Ohio State-Northwestern game broadcast moved to new channel to accommodate ALCS

Credit: Ben Gabbe

Credit: Ben Gabbe

Ohio State and Northwestern are still set to play Friday night, but fans will have to find them on a different channel.

The game was originally scheduled to be aired on FS1. Instead, Fox broadcast partner Big Ten Network will carry the 8:30 EST kickoff.

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The move was necessitated by rain in New York City forcing Game 4 of the American League Championship Series to be postponed Wednesday. It will be moved back to Thursday night with Game 5 between the Astros and Yankees set for Friday night.

The Fox broadcast channel was not available for the Buckeyes and Wildcats as it is the new home of “WWE SmackDown”, which began airing on Fox early this month.

According to AwfulAnnouncing.com, FS1 currently boasts about 25 million more subscribers than BTN.

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