Attention BTN Viewers
Aug. 31, 2012
Dear Buckeye fans,
However, the carriage agreement between Dish Network and BTN is set to expire Saturday, September 1. Dish Network plans to drop BTN from its programming lineup before Saturday's kickoff.
The American Television Alliance has reported that during carriage disputes Dish Network has dropped 22 networks from its channel lineup in the past two and a half years alone, including sports networks like MSG and SNY, which broadcast NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS games, and non-sports networks like AMC that air popular shows such as Mad Men and Breaking Bad.
Now, Dish Network plans to drop BTN before the first Saturday of the college football season. If you want them to keep BTN in their programming lineup so that you can continue to watch the Buckeyes this season, plus the premiere of The Journey: Big Ten Football 2012, Tailgate 48, #BTNLive, 105 men's basketball games, 55 women's basketball games and your other favorite Big Ten Network programming, here's what you can do to help:
Thanks for your continued support BTN, a valuable partner to Ohio State University.