LEXINGTON, Ky. — As the University of Kentucky’s 2022-23 athletics schedule gets underway, the UK Sports Network will continue to provide the Big Blue Nation with unrivaled exclusive access to the Kentucky Wildcats programs through BBN Tonight and BBN Gameday.
The one-hour Kentucky Football Season Special, presented by Hello Garage, airs this Saturday, Aug. 27th from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. on WLEX and any time after that on BBNGameday.com.
BBN Tonight, airing Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 8 p.m. on WLEX, gives viewers a daily 30-minute insider’s look into UK Athletics. The program features first and exclusive access to UK coaches and student-athletes on a nightly basis. BBN Tonight includes discussion and analysis of current topics from UK Sports Network talent giving insider perspective on the biggest stories in the world of UK Athletics.
Fans can watch show segments and full episodes anytime on BBNTonight.com.
BBN Gameday airs on Saturday mornings across local UK Sports Network affiliates, giving Cats fans a chance to get ready for the biggest games of the weekend with exclusive access and expert analysis of upcoming matchups. BBN Gameday also airs digitally on UKathletics.com, YouTube and the Kentucky Wildcats Facebook page every Saturday at 9 a.m. ET., and all the time on BBNGameday.com.
UKathletics.com and the @UKAthletics (Kentucky Wildcats) Facebook page will also stream the Football Season Preview Show.
WHAS in Louisville and WBKO in Bowling Green are adding BBN Tonight to their BBN Gameday offering.
As the official television partner of UK Athletics, WLEX produces BBN Tonight, BBN Gameday and all UK Sports Network special presentations.
WLEX is Lexington’s NBC affiliate and serves communities in 40 counties across central, eastern and southern Kentucky. From the moment it signed on as Lexington’s first television station, WLEX has built a long and proud tradition of covering UK sports. WLEX is now owned and operated by Cincinnati-based E.W. Scripps Company, the nation’s fourth-largest independent TV station owner, which operates 60 stations in 42 markets across the country. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”
The Wildcats begin the 2022 season Sept. 3 in Kroger Field against Miami (Ohio) at 7 p.m. ET. The Wildcats travel to Florida for the first Southeastern Conference game of the year on Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. ET. UK returns home to play host to Youngstown State on Sept. 17 at noon ET, and the first SEC home game is Oct. 8 vs. South Carolina.