June 27, 2011
BTN to Roll out Five New ‘Journey’ Episodes Beginning Monday
Critically Acclaimed Series Continues at 8 PM ET
CHICAGO – BTN’s top-rated and Emmy-nominated original series returns as The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2011, presented by GMC, continues at 8 PM ET Tuesday. Viewers will get an all-access pass to follow former conference standouts as they seek to transition from college to the professional ranks. Three 30-minute shows will debut Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, with a special one-hour episode on Wednesday. The season finale is Monday, July 4. Each episode begins at 8 PM ET.
Tuesday, June 28 at 8 PM ET Three of the most decorated seniors in Ohio State history, David Lighty, Jon Diebler, and Dallas Lauderdale, embark on a journey to compete for NBA roster positions while adjusting to post-college life. Go behind the scenes of Diebler’s training in advance of his second-round selection (51st overall) by the Portland Trail Blazers.
Upcoming Programming Highlights For a complete listings schedule, click here. To find out the channel number for the Big Ten Network in your area, click here.
- MONDAY, JUNE 27: 8 PM ET in HDTV THE JOURNEY: BIG TEN BASKETBALL 2011 Two Chicago-born prospects work toward achieving their goals of playing professional basketball while finishing their degrees. Follow along as Demetri McCamey from Illinois and Northwestern’s Michael “Juice” Thompson end their college journey and transition to the next phase of their lives.
- TUESDAY, JUNE 28: 8 PM ET in HDTV THE JOURNEY: BIG TEN BASKETBALL 2011 Three of the most decorated seniors in Ohio State history, David Lighty, Jon Diebler, and Dallas Lauderdale, embark on a journey to compete for NBA roster positions while adjusting to post-college life. Go behind the scenes of Diebler’s training in advance of his second-round selection (51st overall) by the Portland Trail Blazers.
- WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29: 8 PM ET in HDTV THE JOURNEY: BIG TEN BASKETBALL 2011 In a special one-hour episode, BTN highlights Penn State’s memorable 2011 season. From a tough early-season loss at Purdue through an unforgettable run in the Big Ten Tournament, go deep behind the scenes with Talor Battle as he embarks on his future after graduation. The episode will also chronicle Ed DeChellis’ resignation and the beginning of a new era in Happy Valley with the hiring of Pat Chambers.
- THURSDAY, JUNE 30: 8 PM ET in HDTV THE JOURNEY: BIG TEN BASKETBALL 2011 BTN accompanies two of the most accomplished players in Purdue basketball history, JaJuan Johnson and E’Twaun Moore, as they prime for the next level. Viewers can follow along as the two Purdue stars receive their diplomas and earn spots with the Boston Celtics through a selection and a trade at the NBA Draft.
- FRIDAY, JULY 1: Noon ET in HDTV BIG TEN WELCOMES NEBRASKA Dave Revsine, Rick Pizzo & Mike Hall – hosts 1 PM ET THE BIG TEN’S GREATEST GAMES 1998 Orange Bowl: Nebraska vs. Tennessee BTN.com live chat: Ahman Green 3 PM ET in HDTV IT’S CRYSTAL CLEAR: NEBRASKA 1997 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 4:30 PM ET THE BIG TEN’S GREATEST GAMES 1995 Orange Bowl: Nebraska vs. Miami BTN.com live chat: Tommie Frazier 6:30 PM ET in HDTV FINISHED BUSINESS: NEBRASKA 1994 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 9 PM ET in HDTV DECADE OF DOMINANCE: 1995 NEBRASKA FOOTBALL
- SATURDAY, JULY 2: 11 AM ET 2006 NCAA WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Nebraska vs. Stanford 10 PM ET in HDTV REFLECTION OF PERFECTION: NEBRASKA 1995 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
- SUNDAY, JULY 3: 12:30 PM ET THE BIG TEN’S GREATEST GAMES Missouri at Nebraska (October 30, 2010) 2:30 PM ET in HDTV DAY BY DAY: TEAM OF DESTINY 2005 Nebraska Baseball
- MONDAY, JUL,Y 4: 8 PM ET in HDTV THE JOURNEY: BIG TEN BASKETBALL 2011 The Journey crew tracks Michigan’s Darius Morris’ decision to declare early entry for the NBA Draft. In this episode, learn more about what weighed into his decision and see his reaction to his second-round selection by his hometown Los Angeles Lakers.