ESPN and Fox combined have a maximum four six-day picks between them per season. Those are the instances in which the networks delay their choice of games (and thus delay the announcement of a kickoff time) until the week of the game.
A minimum of four Thursday games each season (including Labor Day weekend and Thanksgiving Day), and one Labor Day Sunday appearance.
A maximum of four games scheduled for 8:15 p.m. local-time starts per season with the following restrictions: No school will be required to play more than twice, host more than once, play consecutive weekends, and a six-day pick comes only with conference consent.
ESPN will televise 100-105 games per season, with 43 games on ESPN or ESPN2 (or sublicensed to ABC, CBS or Fox), including a minimum of 30 intra-conference games.
Up to 40 games on ESPNU.
An option to sublicense up to 20 games to another national cable outlet.
Up to six games per season for live origination on ESPN3.
All remaining games will be syndicated with Big 12 Network branding.
A minimum of four games each season retained for individual permitted member institution outlets.
FOX Sports Media Group platforms will carry a minimum of 40 non-football events annually.
A minimum of 31 women's basketball games per season will be televised by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU or Fox platforms.
ESPN networks retain the option for up to 25 additional women's basketball and/or other sports contests per season.
Championship events, except men's basketball, on Fox platforms. ESPN carries the men's basketball tournament.
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