The Big 12 Conference and ESPN announced several TV games for early in the 2008 season.
ABC will televise 18 games from the Big 12 this season plus the Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship. As part of a two-year agreement with Fox Sports Net (FSN), the Big 12 also has seven contests televised by ESPN or ESPN2 each season, with games being played on Thursday or Saturday.
It had been previously announced that ESPN will televise the Texas vs. Texas A&M game on Thanksgiving evening. The TV schedule announced Wednesday:
Saturday, Aug. 30: Illinois vs. Missouri, 6:45 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday, Sept. 6: Cincinnati at Oklahoma, 2:30 p.m. (ABC, WFAA/Ch. 8)
Saturday, Sept. 6: Texas at UTEP, 9:15 p.m. (ESPN2)
Friday, Sept. 12: Kansas at South Florida, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Saturday, Sept. 13: Arkansas at Texas, 2:30 p.m. (ABC, WFAA/Ch. 8)
Saturday, Sept. 13: Oklahoma at Washington, 6:45 p.m. (ESPN)
Wednesday, Sept. 17: Kansas State at Louisville, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Thursday, Sept. 18: West Virginia at Colorado, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Friday, Sept. 19: Baylor at Connecticut, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Saturday, Oct. 11: Texas vs. Oklahoma, 11 a.m. (ABC, WFAA/Ch. 8)\
Thursday, Nov. 27: Texas A&M at Texas, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
Friday, Nov. 28: Colorado at Nebraska, 2:30 p.m. (ABC, WFAA/Ch. 8)
Saturday, Dec. 6: Dr Pepper Big 12 Championship Game, 7 p.m. (ABC, WFAA/Ch. 8)