WLEX partnership offers BBN with unequalled protection of the Kentucky Wildcats
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Because the College of Kentucky’s 2021-22 athletics schedule will get underway, the UK Sports activities Community will proceed to offer the Huge Blue Nation with unequalled unique entry to the Kentucky Wildcats packages via BBN Tonight and BBN Gameday.
The protection ramps up one week earlier than the beginning of the season with the 2021 Kentucky Soccer Particular “For the Group” offered by UK Federal Credit score Union. The particular will premiere on WLEX in Lexington on Saturday, Aug. 28 at 9:30 a.m. UK Sports activities Community TV associates in Louisville, Bowling Inexperienced, Pikeville and Paducah will even air the particular.
The particular can be posted on UKathletics.com/watch and on the Kentucky Wildcats Fb web page on Aug. 28 after the published premier.
“We’re happy to have a tv associate in WLEX that shares our dedication to student-athletes and sharing their tales with the Huge Blue Nation,” College of Kentucky Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart stated upon saying UK Athletics’ partnership with WLEX in 2020. “We’re grateful for the quantity of protection this partnership will ship and for the ways in which the UK Sports activities Community continues to innovate in its media choices.”
BBN Tonight, airing Monday via Friday from 7:30 to eight p.m. on WLEX, offers viewers a day by day 30-minute insider’s look into UK Athletics. This system options first and unique entry to UK coaches and student-athletes on a nightly foundation. BBN Tonight consists of dialogue and evaluation of present matters from UK Sports activities Community expertise giving insider perspective on the largest tales on the earth of UK Athletics.
BBN Gameday airs on Saturday mornings throughout native UK Sports activities Community associates, giving Cats followers an opportunity to prepare for the largest video games of the weekend with unique entry and professional evaluation of upcoming matchups. BBN Gameday additionally airs digitally on UKathletics.com, YouTube and the Kentucky Wildcats Facebook page each Saturday at 9 a.m. ET.
Because the official tv associate of UK Athletics, WLEX produces BBN Tonight, BBN Gameday and all UK Sports activities Community particular displays.
WLEX is Lexington’s NBC affiliate and serves communities in 40 counties throughout central, jap and southern Kentucky. From the second it signed on as Lexington’s first tv station, WLEX has constructed a protracted and proud custom of protecting UK sports activities. WLEX is now owned and operated by Cincinnati-based E.W. Scripps Firm, the nation’s fourth-largest unbiased TV station proprietor, which operates 60 stations in 42 markets throughout the nation. Based in 1878, Scripps has held for many years to the motto, “Give mild and the folks will discover their very own method.”
The 2021 Kentucky Soccer season kicks off Sept. 4 in Kroger Discipline when the Wildcats face UL Monroe with a midday begin.
Season tickets, mini-packs, and single-game tickets are nonetheless obtainable at ukfootballtix.com.