May 12, 2011
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan football team's first-ever night game at Michigan Stadium, against Notre Dame on Sept. 10 at 8 p.m., will be telecast in primetime on ESPN, the world wide leader in sports announced on Thursday (May 12). The game will not appear on ABC due to the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, which will be broadcast live at 7:30 p.m.
Notre Dame-Michigan will be one of seven games this season in primetime on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 featuring a Big Ten team:
Sept. 1: UNLV at Wisconsin, ESPN, 8 ET
Sept. 10: Notre Dame at Michigan, ESPN, 8 ET
Oct. 1: Notre Dame at Purdue, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2, 8 ET
Oct. 1: Nebraska at Wisconsin, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2, 8 ET
Oct. 8: Ohio State at Nebraska, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2, 8 ET
Oct. 22: Wisconsin at Michigan State, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2, 8 ET
Oct. 29: Wisconsin at Ohio State, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2, 8 ET
Media Contact: Justin Dickens (734) 763-4423
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