOCHI 2014.

  • Talent: Picabo Street & Peter Schrager
    • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Monday, Jan. 13 (7:30 PM ET)




LIVE BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE COVERAGE BEGINS – Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 7:00 PM ET on FOX Sports 2, five channels within FOX’s family of networks offer 36 hours of live, high-definition coverage of the 2014 BARRETT-JACKSON SCOTTSDALE COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION. Highlighted by FOX’s live presentation to open ‘Super Saturday’ on Saturday, Jan. 18 (3:00 PM ET), this year’s auction includes the rare public sale of a fully restored 1967 ‘L88’ Chevrolet Corvette, the first retail 2015 Ford Mustang and the prestigious Salon Collection of vehicles.

  • Talent: Bob Varsha hosts with ‘On-the-Block’ analysis from Mike Joy and Steve Magnante. Rick DeBruhl, Justin Bell, Ralph Sheheen, Tom Jensen and April Rose have all the latest features, storylines and car previews.



Tuesday, Jan. 14 7:00 – 9:00 PM FOX Sports 2
Tuesday, Jan. 14 9:00 – 11:00 PM FOX Business Network
Wednesday, Jan. 15 7:00 – 9:00 PM FOX Sports 2
Wednesday, Jan. 15 9:00 – 11:00 PM FOX Business Network
Thursday, Jan. 16 7:00 – 9:00 PM FOX Sports 2
Thursday, Jan. 16 9:00 – 11:00 PM FOX Business Network
Friday, Jan. 17 2:00 – 9:00 PM FOX Sports 1
Friday, Jan. 17 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM FOX Business Network
Saturday, Jan. 18 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM FOX
Saturday, Jan. 18 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM National Geographic Channel
Sunday, Jan. 19 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM FOX Sports 2
Sunday, Jan. 19 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM FOX Sports 1

























  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Saturday, Jan. 11 (9:30 PM ET)
  • Talent: Ralph Sheheen, Jeff Emig, Jenny Taft
  • This Week: 450SX Class rookie Ken Roczen earned the first 450SX Class win of his career last weekend in Anaheim, and did it against one of the most stacked fields ever on tour, with four former champions competing against him. With the MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS heading to Phoenix for the second race of the season this Saturday, can one of the former champs, including Ryan Villopoto, Ryan Dungey, Chad Reed or James Stewart, step up and challenge the rookie? Dungey won it in 2012 and 2010, while Stewart took it in 2011.



  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, Thursday, Jan. 9 (1:00-5:00 PM ET), Friday, Jan. 10 (1:00-5:00 PM ET live) and Saturday, Jan. 11 (3:00-7:00 PM ET)
  • Talent:  Darrell Waltrip, Larry McReynolds, Mike Joy, Jeff Hammond, Bob Dillner, Matt Yocum, Rick Allen, Hermie Sadler, Ray Dunlap and Phil Parsons


FOX Sports 1 provides 12 hours of DAYTONA PRESEASON THUNDER testing from Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, Jan. 9-Saturday, Jan. 11.  The NASCAR on FOX team of Darrell Waltrip, Larry McReynolds and Mike Joy call the action live when NASCAR Sprint Cup Series return to the track  with Bob Dillner and Matt Yocum reporting from the pits and Jeff Hammond reporting from the garage. Setting up camp in the garage area, host Rick Allen and analyst Hermie Sadler offer a location for drivers, crew chiefs and other personalities to talk over the day’s storylines.


The NASCAR Nationwide Series test session airs on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday, Jan. 11 (3:00 PM-7:00 PM ET) with Allen, Hammond and Phil Parsons in the booth, and Sadler, Dillner and Ray Dunlap reporting from the pits.





FOX Sports 1’s signature daily football show features appearances from some of football’s biggest stars.

  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, weekdays at 6:00 PM ET
  • Talent: Curt Menefee, Joel Klatt, Jay Glazer, Jimmy Johnson, Howie Long, Brendon Ayanbadejo, Ronde Barber, Scott Fujita, John Lynch, Randy Moss, Mike Pereira and/or Brian Urlacher
  • This Week: Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 8; Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon on Thursday, Jan. 9; Peter Schrager features Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis on Friday, Jan. 10



  • Network/When: FOX Sports 1, weekdays (5:00 PM ET)
  • Talent:  Regis Philbin, Georgie Thompson, Jason Gay, Michael Kosta, Trevor Pryce,  Katie Nolan and guest panelist/NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman (Thursday, Jan. 9 and Friday, Jan. 10)
  • Guests:  Tyler Seguin of the Dallas Stars and actor Orlando Jones of Sleepy Hollow on Wednesday, Jan. 8; actor Geoff Stults of ENLISTED on Thursday, Jan. 9; FOX COLLEGE BASKETBALL analyst Bill Raftery on Friday, Jan. 10
  • Upcoming guests:  Devil’s Due actor Zach Gilford on Monday, Jan. 13



  • Network/When:  FOX Sports 1, Nightly (11:00 PM ET)
  • Talent:  Jay Onrait, Dan O’Toole, Charissa Thompson, Andy Roddick, Donovan McNabb, Gary Payton, Ephraim Salaam, Will Leitch, Matt Leinart, Don Bell, Ryan Field and Kirk Morrison
  • Guests:  DeAngelo Hall of the Washington Redskins and UFC women’s fighter Sara McMann on Wednesday, Jan. 8; Pierre Garcon of the Washington Redskins on Thursday, Jan. 9



All Times Eastern/Subject to Change

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