SiriusXM, the Big Ten Network (BTN), and the Big Ten Conference announced today that they will launch SiriusXM Big Ten Radio, a new and exclusive 24/7 audio channel dedicated to Big Ten sports that will deliver fans and alumni across the country in-depth access to Big Ten-focused sports talk and news, plus an extensive schedule of Big Ten games.
SiriusXM Big Ten Radio will launch on October 22 and will be available exclusively to SiriusXM subscribers via the SiriusXM app, on connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Sony PlayStation, and Roku, on the streaming web player at SiriusXM.com, and on select SiriusXM radios (channel 372). SiriusXM Big Ten Radio will feature live play-by-play broadcasts from several Big Ten men’s and women’s sports including football, basketball, baseball, softball and more.
The new channel’s programming will feature exclusive new shows hosted by former Big Ten athletes, journalists and conference insiders, as well as simulcasts of BTN programming. The daily schedule will include Big Ten This Morning (weekdays, 7:00-10:00 am ET) and the afternoon drive show, Big Ten Today (weekdays, 3:00-6:00 pm ET).
Hosts on the channel will include former Ohio State star LB and 2005 Lombardi Award winner A.J. Hawk; former Illinois All-America offensive lineman Brad Hopkins; former Iowa defensive lineman Anthony Herron; former Penn State basketball player Jon Crispin; former Ohio State tight end Ben Hartsock; as well as Jason Goff, Tom Luginbill, Pete Pistone and Matt Schick.
Listeners will also hear weekly college coaches shows, press conferences, classic game broadcasts, coverage of future Big Ten Media Days, as well as curated, Big Ten-specific highlights.
SiriusXM offers an unparalleled lineup of college sports programming. Subscribers get access to dozens of live college football and basketball games from multiple conferences every week, plus several college sports-focused channels featuring many former coaches, players and insiders as hosts. SiriusXM’s lineup includes the all-college sports channel, ESPNU Radio on SiriusXM, plus 24/7 channels focused on the ACC, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC conferences.