CLARENCE, NY ( Bob Koshinski, Vice President and General Manager of WBBZ-TV is proud to announce that Your Hometown Television Station will be the exclusive broadcast home for Atlantic Coast Conference sports, which will include a select number of Syracuse Orange and University at Pittsburgh men’s football games.

“We are very excited to be bringing ACC football to Western New York.  With the great Syracuse and Pitt alumni presence in this region, and the number of local athletes who compete for this elite conference- like St. Joe’s own quarterback Chad Kelly at Clemson; Canisius grad LB James Gaines at Miami; and former Saint Francis long snapper David Murphy at Pitt- ACC offers tremendous sports programming for our WBBZ-TV viewers.

The broadcast schedule of games:

Saturday August 31st with Louisiana Tech at NC State;

Saturday September 7th with Middle Tennessee at North Carolina;

Saturday September 14th with New Mexico at Pittsburgh.

ACC College Football will air through Saturday November 30th with specific matchups to be announced.  All games air LIVE in HD beginning at Noon on WBBZ-TV.

WBBZ is seen throughout Western New York over-the-air on digital channel 67.1.  Ch. 5 on Verizon FiOS (HD 505); Ch 5 Dish; Ch. 67 DirecTV, and these Time Warner Cable channels:   Buffalo – Niagara Falls Metro area: Channel 5 (HD 710); Batavia – Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans Counties Channel 71 (HD 1014); Parts of Erie and Niagara Counties Channel 71 (HD 1014); Dunkirk Channel 99 (HD 710); Olean Channel 21 (HD 710); Fredonia – Jamestown Channel 71 (HD 718); Alfred- Angelica- Avoca- Bath- Bolivar Friendship- Hornell Channel 71 (HD 740).

The ACC conference features one of the richest traditions in all of college sports, with 14 football national  championship titles.  In 2012 the conference sent six football teams to participate in bowl games, including one BCS Bowl.  The ACC finished the 2012 season with two teams ranked in the Top 10 of the USA Today Coaches Poll- Florida State (8) and Clemson (9).

Charlotte based Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports sales & marketing, syndication, event management, and production firm.  Raycom is the current syndicated television rightsholder of ACC men’s basketball and football telecasts through 20123.  In a partnership with the ACC, Raycom operates the ACC Network, which distributes ACC content through live television.

A complete ACC schedule of games will be updated on


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