Coverage of ACC football on ACC Network (ACCN), the new, 24/7 national platform launching on Thursday, Aug. 22, will be substantial throughout Weeks 0 and 1 of the upcoming college football season. Programming highlights include All ACC Watch Party, the debut of The Huddle – ACCN’s signature football show, and a special edition College GameDay Built By The Home Depot live from Clemson.
GameDay will be live from Clemson, S.C., home of the reigning College Football Playoff National Champion, in advance of the Georgia Tech at Clemson game on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m. ET on ACCN, marking the inaugural football game on the new network.
The GameDay set will be located on the concourse level of Memorial Stadium from 6-8 p.m. The program will air exclusively on ACCN from 7-8 p.m., leading into kickoff, while the first hour of the show will be on ESPN and ACC Network from 6-7 p.m.
The Huddle team of host Jac Collinsworth, analysts Eric Mac Lain, EJ Manuel and Mark Richt, will be on the field of Memorial Stadium providing insight and analysis pregame, with a presence on GameDay, and at halftime. Additionally, the crew will host an exclusive one-hour postgame show with full analysis and live guests from the stadium on ACCN.
O’Brien and Hasselbeck Call First ACCN GameDave O’Brien and Tim Hasselbeck will call Georgia Tech at Clemson with sideline reporters Katie George and ESPN’s Maria Taylor for the first league game of the season.
Packer and Durham Live From Clemson ACCN’s daily morning show Packer and Durham hosted by Mark Packer and Wes Durham will be live from Clemson on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 7-10 a.m. delivering news and commentary from around the ACC’s 15 institutions.
GameDay is Back in Tiger Town GameDay, beginning its 26th season this year, returns to Tiger Town for the first time since October 1, 2016 when Clemson defeated Louisville, 42-36.
The show will include its traditional crew – host Rece Davis, analysts Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso, Desmond Howard, David Pollack and Taylor.
Alternate Viewing Options ACCN will offer fans two alternate viewing options for Miami vs. Florida and Notre Dame at Louisville.
All ACC Watch Party: Miami vs. FloridaThe Week 0 Camping World Kickoff game between Miami and Florida in Orlando., Fla., on Saturday, Aug. 24, will feature All ACC Watch Party: Miami vs. Florida on ACCN. The show will include analysts Richt and Jon Beason in the Bristol, Conn., studios along with Packer and Durham, reacting to live game action. ESPN college football analyst and former Miami All-American Jonathan Vilma will contribute from Orlando.
All ACC Watch Party: Notre Dame at LouisvilleOn Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 2), fans will have the opportunity to watch Notre Dame at Louisville (8 p.m., on ESPN) with Fighting Irish and Cardinals alumni Jac Collinsworth (Notre Dame), Mike Golic Jr. (Notre Dame) and Eric Wood (Louisville) in the ACCN studio in Bristol. The group will provide in-depth analysis and reaction throughout the game.