Kansas-Nebraska Football On Pay-Per-View Saturday

Nov. 2, 2008

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Kansas at Nebraska football game on Saturday will kickoff at 1:30 p.m. and will be televised on a pay-per-view basis it was announced on Sunday morning. The game will be televised on a pay-per-view basis by Big 12 Special Order Sports, Fox Sports Net’s pay-per-view division.

The game will be available on participating cable systems in Nebraska and Kansas, as well as nationally on participating satellite systems. Full details regarding Saturday’s telecast, including ordering information will be available in the coming days.

The Nebraska-Kansas game become available for pay-per-view after it was not among the games selected to be televised as part of the Big 12’s regular television package. As a result of a special one-time exemption, the game is being played in the afternoon, as opposed to the normal times for pay-per-view telecasts (11:30 a.m. or 6 p.m.).

“We felt our fans who are not able to be at Memorial Stadium would have an interest in being able to watch this Saturday’s game,” Nebraska Executive Associate Athletic Director Marc Boehm said. “At the same time, we were interested in a more traditional afternoon kickoff. We are appreciative of the cooperation we have received in allowing us to provide this pay-per-view telecast in an afternoon time window.”

Big 12 games selected for telecast this Saturday include Baylor at Texas (11 a.m., FSN), Iowa State at Colorado (12:30 p.m, Versus), Oklahoma at Texas A&M (2:30 p.m., ABC), Kansas State at Missouri (6 p.m., FSN) and Oklahoma State at Texas Tech (7 p.m., ABC).