- Enhanced Preview Coverage of Clemson vs. Notre Dame in the 2020 ACC Title Game
- Fully-Loaded Packer and Durham Friday Morning; The Huddle Providing Pre and Postgame Coverage Saturday
- The Huddle: Selection Day Special Sunday at 8 p.m.
- All-ACC Teams and Individual Awards Announced on Packer and Durham, Dec. 22-23
ACC Network (ACCN), the 24/7 national platform dedicated to ACC sports, will provide enhanced coverage of the 2020 ACC Football Championship Game, featuring the highly anticipated matchup between five-time defending ACC Champion No. 3 Clemson vs No. 2 Notre Dame (4 p.m. ET, ABC).
The matchup marks the first time the Fighting Irish will contend for a conference championship as Notre Dame joined the ACC for the 2020 football season.
Packer and Durham
Packer and Durham, ACCN’s weekday morning show from 7-10 a.m., will have expanded coverage of the ACC Football Championship Game on Friday, Dec. 18. Mark Packer and Wes Durham will preview the game and have a bevy of guests, including ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit. The duo will also dig into the biggest stats that could be the difference in winning and losing for both teams.
Championship Saturday kicks off with The Huddle, ACCN’s signature football show, to cover the storylines and breakdown the match-up leading into the game from 2-4 p.m. Host Jordan Cornette will be in the network’s Bristol headquarters, EJ Manuel and Mark Richt will utilize their live-from-home kits, and Eric Mac Lain will be live from Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The Huddle returns postgame for instant analysis and interviews with the winning head coach and student-athletes at 8 p.m.
The Huddle: Selection Day Special
The quartet will be back together on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m., for a special hour-long The Huddle: Selection Day Special hosted by Cornette. The show will include breakdowns and analysis of ACC’s bowl-bound teams and matchups.
All-ACC Teams and Awards Announced on Packer and Durham
The 2020 ACC football individual awards and All-ACC Team will be announced live exclusively on Packer and Durham, Tuesday, Dec. 22 and Wednesday, Dec. 23.
Packer and Durham will unveil the winners of the ACC’s Jacobs Blocking Trophy (most outstanding blocker), Jim Tatum Award (top senior student-athlete) and Brian Piccolo Award (most courageous player) on December 22 at 8 a.m., followed by the All-ACC Team at 9 a.m. The ACC Players and Rookies of the Year will be announced on December 23, at 8 a.m., while the ACC Coach of the Year will be revealed at 9 a.m.
Select individual honorees will be live on the show following the announcements each morning for instant reaction.
ACCN Key Programming and Times – Saturday, Dec. 19 and Sunday, Dec. 20
|Fri, Dec. 18||7 a.m.||Packer and Durham||ACCN|
|Sat, Dec. 19||2 p.m.||The Huddle||ACCN|
|4 p.m.||CBB: Campbell at NC State
Jay Alter, Malcolm Huckaby
|4 p.m.||CFB: No. 2 Notre Dame vs No. 3 Clemson
ACC Championship Game Presented by Subway
Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Maria Taylor
|6 p.m.||CBB: Buffalo at Syracuse
Wes Durham, Cory Alexander
|8 p.m.||The Huddle||ACCN|
|9 p.m.||CBB: UCF at Florida State
Mike Monaco, Chris Spatola
|Sun, Dec. 20||8 p.m.||The Huddle: Selection Day Special||ACCN|
About ACC Network
Owned and operated by ESPN in partnership with the Atlantic Coast Conference, ACC Network (ACCN) and its digital platform ACCNX is a 24/7 national network dedicated to ACC sports that launched on August 22, 2019. ACCN features regular-season and tournament games from across the conference’s 27 sponsored sports plus a complement of news and information shows and original programming. ESPN has been televising ACC content since 1979 and has exclusive rights to every conference-controlled game across all sports and championships.
Carriage agreements are in place with the following video providers: AT&T TV, AT&T TV NOW, Cox, DIRECTV, DISH Network, fuboTV, Google Fiber, Hulu Live TV, Optimum, Sling TV, Spectrum TV, Suddenlink, TVision, Verizon Fios, YouTube TV, members of the NCTC, NRTC and Vivicast, among others. All ACCN games will also be available on the ESPN app to authenticated subscribers. Fans interested in learning more about ACCN can visit www.GetACCN.com.