Week 8 Features Five Televised MAC Football Games

Updated 10/18/2012

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Action starts at 12:00 pm (ET) as Northern Illinois looks to stay undefeated in conference play against Akron on ESPN Regional Television, ESPN Game Plan and ESPN3.  Due to an ABC programming conflict, the MAC/ERT Game of the Week will air on Digital Tier channels in the following markets: Cleveland, Detroit, Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, MI, Toledo, OH, and Youngstown, OH. See detailed affiliate list below while also checking your local listings.

The Eastern Michigan Eagles step outside of conference play and host Army at 1:00 pm (ET) on ESPN3.  A key West Division clash happens at 3:30 pm (ET) as Ball State travels north to take on Central Michigan on ESPN3.  Buffalo will host Big East opponent Pittsburgh at 3:30 pm ET on ESPN Regional Television and ESPN3.  Wrapping up the day of television, Toledo will look to extend its winning streak to seven as it hosts undefeated and No. 21 Cincinnati at 7:00 pm (ET) on ESPN3.
TV Schedule – All times ET
Saturday, October 20
Northern Illinois @ Akron, 12:00 pm (ESPN Regional Television/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3)
Army @ Eastern Michigan, 1:00 pm (ESPN3)
Ball State @ Central Michigan, 3:30 pm (ESPN3)
Pittsburgh @ Buffalo, 3:30 pm (ESPN Regional Television/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3)
Cincinnati @ Toledo, 7:00 pm (ESPN3)
Northern Illinois @ Akron Affiliates: Cleveland, OH: WEWSDT2: 5-2 digital sub channel, Time Warner Cable (ch. 986); Detroit, MI: WXYZDT2: 7.2 Live Well Network, Comcast Cable (ch. 298), Comcast (ch. 297), Charter (ch. 437), Brighthouse (ch. 127), WOW! (ch. 101); Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, MI: WZZMDT2: Charter Cable (ch. 247), Comcast Cable (ch. 298); Toledo, OH: WTVGDT2: Buckeye Cable System (ch. 614); Youngstown: WYTVDT2: Time Warner Cable (ch. 373), Direct TV (ch. 15), Armstrong Cable (ch. 13 + ch. 108); Chicago, IL: WPWR; Indianapolis, IN: WNDY; Columbus, OH: WWHO; Milwaukee, WI: WMLW; Cincinnati, OH: EKRC; Harrisburg-Lncstr-York, PA: EHP-DT2; Louisville, KY: WBKI; Buffalo, NY: WNYO; Providence-New Bedford, RI: COX-NE; Dayton, OH: WRGT-DT2; Charleston-Huntington, WV: WSAZ-DT2; Madison, WI: ETVW; South Bend-Elkhart, IN: WMYS; Springfield-Holyoke, MA: WGGB-DT; Lansing, MI: WHTV; La Crosse-Eau Claire, WI: KQEG; Rockford, IL: WTVO-DT2; Wheeling-Steubenville, WV: WTOV-DT2
Pittsburgh @ Buffalo Affiliates: New York, NY: SNY-N; Tampa-St. Pete, Sarasota, FL: BRIGHTHOUSE; Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbrn, FL: BRIGHTHOUSE-O; Pittsburgh, PA: WTAE; Baltimore, MD: MASN; Hartford & New Haven, CT: SNY-CT: Providence- New Bedford, RI: COX-NE