When the North Carolina Tar Heels and South Carolina Gamecocks meet on Saturday night in primetime, fans will be able to watch the game in select theaters across the country.
Per Brad Crawford of 247Sports, the Tar Heels and Gamecocks matchup will be one of four games from this weekend that ESPN will broadcast in select theaters. They will join Virginia-Tennessee, LSU-FSU and Clemson-Duke.
ESPN made the announcement on Tuesday, as they reached a theatrical distribution agreement with Theater Sports Network to televise ACC games throughout the 2023 season. The theatrical distribution will be in away team markets, as well as both home and away for the neutral site games.
ESPN will air the following Week 1 college football games in select THEATERS this weekend …
— Brad Crawford (@BCrawford247) August 29, 2023
The UNC and South Carolina game is among the top games of the weekend, being played in primetime on ABC for Saturday night. It’s a huge game for both teams, as the Tar Heels come in ranked in the Top 25 and look for a statement win over a South Carolina team that has high expectations after last season.
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