COLUMBIA, Mo. (MU) - Mizzou's 2010 football home opener vs. McNeese State on Saturday, Sept. 11 will be telecast via pay-per-view on participating video providers. Kickoff for the contest is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Faurot Field.
Information about how to purchase the telecast, including a current list of confirmed participating video providers, is below. Updates will be posted on MUTigers.com and FOXSportsMidwest.com as they become available.
For the first time Mizzou pay-per-view contests will be available in High Definition on participating providers. Suggested retail price for each game is $39.95. The telecasts will be available on specially designated pay-per-view channels and will not preempt FSN's regularly scheduled programming.
Mizzou's Sept. 18 home game vs. San Diego State will also be televised via pay-per-view. The McNeese State and San Diego State games are being televised on pay-per-view because they were not selected for over-the-air broadcast or cable television coverage. Mizzou and FOX Sports Net (FSN) are working together to make the games available on a pay-per-view basis, giving fans an option to watch games they otherwise wouldn't be able to see on television. FSN's pay-per-view division will produce and distribute the telecasts.
For the McNeese State game Dan McLaughlin will call the play-by-play alongside former NFL All-Pro defensive lineman D'Marco Farr. Todd Donoho will serve as sideline reporter.
To date, the following video providers have agreed to offer the Sept. 11 McNeese State-Missouri pay-per-view telecast. For availability in their specific areas, customers should contact their video provider or check MUTigers.com or FOXSportsMidwest.com for updates.