University of Texas Signs Deal For “One Of A Kind” TV Network

For the first time ever, a university will have its own TV network. The University of Texas has inked a deal with ESPN to form the Longhorn Network. The channel will “broadcast live UT athletic events, shoulder programming and non-sports university content.” The deal will net the school $15 million annually for rights fees. The Longhorn Network will launch on an unspecified date in the fall.

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