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SEC Network launches Thursday

CHARLOTTE (ESPNMediaZone.com) - SEC Network, a new sports network devoted to the Southeastern Conference and operated by ESPN, will debut nationwide Thursday at 5 p.m. CT with a three-hour SEC Now that will visit every SEC school and the 21 sports within the SEC. The following 14 days will feature an array of events and specials, including customized programming to feature 14 schools in 14 days with team previews, greatest games and SEC features leading into the network's first college football game on Thursday, Aug. 28, Texas A&M at South Carolina.

In addition to expansive college football programming to kick off the season, the network will also showcase its commitment to elevating sports across the conference with both men's basketball and women's soccer events airing on the television channel and 15 soccer matches being carried live as SEC Network + events on SECNetwork.com and WatchESPN.

SEC Network will begin a regular slate of studio shows and fall programming following Thursday, Aug. 28.

August 14 – 28 Schedule Highlights:

Date Time (CT) Programming
Thu, Aug. 14 6 p.m. SEC Now
  9 p.m. SEC Storied: The Stars Are Aligned
Wed, Aug. 20
7:30 p.m. Missouri Football Preview
Thu, Aug. 21
8 p.m. SEC STORIED: Bo, Barkley, & The Big Hurt
Fri, Aug. 22
9:30 p.m. Arkansas Football Preview
Sat, Aug. 23 1 p.m. 2014 SEC Spring Football Games
Sun, Aug. 24 9 p.m. SEC Rewind: 2001 Arkansas at Ole Miss
  11:00 p.m.
BEST OF ARKANSAS
SEC Storied: 40 Minutes of Hell
2007 Arkansas vs. LSU
2006 Arkansas vs. Tennessee
2007 Arkansas vs. South Carolina
2010 Arkansas vs. LSU
 Mon, Aug. 25
11:00 p.m.
BEST OF MISSOURI
2005 Independence Bowl (vs. South Carolina)
2007 Missouri vs. Kansas
2010 Missouri vs. Oklahoma
2012 Missouri vs. Tennessee
Wed, Aug. 27
7 p.m. SEC Storied: The Believer
Thu, Aug. 28 3 p.m. The Paul Finebaum Show
  4 p.m. SEC Nation
  6 p.m. SEC Football: Texas A&M at South Carolina
  9:15 p.m. SEC Football: Temple at Vanderbilt
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