The Big 12 Conference and SiriusXM announced today that they will launch SiriusXM Big 12 Radio, a new and exclusive 24/7 audio channel dedicated to Big 12 sports that will deliver fans and alumni across the country in-depth access to Big 12-focused sports talk and news, plus an extensive schedule of Big 12 games.
SiriusXM Big 12 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, Roku and more, and on select SiriusXM radios (channel 375). SiriusXM Big 12 Radio will feature live play-by-play broadcasts from several Big 12 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 12 athletes as well as journalists and conference insiders. The daily schedule will include Big 12 This Morning (weekdays, 8:00-11:00am ET/7:00-10:00 am CT) and the afternoon drive show, Big 12 Today (weekdays, 4:00-7:00 pm ET/3:00-6:00 pm CT).
Hosts on the channel will include former Iowa State standout QB Dave Archer; former Oklahoma defensive lineman and 1985 Lombardi Award winner Tony Casillas; former Oklahoma offensive lineman Gabe Ikard; as well as Holly Rowe, Fran Fraschilla, Tom Luginbill, George Schroeder, Matt Schick and Ari Temkin.
“We are very pleased to be adding SiriusXM Big 12 Radio to our lineup and taking another step in enhancing our college sports coverage,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content Officer. “Passionate Big 12 fans are spread out across the country and we are looking forward to reaching these fans wherever they live, and giving them the ability to stay connected to their favorite conference and teams, with the games and the in-depth daily news and analysis they want, both on their SiriusXM radios and on the SiriusXM app.”
“The SiriusXM Big 12 Radio channel will provide the opportunity to reach our followers across the country with an audio 24-hour cycle of news, commentary and events,” said Big 12 Conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby. “We continue to add new sources of consumption to our Conference platform and are pleased to have a dedicated channel on SiriusXM. We look forward to partnering with SiriusXM and being a part of its portfolio.”
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 Ten, Pac-12 and SEC conferences.