OU And Fox Partner For "Sooner Sports TV"

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 3:57 pm
By: News 9

The University of Oklahoma and Fox Sports announced today a 10-year deal to offer exclusive programming of Sooner sports.

"Sooner Sports TV" will offer viewers in a four-state region live broadcasting of sports including basketball, baseball, and softball. Football games can be watched as encore presentations. It will also feature archived games and original programming and shows including Bob Stoops' weekly TV show.

The agreement allows Fox to air at least 1,000 hours of sports programming each year. The content will be available in about 9 million television homes in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana over Fox's regional sports networks. Select programming will be offered nationally through Fox College Sports.

Financial terms of the deal were not revealed.

"SOONER SPORTS TV" on FOX Sports Networks – Select Programming Highlights:

Sports Events

• Football: encore presentations of Oklahoma games originally televised on Fox and other networks, as well as the annual Spring Game

• Men's Basketball: approximately eight exclusive Sooner games per season, plus select encores

• Women's Basketball: select exclusive games, plus encores

• Olympic Sports – exclusive events and encores of select events, including baseball, softball, volleyball, wrestling, soccer, and men's and women's gymnastics

Original Programming and Studio Shows

OU Football Press Conference

OU – Review (weekly encore)

Sooner Football with Bob Stoops

Sooner Sports Game Day (pregame show)

Sooner Sports Overtime (postgame show – home games only)

Sooner Sports Pad

Coach's Corner

Sooner Sports Talk

Sooner Basketball with Sherri Coale

Sooner Hoops with Lon Kruger

Rounding Third (baseball/softball)

Sooner Sports Weekly (spring sports)