ADVISORY, Aug. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Big Ten Network (BTN), the first internationally distributed television network dedicated to covering one of America's premier collegiate conferences, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the network's fifth anniversary.
In honor of the occasion, Mark Silverman, Big Ten Network President, Jim Delany, Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, and Larry Jones, Fox Sports Media Group COO, will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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About Big Ten Network:
A joint venture between the Big Ten Conference and Fox Networks, BTN is the first internationally distributed network dedicated to covering one of the premier collegiate conferences in the country. With more than 800 events, all in HD, the 24/7 network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country, allowing them to see their favorite teams, regardless of where they live. Events include football, men's and women's basketball games; dozens of Big Ten Championship events; studio shows; coaches' shows; and classic games. The network televises and streams more Olympic sporting events and women's sports than has ever been aired on any other network. Original programming highlights activities and accomplishments of some of the nation's finest universities. The groundbreaking Student U initiative provides real-world experience for students interested in careers in sports television. The network is available to more than 80 million homes across the United States and Canada, and currently has agreements with more than 300 affiliates, including AT&T U-Verse, Atlantic Broadband, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV, DISH Network, Insight, Mediacom, Rogers Cable (Canada), Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct (Canada), Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS. For additional information, go to www.BTN.com.
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