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    TV slot for next week

    For those of you who know how Big XII TV time selection works, is there any chance ABC, Fox, etc could "change their mind" on what game they want next week? Any way we could sneak into the 2:30 or 6:00 slots?

    I realize OU-Texas is the biggest game to a national audience but I would have to their our top 25 match-up would be the second biggest.

    I seem to remember something about a 5-day rule that could be exercised a few times per year. Anyone know how this works?



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    It'll be on FX. I think its pretty slim that we get the 2:30 slot, and FX is national coverage. A 2:30 ABC spot would likely be regional, so I'd rather stick to FX. Regardless its nice being on national TV and not FCS or FSN



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneman42 View Post
    For those of you who know how Big XII TV time selection works, is there any chance ABC, Fox, etc could "change their mind" on what game they want next week? Any way we could sneak into the 2:30 or 6:00 slots?

    I realize OU-Texas is the biggest game to a national audience but I would have to their our top 25 match-up would be the second biggest.

    I seem to remember something about a 5-day rule that could be exercised a few times per year. Anyone know how this works?
    I don't believe so. Had they wanted to i believe they couldve made the call last week to use one of their 6 day selections and make the pick today instead, but as they didn't i think we're locked in.



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    Yeah I know I shouldn't complain about national television. But selfishly I hate the 11:00 games for attendance and tailgating reasons. Oh well- if there really have been 58,000 tickets sold already next weekend will be amazing regardless.



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    They can't change their mind on switching TV times around. That's why they're allowed so many 6 day picks to wait and see the outcome of the games the weekend before.

    11 on FX is a done deal.



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    11am is awesome..



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    Living on the west coast now especially, 11am CST is terrible. I'll have to leave my apartment by 7:30 to make it to the Seattle gamewatch for a 9am kickoff. Oh well, by the time Friday rolls around I'll be so jacked I won't care anymore.


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    Re: TV slot for next week

    I totally agree 11am time slot stinks. No way to make it there in time, 230pm is perfect and 6pm isn't that bad.


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    Re: TV slot for next week

    Leaving for tailgating at 4am isn't the most fun in the cold, but will be worthwhile!



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    Quote Originally Posted by besserheimerphat View Post
    Living on the west coast now especially, 11am CST is terrible. I'll have to leave my apartment by 7:30 to make it to the Seattle gamewatch for a 9am kickoff. Oh well, by the time Friday rolls around I'll be so jacked I won't care anymore.
    Interesting you mention this. I will be in Seattle this weekend interviewing for a job. Where is this game watch you speak of?



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    Do we find out about OSU tomorrow?



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    I was sort of sad to see the time moved. I will be at a wedding in KC Friday night which will be a reunion of sorts so I am sure leaving at 8 am the next day will not be done by our group. The plan is to hit up somewhere in KC (probably near P&L) to watch the game and then experience P&L in it's fullest Saturday night. Anyone have good ideas?


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    Re: TV slot for next week

    Quote Originally Posted by istater7 View Post
    Do we find out about OSU tomorrow?
    Yep, we will. Who is that guy that predicts the Big 12 TV schedule ahead of time?

    Here's the listings for 10/20 across the conference:

    Iowa State @ Oklahoma State
    Kansas State @ West Virginia
    Kansas @ Oklahoma
    Baylor @ Texas
    Texas Tech @ TCU

    Pretty easy to assume that KSU @ WVU will get the marquee FOX slot. I would guess Baylor-Texas would get the next best slot and ours would come in 3rd.



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    Re: TV slot for next week

    we are 3-0 this year in games i have recorded!! gonna record the k-state game so we will win


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    Re: TV slot for next week

    Quote Originally Posted by demoncore1031 View Post
    we are 3-0 this year in games i have recorded!! gonna record the k-state game so we will win
    Wow, I like the trend.... Keep it going....



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