Starting next Wednesday, Big Ten Network will air live studio shows from Pasadena, CA, site of the Rose Bowl. Host Dave Revsine along with analysts Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith will be on the West Coast to preview Wisconsin taking on TCU in the The Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day. Should be fun to watch. Overall, Big Ten Network will have five shows from Pasadena.
Big Ten Network to Air Five Shows From Pasadena
Revsine, DiNardo, Griffith to host extended coverage of Rose BowlCHICAGO – The Big Ten Football Saturday crew of Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith will host the Big Ten Network’s extended coverage of the 2011 Rose Bowl from Pasadena. The first of five Rose Bowl-related shows airs Dec. 30.“For more than six decades, New Year’s Day has meant the Rose Bowl and the Big Ten,” said Vice President/Executive Producer Mark Hulsey. “In our five shows from Pasadena, viewers will get a true sense of the tradition and pageantry of the ‘Granddaddy of them All,’ along with extensive coverage both before and after the game.”Coverage begins at 10:30 PM ET on Thursday, Dec. 30, with the 60-minute Rose Bowl Media Day Show, featuring press conferences with Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema, TCU coach Gary Patterson and selected student-athletes.At 6:30 PM ET on Friday, Dec. 31, Revsine, DiNardo and Griffith will host a 30-minute Rose Bowl Preview Show from outside the fabled stadium. The show will include the latest news from both camps and DiNardo and Griffith will share their keys to the game.Immediately following the Rose Bowl Preview Show, Revsine hosts the network’s coverage of the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Ceremonies. Two Big Ten legends, Iowa coach Hayden Fry and Purdue’s Leroy Keyes, are part of this year’s induction class. In 1981, Fry was responsible for bringing the Hawkeyes back to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 23 years. It was the first of Iowa’s three Rose Bowl appearances under Fry. As a sophomore in 1966, Keyes helped Purdue to its first-ever Rose Bowl Game and a victory against USC.On New Year’s Eve, the network will also re-air three Rose Bowl classics from years past, including Michigan’s 1997 victory against Washington State at 2 PM ET, Ohio State’s 2010 win vs. Oregon at 8 PM ET and Wisconsin’s 1999 victory vs. UCLA at 11 PM ET.On New Year’s Day, the network will have a complete 60-minute Big Ten Bowl Pre-Game Special beginning at 11 AM ET. Revsine, DiNardo and Griffith will be live from the Rose Bowl. Mike Hall, Rick Pizzo, Glen Mason and Derek Rackley will be live in Chicago to preview the Big Ten’s five New Year’s Day Bowl games, including the Rose Bowl, Capital One Bowl (Michigan State vs. Alabama), Outback Bowl (Penn State vs. Florida), Gator Bowl (Michigan vs. Mississippi State) and TicketCity Bowl (Northwestern vs. Texas Tech). The show will also have live reports from each of the Big Ten’s bowl games on New Year’s Day.Immediately after the conclusion of the Rose Bowl, the Big Ten Network will return with the Big Ten Bowl Post-Game Special, with complete highlights and analysis from the Wisconsin-TCU game, as well as the day’s other four Big Ten bowl games. Revsine, DiNardo and Griffith will have interviews with some of the Rose Bowl participants and will host their segments on the field at the Rose Bowl.Schedule:Dec. 30 10:30 PM ET Rose Bowl Media Day ShowDec. 31 6:30 PM ET Rose Bowl Game Preview ShowDec. 31 7 PM ET Rose Bowl Hall of Fame CeremoniesJan. 1 11 AM ET Big Ten Bowl Pre-Game SpecialJan. 1 approx. 8:30 PM ET Big Ten Bowl Post-Game Special
That will do it.