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What Channel Is SEC Network on Spectrum? (2024 Update)

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What Channel Is SEC Network on Spectrum? (2024 Update)

The Southeastern Conference of the NCAA is active in more than a dozen states, and just as many schools to boot. Throughout the Southeastern and south-central portions of the United States, these academic institutions compete with other colleges and universities across the country in more than 20 different sports. The best way to watch it all unfold year-round? (Aside from actually being there, of course?) On the SEC Network (SECN). But what channel is this sports network on your Spectrum guide? Here’s where to look.

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SEC Network Channel Guide

City and StateSEC Network Channel on Spectrum
Atlanta, GA37
Auburn, AL35
Birmingham, AL30
Bowling Green, KY85
Canton, OH96
Covington, LA34
Dallas, TX86
El Paso, TX83
Grand Junction, CO153
Grand Rapids, MI233
Indianapolis, IN82
Kansas City, MO384
Knoxville, TN34
Lexington, KY516
Lincoln, NE82
Los Angeles, CA97
New York City, NY384
Orlando, FL54
San Antonio, TX77
St. Louis, MO18
Tampa, FL72
Worcester, MA336

History of the SEC Network

ESPN channel Xfinity
The same minds behind ESPN brought the SEC Network to life in 2014.

To understand the history of the SEC Network, let’s indulge in a little background information on the Southeastern Conference itself. The SEC was established way back in 1932. Over the decades that followed, the original thirteen members have grown to sixteen. (That’s including 2024’s slated additions of the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma.) It’s a highly decorated collegiate conference: 43 national championship wins in football, 21 in basketball, and more than 40 in indoor and outdoor track alike… Not to mention plenty in swimming, gymnastics, and baseball, too.

Competing alongside other conferences such as the Big Ten and the Pac-12 throughout all these years, it’s no surprise that the SEC found one more way to go head-to-head with its rivals. That is the establishment of a dedicated sports network. The Big Ten Network, launched in 2007, and the Pac-12 Network, launched in 2012, was reaching tens of millions of households without an SEC Network to match. As such, the SEC and ESPN came together to kick off the SEC Network in 2014. With the help of parent company ESPN, the SEC Network was truly able to soar.

Today, close to a decade later, the SECN remains a hugely popular network for college sports fans. Across the main channel, its digital arm, and its sister station ESPN, the collegiate athletics broadcaster airs hundreds upon hundreds of competitions throughout the year. This includes the annual network takeover that each member institution gets to enjoy each summer. For 24 hours at a time, each school in the conference gets to air a marathon of high-stakes sporting events from seasons past. It’s undoubtedly the top TV destination for any fan of SEC sports.

SEC Network Sister Stations

ABC
ACC Network
BabyTV
Disney Channel
Disney Junior
Disney XD
ESPN
ESPN+
ESPN2
ESPNews
Freeform
FX
FXX
FXM
FYI
History
Lifetime
LMN
Longhorn Network
Military History
National Geographic
Nat Geo Wild
Vice

SEC Network Programming

Still from SEC Network college football game.
The SEC Network’s programming looks a lot like ESPN’s — complete with live games and analysis.

Now that you know where to find the SECN on your Spectrum guide, let’s break down some of the most popular programming on the channel today. Whether it be spring, summer, winter, or fall, the SEC Network has an exceptional lineup of pulse-pounding athletic competitions and first-rate expert analysis to back it up. Here’s what you can typically find on the SECN on an average day.

Live Sports

Unsurprisingly, SECN is filled to the brim with live sporting events. That’s the point of the SEC Network, after all. Men’s and women’s basketball gets the most coverage, followed by men’s baseball, then men’s football. All in all, SECN will air close to 500 games across its 21 sanctioned sports every year.

Sports Analysis

As is the case on ESPN and other sports broadcasters, SECN also offers a ton of live sports analysis before, during, and after the big games. On-air talent includes expert sports commentators and former college athletes alike. These live broadcasts tend to air from the campus of whatever the day’s biggest event is.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the SEC Network?

The SEC Network (SECN) is a dedicated sports channel on Spectrum. It focuses on Southeastern Conference (SEC) collegiate athletic events and other related programs. SECN covers more than twenty sports across men’s and women’s teams including football, basketball, baseball, and more.

How can I access the SEC Network on Spectrum?

To access the SEC Network on Spectrum, you’ll need to check your local listings. Because of the way cable providers work, there is no one set channel number that covers the SEC Network nationwide.

What sports play on the SEC Network on Spectrum?

The SEC Network airs dozens of football games as well as basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, and volleyball games. It also offers live news, expert analysis, and other special programs related to SEC sports, schools, and athletes.

Is the SEC Network included in my Spectrum subscription?

Spectrum offers the SEC Network in both its TV Select Signature and TV Select Plus packages. It’s not offered in the Mi Plan Latino package, however. Spectrum might also provide certain SECN content on demand, regardless of package.

Does the SEC Network air on Spectrum year-round?

Yes, the SEC Network is available on Spectrum around the clock and throughout the calendar year. Because there are 21 sports included in the officially sanctioned roster from the NCAA and the SEC, SECN never has a shortage of matchups to broadcast.

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